Best Cinemas In Nigeria You Should Visit

Watching movies at the cinema provides a lifetime experience anyone would wish to have. Though some people prefer to watch movies at home (which is not a bad idea at all, as it has its own advantages) seeing movies at the cinema especially with friends or loved ones is fun. The bug screen experience makes you love seeing good movies.

The cinema culture in Nigeria is growing by the day with several cinemas springing up across the country. Knowing which one to visit is very essential. Here is a list of top cinemas in Nigeria.

1) Silverbird Cinema
Silverbird cinema is a household name in Nigeria. This cinema is known for quality movies, very good services and impressive environment. Silverbird is a brand name and a subsidiary of Silverbird groups, that is owned by Senator Ben Bruce. It is also one of the largest cinemas in West Africa, with a total seating capacity of 9300.
Silverbird currently operates in 9 locations in 5 cities in Nigeria, and also operational in 2 west African countries. Their locations in Nigeria are:

Silverbird Galleria Lagos
No 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos, Nigeria

Working Hours: 10am to 10pm
Silverbird Cinemas, Festival Mall, FESTAC
Festival Mall (Golden Tulip Hotel )

Silverbird Cinemas, Ikeja City Mall
Ikeja City Mall: 174 / 194, Obafemi Awolowo way, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos State.
Silverbird Cinemas, Jabi Lake Mall Abuja.
1265A Bala Sokoto way, Jabi district, Cadastral zone BO4, Abuja.
Silverbird Cinemas, SEC Abuja
Plot 1161, Memorial Drive, By Musa Yar’adua Center, Central Business District, F.C.T, Abuja.

Silverbird Cinemas Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
Silverbird Cinemas, Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

2) Filmhouse IMAX
The Filmhouse IMAX is aming the leading cinemas in Nigeria. They currently boast of having one the largest cinema screens in Nigeria, and also offer both 2D and 3D movies.
FIlmhouse IMAX exists in 10 different locations in NIgeria, all offering quality services to the audience. The following locations exists;

Filmhouse Cinemas Leisure Mall, Surulere

Number of screens: 8
Email: odezi@filmhouseng.com
Address: Leisure Mall, Adeniran Ogunsanya Sreet, Surulere, Lagos

Filmhouse IMAX Cinema Lekki
Email: lekki@filmhouseng.com
Number of screens: 5
Address: The Rock Drive Off Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive Lekki Phase 1

Filmhouse Cinemas Akure
Number of screens: 5
Email: vosho@filmhouseng.com
Address: Igbatoro road, by Oda roundabout, Akure.
Filmhouse Cinemas Heritage Mall, Dugbe, Ibadan
Number of screens: 4
Email: obiokonji@filmhouseng.com
Address: Heritage Mall, Cocoa road, Dugbe, Ibadan.

Filmhouse Cinema Ventura Mall, Samonda, Ibadan
Email: tsenbore@filmhouseng.com
Number of screens: 3
Address: Ventura Mall, along sango UI road, Samonda, Ibadan.

Filmhouse Cinemas Port Harcourt Mal
Email: hgraham@filmhouseng.com
Number of screens: 5
Address: Port Harcourt Mall (Spar) 1 Azikiwe Road Port Harcourt.

Filmhouse Cinemas Kano
Email: kano@filmhouseng.com
Number of screens: 6
Address: Ado Bayero Mall, Zoo Road, Kano State.

Filmhouse Cinemas Benin
Email: info@filmhouseng.com.
Number of screens: 3
Address: Precious Palm Royal Benin City.

3) 5D Cinema 9Ja

The 5D Cinema 9ja is among the few cinemas that boasts of 5D movies, which takes the movie experience to a whole new level, as the 5D cinema combines the 3D physical and environmental effects for your viewing pleasure.
The 5D cinema is located in G.R.A Phase 2, Port Harcourt,Rivers,Nigeria

4) Ozone Cinemas

Ozone Cinema is known for offering very interesting movies for audience consumption. It is now a household name in the industry. The comfort in the cinema is one of its advantages over competitors.
They are located in Lagos at Sabo, Lagos Mainland,Lagos,Nigeria

5) Nu Metro Cinema and Media Store

Nu Metro Cinema and Media stores is one of the biggest cinemas in Nigeria. In view of the rising status of this cinema among film lovers, it could dominate the industry soon.
Its located in Central Abuja,Nigeria.

6) Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

Genesis Deluxe Cinema is among the most popular cinemas in Nigeria. It has the most advanced cinema centers in the country as at 2019. Genesis Deluxe Cinema was the first cinema to ever show a 3D movie in the whole of west Africa. This was the feat that skyrocketed the image of the cinema to an enviable height. At the moment,they boast of the presence of 9 cinemas located across Nigeria, with over 5000 sitting Capacity. It is popular among movie fans in cities across Nigeria.

Here is the lication: Genesis Deluxe Cinema Palms Mall Lekki,

Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki – Epe Exp, Maroko, Lagos

Genesis Cinema Novare Mall Ajah

Located in: Eti-Osa, Sangotedo
Address: Off Lekki- Epe Expressway, Ajah, Lagos.

Genesis Cinema Maryland

Maryland Mall Anthony Lagos
Address: Maryland Mall Anthony Lagos, Ikorodu Rd, Anthony, Lagos

Genesis Cinema Port Harcourt

Address: phase 2, Genesis Center, 39 Tombia St, GRA 500272, Port Harcourt

 

Genesis Cinema Delta Mall Warri

Address: Effurun Roundabout, Tori, Warri

Genesis Deluxe Cinema Ceddi Plaza Abuja

264 Tafawa Balewa Way, Central Business District.

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas Owerri Mall

3 Egbu Road Owerri, Owerri
Genesis Cinema Asaba
Asaba Mall, Asaba, Delta Sate.
Genesis Cinema Gateway Mall Abuja
Gateway Mall, Lugbe Abuja

7) Ground Zero Cinema

Ground zero is an entertainment center. It operates mostly at night and it provides the best clubbing experience for those who love staying late at night for all the fun on earth.

Ebute Metta, Lagos Mainland,Lagos,Nigeria

8) Nollywood Cinemas

Nollywood Cinemas is also another popular movies center in Nigeria. It brings to your neighborhood high quality films that surpass the regular everyday.

South West, Ikoyi, Eti Osa,Lagos,Nigeria.

This is a list of the best cinemas you can visit in Nigeria.
Cinema experience is better experienced with someone else. So try visiting the cinema with friends or loved ones. The cinema is a nice place to cool off after a stressful day.

(With reports from awajis)

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

42 Comments

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  1. Onuorah Adaeze Chidimma

    So nice… I must visit these nice cinemas… lemme reach LEKKI first, I can’t wait to go for vacation ooo……

  2. Nwabugwu Chiamaka

    really out country is upgrading

  3. Wow!!Nigeria really has a lot of amazing cinema where one can watch mind blowing movies.

  4. beautiful

  5. Silverbed cinemas and that of Genesis are the best so far.

  6. egbuwalo Teniola Glory

    Silverbird galleria Lagos….been there,it’s cool

  7. Genesis cinema the best.

  8. l love this

  9. Ndubuisi Chidinmma

    Silver bird cinema, the best

  10. Nwakile Maureen uzoma

    Genesis cinema all the way

  11. Ezike Onyeka Emmanuel

    Wow. I love Cinemas experience,it’s always fun to watch movies in a Cinema most especially Silverbird. It would surprise you that G.O they go Cinema too.

  12. Cinema silver bird is very educative

  13. Anagboso Chimdimma Joy

    wonderful

  14. Silverbird Cinema
    Second to none!!!!

  15. Njepu Chinenye

    Siverbird Cinema is d best

  16. Lazarus Kelvin chidiebube

    Nice

  17. Wow! awesome this is one of the best cinemas in Nigeria.

  18. Ezekwo Chinenye Josephine

    Silver bird is the coolest

  19. This information is good..

  20. Nice write up… Very informative

  21. Chiekwe Blessing. N.

    Silverbird cinema is one of the leading cinemas in the country.

  22. Nwangene Blessing George

    Would love to visit it one day

  23. this cinema is very very nice, i like it.

  24. silver bird cinemas has Always been the best

  25. Onyeka Onyinye Precious

    I am surely going to these cinemas

  26. Ezenwajiugo Somto Prosper

    silverbird nah the baba

  27. Ezeifeka Emmanuella

    I love visiting cinemas because the experience is always cool. IMAX is like the best of them all

  28. Ezeifeka Emmanuella

    IMAX is like the best of them all

  29. Okeke Ezinne Chinasa

    Silverbird cinema will be the next cinema,I will love to visit

  30. Ataka Fortunatus Tobenna

    Nice

  31. wow the cinema is so nice I will like to watch game of thrones there 😍😍

  32. abeg someone should come and take me there o
    the cinema is very nice and will be good to visit with boo.

  33. Moses Sunday ogbu

    wow!, great one indeed.Lekki things on my mind.

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