Chester Cinema

At Storyhouse you can see the best new, vintage, cult and family films in a cosy, boutique cinema seating just under 100 people.

Use the tabs below to find your next film!

Please note, though one off screenings and specials are planned in advance, most film times for new releases are planned on a weekly basis. New times are released each Tuesday.

Family Saturdays & Sundays
Parent & Baby Screenings

Relaxed and Captioned Screenings
Live on Screen (National Theatre, Royal Opera House, Royal Ballet)
Over 60s
Sing-along Cinema


Christmas & New Year Films


Cinema Shoplifters (15)

2 hrs 1 | Winner of the 2018 Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Shoplifters tells the story of a family living on the fringes of Japanese society.

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Cinema Widows (15)
Today 8.45pm

2 hrs 10 | A blistering, modern-day thriller set against a backdrop of crime, passion and corruption from the director of 12 Years a Slave and the writer of Gone Girl.

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Cinema Free Solo (12A)

1 hr 40 plus Q&A | Free Solo follows free soloist climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock.

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Cinema Nativity Rocks! (U)

1 hr 40 | In the third film of the very British franchise, the whole school gets involved as the staff and pupils of St. Bernadette’s Primary School audition for roles in an all-new rock music-themed nativity.

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Cinema Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Tomorrow 3.15pm; Mon 3.15pm, 8.15pm; Tue 8.15pm Wed 3.15pm, 8.15pm

2 hrs 14 | The much-anticipated biopic of Queen’s Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

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Cinema Suspiria (18)
Tomorrow 8.15pm; Sun 8.15pm Tue 3pm

2 hrs 33 | An atmospheric remake of the classic ballet school set horror. Featuring Tilda Swinton and from the director of Call Me By Your Name.

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Cinema CBeebies Christmas Show: Thumbelina
Sat 3.30pm

The much anticipated annual CBeebies Christmas Show is coming to the big screen for a family-friendly cinema experience.

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Cinema Die Hard (15)
Sat 8.15pm Sun 3.15pm

2 hrs 12 | On Christmas Eve, tough New York detective John McClane stumbles on a hostage situation in the Nakatomi Plaza, and starts a one-man war to save the day. Explosive fun.

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