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
The Japan Touring Film Programme 2018
Live on Screen (National Theatre, Royal Opera House, Royal Ballet)
Over 60s


Cinema The Mercy (12A)
Tomorrow 3.15pm; Wed 11am, 1pm, 6pm Thu 3.15pm

1 hr 42 | Colin Firth is the man trying to single-handedly sail around the globe in this incredible true story.

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Cinema The Shape of Water (15)
Tomorrow 6pm Wed 3.15pm

2 hrs 4 | The Best Picture Oscar winner returns to Storyhouse – an unforgettable love story from the director of Pan’s Labyrinth. Stars Sally Hawkins.

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Cinema Dark River (15)
Today 8.30pm; Tomorrow 1pm, 8.30pm; Wed 8.30pm Thu 1pm

1 hr 30 | Ruth Wilson gives a remarkable performance as a woman trying to hold together her family’s farm, in Clio Barnard’s British independent gem.

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Cinema NT Live: Julius Caesar (15)
Thu 7pm

Ben Whishaw, Michelle Fairley, David Calder and David Morrissey star in Shakespeare’s political thriller broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.

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Cinema Walk Like a Panther (12A)
Fri 12.30pm, 6pm; Sat 1pm, 6pm Sun 8.30pm + more times

1 hr 48 | A feel-good British comedy in which a group of ‘80s wrestlers are forced to don the lycra one last time when their beloved local pub is threatened by closure.

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Cinema Mary Magdalene (12A)

2 hrs | Rooney Mara stars as Mary Magdalene, the controversial biblical figure who left her home to follow Jesus of Nazareth. Directed by Garth Davis (Lion, Top Of The Lake).

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Paddington 2 (PG)
Sat 11am Sun 11am

1 hr 35 | The lovable bear returns, this time on the chase of a book thief. Brilliant family fun.

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Cinema The Messenger (12A)
Sun 1pm

1 hr 29 | A visually thrilling eco-documentary that unravels the mystery behind the world’s vanishing songbird population and questions what this means for humankind’s’ own future.

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