Storyhouse Cinema

Your beautiful boutique city-centre cinema brings a hand-picked range of film to the heart of Chester’s former Odeon – including new release cinema from the best independent and international filmmakers, unmissable big screen blockbusters, cult classics, family favourites, documentaries, and more!


Cinema Highlights:

Accessible Cinema Screenings (Relaxed, audio-described, and caption-subtitled screening)

Family Saturdays & Sundays (Every weekend at 10.30am)

Parent & Baby Screenings (Every Wednesday at 11am)

Silver Screenings (Every Tuesday & Thursday before 5pm)

Stage on Screen (Recorded and live streamed theatre productions)

Cinema at Home (Rent a film via the Storyhouse Channel)

Season Highlights:

Chester Film Society at 50

Classic Family Films: The Sherman Brother’s Season

Kino Dreams: Wim Wenders Retrospective

Storyhouse Cinema is supported by Film Hub North with National Lottery funding on behalf of the BFI Film Audience Network.

Cinema Where The Crawdads Sing (15)
Today 6pm; Tomorrow 12.30pm, 3.30pm; Thu 12.30pm, 3.30pm

2 hr 5 | AD | A young woman who has lived on her own in the North Carolina marshes after being abandoned as a child, suddenly finds herself accused of a murder.

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Cinema Hit the Road (12A)
Today 8.45pm; Tomorrow 8.45pm; Thu 8.45pm

1 hr 33 | Driving across endless miles of rugged landscape, a family navigates a long road trip alongside a range of conflicting emotions.

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Cinema Eric Ravilious – Drawn To War (PG)
Tomorrow 6.30pm

1 hr 28 | Eric Ravilious: Drawn To War is a documentary about the compelling and enigmatic Sussex artist. 

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Cinema Blind Ambition (12A) Preview Screening + Recorded Q&A
Thu 6.15pm

1 hr 35 | This immensely enjoyable documentary profiles the unique lives of four sommeliers as they travel to France to enter the World Wine Tasting Championship.

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Cinema DC League of Super-Pets (PG)

1 hr 45 | AD | When Superman and the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack to help him rescue the Super Heroes.

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Cinema Joyride (15)
Fri 5.30pm; Sat 5.30pm; Sun 2.45pm; Mon 3.30pm + more times

1 hr 34 | Fleeing from his father, Irish 12-year-old Mully steals a taxi and is shocked to find a woman, Joy, in the back seat with a baby.

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Cinema Maisie (15)
Fri 8pm

1 hr 16 | A hilarious fly-on-the-wall documentary about Britain’s oldest drag artiste, who at 88 is still shaking his sequins after over 50 years in the business.

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Cinema A Chiara (15)
Sat 8pm; Sun 8.30pm + more times

2 hr 1 | A gritty neorealist drama set in Italy that tells the coming-of-age story of a teenage girl grappling with the sins of her father.

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Cinema Kings of the Road (18)
Sun 5pm

2 hr 55 | A film about friendship between Bruno, who repairs film projectors and travels along the inner-German border in his truck, and the psychologist Robert, who is fleeing from his own past.

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Cinema The Harder They Come (15)

1 hr 42 | Jimmy Cliff brings a knockout soundtrack and charisma aplenty to this classic crime drama which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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Cinema Where Is Anne Frank? (PG)

1 hr 40 | AD | A stunning new animated, reimagination of one of the most important books ever to be published: Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl.

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Cinema NOPE (15)

2 hr 11 | AD | When an ominous entity begins to terrorize an isolated town, siblings must fight for survival to outsmart the deadly threat and uncover its chilling mystery.

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Cinema The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (U)

1 hr 19 | Pooh, an adorable bear, and his lovable friends embark on an epic adventure as they sing, dance and chase bees through the Hundred Acre Woods.

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Cinema Top Gun – Double Bill (12A)
Movie Theatre

4 hrs 15 | The ultimate double bill for summer 2022 in Storyhouse Movie Theatre. Top Gun and Top Gun: Maverick.

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Cinema The American Friend (12A)

2 hr 6 | Jonathan Zimmermann believes that he will soon die of leukemia. The unscrupulous American Tom Ripley, learns of this and exploits Zimmermann’s illness for his own purposes.

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Cinema Fire of Love (PG)
Movie Theatre

1hr 33 | Fire of Love tells a story of primordial creation and destruction, following two bold explorers as they venture into the unknown, all for the sake of love.

Cinema Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (U)

1 hr 19 | While truant from school, young siblings Jeremy & Jemima meet the beautiful Truly Scrumptious, who falls for their widowed father and the family’s noisy rebuilt car.

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Cinema Sheffield Adventure Film Festival on Tour 2022
Movie Theatre

1hr 42 | A selection of the most popular films from this year’s festival, including the most exciting voices and athletes from the worlds of climbing, biking, running and the water.

Cinema Mr. Malcolm’s List (PG – TBC)

1 hr 57 | Julia Thistlewaite is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm. Feeling humiliated, she convinces her friend to play the role of his ideal match.

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Cinema Bedknobs & Broomsticks (PG)

2 hr 19 | When three children move to a small village during WW2 they discover their new guardian is an apprentice witch.

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