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


Cinema The Seagull (12A)
Today 8.30pm; Tomorrow 1pm, 6pm; Wed 1pm, 6pm Thu 1pm

1 hr 39 | One summer at a lakeside Russian estate, friends and family gather for a weekend where everyone is caught up in loving someone who loves somebody else. The sparkling cast bring Chekhov’s best-known play to life.

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Cinema The Miseducation of Cameron Post (15)
Today 3.30pm; Tomorrow 3.30pm, 8.30pm; Wed 11am, 3.30pm, 8.30pm Thu 3.30pm

1 hr 31 | When a teenage girl is caught kissing the prom queen, she’s sent off to Christian camp to undergo ‘conversion therapy’. An unusual coming of age story based on the teen novel of the same name and winner of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

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Cinema Vertigo (PG)
Today 6pm

1 hr 28 | The 60th anniversary of Hitchcock’s classic, about an acrophobic detective hired by an old friend to trail his wife.

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Cinema NT Live: King Lear (12A)
Thu 7pm

3 hrs 40 | Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear at Storyhouse.

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Cinema King of Thieves (15)

1 hr 48 | The ultimate one-last-heist film. Based on the true Hatton Garden heist of 2015 a team of aging criminals get together to plan an epic multi-million pound robbery.

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Cinema American Animals (15)

1 hr 57 | A gripping true crime story of an audacious, yet totally incompetent, heist.

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The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (PG)
Sat 11am Sun 11am

1 hr 23 | Sweet animated stories from France about a Fox that thinks it’s a chicken, a Rabbit that acts like a stork, and a Duck who wants to replace Father Christmas.

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Cinema The Big Lebowski (18)

1 hr 53 | Celebrating its’ 20th birthday, it’s the Coen brothers at their finest. A case of mistaken identity brings laid back ‘The Dude’ Jeff Lebowski into contact with Pasadena millionaire – Jeff Lebowski – in a tale of blackmail and bowling.

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