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

BFI Comedy Genius

Christmas & New Year Films


Peterloo (12A)
Today 11am, 2.30pm; Tomorrow 1.30pm, 8.15pm; Fri 1pm; Sat 1pm, 7.30pm; Sun 5.15pm; Mon 12pm, 5.45pm + more times

2 hrs 34 | Acclaimed director Mike Leigh delivers an epic portrayal the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest episodes in British history.

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Cinema RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida (12A)
Today 7pm

3 hrs 30 | Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences.

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Cinema Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Tomorrow 10.30am

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 Northern Exposure Short Film Night
Tomorrow 6.30pm

Join us for an evening of short films, lively discussion and networking. Come along – meet fellow cinephiles, future collaborators and the NETWORK team.

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Smallfoot (U)
Sat 10.30am Sun 10.30am

1 hr 36 | Migo is a friendly Yeti whose world gets turned upside down when he discovers something that he didn’t know existed – a human.

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Cinema Wildlife (12A)
Sat 5pm; Sun 8.30pm; Mon 3.30pm Tue 12.30pm + more times

1 hr 45 | Powerful drama set in 1960s Montana, with Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal as a couple raising their son as a nearby forest fire rages.

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Cinema Fahrenheit 11/9 (15)
Sun 12.30pm Mon 8.45pm

2 hrs 8 | Documentary maker Michael Moore turns his attention to the rise of Donald Trump and the current state of American politics.

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Monty Python And The Holy Grail (12A)
Sun 3pm

1 hr 32 | The legendary Monty Python group takes us on a medieval quest in England, circa 932 A.D. Wise-cracking, sublimely irreverent and jaw-droppingly hysterical, this comedy will bring laughter (and coconuts!) to our lives when we most need a dose of anarchic Python daring.

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