Chester Cinema

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

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.

Parent & Family Screenings
Relaxed and Captioned Screenings
Chester International Film Festival
Storyhouse Young Film Programmers present Studies of the Heart
Live on Screen (National Theatre, Royal Opera House, Royal Ballet)
Over 60s


Cinema Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (U)

1 hr 29 | Madcap adventure with the Heffley family, whose road trip to visit Grandma takes a detour to a nearby computer gamer convention.

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Cinema Darkest Hour (PG)

2 hrs 5 | Gary Oldman shines as Winston Churchill in Joe Wright’s war-time political thriller.

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Cinema A Matter of Life and Death (U)
Tomorrow 12.30pm

1 hr 44 | Powell & Pressburger’s classic war-time drama, with David Niven as the dashing pilot whose time on earth may have been lengthened due to a clerical error.

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Cinema Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (15)

1 hr 55 | Dark comedy from the director of In Bruges, with Frances McDormand out hunting justice.

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Cinema Ferdinand (U)

1 hr 46 | Charming animation about Ferdinand, a gentle bull with a big heart, who is mistaken for a fierce beast and taken from his home.

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Cinema Last Laugh (12A)

2 hrs 15 | Written by John Godber, Last Laugh follows the fortunes of a stand-up comic new to the circuit. Nick Figgis (The Secret Seven) stars.

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Cinema The Prince of Nothingwood (15)

1 hr 25 | Touching and funny documentary about Salim Shaheen, the maestro of low-budget filmmaking in his native war-torn Afghanistan.

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The Apartment (PG)

2 hrs 5 | Jack Lemmon & Shirley MacLaine star in Billy Wilder’s Oscar winning-classic, about an office worker who uses his apartment to try to rise to the executive suite.

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