English Language Movie Theaters in Spain

Cine Dore is Madrid's oldest cinema and houses the Spanish Film Library exhibit room, Madrid, Spain
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Looking to see a movie in Spain? Unfortunately, unless you speak Spanish, you're going to struggle to understand what's going on, as they dub most foreign movies in Spain. Rumor has it that it stems from the days of Franco's dictatorship - dubbed films were easier to censor - but there is no excuse today. Luckily, you can find English language films in Original Version movie theaters (cine version original in Spanish), though these can only be found in the larger cities.

Movie Theaters in Spain

Wednesday is "Dia del Espectador." Nearly all movie theaters (if not all) offer reduced entry prices. Get your tickets early as there are always long lines as people try to snap up a ticket.

Sunday night is movie night in Spain and there are always extremely long lines outside a movie theater on a Sunday night, so this night is best avoided.

Movies in the original language tend to be on the more arty side, though we did see The Incredibles in English. Remember, these are not 'English language movie theaters' but 'original version movie theaters', so a movie in Chinese, French or Arabic will be in Chinese, French or Arabic (with Spanish subtitles) and not in English!

Some of these movie theaters show some dubbed movies and some in the original version. They will usually show a prominent sign that says 'VO' or 'Version Original' on the movie poster. Sometimes, particularly in Catalonia, it will say VOSE, meaning 'Version Original Subtilada en Español' to differentiate it from a film dubbed in Catalan (or, in other parts of Spain, Basque or Galician).

 

Movie Theaters in Madrid

Cine Golem Alphaville

  • Address: c/Martin de los Heros, 14
  • Telephone: +34 91 559 38 36.

Cines Princesa

  • Address: c/Princesa, 3
  • Telephone: +34 91 559 98 72.

Cine Renoir Plaza de España

  • Address: c/Martin de los Heros, 12
  • Telephone: +34 91 559 57 60.

Cine Dore

  • Address: c/Santa Isabel, 3
  • Telephone:+34 91 369 11 25

    Ideal Multicines

    • Address: c/Doctor Cortezo, 6
    • Telephone: +34 91 369 25 18

    Cine Estudio - Circulo de Bellas Artes

    • Address: c/Marqués de Casa Riera, 2
    • Telephone: 91 522 50 92

    Cine Berlanga (formerly Cine California)

    • Address: c/Andrés Mellado, 53
    • Telephone: +34 91 544 00 58

    La Enana Marron

    • Address: c/Travesía de San Mateo, 8
    • Telephone:+34 91 308 14 97

    Movie Theaters in Barcelona

    Yelmo Icaria

    • Address: Salvador Espriu 61
    • Telephone: +34 93 221 75 85

    Cine Cinesa Diagonal Mar

    • Address: Av Diagonal 458
    • Telephone: +34 93 416 04 35

    Verdi

    • Address: Verdi 32
    • Telephone: +34 93 237 05 16

    Renoir

    • Address: Calle Floridablanca, 135, 08011 Barcelona, Spain 
    • Telephone: +34 932 28 93 93 

    Filmoteca de Catalunya

    • Address: Plaça Salvador Seguí, 1 – 9 08001 Barcelona
    • Telephone: +34 935 671 070

    Malda

    • Address: c/ Pi 5 (Metro Liceu)
    • Telephone: +34 93 481 3704

    Movie Theaters on the Costa del Sol

    Cinesa Cine La Cañada

    • Address: Carretera Ojén, Centro Comercial La Cañada, Marbella 29600
    • Telephone: +34 952 866 134

    Yelmo Cines Malaga

    • Address: Avda. Alfonso Ponce León, 1 - Málaga Autovía E-15 (Parador del Golf exit) 29004 MALAGA
    • Telephone:+34 902 902 103

    Cine Sur - Fuengirola Myramar

    • Address: Avda de la Encarnacion S/N, Parque Miramar, Fuengirola
    • Telephone: +34 952 19 86 00

      Albaniz Multicines

      • Address: ALCAZABILLA, 4 29015 - MÁLAGA
      • Telephone: +34 902 22 16 22

      Movie Theater in Seville

      Avenida 5 Cines

      • Address: Plaza de Armas - Avenida Marqués de Paradas, 15
      • Telephone: +34 954 29 30 25