Phnom Penh Cinemas

Phnom Penh Cinemas

Phnom Penh is a small city, yet there are many typical entertained places for its citizens and expatriate to enjoy life. And, one among those places is a cinema. There are ranges of cinemas from low to high standard. Because of the mushrooming of cinemas, Hollywood movies are flowing into Cambodia as well as encouraging Cambodian film directors to produce many more movies to show on screen. The below cinemas are the most-heard in the city.

Major Cineplex

Major Cineplex by Cellcard located on 2nd Fl of newly opened world-class Aeon Mall Phnom Penh. The address is on SamdachSothearos Road, which is essentially the heart of Phnom Penh. Cinema had redefined the cinematic experience and first luxury VIP screen and 4DX cinema in biggest Cinema Complex in Cambodia. It is conveniently accessible by car. This word class Cineplex is fully equipped with grand lobby, services to deliver the finest entertainment experience that Phnom Penh can offer. Our architect has transformed a traditional theatre seating by using the full flat bed oversized sofa that is 180 degree adjustable, the recliner chairs that equipped with USB battery charger and emerge yourself in a private cocoon. The seating is arranged in pairs of padded leather armchairs with a wide center compartment. Ticket starts at $4, $2 for kids, and go up to $15 depending on the film, time and day.

Legend Cinemas

The Legend Cinemas located in 3 different locations: (1) 3rd Floor City Mall
Monireth (st.217), Buiding A, Sangkat Vealvong, Khan 7 Makara Phnom Penh; (2) TK Avenue Mall, Street 315, Sangkat Beongkok 1, Khan Toul Kork, Phnom Penh; and (3) 3rd Floor of New Steung Mean Chey Market Veng Sreng Blvd,Sangkat Steung Mean Chey, Khan Mean Chey Phnom Penh. Among the 3, two of which offer 3-D films and VIP and family seating. The cinemas is the first theatre in Phnom Penh to show licensed Hollywood films, Legend Cinema offers a true movie theatre experience with all of the adorable quirks of Cambodia. They show blockbuster, action and kids films with ticket prices ranging from $3 to $16.

Lux Cinemas

The Lux shows a variety of Khmer and Thai films. It is a modern cinema that opened in around 2001. Most of the films are funny and ghost stories. The cinemas is located on Norodom Boulevard.

Platinum Cineplex

Platinum Cineplex is at the top of Sorya Mall on St 63 at St 142, Phnom Penh, is Platinum Cineplex, formerly Sabay Cineplex, and the second big theater in town. Platinum has two regular screens and one 3-D screen. They screen Hollywood blockbusters, action films and a few local and Asian flicks. Ticket prices start at $4 and they have many different promotions, including a $2 deal for early shows.

The Empire

The Empire is an independent movie house that screens both mainstream, obscure and independent movies including classic and current picks. It is on 34 Street 130, Phnom Penh. The schedule of the movies is various depending on the days including every Tuesday is classics night; Thursday is movie ‘premiere’ night featuring the latest films and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. is kids’ movies. Cambodia classic film The Killing Fields shows on Monday through Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The theater is air-conditioned with chairs and futons and also includes own in-house kitchen and bar. Tickets cost $3.50.

The Flicks Community Movie House

The Flicks offers three branches in order for customers to reach out. The first location is on 39B Street 95, Phnom Penh; second is on #90 Street 136, Phnom Penh, and the third is on #8 Street 258, Phnom Penh. All the three locations offer air-conditioned seating and a wide range of old and new English-language films including popular classics, documentaries and independent films. The Flicks screens three to four movies each day. Tickets cost $3.50 for adults and $2 for children, and the ticket is good for the entire day. The Flicks they serve food and drinks (including beer and wine).

Meta House

Meta House at the German Cambodian Cultural Centre shows independent films and English-language documentaries at 7pm every night of the week except Monday. They have a full bar and restaurant. Screening is on the building’s rooftop with most of the plays about Cambodia or the region. Tickets cost $2 for foreigners; Khmer students aren’t required to pay.

Department of Performance

Department of Performing Arts is Located at Sangkat Tuol Svay PreyI, Khan Chamkamonr, Phnom Penh. It is theatre and performing arts, performing arts theatre. The performing includes Khmer and foreign plays.

 Chaktomok Hall

The Chaktomuk Conference Hall is located at Preah Sisowath Quay, Sangkat Chaktomuk, Khan Daun Penh. It designed by renowned architect Vann Molyvann. The main use of the hall is for conference hall, arts activities and theatre- classic and traditional Khmer films. The ticket prices costs differently based on the organizers of the performance.


It is very easy to find the best cinemas in Phnom Penh city by just open this site. Enjoy your spare time in the cinemas if you don’t have any specific plans.

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