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Chennai's obsession with movies dates back to several decades. The largest number of movie theatres in Chennai shows the role that movies play in the life of people. Chennai is the first Indian city to have a beach drive-in theatre. Modern multiplex theatres have replaced old movie theatres. Here is the partial list of movie theatres in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

List of Cinemas (movie theatres) in Chennai

AGS Cinemas has many branches in Chennai mentioned below:
- Maduravoyal
- Navalur
- Thyagaraya Nagar
- Villivakkam
- Triplicane

PVR Cinemas located in Chennai at various locations like:
- Ampa Sky Walk Mall, Aminjikerai
- Grand Mall, Vellachery
- SKLS Galaxy Mall, RedHills
- VR Chennai Mall, Anna Nagar
- Sholinganallur Taluk

SPI Cinemas - In August 2018, PVR Cinemas acquired SPI Cinemas that has with 3 branches in Chennai namely:

SPI Escape Cinema - Express Avenue Mall, Royapettah
SPI Palazzo Cinema - The Forum Vijaya Mall, Vadapalani
SPI Sathyam Cinemas - Royalpettah

Luxe Cinemas IMAX - Phoenix Marketcity Mall, Velachery

Cinepolis - BSR Mall, Thoraipakkam

GK Cinemas - Porur

Gokulam Pavilion - Poonamllee

INOX - The Marina Mall, Old Mahabalipuram Road

Jothi Cinema Hall - Alandur

Kasi Talkies - West Jafferkhanpe

Kumaran Theatre - Madipakkam

Malliga Cinema Hall - Poonamallee

Marlen Cinemas - Alandur

Mayajaal Cinema - Mayajaal Mall, Kanathur

Medavakkam Kumaran Cinemas - Bapu Nagar

MM Theatre - Washermanpet

National Theatre - Tambaram East

Odeon Mani Theatre - Tiruvottiyur

Parimalam Cinemas - Kundrathur

Rohini Silver Screens - Koyambedu

S2 Cinema - Theyagaraja

SB Cinemas - Kumananchavadi

SDC Mahalakshmi Cinemas - Strahans Road

Shree Radha Movie Park - Redhills

Sree Thulasi Theatre - Thiruvallur

Sri Venkateshwara Theatre - Guduvancheri

Udayam Theatre - Ashok Nagar

Top Theatres in Chennai

Dummies Drama - Performing arts theatre
Location: Vellala Teynampet, Gopalapuram Post, Chennai

Narada Gana Sabha - Concert hall
Location: Parthasarathypuram, Teynampet, Chennai

The Madras Players - Event venue
Location: Ormes Road, Kilpauk, Chennai

The Music Academy - Concert hall
Location: TT Krishnamachari Road, Royapettah, Pudupet, Gopalapuram, Chennai