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16 Cinemas for English Movies in Kyiv

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Where You Can Watch Movies in English in Kyiv

Are you visiting Kyiv for the week? Perhaps you’re living in the city and would like to see a movie? Believe it or not, there are many great places in Kyiv where you can catch a movie. In particular, English movies in the immediate area are more numerous than you think.

Check out this guide to learn about the local movie cinemas in Kyiv and what kind of movies they’re showing. The listing also includes theatres that are currently playing English movies.

1. Blokbaster

Address: Stepana Bandery Avenue, 34В, Kyiv, Ukraine, 04655
Website: http://www.blockbuster.ua/
Dates and Times: Some films are offered in English. Check the online schedule and trailers to determine which English films are playing on the day of your visit.
Cost: ~55 hryvnia, or 1300 rewards points

Blokbuster is located near the subway station Petrovka and is housed within an entertainment complex that includes a cinema as well as a variety of other entertainments for all ages. In addition to a 3D IMAX theatre, 5D cinema, and a megaplex, the theatre also features bowling lanes, billiards tables, restaurants, slot machines, and skating rinks.

2. Zhovten Cinema

Address: Kostiantynivska St, 26, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
Website: http://zhovten-kino.kiev.ua/
Dates and Times: Check the schedule online to see what is playing. The website provides information on dubbed and subtitle languages.
Cost: 45 to 85 hryvnia

This film theatre is located in the historical part of Kyiv. Open since 1931, it has gone through several name changes but survived the test of time. Recent reconstruction has expanded the facility to 5 screens with 717 seats, a popcorn bar, and a café. Several film festivals are screened at the Zhovten Kino (cinema) each year. The theatre has been a member of the Europa Cinemas network since 2008 and now offers ticket sales online or in person.

3. Cinema Citi – Ocean Plaza

Address: ТРЦ Ocean Plaza, Antonovycha St, 176, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03150
Website: https://cinemaciti.ua/ocean-plaza/film/geostorm
Dates and Times: Check the online schedule for movies playing in English.
Cost: ~110 to 120 hryvnia

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Cinema Citi hosts three rooms for watching films in 3D. Films are brought in from all genres and all parts of the world, including European films and Hollywood productions. A VIP hall features a popcorn bar, fresh juice bar, and other conveniences for those wanting to watch in comfort.

4. Kinopanorama

Address: Shota Rustaveli St, 19, Kyiv, Ukraine, 01001
Website: http://kinopanorama.business.site/
Dates and Times: English films every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday
Cost: Can range, ~50 to 100 hrynia

The Kinopanorama theatre is located in a Stalinist era building on Shota Rustaveli Street. One of the oldest theatres in Kyiv, it is still a popular place for citizens to watch movies today. The theatre is also known for organizing campaigns that support top Ukrainian movies as well as diverse festivals. If you’re on Facebook, consider following their weekly updates to see what movies are showing.

5. Kyiv Cinema

Address: Velyka Vasylkivska St, 19, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
Website: http://www.kievkino.com.ua/
Dates and Times: English films shown regularly; check online for the weekly schedule.
Cost: ~50 hrynia

Kyiv Cinema is yet another venue that hosts a wide variety of film festivals. The movies featured here are regularly shown in English. In fact, every movie is shown in its original language with Ukrainian subtitles added to the screen.

6. Cinema Club at the NaUKMA American Library

Address: Room 116, Building 4, 8/5, Voloska Str., Kyiv, Ukraine
Website: http://www.library.ukma.edu.ua/index.php?id=25&L=0%27
Dates and Times: Typically shown on Fridays, but contact before going to get the weekly schedule.
Cost: Ask for pricing or club membership.

Movies are hosted here by the Film Society, which operates out of the library. Not only can you watch films here in English, but you can also discuss those films with other members of the cinema club. The most popular movies are likely to be shown on Fridays, but this may change so be sure to contact the library ahead of time.

7. America House

Address: 6, Mykoly Pymonenka Str., Kyiv, Ukraine
Website: http://www.americahousekyiv.org/#home-pacific-section
Dates and Times: Check the website for weekly exhibits.
Cost: Contact before attending an event as cost may vary.

The America House is a unique venue. It’s centered around young people meeting to discuss ideas, including watching films in English and discussing those films afterward. The online schedule features a variety of exhibits and topics by week. It’s best to check out the website and get in contact with the facility before attending an event.

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8. Ukraina Cinema

Address: Arkhitektora Horodetskoho St, 5, Kyiv, Ukraine, 01001
Website: http://www.kino-ukraina.com.ua/
Dates and Times: See online schedule. Films are typically featured in Ukrainian.
Cost: ~60 to 80 hrynia

This theatre has survived many eras of Ukrainian history. Today, it is designed for the whole family, featuring comfortable seats with cup holders and even TV screens in the lobby. It’s arguably one of the most popular cinemas in Kyiv.

9. Butterfly Cinema

Address: 1A Uritskogo Street, Kyiv, Ukraine
Website: http://www.kino-butterfly.com.ua/
Dates and Times: The schedule is available online. This cinema does not necessarily feature English films.
Cost: Check beforehand as many discounts are available to different classes of citizens.

Located near the Vokzalnaya metro station, the Butterfly Cinema is relatively new, having opened in 2004 in the Ultramarine Entertainment Centre. With six auditoriums, this cinema seats several hundred people in each room and in very comfortable, upholstered seats. Various films are featured here, including ones for adults as well as children, new hits, and old films.

10. Liniya Kino Cinema

Address: Glushakova str. 13-B Kyiv, Ukraine
Website: http://cityplaces.info/external?url=http://liniakino.com/
Dates and Times: Check the online schedule. This cinema does not necessarily feature English films.
Cost: Pricing may vary. Call beforehand as many discounts are offered as well.

The Liniya Kino Cinema is part of the Cinema Line network. Cinema Line consists of 3 cinemas in Kyiv, including Aladdin, Metropolis, and Magellan. In addition, there is the Ivano-Frankivsk (Cosmos) theatre.

11. Odessa Cinema

Address: TRTs Kvadrat, Квадрат, Торгово-развлекательный комплекс “Квадрат”,, Perova Blvd, 36, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
Website: http://www.kinoodessa.com/
Dates and Times: See online schedule. This theatre does not necessarily feature English films.
Cost: ~45 hrynia

Located in the mall and accessible via the Obolon or Mins’ka metro stops (Blue Line), this theatre is a convenient place to catch a movie while in the city.

12. Multiplex Cinema

Address: 19, Chervonoarmiys’ka (Velyka Vasyl’kivs’ka) Street., Kyiv, Ukraine
Website: http://www.kievkino.com.ua/
Dates and Times: Check the online schedule. This theatre does not necessarily feature films in English.
Cost: ~50 hrynia

Located off of the Ploscha L’va Tolstogo stop on the Blue Line of the metro, this theatre offers reasonable prices for a variety of popular films.

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13. Kyivs’ka Rus’ Cinema

Address: Sichovykh Striltsiv St, 93, Kyiv, Ukraine, 04050
Website: http://kievrus.megakino.com.ua/cinema/index
Dates and Times: Check online schedule. This theatre does not necessarily feature films in English.
Cost: ~60 to 70 hrynia

This theatre is quite impressive in size. It sometimes features unique documentaries and other films, so be sure to check the schedule out online.

14. Suputnyk Cinema

Address: Іскрівська вулиця, 18, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
Website: http://www.kino-sputnik.com.ua/
Dates and Times: Please check the online schedule as the times may vary. In addition, this theatre does not necessarily feature films in English.
Cost: ~60 to 65 hrynia

Located near the Karavaievi Dachi stop, this theatre is yet another cinema located in the heart of the city of Kyiv.

15. Oskar Gulliver

Address: ТРЦ Gulliver, 02000, Київський Палац Спорту, Спортивна площа, 1, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
Website: http://oskar.kiev.ua/ru/cinema/gulliver
Dates and Times: Please check the online schedule as the times may vary. In addition, this theatre does not necessarily feature films in English.
Cost: ~400 hrynia

Located near the heart of Kyiv, this theatre is expensive. However, pricing may vary on the film, the time, and the kind of seat you request, so be sure to check out their pricing online ahead of time.

16. Park Cinema Kyiv

Address: Obolonska Naberezhna St, 15, Kyiv, Ukraine, 04210
Website: https://www.facebook.com/parkcinemakiev/
Dates and Times: Please check the online schedule as the times may vary. In addition, this theatre does not necessarily feature films in English.
Cost: Verify pricing beforehand.

This is a unique cinema that features films in a park. The facility keeps its posts updated on Facebook, so be sure to check online before attending a showing. Furthermore, the films do not show every day of the week. If you want to catch a film outside this is the place to go!

Final Thoughts

The list of theatres that operate in Kyiv is impressively long, especially considering how many have been in operation since World War II. That being said, some theatres that once showed popular films – and films in English – may have permanently closed in recent years. This list is meant to be up-to-date, but it’s always a good idea to visit the theatre website or call ahead of time to verify the cost, time, and availability of any film of interest.

Random Quote about Kyiv:

"For me it's very important to turn Kyiv into one of the main centers of contemporary art in the world. There is New York. There's London. And there will be Kyiv. Everyone will come and say, 'Wow!'"
-- Victor Pinchuk