English-language Cinema in Copenhagen

Information on where and how to find full listings of what's on at the movies today, and in the near future. Where to find out what's showing in Copenhagen and how to book your seat at the cinema...

Copenhagen's cinemas are modern and comfortable with up-to-date lighting and sound and vision technology. There are many cinema chains and multiplexes, as well as independent cinemas with one or two screens. There are also outdoor cinemas, which are popular during summer. Free-of-charge open-air screenings take place in Copenhagen in July and August and are organised by Zulu Sommerbio.

All foreign films at cinemas in Denmark are shown in their original language with Danish sub-titles, however, children's films are generally dubbed into Danish.

There are a number of websites with information about cinemas, future film releases and screenings in Copenhagen:


Tickets are generally purchased at the cinema itself or can be bought online from kino.dk (in Danish).

Some cinemas offer lower rates before 18:00 from Monday to Thursday, check with the individual cinema.

Cinemas in Copenhagen

The majority of cinemas in Copenhagen are situated next to public transport lines and are easily accessible. Some of the main cinemas in Copenhagen are listed below:

  • CinemaxX: Ten screen multiplex showing recent releases
    At: Kalvebod Brygge 57, 1560 Copenhagen V
    Tel: 70 10 12 02
  • Cinemateket: Wide selection of classic films. Screenings of films on a different theme and genres take place each month. Café and a bookshop on site
    : Gothersgade 55, 1123 Copenhagen
    Tel: 33 74 34 00
  • Dagmar Teatret: Five screens showing mainstream films as well as independent movies
    At: Jernbanegade 2, 1608 Copenhagen V
    Tel: 70 13 12 11
  • Palads Teatret
    At: Axeltorv 9, 1609 Copenhagen V
    Tel: 70 13 12 11
  • For a comprehensive list of cinemas in Copenhagen see the Business Directory business directory: Movies, Cinemas & Films