Entertainment

Cinema in Rotterdam

KINO

Since the ribbon was cut in 1909, this legendary Rotterdam cinema has had bit-part roles as a music venue, a theatre and even as a hospital. Renovated in 2016, when it reopened as KINO, it now houses four cinemas, a…
Cinema in Oosterpark & South Amsterdam

Studio K

Sporting two cinemas, a club, a stage for bands and theatre, an eclectic restaurant (serving sandwiches for lunch, and vegetarian-friendly, international-flavoured dishes for dinner) and a huge terrace, the student-…
Cinema in Southern Canal Ring

Pathé Tuschinskitheater

Amsterdam's most famous cinema is worth visiting for its sumptuous art-deco/Amsterdam School interior alone. The grote zaal (main auditorium) is the most stunning and generally screens blockbusters; the smaller thea…
Cinema in Vondelpark & the Old South

Filmhallen

Art-house films and new mainstream releases run in both Dutch and English at this cinema inside De Hallen. In the polished-concrete foyer, check out the vintage film-making equipment as well as the retro caravan sel…
Cinema in Nieuwmarkt, Plantage & the Eastern Islands

Kriterion

Student-run since 1945, this cinema and café has a great array of premieres, themed parties, classics, kids' flicks and more. It also hosts several film festivals throughout the year.
Cinema in Southern Canal Ring

Cinecenter

European and American indie and art-house films play in four small screening rooms.
Cinema in Utrecht

Louis Hartlooper Complex

Ensconced in a former police station in Amsterdamse School style, this is an art film centre where local cinephiles present each movie (in Dutch) in the tradition of its namesake, who also played piano for silent fi…
Cinema in Jordaan & the West

Movies

This gezellig art-deco cinema (the oldest in Amsterdam, dating from 1912) screens indie films alongside mainstream flicks. From Sunday to Thursday you can treat yourself to a meal in the restaurant (open 5.30pm to 1…
Cinema in De Pijp

Rialto Cinema

This great old cinema near Sarphatipark focuses on premieres, and shows eclectic, art-house fare from around the world (foreign films feature Dutch subtitles). There are three screens and a stylish cafe.
Cinema in Jordaan & the West

Het Ketelhuis

The three screening rooms at this art-house cinema have a chic post-industrial vibe and comfy seats. There's also a cosy café for pre- or post-show drinks and nibbles.