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Cinemas and Movie Theaters

Berlin has quite a number of cinemas and other locations which show films in English - ranging from big multiplexes such as the CineStar in the Sony Center through to small art-house type places.

(For an overview of the situation with cinema in general and English-language movies in particular, see our page on cinema in Berlin.)

ACUD kino

Veteranenstraße 21, 10119 Berlin - Mitte| Tel.: (030) 449 10 67 Fax: (030) 448 39 61| S-Bahn Nordbahnhof, U-Bahn Rosenthalerplatz (U8), Tram 12

ACUDkino - small cinema (part of an "alternative" community centre) with occasional showings of independent films in English (e.g. as part of britspotting 07).

Babylon Cinema in Kreuzberg, Berlin


Dresdener Straße 126, 10999 Berlin - Kreuzberg| Tel.: (030) 61 60 96 93| U-Bahn: Kottbusser Tor (U1, U8)
Babylon (not to be confused with Babylon Mitte) is a small, two-screen cinema in the middle of the largely Turkish quarter around Kottbusser Tor. It's one of Berlin's longer-running cinemas with a tradition of showing movies in their original language (mainly, but not always, English). The emphasis is on non-mainstream film, but you can often see the "better" class of blockbuster here too. Babylon is part of the Yorck Kino group of cinemas.
Broadway Cinema in Berlin


Tauentzienstraße 8, 10789 Berlin - Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf| Tel.: (030) 26 55 02 76| U-Bahn: Wittenbergplatz; Kurfürstendamm
A well-established 4-screen art-house cinema which has survived the great Ku'damm movie theater die-off. Occasionally shows films in English.
Brotfabrik cinema in Pankow, Berlin


Caligariplatz, 13086 Berlin - Pankow| Tel.: (030) 471 40 01| Tram: M2, M13, 12
A small arthouse cinema showing a mix of German and international films.

Cinestar im Sony Center

Potsdamer Straße 4, 10785 Berlin - Tiergarten| Tel.: (030) 26 06 62 60| S-Bahn: Potsdamer Platz; U-Bahn: Potsdamer Platz

It might not be Berlin's artiest cinema, but the Cinestar beneath theSony Center's Mt. Fuji-like sail construction is Berlin's only multiplex which shows mainly English-language or other non-German films, and as such captures quite a cosmopolitan audience. Useful for catching the latest blockbusters; infamous for the excessively long pre-film commercials (personal record: 45 minutes).

fsk - Kino am Oranienplatz

Segitzdamm 2, 10969 Berlin - Kreuzberg| Tel.: (030) 614 2464| U-Bahn: Kottbusser Tor (U1), Moritzplatz (U8)

Hackesche Höfe Filmtheater

Rosenthaler Straße 40/41, 10178 Berlin - Mitte| Tel.: (030) 30 87 25 10 Fax: 030) 30 87 25 12| S-Bahn / Tram: Hackescher Markt; U-Bahn: Weinmeisterstraße (U8)

Tucked away up four flights of stairs inside the Hackesche Höfe, the Filmtheater shows a mix of films. You can catch the odd blockbuster here, but more usually something with an OmU tag, and quite often something arty and / or original (they're one of the cinemas taking part in britspotting 07).