Plymouth Cinema Guide for Students

Plymouth Cinema Guide for Students

February, 2023

For cinema and movie lovers, Plymouth students have a great range of options to see films. If you've ever wondered 'what are the cinemas near me?',  then check out the guide below:

Cineworld Cinema Plymouth @ The Barcode

  • Cinema website:
  • Full address: Unit 17, 11 Bretonside, Plymouth PL4 0FE
  • Tel: 0330 333 4444
  • Google rating: 4.4 out of 1,072 reviews
  • Cineworld Plymouth parking available in The Barcode Car Park


Located in the Barcode, Cineworld has a huge IMAX screen, 4D, 3D and plenty of smaller screens showing the most recent releases. Loads of bars and restaurants are close by. 

Vue Cinema Plymouth @ Barbican Leisure Park

  • Cinema website:
  • Full address: Barbican Leisure Park, Shapters Rd, Plymouth PL4 0LG
  • Tel: 0345 308 4620
  • Google rating: 4.3 out of 4,777 reviews


Lots of screens, comfy seats, and easy parking. Check out the 'Back on the Big Screen' pages to see classic films that might have been missed on the original release. Also shows concerts and some live sports events on the big screen.

Student visiting a Plymouth cinema for students

Plymouth Arts Cinema @ the Arts University Plymouth

  • Cinema website:
  • Full address: Arts University, Tavistock Pl, Plymouth PL4 8AT
  • Tel: 01752 206114
  • Google rating: 4.5 out of 137 reviews


Based in the Arts University, Plymouth Arts Cinema is Plymouth's only independent Arthouse Cinema. They show arthouse and world cinema films as well as more mainstream offerings. There are regular talks by internationally renowned filmmakers such as director Ben Wheatley, and Oscar winners Roger Deakins and Mia Bays. Tickets are discounted to only £4 for students under 25 years old.

Plymouth Arthouse Cinema also stages outdoor cinema screenings in the drier months in some awesome locations such as the Lido on the Hoe.

Coming soon: Everyman Cinema @ The Royal William Yard

Everyman cinema is a boutique cinema operator soon to take up residence at the fabulous Royal William Yard. Think comfy sofa seats, with food and drink served to you and a stylish bar. They will show mainstream, independent and classic films, special events, launches and a diverse calendar of live satellite broadcasts.

Remember your student ID to take advantage of any student cinema discounts.

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