CGV Cinemas

CGV Cinemas delivers a premium movie going experience with ten cinemas in some of the foremost shopping centres of Ho Chi Minh City. Originating from Korea, CGV Cinemas is the newest chain of movie theatres in Saigon, and they are rapidly expanding.

Choose between standard theatre seats, a lovebox (specially designed chairs for couples) and private VIP screening rooms for your perfect night out at the movies. Their premium lobbies serve a variety of concessions and movies are available in standard format, digital, in-your-face 3D, 48FS and the new 4DX experience.

There are ten CGV Cinemas locations in HCMC. Movies are shown in English and Vietnamese, and CGV offers more screens than any other cinema company in Saigon. Check out a film at one of ten Ho Chi Minh City locations:

  • Crescent Mall
  • CT Plaza
  • Hung Vuong Plaza
  • Parkson Paragon
  • Pandora City
  • Celadon Tan Phu (Aeon Mall)
  • Thu Duc
  • Liberty City Point
  • Thao Dien Pearl
  • And the newest venture at the brand new SC VivoCity, featuring IMAX technology.

For more information, please read: Cinemas in Saigon - Where to Watch a Movie?

What is IMAX?

The IMAX theatre in VivoCity is the first of its kind in Vietnam. The huge screen, surround sound and 3D features absorb viewers and put them at the center of the action.

IMAX is a motion picture film format developed in Canada for extra-wide screens. Together with 48FS (48 frames per second), IMAX creates a brilliant, sharp viewing experience during fast-paced action scenes.

Even more immersing for viewers of the 21st century is the state-of-the-art 4DX technology. CGV implemented 4DX at the theatres in Hung Vuong Plaza and SC VivoCity, providing a multisensory experience.

What is 4DX?

4DX consists of two main components: Motion seats and atmospherics.

The motion seats of CGV Hung Vuong plaza are capable of three base movements: Roll, pitch and heave, which can be combined to create a vast array of movement possibilities.

Additionally to the moving seats, there are up to 5 atmospheric effects: rain, wind, lightning, scents and… bubbles.

With these state-of-the-art technologies, CGV Cinemas Vietnam provides a nice diversity of experiences for a romantic, relaxing or action-laden night out with friends, families or couples.

Please keep in mind that children under one meter tall or under four years old cannot use the 4DX motion seats.


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