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Electric Cinema

47-49 Station Street, Birmingham B5 4DY, England
+44 121 643 7879
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A wonderful find

Visited this picturesque place a few days ago with my better half to watch the new film about... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
via mobile
Always excellent

I have been to the Electric many times, with friends or family, or sometimes on my own. It's a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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47-49 Station Street, Birmingham B5 4DY, England
+44 121 643 7879
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited this picturesque place a few days ago with my better half to watch the new film about Winston Churchill (a truly fantastic film by the way). Anyway, what you get here is a ‘slightly more expensive than your average cinema ticket’ but for that...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to the Electric many times, with friends or family, or sometimes on my own. It's a guaranteed good time. The seats are comfortable, the service is good, the prices aren't extortionate and they often show films that you can't find elsewhere -...More

Thank adetheguy2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This in an indie cinema, not popcorn & blockbusters. it's location is unbeatable, being behind New St station (apparently now called Grand Central) - ie. close to the centre, and Chinese Quarter and markets. shows 'bostin'' films, is atmospheric, has sofa seats available too, and...More

Thank thatcharmingentleman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here to see Star Wars, Return of the Jedi. What an amazing venue. it is so unique and very comfy seats. Will definitely go again. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I go to The Electric usually at least every other week. For a cinema of such class and unique selling point, it actually has the cheapest student tickets around (seriously, we've lived here for 4 years and have been everywhere sniffing out...More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Electric cinema today to watch the Greatest showman , story about Hugh Jackman puts on his dancing shoes for this brand new musical based on the life and times of master showman P.T. Barnum. Great family film / musical...More

Thank Ade L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

1st time visiting the Electric Cinema...... and for us no better film to see! it the gorgeous venue of Birmingham's Cathedral. The only downside for me was the show running late due to queues. As a parent using babysitter getting back by a certain time...More

Thank egroom81
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely staff, great programme and an all-around lovely experience. They even let me sit in the screen over an hour before the film started so I could escape the cold! Only thing that was a shame was some other customers being very noisy and talking...More

Thank hannahastock
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful wonderful place. Can't fault it. We chose the armchair seats right at the front and I've never been so comfy watching a film in my entire life!

Thank Chloe1001
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Old cinema style. You can buy there and drink inside. Charming attention. They have student discount!

Thank Gonzalo B
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Hannah G
14 December 2017|
Response from AlexandraWhite82 | Reviewed this property |
There is a Mall close to it
27 October 2017|
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Response from Gemma P | Reviewed this property |
They are all great, we went for the very back and the left side
28 November 2016|
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Response from dizzywytche1964 | Reviewed this property |
Very well priced not the usual cinema food. dips and crisps are gorgeous