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IMAX Theatre

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Address: 50 Pacific Quay | 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 141 420 5000
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

The Imax Theatre next to the Science Centre houses one of the world's...

The Imax Theatre next to the Science Centre houses one of the world's largest cinema screens and is a popular venue for 3D movies.

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Great 3D experience

I recently saw two films at the Glasgow IMAX, one of which was in 3D. Having the large screen ad he 3D effect greatly enhanced the experience and I would certainly recommend IMAX... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Cupar, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Glasgow IMAX has the biggest screen, the best sound and many movies are in 3D. It is also a pleasant environment in and around it. The staff are all pleasant and helpful and make the experience of seeing a movie here a very good one. It's only a little more expensive than the multiplex cinemas in town, but is... More 

Thank TheGasMeter
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Massive Screen , Real Surround sound. U will live the way movie appears on the screen crystal clear and looks so lively .

Thank bhavesh p
Reigate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Fast and Furious 8 at this theatre and was completely blown away by the experience. I have been to other IMAX theatres, but the sound in this specific one was especially outstanding. Te whole atmosphere in this one blends itself the a full immersive movie experience. I would recommend watching an exciting action movie to fully enjoy... More 

Thank JosedeAbreu
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We like to come a few times a year for big action movies. Today, it's Kong. Not reviewing the movie. At Imax Glasgow the screen is massive and a brilliant movie experience. Comfy seats and enough room to breathe.

Thank Tom R
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78 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Just seen Star Wars rogue one at the IMAX in Glasgow. Took my nephew (great excuse) and had a fantastic time. Picture and 3D experience was fantastic, the sounds was astonishing. IMAX is next to the science centre, there parking cost £5 for the 3 hours we were there. This is the biggest screen in Scotland and really looks like... More 

Thank Dru-gla
Glasgow, Scotland
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Been to the IMAX a few times now. Its hard to describe how brilliant an experience it is to watch a movie on a screen this size. Watched 2D and 3D films on here - all are just brilliant. Picture is amazing, as is the sound. If you can get in reasonably quickly, best heading up the back if you... More 

Thank jaye-dubya
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Watched Dr Strange in here and what an experience it was! Far better than regular 3d films and I look forward to another visit in the near future. Bit more expensive than standard cinemas but it is worth the extra money. Give it a go

Thank Andy K
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112 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This cinema is brilliant. Delightful staff, I think the manager is a well-dressed Asian guy, he's always upbeat and helpful. Guys on the Box Office too are great. Image and sound quality are unsurpassed in Glasgow. Cineworld in town is a total waste of money in comparison. Filled with talking people, people eating and the morbidly obese. The IMAX cinema... More 

Thank P3WP3W
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41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Well what can I say about our first visit to Cineworld's IMAX cinema in Glasgow? Wow! Wow! Wow! We went into see Dr Strange and were totally blown away by the visual and auditory experience. Right from the initial introduction to the joys of IMAX we felt totally immersed in the experience. Once the film started the full effect of... More 

Thank Jim E
Cupar, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I recently saw two films at the Glasgow IMAX, one of which was in 3D. Having the large screen ad he 3D effect greatly enhanced the experience and I would certainly recommend IMAX for 3D. For the normal 2D film it was little different from viewing in a standard cinema.

Thank jon0269

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