Top 5 Most Popular Movie Cinemas In Lagos (2024)

This is a comprehensive list of the top 5 most best and most popular movie cinemas in Lagos State currently in this year 2024. These movie theatres are the most visited and most patronized by majority of the youths in Lagos, Nigeria, and they serve as great social and relaxation centres for people who love to get away from the fast city life that Lagosians are accustomed to.

Top 5 Most Popular Movie Cinemas In Lagos

If you want to really enjoy the best and trending movies at any given point in time in a year, the movie theatres in Lagos will keep you entertained all year round. They are never short of entertainment and there is time scheduled for any movie you want to see with your loved ones, all you have to do is to show up, pay the necessary fees, grab a bottle of soft drink and pop corn, depending on the rules in place at the venue, get in to the dark, well air conditioned cinema hall and have some nice time watching the movie of your choice on the big screen.

As we continue, we will list the best movie theatres in Lagos and their locations in order to help you with useful information on where to go should you feel the need to find a good cinema in order to relax and have some nice TIME with your family and friends.


Below are the 5 best and most popular movie cinemas/theatres in Lagos State this 2024:


Silverbird Cinemas is the most popular movie theatre in Lagos State presently. This entertainment centre was founded in 2004 by Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, in order to compete favourably with other big names in the industry on the African continent and in the process, become the number one media and entertainment company in Africa.

Silverbird Cinemas is located at 133, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, with other branches situated at Festival Mall, Festac Extension, Amuwo Odofin and Ikeja City Mall, in ikeja the capital city of the State. There are other locations spread across different cities in Nigeria but for the purposes of this post, we have limited it to just Lagos State alone.


Filmhouse Cinemas is another great place to visit and get the best movie theatre experience. It is one of the market leaders in the entertainment industry as far as this business is concerned and it is spread across 10 locations in Lagos State alone.

Filmhouse Cinemas is noted for operating a wide range of complementary features including games arcade, ice cream café, food concession, toys shop, digital cinema, 3D cinema and kids’ club. The one at Leisure Mall, Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere is very popular, and another of their branches, the Filmhouse IMAX in Lekki is a place to be.


Ozone Cinemas is located at the Domino Mall, also known as the E-Centre, at Commercial Avenue, Sabo, Yaba. This movie theatre began operating on Thursday November 13, 2008, and it is equipped with 6 screens and 931 seats.

Ozone Cinemas is the first multiplex cinema to be built on the mainland of Lagos, designed to international standards with perfect acoustics; each auditorium is equipped with state-of-the-art digital projection; 2D and 3D Screens and Dolby surround sound ensuring that every performance delivers an unparalleled experience in filmed entertainment.

There is a concession stand at Ozone Cinemas that offers freshly made savoury pop-corn, ice-cold drinks and a variety of delicious snacks, to keep your mouth busy when you go into the cinema hall to see your favourite movie on the big screen.


Genesis Cinemas is one of Nigeria’s leading cinema developers and operators of multiplex cinemas in Nigeria. This movie theatre is part of the Genesis Group, a Nigerian based conglomerate established in 1991 with its key focus on hospitality and entertainment with diverse interests in Restaurants, Hotels, Industrial Catering, Cinemas, Family Entertainment Centres and Facility Management.

The Genesis Cinemas Brand and company was launched into the Nigerian market in 2008, in Lagos. By December 2011, the company had served over 15 million customers. Since then, Genesis Cinemas has grown to 9 cinemas with 35 screens and over 5000 seats. Genesis Cinemas has cinemas located in Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Warri, Owerri, Abuja and Asaba. Their Lagos branches are located at The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki, Maryland Mall, Anthony Bus Stop, and Novare Lekki Mall, Sangotedo.


Ground Zero Cinema is Located at 87, Cemetry Road, Off Abeokuta Street, Oyingbo, Ebute-Metta, East, Lagos. It is a very popular movie and entertainment centre Lagos Mainland Local Government and it operates in the day but sees a massive turn out of people at nights. This movie theatre has a game arcade and a mini cinema where you can watch 3D, 5D and 7D movies and the beauty of this place is that you only have to pay once to enjoy most of their services.


Grand Cinemas is a really classy cinema that is located along Chevron Drive, Lekki. This movie theatre is dedicated to giving the many guests who troop in there the beat cinematic experience at all times. Grand Cinemas is dedicated to the creation, distribution and exhibition of entertainment content across Nigeria and beyond.

At this cinema, some of the best Hollywood and Nollywood movies are on offer in very serene and comfortable environment. In addition to great concession services and an awesome arcade, Grand Cinemas also offer school excursions, movie premieres, and special screenings.

Ezeh Emmanuella

Ezeh Emmanuella is an information enthusiast and the Editor of Nigerian Search Guide. She loves to answer search queries on everything Nigeria. She is also the brain behind Ellacious Designs, an emerging fashion brand in Nigeria today.

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