Whether you want to see the latest Marvel release, the newest blockbuster, or a romance movie for a date night you can’t go wrong with Canal Walk Movies.

Located in the beautiful Canal Walk shopping centre in the heart of Century City Cape Town. This stunning mall was opened in 2000, built around a canal, and with a total retail space of 141 000m². Making it the perfect location not just to catch a movie, but to make a day of it.

Nu Metro Movies at Canal Walk

Movies at Canal Walk are provided by Nu Metro, one of South Africa’s leading cinema chains. Nu Metro opened its first theatre in 1932 and has been providing quality cinema experiences ever since.

With 90 years of experience in the cinema industry, Nu Metro knows how to make an enjoyable movie experience. Their Canal Walk Movie offerings stand as a testament to their experience, with a variety of cinema experiences that will satisfy any cinephile.

No matter what Canal Walk movie experience you choose, the friendly and helpful staff will help you with any problem you may encounter. With a concession stand offering a wide variety of treats, drinks, and of course popcorn so your movie snacks are handled.

Regular 2D/3D

The first cinema experience that is offered at Canal Walk movies, is their regular 2D or 3D movies. These are the classic cinemas that have been around since the start of movie theatres. It’s an oldie but a goodie and is still a great option for a family outing or a date night.

While this is the classic movie experience it has been modernised to some extent. With HD projectors giving you crystal clear viewing of the newest blockbuster. These regular experiences offer both 2D and modern digital 3D experiences that will bring the action off the screen putting you in the middle of it.

No movie experience is complete without snacks and refreshments. This is why movies at Canal Walk have a concession stand with a variety of treats and drinks that you can buy before your movie starts. These include chocolates, sodas, candy, slushies, and of course the iconic movie snack popcorn.

Prices for the regular movie experience start at R95 per ticket for 2D and R115 per ticket for 3D. It is worth noting that the 3D ticket price doesn’t include 3D glasses, these can be purchased from the cinema. So get your friends and family together, stock up on snacks, and enjoy this classic movie experience that has entertained South Africans for the past 90 years.

Scene Xtreme

Of all the Canal Walk movie experiences, Scene Xtreme is the ideal choice for true cinephiles. This movie experience guarantees the best possible viewing conditions for movies. With a massive 3-storey screen these are the largest screens in the country. Coupled with 4k projectors this provides the highest visual quality in modern cinema. 

These stunning visuals are complimented by a state-of-the-art 360-degree sound system, that transports your senses into the movie. All of this from the comfort of their leather seats. With all of these features, it is no surprise that many Hollywood directors believe this is how movies should be experienced.

The snacks for this Canal Walk movie experience are also supplied by the concession stand. So be sure to purchase all of your refreshments before your movie starts. Prices for this Scene Xtreme experience are R160 per ticket and are well worth it for this stunning movie experience. So grab your snacks and then be sure you hold onto them as you’re blown away by this mammoth movie experience.


For those looking for a taste of the red carpet, Scene VIP is the Canal Walk movie experience for you. VIP stands for a very important person, and with this experience, you will feel like a star. With a VIP lounge and bar area where you can wait for your movie to start. The theatres have luxurious reclining leather seats, these provide the ultimate comfort for you to relax and enjoy your movie.

This Canal Walk movie experience is also perfect for any foodie, as Scene VIP has an a la carte menu designed by their executive chef. This freshly prepared food is brought to you in your seat, they also have refreshments including alcoholic beverages. With waiters attending you in the cinema throughout the movie, this really is the ultimate luxury movie experience to satisfy any foodie.

Prices for this glamorous experience, start at R175 per ticket, all food and drinks are purchased separately. This price is worth it for this luxury movie experience that you won’t forget. So dress up and head to Canal Walk movies, for this red carpet experience.

With so much to offer it’s a good thing that they are open from Monday to Sunday, 09:00 am – 11:00 pm. So you can go catch a movie whenever the urge strikes. Nu Metro also has a rewards program the Scene Club, which gives you ten points for every Rand spent on tickets or food. Making it worth your while to be a regular customer. 

Canal Walk movies have something for everyone, that will satisfy any cinema needs. So don’t hesitate to head over to Canal Walk movies, and enjoy a cinema experience that is perfect for you.

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