When we talk about a movie, all the excitement on the faces of the people reveals it all, from this we get to know that they enjoyed the movie to the fullest and think that movie was totally paisa-wasool.
It does not matter weather the movie was a horror film, action-thriller, and many more but what matters is that when we pay to get a ticket to the movie theatre all we can expect is to sit relaxed and enjoy our film to point where it lasts until the casting shows up.
When you pay to go and watch movies in the theatre, you may not notice it but the environment of the theatre and the hygiene of the movie hall, the sitting arrangements, the clarity of the film, the loo services, proving of snacks and beverages and many more other small things which you may not notice but when they are not satisfactory you may be disappointed a lot.
Although, main and the first thing we notice is the big screen when we walk through the door and the quality the screen reflects.
Nowadays, there are many chains of movie halls which seems to be similar but have their differences, the differences might be not major and can not be detected by the people but if we go into the details, the differences can be seen if noticed, there are certain categories to which they are classified different from each other.
The categories are as follows:
1. Biggest Cinema Screen in The World
2. Largest Cinema Seating Capacity
3. Largest IMAX Screen in the World
4. Most number of Cinema in a multiplex
Now before we get into details just give it a thought about, how long and wide can a movie screen can be? And how many people can be seated in a movie hall in each Audi?
BIGGEST CINEMA SCREEN IN THE WORLD
Ever since the introduction of movie cinemas in the 1920’s, most of the people have the urge to go and watch their favourite genre movie, first day first show, in the cinema halls. Also, many people have thought about what it would be like to watch a movie on the largest screen in the world, most of us never got the chance to have that fun but the least that we can do is imagine and we all can only imagine with the right and accurate information and knowledge about these theatres.
The first movie came into motion with the help of the projector was shown by the Lumiere Brothers in 1895. Later, it was popularly known as The Salon Indien, they used to play a 20 minutes program 10 times per day.
The Largest Movie Screen surprisingly sits in China, it’s located in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, which is west of Shanghai.
The screen in China measures exactly 113.5 ft (34.6 m) in length and 87.9 ft (26.8 m) in height. The total surface area of the screen is taken to be 10,367.58 square ft (963.18 sqm).
China did not exactly build the screen but they imported the largest cinema screen, the screen was constructed in South Korea and bought over to China by Guangzhou Jinyi Media Corporation in 2015.
The theatre in Seoul, South Korea, and another in Busan, South Korea are the close match to the largest screen resting in China.
The theatre in Seoul is 103 ft wide and 42.7 ft high screen, the theatre in Busan is 88 ft wide and 43.7 ft high.
LAEGEST CINEMA SEATING CAPACITY
Imagine that your favourite actor has just entered in the movie and the whole crowd is going crazy with so much of excitement, the whole mood will be different when you will realise that you are not alone watching, but many people with similar thoughts are also there to entertain themselves.
Now, what do you think how many seats would be there in a cinema hall for the people to watch a movie at the same time? May be a 100, 500, 1000 seats? Now let’s get into the details of the largest cinema holding largest seating arrangement for the general public.
The largest movie theatre with the largest seating capacity is in the Astor Theatre in Melbourne which has total number of seats available for people is 1,150. The Astor Theatre has been in operation since its grand opening in 1936 and it is the last single-screen cinema of its kind in Melbourne. This Astor Theatre was also used in the movie “King Kong”.
Second highest capacity comes in at the TCL Chinese theatre, Hollywood’s first and only IMAX screen-with 932 custom built, red velvet seats.
In addition, it would be awesome to watch a movie with your 1000 of friends but with 1000 of strangers, No Thanks!
LARGEST IMAX SCREEN IN THE WORLD
What does IMAX stand for? IMAGE MAXIMUM. IMAX screen is different from the normal screen we all usually watch movie on, it provides much more immersive audio and visual experience while watching a movie. The major difference between the normal screen and the IMAX screen is the ratio of the width and height of the screen.
IMAX screens are generally more square looking, and have a smaller width to height ratio. Whereas, normal movie theatres are wider with a larger width to the ratio of its height.
Each one of the screen has its own positives and negatives, that just depends on the type of movie you are watching.
As of 2017, the largest IMAX theatre in the world sits in the Australia, Melbourne Museum. It measures 105 ft wide by 75 ft high.
They just took the title of the largest IMAX as the previous holder of this title was in Sydney which is now closed for renovations.
MOST NUMBER OF CINEMAS IN A MULTIPLEX
The largest cinema complex in the world belongs to AMC Ontario. It comprises of 30 huge cinema screens under the same roof. This exists in the one and only United States.
The Marion Megaplex in Adelaide, South Australia comes in as a close second with 26 screens.
Opening in 1998, Kinepolis Madrid comes in as the worlds third largest cinema complex with a huge 25 screens under the same building.
Each screen can sit between 211 and 996 people, with a total seating capacity for the whole complex hitting over 9000.
Now you know about the largest cinema theatre in the different categories and it would be such a delight if once in a lifetime we get to experience such mind blowing movies in one of these theatres.