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Tuesdays $9 Tuesdays has landed in Dunedin. More info
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom See an advance screening! DATE: Dunedin: Wednesday 20 June TIME: 6:30pm More info
See it first INCREDIBLES 2: Advance screening 27 June More info
Cinebuzz advance screening (Dunedin) We're having a Cinebuzz screening of IDEAL HOME! DATE: Dunedin: Thursday 5 July TIME: 8:30pm More info
Sessions on sale now Get your tickets to Marvel Studios' Ant-Man & The Wasp DATE: Advance Screening on Wednesday 4 July. More info
Chicks at the Flicks Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again DATE: Wednesday 18 July TIME: Drinks from 6:00pm | Film starts 6:30pm More info
Book your tickets now MAMMIA MIA: HERE WE GO AGAIN DATE: Out 19 July More info
Cinebuzz Advance Screening - Newmarket and Dunedin See an advance screening of THE WIFE starring Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce. DATE: Newmarket: Sunday 29 July Dunedin: Monday 30 July TIME: Newmarket: 8:00pm Dunedin: 6:30pm More info
Family Passes Bring the whole family to Rialto Cinemas Dunedin! DATE: Available any time More info
Baby and Me DATE: Dunedin: Every second Friday | Newmarket: First Friday of every month TIME: 10.30am More info
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Promotions 

Tuesdays $9 Tuesdays has landed in Dunedin. More info
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom See an advance screening! DATE: Dunedin: Wednesday 20 June TIME: 6:30pm More info
See it first INCREDIBLES 2: Advance screening 27 June More info
Cinebuzz advance screening (Dunedin) We're having a Cinebuzz screening of IDEAL HOME! DATE: Dunedin: Thursday 5 July TIME: 8:30pm More info
Sessions on sale now Get your tickets to Marvel Studios' Ant-Man & The Wasp DATE: Advance Screening on Wednesday 4 July. More info
Chicks at the Flicks Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again DATE: Wednesday 18 July TIME: Drinks from 6:00pm | Film starts 6:30pm More info
Book your tickets now MAMMIA MIA: HERE WE GO AGAIN DATE: Out 19 July More info
Cinebuzz Advance Screening - Newmarket and Dunedin See an advance screening of THE WIFE starring Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce. DATE: Newmarket: Sunday 29 July Dunedin: Monday 30 July TIME: Newmarket: 8:00pm Dunedin: 6:30pm More info
Family Passes Bring the whole family to Rialto Cinemas Dunedin! DATE: Available any time More info
Baby and Me DATE: Dunedin: Every second Friday | Newmarket: First Friday of every month TIME: 10.30am More info
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How to get here

 

Located one street back from the Octagon on Moray Place, Rialto Cinemas is right in the heart of Dunedin.

How to find us

03 474 2200
11 Moray Place
15 mins before first session

By public transport

Five minute walk to and from bus stops and taxi ranks in The Octagon.

Parking

Handy parking at the Moray Place car parking building across the road from the cinema.

Host An Event

 

Rialto Cinemas offers venue hire for private screenings, fundraisers, group bookings, presentations, seminars, meetings or any combination of these! Our venue offers comfortable auditoriums (ranging from 34-340 seats) with stadium seating, cinema quality sound, large screens and a diverse selection of films. Plus, we have a dedicated function area, the Long Room, that you could book out as a stand alone venue or use it to break out of the cinema during your event.  Our cinemas are also able to be set up to screen from a variety of other formats, such as material from your laptop. Our fully licensed bar can be booked for your exclusive use and offers an extensive selection of local wines, beers & catering alternatives, along with experienced function staff and a variety of extras to make your event perfect. We also offer great packages on movie treats like popcorn & choctops!
 
Private Screenings using one of the films playing at the cinema or an upcoming release, can be held as part of a corporate evening for staff or clients, an enjoyable addition to a meeting or presentation, a popular way to fundraise or simply a great staff, social or group event. In some cases, we are also able to assist with private screenings of past releases and screenings of your own films or content. 
 
To get further information about hosting an event and the film options available, please fill in the form below.
 

 

About

 

Voted Best Circuit Cinema (Distributor's Choice) in 2015, Rialto Cinemas is an historic cinema in the heart of Dunedin in close proximity to local restaurants and car parking. It features six stadium style cinemas including the largest screen in Dunedin . We screen the best and most diverse selection of films, mainstream blockbusters, arthouse, foreign,  film festivals and Beyond Film content such as National Theatre and Met Opera.  We also aim to support local film content and provide unique opportunities to meet filmmakers through our exclusive Film Talk Q&A events. 

 

We regularly run special events such as Chicks at the Flicks, Baby & Me and Lights Up Knitting sessions. We can also offer the hire of our cinemas for your own private event for your next social club, fundraiser or get together, with the beautiful Longroom available for pre-movie drinks and nibbles.

 

Barista coffee is served in our café/bar area and we are fully licensed, with a selection of local wines and beer.   We also sell the classic candy bar items including, popcorn, choctops and candy.