Welcoming over 115 million visitors each year, we are Europe's largest cinema operator.

We have over 360 cinemas throughout Europe.

We are among the market leaders in the UK & Ireland, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. We also have strong positions in Germany, Norway, Austria and Portugal.


Our businesses are built on very similar values of developing excellent cinemas, creating amazing experiences for our guests, and offering fantastic careers for our people.

Our ambition is to use our hospitality and retail expertise to deliver an inspiring entertainment experience in all of our sites. Read all about our cinemas, our people and our brands


Our founder in the UK was Oscar Deutsch, a pioneer of the European cinema experience, who opened his first cinema in 1930.

We've been innovating and expanding ever since, developing an entertainment experience across Europe that delights every guest using state of the art projection and audio technology, premium seats, delicious food and beverages, and unrivaled hospitality from our great people.

In 2016 we were proud to become part of the AMC Theatres family - the biggest and best movie exhibition company in the world.

Open since 1935.

Oscar Deutsch founded ODEON, a phenomenally successful chain of cinemas

1980s / 1990s

The multiplex revolution sweeps across the UK & Europe

Across 14 countries, ODEON Cinemas Group welcomes...

2.2 million guests


With 10,000 colleagues, our vision and values are the golden threads that run throughout everything we do.


To give every guest an inspiring entertainment experience.

Our values


We listen to our guests, finding out what makes them tick so we can give them the best possible experience.


We take responsibility for taking care of our guests and each other. If there’s an issue, we make it our business to help.


We keep our promises. If we say we’ll do something, we’ll do it. Guests can trust us to make it happen.


We treat everybody – our colleagues and our guests – in the way we like to be treated.


The service, the atmosphere, the films - we’re passionate about all of the elements that combine to create inspiring experiences for our guests.


We’re always ready to join in, help out and celebrate in style when great things happen.