Welcoming over 100 million visitors each year, we are Europe's largest cinema operator.
We have more than 360 cinemas throughout Europe.
We are the market leaders in Europe, with strong positions in the UK & Ireland, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Across Europe, our cinemas create amazing experiences for our guests and offer fantastic careers for our people.
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 with state of the art projection and audio technology, premium seats, delicious food and beverages, and unrivalled hospitality from our great people.
2016: we were proud to become part of the AMC Theatres family - the biggest and best movie exhibition company in the world.
2017: our first Luxe cinema opened in Scotland with sumptuous recliner comfort for every seat, an Oscar’s Bar and luxury everywhere.
2018: we announced new partnerships with IMAX and Dolby, and in December 2018 we opened the first Dolby Cinema in the UK at ODEON Luxe Leicester Square, the home of premieres.
2019: by June we had 21 ODEON Luxe cinemas in the UK, and another 11 spread across UCI in Germany and Italy, and Cinesa in Spain.
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...
OUR VISION AND VALUES
With 11,500 colleagues, our vision and values are the golden threads that run throughout everything we do.
To give every guest an inspiring entertainment experience.