Film fanatics will be glad to hear that even in Santiago, Chile, you can find films in English with Spanish-language subtitles as well as Spanish versions, traditional cinemas, discounted film tickets and even luxurious movie theatres where you can put your legs up and relax as though you were in the comfort of your own home.
Located in the heart of Lastarria on José Victorino Lastarria is El Biógrafo, where you won’t find your usual list of popular mainstream films but a handpicked collection of either cultural films aiming to educate and inspire or international films, such as Loving Vincent (2017) from France, The Dinner (2014) from Italy, Paradise (2017) from Russia and The Open Door (2016) from Spain.
Cine Arte El Biógrafo, José Victorino Lastarria 181, Santiago, Chile, +56 2 2633 4435
CineHoyts screens all the major Hollywood blockbusters, though a little later than other countries, and Santiago enjoys some of the biggest films, whether in the original language with subtitles or in Spanish. At selected CineHoyts cinemas—including the Parque Arauco, Plaza Egaña and Mall Plaza Los Dominicos—you can upgrade your cinema experience to Premium for larger screens, more special effects and reclining chairs where you can have food delivered to your seat.
With cinemas across South America, the United States, Taiwan and 18 locations only in Santiago, Cinemark offer great quality films and sound effects. You can choose between its 3D rooms, or the XD and Premier rooms. The XD rooms have Extreme Digital Cinema with extra large screens and the best resolution quality to provide a great experience. Cinemark often offers coupons for discounted tickets, so keep an eye out.