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London 70mm Statistics
 60+ Years with 70mm films in London, England

All 70mm film lists
Compiled by: Projectionists Mr. John Sharp & Thomas Hauerslev.Date: 15.05.2008
Updated 14-06-22
Theatre

1958 - 1967

1968 - 1977

1978 - 1987

1988 - 1997

1998 - 2017

2018 -

Total

Dominion

6

11

4

   

21

Astoria

9

6

    

15

Empire

3

13

22

16

  

54

Metropole

6

1

    

7

Coliseum Cinerama

12

2

    

14

Odeon Haymarket

3

2

1

   

6

Odeon Leicester Square

4

17

20

14

72

64

Royalty

2

     

2

Plaza

3

2

10

4

  

19

Warner

3

4

18

8

  

33

Casino Cinerama

7

16

    

23

Odeon Marble Arch #)

2

8

2

8

  

20

Odeon Kensington 

2

    

2

Leicester Square Theatre/Odeon West End €) 

4

12

7

1 

24

ABC/Cannon/MGM Shaftsbury Avenue 

2

10

5

  

17

Odeon St. Martins Lane 

1

    

1

Classic Haymarket  

4

   

4

Columbia  

1

   

1

Classic Shaftsbury Avenue  

1

   

1

Prince Charles  

1

   

1

Curzon Mayfair   

3

1

4

Lumiere   

3

  

3

MGM Haymarket   

2

  

2

MGM Trocadero   

1

  

1

Picturehouse Central   

 

 5

5

BFI NFT 1     11
        
Number of 70mm realeases

60

91

106

71

98

345

Number of 70mm theatres in decade

12

15

13

11

55-
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* = Re-Issue. Short films not included.

# = Marble Arch closed 05.09.1996

€ = Odeon West End closed 01.01.2015
 

Top 15 Years in Terms of 70mm Premieres

 
Year

Number of 70mm premiers

1969

17

1970, 1990, 1986

15

1965

14

1972, 1982, 1985

12

1968, 1980, 1989

11

1984, 1987, 1991

10

1995, 1996, 1999, 2000-2011, 2013, 2015, 2021

None

 

Number of 70mm Premieres pr. Year

 
1958

1

1968

11

1978

3

1988

8

1998

2

2008020182
1959

4

1969

17

1979

9

1989

11

1999

0

2009020193
1960

3

1970

15

1980

11

1990

15

2000

0

2010020201
1961

5

1971

9

1981

7

1991

10

2001

1

2011020210
1962

5

1972

12

1982

12

1992

8

2002

0

2012120222
1963

6

1973

9

1983

8

1993

3

2003

0

20130  
1964

5

1974

4

1984

10

1994

2

2004

0

20141  
1965

14

1975

5

1985

12

1995

0

2005

0

20150  
1966

8

1976

3

1986

15

1996

0

2006

0

20162  
1967

9

1977

3

1987

10

1997

2

2007

0

20172  
              
 

Top 10 70mm London Premiere Cinemas

 

Rank

Cinema

70mm Premieres

1

Odeon Leicester Square

64

2

Empire

54

3

Warner

33

4

Leicester Square Theatre/Odeon West End & Casino Cinerama

23

5

Dominion

21

6

Odeon Marble Arch

20

7

Plaza

19

8

ABC/Cannon/MGM Shaftsbury Avenue

17

9

Coliseum Cinerama

15

10

Astoria

14

  280 = 81% of all 70mm releases in London
 
 
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