This SFC cinema in the Grand Gateway mall offers a mixed experience. On the one hand, they're the only cinema in Shanghai with IMAX 3D, 4K and 4D. Seating is stadium style and the sound is good. Then there is a VIP theater with only 32 reclining leather seats. Welcome to first class. There are downsides though: the IMAX screen isn't that big, the place is crowded most of the time, service is poor, the cleaning lady often comes in before the movie is over, and the exit lights are bright enough to distract from the film. And the popcorn is sweet. You're looking at 100-180rmb per ticket during normal times, or half that with an app like Gewara. Tickets are half price on Tuesdays, and student discounts are available. Showtimes: Gewara
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