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Luxury cinema chain brings leather recliners and cocktails to north Houston

Luxe movie chain brings leather seats and cocktails to north Houston

Cinepolis movie theater
Cinépolis opens in The Woodlands next month. Photo courtesy of Victory Park

A Dallas-based movie theater chain will enter the greater Houston market next month.  Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas will arrive in The Woodlands' Creekside neighborhood in November, the company announced.

As the name implies, Cinépolis offers an elevated movie going experience. Each of the 833 seats in the 11-screen theater are leather-clad recliners. In addition, each room offers high definition projection and immersive sound. Tickets are expected to cost between $9.50 and 11 for adults, with slight discounts for children.

The movie chain also distinguishes itself from staying home and watching Netflix with on-demand dining from a scratch kitchen. A full range of beer, wine, and cocktails can be paired with dishes that range from shareables (chicken wings, hummus, etc) to flatbread pizzas, tacos, burgers, and more. Naturally, all the usual candy and popcorn options are available, too.    

“Fostering community is a cornerstone of Cinépolis’ ethos. We couldn’t be more thrilled to bring our unique experience to the extraordinary community of The Woodlands,” Cinépolis CEO Luis Olloqui said in a statement. “Not only are we excited to introduce our exclusive moviegoing experience to locals in this beautiful destination, but we are equally thrilled to enter the welcoming Houston market.”

Originally slated to be part of the Moviehouse & Eatery chain, Cinépolis acquired the company this summer. The company is the US arm of Cinépolis, a Mexican firm with 796 cinemas in 17 countries. In America, the company operates 23 theaters in New York, California, Florida, and more. In Texas, the company has locations in downtown Dallas and Euless. A Plano theater will open next year.