In this vocabulary article, you’ll learn some new vocabulary you can use to talk about going to the movies!

In North America, the word cinema is rarely used. Instead, people talk about going to the movies (where movies = the movie theatre)

You may also hear the word cineplex or mutliplex. These are places with multiple theatres. 

If a movie is hugely popular, it’s called a blockbuster or a box-office hit, a movie that makes a lot of money. If a movie isn’t very good and doesn’t make a lot of money, it’s a dud or a flop.


Adjectives for describing movies:


Going to watch a movie


Talking about movies in English


12 English phrases for describing movies

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