Located in the heart of Blackpool Town, The Regent Cinema invites you to come and enjoy a movie experience like no other!
Originally opening it doors in 1921, The Regent Cinema boasted 1092 seats and a retractable roof. It proved to be a popular cinema for decades before it was used for bingo during the week in 1969.
However, on the 29th July 2016, The Regent Cinema re-opened as an independent cinema, showing classic films across all ages.
We have a fully licensed diner serving a wide selection of snacks and alcoholic drinks with lagers, glasses of wine and single spirits all costing just £2.50.
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July - all time favourites Month
Stand By Me - 13th July - 7.30pm
After learning that a stranger has been accidentally killed near their rural homes, four Oregon boys decide to go see the body. On the way, Gordie Lachance (Wil Wheaton), Vern Tessio (Jerry O'Connell), Chris Chambers (River Phoenix) and Teddy Duchamp (Corey Feldman) encounter a mean junk man and a marsh full of leeches, as they also learn more about one another and their very different home lives. Just a lark at first, the boys' adventure evolves into a defining event in their lives.
Fight Club - 20th July - 7.30pm
A depressed man (Edward Norton) suffering from insomnia meets a strange soap salesman named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) and soon finds himself living in his squalid house after his perfect apartment is destroyed. The two bored men form an underground club with strict rules and fight other men who are fed up with their mundane lives. Their perfect partnership frays when Marla (Helena Bonham Carter), a fellow support group crasher, attracts Tyler's attention.
Circus 250 Celebration - 21st July - 7.30pm
Join us for a circus double bill
Laurel and Hardy's The Chimp
Two bumbling circus performers drive the circus to ruin, ending up with a flea circus and chimp.
Charlie's Chaplin's The Circus
Wrongfully accused of criminal acts, a tramp (Charlie Chaplin) unwittingly ducks into a big top, where his bumbling attempts to avoid pursuing police officers earn the laughter and applause of the circus-goers. Impressed, the ringmaster (Allan Garcia) decides to employ the tramp as an entertainer. In between getting trapped in a lion's cage and partaking in clumsy high wire escapades, he falls for a beautiful show rider (Merna Kennedy), who unfortunately has eyes for a daring tightrope acrobat.
Karate Kid - 27th July - 7.30pm
Daniel (Ralph Macchio) moves to Southern California with his mother, Lucille (Randee Heller), but quickly finds himself the target of a group of bullies who study karate at the Cobra Kai dojo. Fortunately, Daniel befriends Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki "Pat" Morita), an unassuming repairman who just happens to be a martial arts master himself. Miyagi takes Daniel under his wing, training him in a more compassionate form of karate and preparing him to compete against the brutal Cobra Kai.
Mary Poppins - 3rd August - 7.30pm
When Jane (Karen Dotrice) and Michael (Matthew Garber), the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family, are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the magical Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews). Embarking on a series of fantastical adventures with Mary and her Cockney performer friend, Bert (Dick Van Dyke), the siblings try to pass on some of their nanny's sunny attitude to their preoccupied parents (David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns).
Ghostbusters - 10th August - 7.30pm
After the members of a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become "ghostbusters" to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction.
Labyrinth - 17th August - 7.30pm
Teenage Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) journeys through a maze to recover her baby brother (Toby Froud) from a goblin king (David Bowie).
Lion King - 24th August - 7.30pm
This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba (Zoe Leader), the heir of his father, Mufasa (Ernie Sabella). Simba's wicked uncle, Scar (Rowan Atkinson), plots to usurp Mufasa's throne by luring father and son into a stampede of wildebeests. But Simba escapes, and only Mufasa is killed. Simba returns as an adult (Jeremy Irons) to take back his homeland from Scar with the help of his friends Timon (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) and Pumbaa (Cheech Marin).
ET - 31st August - 7.30pm
After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.
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Are you feeling lucky? Come on down to The Regent Cinema and join us for a night of BINGO with a Blackpool Twist! Hosted by the fabulous Mr Vicky La Plume, bingo at The Regent is a night of fun, food and frocks for you all to enjoy!
The Regent Cinema offers a fully licensed bar, as well as lots of snacks to relish in, including hot dogs, popcorn and chocolate. And lets not forget, cash prizes are available to be won, so don't miss your opportunity!
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Treat your friends and family with a trip to the regent cinema
The Regent Cinema now offers you the chance to buy vouchers, which will entitle you to 1 x Cinema entry, to any film at the price of the voucher! Pick up your voucher today, the perfect gift for special occasions.
Terms and conditions apply, vouchers can only be be used to enter showings at the same price of the voucher. Vouchers cannot be used for food or drink. Standard ticket vouchers validate entry to Bingo.
Your voucher will be sent to you by post within 1 week of purchase
If you have any delays in receiving your voucher, please call us on: 01253 290879
Once selecting 'add to cart', please complete the form with your shipping address details for the voucher(s) to be dispatched too.
Standard Ticket Voucher
This ticket allows admission to the cinema or bingo
Seats one person
A shipping fee of £1 is charged per order
Shorts at the Seaside
In May 2018 The Regent Cinema will be hosting their own film festival 'Shorts at the Seaside'.
This film festival will be showcasing the best of short films up to 10 minutes in length and is open to students and all film makers.
There will be 3 categories to enter with the main theme of the festival being deckchair based short films.
Category 1 - Short films between 2 and 10 minutes for people aged under 25 on the day of the festival. Films must show a deckchair in them for at least 20 seconds.
Category 2 - Short films between 2 and 10 minutes for people aged 25 or over on the day of the festival. Films must show a deckchair in them for at least 20 seconds.
Category 3 - Short films between 2 and 10 minutes. This category is open to any age range and any theme.
All categories will be shortlisted down to 6 and shown on the day with a winner chosen by a panel of judges.
There will be guest speakers from the film industry who will talk and answer your questions.
All winners will also have their short film shown before regular showings at the cinema over the following month.
The day of the event will be open to anyone to attend with free entry.
There is a small charge of £5 for each film entry.
Shorts at the Seaside proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world's best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. Click to submit with FilmFreeway.