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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September - Sci-fi Month
Invasion of the Body snatchers - 14th September - 7.30pm
In Santa Mira, California, Dr. Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy) is baffled when all his patients come to him with the same complaint: their loved ones seem to have been replaced by emotionless impostors. Despite others' dismissive denials, Dr. Bennell, his former girlfriend Becky (Dana Wynter) and his friend Jack (King Donovan) soon discover that the patients' suspicions are true: an alien species of human duplicates, grown from plant-like pods, is taking over the small town.
Aliens - 21st September - 7.30pm
After floating in space for 57 years, Lt. Ripley's (Sigourney Weaver) shuttle is found by a deep space salvage team. Upon arriving at LV-426, the marines find only one survivor, a nine year old girl named Newt (Carrie Henn). But even these battle-hardened marines with all the latest weaponry are no match for the hundreds of aliens that have invaded the colony.
War of the Worlds - 28th September - 7.30pm
Scientist Clayton Forrester (Gene Barry) and Sylvia Van Buren (Ann Robinson) are the first to arrive at the site of a meteorite crash. Soon after, an alien war machine emerges and begins killing at random. The Marines are called in, but they're no match for the aliens' force field. Forrester and Van Buren, however, are able to wound one of the creatures and procure a sample of its blood. They take it to Los Angeles where they hope, through testing, to be able to discover the aliens' weakness.
Hocus Pocus - 5th October - 7.30pm
After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.
Jumanji - 12th October - 7.30pm
A magical board game unleashes a world of adventure on siblings Peter (Bradley Pierce) and Judy Shepherd (Kirsten Dunst). While exploring an old mansion, the youngsters find a curious, jungle-themed game called Jumanji in the attic. When they start playing, they free Alan Parrish (Robin Williams), who's been stuck in the game's inner world for decades. If they win Jumanji, the kids can free Alan for good -- but that means braving giant bugs, ill-mannered monkeys and even stampeding rhinos!
Sleepy Hollow - 19th October - 7.30pm
Set in 1799, "Sleepy Hollow" is based on Washington Irving's classic tale "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Faithful to the dreamy custom-bound world that Irving paints in his story, the film mixes horror, fantasy and romance and features an extraordinary cast of characters that dabble in the supernatural.
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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.