Photograph by Kristian Laemmle-Ruff

About the cinema

9 Gordon Street
Elsternwick VIC 3185
Phone: (03) 9524 7900

Classic Cinemas specialises in quality mainstream and arthouse cinema, and is just 5 minutes from St Kilda. We believe in the complete 'cinematic experience' – ten big screens, four of which are completely new additions, beautifully appointed seating and a warm, friendly environment. And what's more, you won't need to pay for parking.

Our graceful, newly renovated foyer will entice you to share a drink with a friend before viewing our selection of local and international feature films. Before entering our spacious cinemas, ensure you have chosen from our beautifully handmade choc top selection. Fancy something savory? Why not taste our delicious freshly popped popcorn included in all of our specially selected combos.

At Classic Cinemas, our eclectic mix of films means every taste is catered for; from big Hollywood blockbusters to the best in foreign cinema, kids' flicks to family favorites, Classic Cinemas is your perfect cinema destination.

Wheelchair accessibility: Classic Cinemas is fully wheelchair accessible with designated seats and lift access, and there are parking spots nearby for holders of PWD parking permits.

Also in the Classic Cinemas Family:

Lido Cinemas is a sleek new artiplex showing both commercial and new release art house films, with eight cinemas and a rooftop screen. The Lido sees some of the world’s most cutting edge technology, including a 4K projector and Dolby Atmos contrasted beautifully in our historic venue. 675 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn, 3122

Cameo Cinemas has a total of eight screens, including an outdoor cinema that operates Dec  March every year. Offering a mix of mainstream, blockbuster and quality arthouse movies this community hub of a cinema is set amidst the picturesque surrounds of the Dandenong Ranges. 1628 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, 3160

Classic Cinema is also the home for the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF), where Australian premieres of a world-class offering of features, documentaries and TV series from Israel and around the globe are presented annually.

Your Classic Membership is also valid at Lido and Cameo Cinemas.

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