About Kinepolis

Kinepolis has extended the traditional cinema experience to a broader world of film and entertainment, and offers its audience maximum flexibility in the choice of when, where, and how to enjoy its program. Kinepolis wants to give visitors 'the ultimate movie experience' and, to that end, combines a state-of-the-art cinema infrastructure with a tailor-made offering for various target groups. 

Kinepolis Group was formed in 1997 as a result of the merger of two family-run cinema groups and was first listed on the stock exchange in 1998.

Kinepolis wants to offer the 'ultimate movie experience' to its film and culture lovers. To this end, Kinepolis has developed an innovative cinema concept which serves as a pioneering model within the industry. In addition to its cinema business, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen advertising and property management.

In Europe, Kinepolis has 52 complexes throughout Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Poland.

Following the acquisition of the Canadian movie theatre group 'Landmark Cinemas' in December 2017, Kinepolis Group now operates 45 cinemas in Canada.

In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 97 cinemas worldwide (45 of which it owns) with a total of 850 screens and more than 180,000 seats. Including the Canadian organization, Kinepolis employs 3,750 people, all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience.

Country Complexes Screens Seats
Belgium 11 138 36,262
The Netherlands 17 121 22,486
France 13 145 34,099
Spain 6 99 28,682
Switzerland 1 8 1,555
Luxembourg 3 22 4,927
Poland(1) 1    
Canada 45 317 56,817
Total 97 850 184,828

(1) Operated by a third party

More about Kinepolis

Mission and strategy

Kinepolis wants to create sustainable value for customers, employees, shareholders, partners and the community. The three pillars of its strategic model go hand in hand with sustainable enterprise.

History of the Group

Kinepolis Group has its roots in the 1960s, when the late Albert Bert and his sister-in-law Rose Claeys-Vereecke added a second screen to the Majestic cinema in Harelbeke, making it the first multiplex in Belgium.

Core businesses

The structure of Kinepolis Group is tailored to its geographic markets and is characterized by a flat organization in which decisions can be taken quickly. The organization consists of six core businesses.

Innovation and customer experience

For years, the Kinepolis concept has been characterized by constant innovation and focus on customers. Kinepolis sets trends.

Green Star, our sustainability project

Within a broader social context, Kinepolis does not ignore the potential ecological, cultural or social consequences of its operations. As a sustainable enterprise, the group is committed to taking its overall social role and the potential impact on all stakeholders seriously. 

Working @ Kinepolis

More than 3,750 employees work hard every day to give millions of cinema visitors an unforgettable film experience.


Kinepolis Group NV
Schelde 1
Moutstraat 132-146
B-9000 Gent

+32 9 241 00 00