Berlin Movie Theaters

Berlin has quite a broad selection of movie theaters / cinemas. But for tourists, expats, non-german speakers it might first actually be a bit difficult to find a cinama showing films / movies in english language – or actually in ‘original’. Most movies shown in Germany are dubbed – I’m sorry, but that’s how it is ‘here’.

In magazines and program guides the common marker, marking a movie shown in original version would be “OV” for Original Version – or “OmU” for Original mit Untertiteln” (original version with [german] subtitles). So there is a chance ‘regular’ movie theaters might show either OV- or OmU-films every now and then.

But since Berlin is Berlin – and there has basically always been a fair number of non-german native speakers, there’s also theaters showing mostly OV- and OmU-films. Here’s a list of some of the movie theaters that are showing movies in Original Version on a more or less regular basis. Please let me know if you find anything wrong and/or missing.

Cinestar Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Straße 4
10785 Berlin Mitte/Tiergarten
[homepage] [program]

Hackesche Höfe Kino

Rosenthaler Str. 40 -41
10178 Berlin Mitte
[homepage] [program]

Kino Babylon

Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 30
10178 Berlin-Mitte
[homepage] [program]

Filmtheater am Friedrichshain

Bötzowstrasse 1-5
10407 Berlin Prenzlauer Berg
[homepage] [program]

Lichtblick-Kino

Kastanienallee 77
10435 Berlin Prenzlauer Berg
[homepage / program]

Delphi Filmpalast

Kantstraße 12a
10623 Berlin Charlottenburg
[homepage] [program]

Cinema Paris

Kurfürstendamm 211
10719 Berlin Charlottenburg
[homepage] [program]

Odeon Kino

Hauptstrasse 116
10827 Berlin Schöneberg
[homepage] [program]

update: Of course film in Original Version and OmU are also shown in other locations – there are also  additionally  – here list a list of all movies currently shown in Original Version:

What I find a bit irritating about that list is that obviously the movies are listed by their German titles… well well…

…to be continued…


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