Johannesburg is jam-packed with cinemas! The only thing you need to do is find your nearest one, grab your family and friends, buy a few snacks, and pick which movie you're in the mood to watch. From action-packed films and family-friendly animations to hilarious rom-coms and hair-raising horrors, you'll definitely find a flick on circuit at one of these movie cinemas in the city.

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Nu Metro
The Bioscope
Egrek Cinema
Latest Movie Releases


With cinemas scattered all over the city, Ster-Kinekor is sure to a movie for all ages, every mood and every occasion. To see what movies are currently showing or to find a Ster-Kinekor cinema near you, visit their website. A few locations where you can find a Ster-Kinekor includes Cresta Shopping Centre, Sandton Shopping Centre, Bedford Square, Cradlestone Mall, Cedar Square, Carnival City and Mall of Africa, just to name a few.

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Nu Metro

Bringing cutting-edge cinema experiences such as 4DX, Xtreme and VIP at select cineplexes nationwide, Nu Metro brings you the latest blockbusters across a variety of genres. From exciting animations that'll delight families and audiences of all ages and moving dramas that'll have you reaching for a tissue to adrenaline packed action and hair raising horrors, there's sure to be something showing on the big screen. You can even make your movie viewing experience even more lifelike. Click here to find your nearest Nu Metro cinema and see what's currently on circuit.

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The Bioscope Independent Cinema

Who doesn't know the ever-popular Bioscope Independent Cinema? This unique cinema has brought visitors only the best in local and international film features to Joburg movie lovers for a full decade. This June, in celebration of their 10th anniversary, The Bioscope Independent Cinema said goodbye to its home in Maboneng, and made its way to its brand-new location at 44 Stanley in Milpark. Be sure to visit their website to see what shows and screenings are coming up or currently showing.

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Egrek Cinema

In the mood for a movie but don’t want to visit one of the usual cinemas in the city? Then why not enjoy a unique movie viewing experience at the brand-new Egrek Cinema? Located on 4th Avenue in Parkhurst, Egrek Cinema is an independent 30-seat cinema offering an intimate and exclusive viewing experience, perfect for screening the latest movies. Visit Egrek Cinema’s website to see what’s currently showing on their big screen.

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Latest Movie Releases

Wondering what's currently on circuit at the city's most popular cinemas? Click here to see what releases you can expect throughout the month. Be sure to visit Ster-Kinekor and Nu Metro, find your nearest cineplex and book your seats now. Also, be sure to keep in mind that cinemas are now practicing social distancing and strict safety regulations, rules and protocols. Visit their websites to find out more.

You're not likely to run short of fun activities to do when you live in a place like Roodepoort. There's a whole host of entertainment to be found around every corner, you only need to step outside and take a look!

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Century Cinemax Northgate

Century Cinemax is a cinematic experience for the whole family. Aiming at proving entertainment for everyone, from the most die-hard of movie fans, to the smallest, this is a unique cinema! Kids will enjoy the Play Room, which comes complete with sofas and lazy boys for parents. Die hard movie fans will really get into the Max projection room, with laser projection and atmospheric sound. VIPs, enjoy the gold seating with full recline sofas and USB charging ports.

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Nu Metro Clearwater

Nu Metro Clearwater is a modern chain cinema at Clearwater Mall. As one of Roodepoort's premier entertainment destinations, featuring VIP and Xtreme options, they show a varied lineup of internationally-produced films, as well as some local titles. A broad selection of snacks and drinks can be purchased at the concessions stands.

Visit Nu Metro Clearwater.

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Recreational Activities

Ruimsig Country Club

Already a member of the club? If so, it's time to tee off! The Ruimsig Country Club is a pristine golf course in the heart of Roodepoort, and they offer Gauteng's best value golf experience. Visitors are also always welcome with weekend and weekday rates starting from as little as R150. The country club regularly hosts a number of events, and is a perfect venue for conferences, golf days and weddings.

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iJump brings the excitement and entertainment of trampolines indoors! Located in Clearwater Mall, Roodepoort, iJump is a fantastic family experience for kids and adults alike! With over 1 000 square meters of wall-to-wall trampolines, iJump has a a range of awesome areas to choose from, including a general jump arena, trampoline dodgeball, foam pits, slam dunk tracks, extreme jumping, fitness classes and more!

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Indy Kart Indoor Go-Kart Racing

One of Roodepoort's favourite forms of entertainment, Indy's Indoor Go-Kart Racing has become an institution in and of itself. Indy's has a nail-biting indoor go-karting track, with both junior and adult karts available. The track has a total length of 210 metres, and a maximum of eight karts can participate per race. If you're in the mood for a small hit of adrenaline, you're going to love Indy's!

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Kreature Paintball Place

In the mood for some war games? If that's how you find entertainment, then Kreature Paintball Place, Northgate is your next stop. A prime paintballing venue for kids and adults alike, enjoy strategically complex Recball and Magfed games at Kreature Paintball Place. Suitable for all ages, from four, all the way to 60+, Kreature Paintball Place is the ideal place for any event from corporate retreats to birthday parties!

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Wilgeheuwel Extreme Park

A testament to the power of working together, Wilgeheuwel Extreme Park is a formerly empty piece of land that was converted into a park in one day in 2007! The park boasts extensive landscaping, a large children's play area, a mini soccer field, fountain and trees. Visitors to the park can picnic, walk their dogs and just enjoy a relaxing stroll here.

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Bars & Nightlife

Full Moon Dance and Sports Bar

Full Moon Dance and Sports Bar is in experience first and foremost! Promising a great time, Full Moon places entertainment front and centre, with friendly staff and a welcoming vibe. "Come early and stay late" is their slogan, and it's one they like to live by. A frequent venue for live music and dancing, you can't go wrong dancing the night away at Full Moon.

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Green & Gold Pub and Restaurant

Green & Gold is a local favourite, serving up traditional South African pub grub with friendliness and flair. Their menu is extensive, featuring a wide selection of local beers, as well as delicious accompaniments. HD TVs installed on the walls allow for an optimal sports viewing experience, making the Green & Gold an ideal place to stop by and enjoy an afternoon game.

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Rumours Rock City Westgate

Rumours Rock City is one of South Africa's (and certainly Roodepoort's) best-known live music and entertainment venues. From rock and metal to indie, all live music is welcome at Rumours Rock City. The Lounge provides a comfortable environment for patrons to enjoy great food, drinks, and the best in live music.

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Rusty Hook

This restaurant and bar claims to offer one of the most unique settings in the area - and we have to agree! Rusty Hook is one of the most unique entertainment venues in Roodepoort. Family-friendly, and with live music and other events including markets, Rusty Hook is a versatile and enjoyable place for all ages. Come for delicious food and entertainment!

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Studio 334 - Beer & Grill Garden

Created with businessmen and women in mind, Studio 334 - Beer & Grill Garden is an unusual venue in Roodepoort entertainment circles. This venue offers, among other attractions, golf, with a professional putting green designed by South West Greens on the premises! And while you're there, make sure to try the best Eisbein and ribs in the West, as well as delicious wood-fired pizza!

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