OV Movies and Films in Düsseldorf


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Front doors of Cinema movie theatre
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Popcorn bucket and 3D glasses
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Frontage of CineStar movie theatre
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Original language movies with times and locations in Düsseldorf for the week February 13-20: English: Cinestar: Alita: Battle Angel, Green Book, Creed II, Glass, Mary Queen of Scots, Aquaman, Bohemian Rhapsody. Filmkunstkinos: Boy Erased, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Momentum Generation, Green Book, Beautiful Boy, The Favourite, Fahrenheit 11/9, The Wife, Bohemian Rhapsody. Filmwerkstatt: Manufacturing Consent. Click to individual the screenings tabs to view current listings.

Original language OV and OmU films

In Düsseldorf enthusiastic audiences can choose between several movie theatres or cinemas showing movies in original English, French, Spanish and other language versions.

The CineStar tends to screen more popular mainstream releases and blockbusters in the original version at their typically modern and lively multiplex cinema located in Heerdt.

Metropol Filmkunstkinos show mostly art house films in original with German subtitles in one of their cosy, more traditional theatres. They are the larger screen theatre Atelier, quirky Bambi with two screens, traditional and quaint Cinema, neighbourhod multiscreen Metropol and the unique Souterrain below Muggel.

Filmwerkstatt Düsseldorf

The Filmwerkstatt shows a unique selection of original language movies OV or OmU. Originally founded as long ago as 1976, the non-profit group brings together film-makers. enthusiasts and students. Supported by the state of NRW, cultural department of Düsseldorf and the Filmstiftung NRW.

CineStar Movie Theatre

English language, mostly mainstream movies showing in a typical multiplex atmosphere including the popcorn. Enjoy frequent screenings in OV or OmU with modern technology including 3D. The CineStar Dusseldorf is situated in the borough of Oberkassel on the left bank of the Rhine.

Düsseldorfer Filmkunstkinos

Art house films in original languages with subtitles, mostly. English and other language movies that are more off stream than mainstream are on offer in the cinemas run by Düsseldorfer Filmkunstkinos. Films are shown in OV or OmU in any one of their five cosy and intimate theatres.


Carnival in Düsseldorf


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Every year at this time a decision is made by most expats. Stay, party and join in the unavoidable, or, for those who don't wish to, leave town. Whilst the exact date of the season varies from year to year, Thursday is the day things commence in earnest. Chaos reigns until Monday evening.


Breuninger Confiserie

A view inside the confiserie of the fashion emporium Breuninger in Düsseldorf
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In Breuninger’s confiserie fascinating creations emerge day by day where opposites such as chili and chocolate blend to a completely new taste experience. Experience a wide range of chocolate truffles, petit fours, tarts and tartlets or pastel shaded macaroons. All hand-made.


Expat Service Desk

Image of international people in front of the Gehry buildings in Düsseldorf
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The Expat Service Desk offers initial information concerning living and working within the city of Düsseldorf and the county of Mettmann. This official organisation bundles information, networks and institutions. Gain comprehensive support from us on official procedures and aspects of everyday life.


New This Week

Link to CineStar movie listings
Link to Filmkunstkinos movie listings

Full listings of movies, dates, times on individual cinema/theatre pages
Date Showing Venue
New and recent films in English: Boy Erased, Alita: Battle Angel, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Momentum Generation Filmkunstkinos, Cinestar & Filmwerkstatt