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For buildings of the same name in other Tropico games, see Movie Theater.

Movie Theaters provide Relaxation to tourists and Entertainment to Tropicans. Play can choose to increase Service Quaility or influence respect, dependant on mode selection.


World Premieres: "Brand new blockbusters that increase the service quality by 20."(+20 Service Quality)
Pie Jesu Domine: "The Pope himself would approve of this movie selection. Raises the respect of the Religious faction by 10."
Hollywood Classics: "There is nothing better than vintage American celluloid! Raises the respect of the Capitalist faction by 10."
Russian Classics: "There is nothing better than vintage Russian celluloid with vodka! Raises the respect of the Communist faction by 10."
WW2 Epics: "War sure is hell! Raises the respect of the Militarist faction by 10."
Viva Tropico: "Viva Fiesta, viva Tropico! Raises the respect of the Nationalist faction by 10."
My humble life: "Biographical movies about our favorite El Presidente. Raises the respect of all visitors by 10 for 3 years."


Base Service Quality = 45, 65 if using World Premieres mode. Worker skill contributes 0~40 to service quality.

Trash may appear, being cast of from surrounding buildings, and trash-cans may also appear.

In-Game Text


"What a better way to spend the evening than a night at the movies?! Garbo, Bogart, Monroe - you get them all here. A movie theater provides entertainment and enlightens the population. It also allows couples to hold hands and cuddle."


"A movie theater provides relaxation and good entertainment in the area."


Place near a Garage in a low crime area; especially if tourists are present.

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