The Cineplex

A state-of-the-art cinema complex located at Gateway Mall’s 4th leisure level floor and Ali Mall's 3rd level, equipped with the latest amenities that deliver maximum convenience, comfort and viewing pleasure.

Designed by international cinema consultant Ian Riches, the auditorium, layout and top-of-the-line features of the Cineplex were inspired by those enjoyed by moviegoers all over the world.

Boasting of 2,300 total seating capacity, the Cineplex consists of 10 cinemas in various sizes – from the exclusive VIP cinema with 40 deluxe La-Z Boy chairs that offer intimate luxury, to the 530-seat impact theatre with a curved screen more than 60 feet wide. Each auditorium has provisional space for PWDs.

The Cineplex vast central lobby is highlighted by the “Times Square” mural, created by theatre designer Fritz Ynfante and his team. Located above the mall’s food court, the Cineplex is likewise adjacent to a fine-dining restaurant, and is lined by coffee and sandwich shops for those who need a place to hang out before seeing a movie. Cinema-goers may also buy food from Snaxx, located beside the ticketing counter.

Cinema Rules and Regulations

To ensure an enjoyable movie viewing experience, Gateway Cineplex will not tolerate behaviour from individual or groups that is disturbing to other patrons such as being loud or displaying unruly actions like shouting or swearing; throwing objects like food items, candies and popcorn; bullying or threatening other moviegoers. Parents of children crying hysterically are expected to pacify them or take them outside for a few minutes to calm them down.

Any patron or group of patrons who do not comply may be asked to leave the cinema. A group of patrons with an unruly companion may be asked to leave the cinema as a whole when it is impossible to identify the person from the group that is causing the problem.

In addition to ejection from the cinema premises, any illegal conduct such as assault on another patron, causing physical damage to cinema property, or lewd / sexual acts committed within the premises will be reported to the Araneta City Security Department, with the perpetrators to be brought to Police Station 7.