Reel Cinemas to launch first drive-in cinema at The Dubai Mall

An outdoor movie experience with the Burj Khalifa as its backdrop

Reel Cinemas to launch first drive-in cinema at The Dubai Mall

With cinemas now reopening with strict social distancing rules, Reel Cinemas is set to open a new outdoor movie experience – and it’s taking cues from the early 1900s.

The cinema-chain in Dubai is set to launch its first drive-in movie theatre experience at The Dubai Mall Zabeel, and it will have the Burj Khalifa as its backdrop. Not a bad way to head to the movies.

Set to launch on Saturday May 30, the new outdoor cinema experience will let film fans watch big blockbusters from their cars, and all they need to do is tune their car radios to a set FM frequency to hear it.

Set on the rooftop parking space of the new The Dubai Mall Zabeel extension, drivers will be allocated a parking space, according their car size, by the Reel Cinema staff, who will assist moviegoers in a completely contactless manner.

Tickets are priced at Dhs170 per car for two people, and it includes one cheese popcorn, one salt popcorn, regular nachos, two chocolates of choice, two soft drinks and two bottles of water.

Moviegoers can only get their tickets by heading to or through the app.

As for what movies to expect, check out the list below.

Fast and Furious Hobbs and Shaw
21 Bridges
The Hustle
Rambo Last Blood
Gemini Man
Bad Boys for Life
The Gentleman
Jumanji: Next Level
Fantasy Island
Fast and Furious 8
Angel has Fallen
A Quiet Place
Mission Impossible Fallout
The Invisible Man
The Upside
Knives Out
Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom
The Grudge

For a list of which cinemas are now open and what movies they’re showing, we’ve got you covered right here.

For all things movies, from reviews to what to watch on the small screen, we’ll keep you posted here.

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