CGV, Megabox, Lottecinema are most popular movie theaters in Korea. (Actually, these three companies dominate the Korean screen.)
In Seoul, there are 4 IMAX movie theaters. All with the CGV. (more information is below)
With the foreign movies, Korean subtitles are more common than dubbing.
Some theaters give English subtitles with Korean movie.
Movie theater is the basic date course in Korea.
Many character goods are sold in the theater with the popcorn set.
Time for screening is various. Normally from 9AM to 1AM.
CGV, MEGBOX, LOTTECINEMA (Nearby, Recommended)
CGV Hyehwa : Hyehwa station (Line 4) Exit 4
CGV Yongsan : Yongsan station (Line1)
Megabox Dongdaemun : Dongdaemun station (Line 4) Exit 10
Megabox Gangnam : Gangnam station (Line 2) Exit 9
Lottecinema Broadway : Sinsa station (Line 3) Exit 1
Lottecinema Yongsan : Yongsan station (Line 1) Exit 3
Normal ticket price is 8,000 ~ 10,000 won depending on time and seats.
Morning ticket price can get the discount and it is 6,000 won.
Night ticket price can get 1,000 won discount.
On the Culture day (the last Wednesday of the each month), the ticket price is 5,000 won.
13,000 ~ 17,000 won depending on the date, and time
IMAX movies are super popular in Korea, it is better to make a reservation first!
On the CGV website, you can make an Internet reservation with your credit card.
If you are not able to use credit card, you can go to the CGV Hyehwa (Hyehwa station Line 4, Exit 4) to make a reservation (even for other CGV) using the vending machine.
Subway Line 2 Wangsimni station
Second biggest screen in Seoul
Subway Line 1 Yongsan station
Subway Line 6 World Cup Stadium station
Biggest screen in Seoul
Subway Line 5 Gubeundari station
Korean movies with English Subtitles (more info in page 4)
Internet reservation can be made with only with the credit card.
Click the ‘English Ticketing’ and select the ‘English subtitles’ Choose the movie, date and time. Follow the reservation instructions Done! (If you need some help, ask staff!)
http://cafe.naver.com/kucinematrap or http://kucinetrap.kr/index/index.php
On the first page of the website, there is a schedule for movies. You can find the movie with the English subtitles
Reservation can be made through Naver. (Ask staff for some help!)
Click the Emu Cinema. You can see the timetable for movies and also able to find the movies with subtitle.
Reservation can be made through Naver, Yes24, Interpark. (Ask staff for some help!)
KOBIZ (Korean Film Biz Zone)
Have the massive information about Korean Film
Can able to find the theaters and movies with the subtitles
Not able to make the reservation through this website
Relaxing Course with CGV Yongsan (Recommend on a rainy day)
Start with the watching movie > Have some great food, and shopping in Yongsan IPARK Mall > Relaxing and enjoying at the Yongsan Dragon Hill Spa
College students dating course with CGV Hywhwa (Good for small budget)
Start with some cheap food near the INSIDE > Watch movie > Walking and eye-shopping around the Daehakro (street) and Marronnier Park > Go to the game arcade and play some coin games or go to the coin karaoke
Shopping course with MEGABOX Gangnam
Start with the fancy food near the Gangnam station > Watch movie > Go to the Gangnam basement shopping mall and do some shopping > Visit the Kakao friends store