Although the vast majority of movies are dubbed into Spanish, it is still possible to enjoy a film in its original language with subtitles in Spanish in some cinemas around Barcelona. This is a great option for native speakers or for Spanish people willing to learn English. However, be aware that subtitles in Spanish are added which can be a little bit anoying for the native speakers.

Here is a list of cinemas in Barcelona where it is possible to watch a film in its original version:

Icaria – Yelmo Cinemas – located next to the Port Olimpic within the Shopping Center “El Centre de la Vila” (Metro Station Ciutadella L4) . This is the largest cinema in Barcelona (15 screens) for movies in its original version. There is 1 hour free parking inside the cinema although should not be very hard to park outside the cinema. Tickets can be bought at 902 22 09 22. Spectator day: Monday.

C/ Salvador Espriú, 61 (Ctro. Cial. El Centre de la Vila – Port Olímpic)

Verdi Cinema – located within the Gracia area, is a very nice option as this area is full of nice pubs and restaurants in fashion (Metro Stations Fontana L3 and Joanic L4). The cinema has 5 screens. As difference from the one described above, this cinema usually offers non commercial movies. Tickets can be bought online by clicking here. Spectator day: Monday.

C/ Verdi 32
Tel. 93 238 79 90

Florida Blanca Cinema – Located very close from Plaza Universidad (city center metro Universitat L1 & L2 and Sant Antoni L2) it has 7 screens. Really nice and comfortable (seats are extremely comfortable) Tickets can online by clicking here here or by calling 902 88 89 02. Spectator day: Mondays.

C/ Floridablanca 135

Tel. 93 426 33 37

Filmoteca de Catalunya – Located in the heart of Raval next to the City center (metro stations: Liceu L3). Old, traditional and alternative movies are shown in this cinema … from Alfred Hitchcock to Woody Allen. Although it also shows more recent films such as Matrix, Horror movies, etc. Ticket price is around €3,00 and subscriptions are available.

C/ Salvador Seguí 1

Cinema prices goes around €6,5-7€ although it depends on the cinema.

Tip: There is one ‘special day’ each week (usually monday or wednesday although it depends on the cinema) called “día del espectador” which could be translated as spectator’s day so a discount of between €1,5 or €2 is applied on each ticket.


In Barcelona there is an option to watch old movies in original version at Cinemas “Urgell” if you are interested check this out clicking PHENOMENA.