Vue Birmingham

Star City, Unit 29, Watson Road,
Birmingham, B7 5SB

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Additional Info

Operated by: Vue

Previously operated by: Village Theatres

Architects: Jon Jerde

Firms: Geoffrey Reid Associates

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: Warner Village Star City

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 440871.224.0240

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Vue Birmingham

The Warner Village Star City opened on 20th July 2000. It was re-branded Vue in 2004. Located at Star City entertainment and leisure complex in the Nechells district of Birmingham. It was designed by American architect Jon Jerde in conjunction with UK architectural firm Geoffrey Reid Associates. With its 5,731 total seating capacity, plus an additional 83 wheelchair spaces spread through its 30 auditoriums, it’s the largest megaplex cinema in the United Kingdom…(to date).

Seating capacities in the screens range from 559, down to 107. It has 3 ‘Gold Class’ screens which have seating capacities of 33, 52 and 52 in which there are luxury seating, bar facilities, free popcorn and admission is for 18+ only. Currently 6 of the regular screens are ‘mothballed’.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on May 29, 2008 at 5:28 am

A March 2008 view of the Vue Star City complex:
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Exterior signage at Vue Star City, photographed July 2006:
Another perspective of the foyer:

Buffer on November 24, 2019 at 1:02 am

Cinema unfortunately in the news when a gang armed with machetes caused a fight and terrified families witnessed armed police arriving to close the cinema and deal with the situation on 23rd November, 2019

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on November 24, 2019 at 2:27 am

More than a gang, it was a mob of 100 fighting.

rivest266 on July 14, 2021 at 3:53 pm

Now 25 screens. Screens 20-24 are closed. seating info posted in the photo section.

50sSNIPES on March 19, 2022 at 6:36 pm

On March 9, 2021, A 24-Year-Old Man Named Ateef Rafiq Died In An Unusual Way After Being Trapped Inside One Of The Vue Birmingham Screens. Reports Later Say That He Died From A Cardiac Arrest Inside One Of The Screens.

CorusFTW on April 28, 2022 at 10:22 am

Please change the screen count to 25. Mike already mentioned this.

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