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Cinema Agenda Amsterdam: Films to Watch in the Cinema in April

22 April 2024
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FEEL LIKE GOING TO THE CINEMA? THESE are MOVIES YOU SHOULD SEE!

A movie datenight is always a good idea! Especially when there is a great film showing. In our cinema agenda of Amsterdam, you’ll discover 8 films to watch in the cinema in April. Fun to do with friends or as a date with your loved one. Order a big bucket of popcorn and your film date can begin. Also, this month, many films are premiering, from comedies to thrillers and touching films. Whatever mood you’re in, there’s sure to be a film to your liking! Check out the Cinema Agenda Amsterdam for the month of March!

 | TIP: also check out our theatre agenda for Amsterdam with the best tips every month >>

8 MOVIES TO WATCH IN April IN THE CINEMA – YOURLBB’S CINEMA AGENDA FOR AMSTERDAM

IMMACULATE

After a near-death experience, Cecilia departs for a convent in Italy to dedicate her life to God. Miraculously becoming pregnant, she’s hailed as the new Virgin Mary. However, as chilling events unfold in the convent, Cecile grows suspicious.

Showing at: All Pathé cinemas, Filmhallen
IMDb: 6.3/10

Poor Things

Bella Baxter is brought back to life by Dr. Goldwin Baxter. Curious yet sheltered, she yearns for worldly knowledge. Teaming up with lawyer Duncan Wedderburn, she embarks on a global adventure, fighting for equality and freedom.

Showing at: De Filmhallen, Het Ketelhuis, Pathébioscopen, The Movies, Lab 111, Studio/K, Filmtheater Kriterion, Rialto
IMDb: 8.0/10 

Dune part 2

Have you seen part 1 yet? Then you’ll definitely want to know how the story unfolds further. In the second installment of DUNE, Paul Atreides continues his journey, still plotting revenge against those who caused his family’s downfall.

Showing at: Het Ketelhuis, Pathébioscopen, Rialto, Lab 111, Studio/K, The Movies, Filmhallen
IMDb: 8.8/10

DREAM SCENARIO

Who appears in your dream? Ordinary professor Paul Matthews becomes mega famous overnight when millions of people dream about him. Why this happens is a big mystery. Stories range from innocent dreams in which Paul offers advice and help to more and more nightmares in which he finds himself.

Showing at: Filmhallen, The Movies, FC Hyena, Filmtheater Kriterion
IMDb: 7.0/10

BACK TO BLACK

Are you also a huge fan of the songs by singer Amy Winehouse? The new film Back to Black pays tribute to the legendary music star. The film showcases her extraordinary talent, humour, and honesty, from her rise in London to global success, but also her struggles with alcohol and drugs until Amy’s tragic end.

Te zien bij: Cinecenter

 

Buenas Chicas

When junior lawyer Billie messes up an important case, she faces dismissal. To prevent this, she goes on a wine trip to Spain with her two best friends. On this trip, she tries to convince the winemaker to give up his vineyard and sell his land to Billie’s clients. But everything goes differently than planned once in Spain.

Showing at: Het Ketelhuis, Pathé cinemas
IMDb: 5.5/10

Miller’s Girl

Talented student Cairo receives a writing assignment from her charming teacher Miller. But as they become entangled in a web of secrets and desires, the boundary between teacher and student blurs more and more.

Showing at: From March 14th at Pathé cinemas
IMDb: 5.2/10

VERLIEFD OP BALI

This new Dutch film was shot on my favourite island, BALI! The film is about three women, three generations, and… Bali. After the loss of their Indonesian grandmother, influencer Jenny convinces her mother and sister to return to Indonesia together. In Bali, they discover old family legends, new love arises, and they get to see all the beauty that Bali has to offer.

Showing at: Pathé cinemas
IMDb: 5.1/10

DISCOVER THE COOLEST FILM HOUSES AND SMALLER CINEMAS IN AMSTERDAM

Going to the movies at Tuschinski is always a good idea, of course, but don’t forget about the smaller theaters. Check out the overview of film houses and smaller cinemas in Amsterdam here >>

PREFER TO WATCH A MOVIE OR SERIES AT HOME?

On Your Little Black Book, there are many great on-demand lists available for almost every network. And have you heard of Pathé Thuis? There, you can rent movies that have just left the cinema! Check out our shortlists here:

more Amsterdam tips

Amsterdam Bucketlist & Things to Do
(DIGITAL) ART EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
Fabrique des Lumières
NXT Museum
STRAAT street art museum
MOCO Museum for street and modern art
Amaze, an audiovisual labyrint
FOOD EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
Pancake Cruise
Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
BEST BIKE TOURS IN AMSTERDAM:
Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
Rent a bike by yourself and explore like a local
Outside of Amsterdam: windmills & Zaanse Schans
3 hour biketour: backstreets & hidden gems
FIRST TIME VISIT TO AMSTERDAM – MUST SEE & DO’S:
Private Canal Boat Tour
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
Canal Cruise in the evening
INSTAGRAM MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM:
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Youseum
The Upside Down
DAY TRIPS FROM AMSTERDAM:
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
Drive-it-Yourself Tulip Fields GPS Audio Tour
⋙ Catch a direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels, London or Paris, starting at € 20,-! Check tickets & prices >>
AMSTERDAM WITH KIDS:
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Go an a bike tour with the kids
NEMO Science Museum
SPIRNG / SUMMER IN AMSTERDAM:
Paddle board tour on the canals
Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
FALL / WINTER IN AMSTERDAM:
Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour

| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>

Our favourite hotels in Amsterdam:
TOP LUXURY // €€€
Pillows Maurits at the Park: this newly opened hotel is all about luxury.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: recently renovated, this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
W Amsterdam: with lively restaurants and a posh rooftop bar with swimming pool.
VERY VERY NICE // €€
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals with great all day bar.
Hotel Jakarta: the most sustainable hotel ánd great value for money with a spa.
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam from the North side.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Hotel Dwars: small scale and around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Hotel Mercier: pretty new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city by MGallery.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel with restaurant in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
Ruby Emma: eco design hotel with a great skybar near Amstel station.
AFFORDABLE (FOR AMSTERDAM PRICES) // €
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Social Hub budget proof in trendy East district close tho the subway.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
Motel One: budget design hotel with several locations in Amsterdam.

Let’s get social

I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb and @yourlbb.amsterdam you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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