Cinema Paradiso Methven is a boutique cinema located near Mt Hutt, twenty five minutes from Ashburton.

We are one of the smallest cinemas in New Zealand able to offer the latest blockbuster movies.

Open six days a week, we are licensed so you can enjoy a glass of wine or a beer with your movies, and we offer soft drinks, popcorn and lollies.

Screening times, bookings & movie information

Click on the below movie posters to view screening times and to make a booking.

You can also watch the movie trailer and view detailed information about the movie including ratings, genre, consumer advice, length, and cast.

Now Showing

Click on movie posters for screening times, to make a booking, watch the trailer, and view movie information.

Coming Soon

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About Cinema Paradiso


Bookings can be made by phoning 03 302 1957, or made through this website – click on the movie you want to watch and fill out the booking form on that page.

If you make a booking on the phone please leave a contact phone number so we can ring you back to confirm your booking.

Car Parking

Car parking is available on Main Street and in behind the cinema, with rear door access to the building complex.

Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers are available from Cinema Paradiso.


Cinema Paradiso is open six days a week, closed Tuesdays.

Methven Movie Club

Love movies? Join the Methven Movie Club; regular movie nights for anyone who would like to come along.

Special event nights and private bookings

If you are looking for somewhere special to hold your social club outing, fundraiser, private party or children’s birthday party, give us a call!

Need a screening room for your conference? – power point available here.

Give us a call on 03 302 1957 or email

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Contact Us / Keep in touch

Contact Details

Richard Sheppard

Phone: 03 302 19571


112 Main Street
Methven 7730

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