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    Movies on theatres.

    "In the year 2006, movie Texas chainsaw massacre (sequel) was on a theatre near my house."

    "There is a new movie on theatre."

    "There is a new movie being shown on theatres."

    "A multiplex theatre has more than one movie on, at once."

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: Movies on theatres.

    Movies are shown in theaters/cinemas, not on them.

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    #3

    Re: Movies on theatres.

    In the year 2006, movie Texas Chainsaw Massacre (the remake) was on at a theatre near my house."

    There is a new movie on at the theatre

    There is a new movie being shown at/in theatres.

    A multiplex theatre has more than one movie on, at onceshowing at the same time..


    We use cinema rather than theatre in BrE.

    Why are you still enclosing your sentences in quotation marks?

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    #4

    Re: Movies on theatres.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Why are you still enclosing your sentences in quotation marks?
    I sometimes do so too. I mean to show that they are example sentences.
    Is it incorrect to do so?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: Movies on theatres.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    In the year 2006, movie Texas Chainsaw Massacre (the remake) was on at a theatre near my house."

    There is a new movie on at the theatre

    There is a new movie being shown at/in theatres.

    A multiplex theatre has more than one movie on, at onceshowing at the same time..


    We use cinema rather than theatre in BrE.

    Why are you still enclosing your sentences in quotation marks?
    Okay, so I do not have to use quotation marks, right?

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    #6

    Re: Movies on theatres.

    When a movie releases, it remains on at cinemas at least for few days.

    When I was a kid there was a movie on at cinemas. It remained on at cinemas for two weeks only. It was a boring movie.

    Are these correct?

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    #7

    Re: Movies on theatres.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Okay, so I do not have to use quotation marks, right?
    You have to use quotation marks in the right places.

    You used them correctly in post #3 here.

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    #8

    Re: Movies on theatres.

    "When a movie releases, it remains on at cinemas at least for few days."

    "When I was a kid there was a movie on at cinemas. It remained on at cinemas for two weeks only. It was a boring movie."

    Are these correct?

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    #9

    Re: Movies on theatres.

    When a movie is released, it will remain on at cinemas for at least a few days.
    When I was a kid, there was a movie on at cinemas for only two weeks because it was boring.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #10

    Re: Movies on theatres.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "When a movie releases, it remains on at cinemas at least for few days."

    "When I was a kid there was a movie on at cinemas. It remained on at cinemas for two weeks only. It was a boring movie."

    Are these correct?
    No, and you don't need to use quotation marks here. See Matthew's amendments and note that he didn't use quotation marks.

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