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    How to say when the movie stops playing in the cinema

    Titanic is showing now but it won't be showing next week.

    So I say "The Titanic will be out from the theater next week?"

    Is this correct?
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    Re: How to say when the movie stops playing in the cinema

    You can only use "the Titanic" if you're referring to the ship (and even then, the definite article isn't required). No article is required when referring to the title of the film.

    Titanic won't be on [at the local cinema/movie theater] next week.
    Titanic is on [at the local cinema/movie theater] this week only.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to say when the movie stops playing in the cinema

    You can also use 'leave', although theaters usually include a specific date when it will be leaving. For example, you might see "Leaving Friday" next to the title on the theater's list of current shows.

    Titanic leaves Friday.
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    Re: How to say when the movie stops playing in the cinema

    I think we'd be more likely to see "Titanic ends/finishes Thursday" in the UK. In advance of a film starting at a cinema, the posters usually say "XXX opening/opens Friday". (In most British cinemas, the changeover day for films is Friday, so they run from Friday through to the following Thursday night and then new films start on a Friday.)

    For a play at the theatre here, you'd see "[name of play] opens March 21st" and then "Run ends this Saturday!" or similar.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to say when the movie stops playing in the cinema

    Or "the season finishes" for a play.

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