Movies on theatres.

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"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."

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

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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?
 

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In the [STRIKE]year[/STRIKE] 2006, [STRIKE]movie[/STRIKE] 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 [STRIKE]on, at once[/STRIKE]showing 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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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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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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"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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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.
 

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

Matthew's sentences are correct, right?
 
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