Cybercartographic Atlas of canadien cinema
"Google mashup" of Canadian Movie Theaters

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Small Movie Theater
Between 1 et 4 screens
(or data not available)
Middle sized Movie Theater
Between 5 et 13 screens
Large Movie Theater
More than 14 screens
Drive-in Other
School, theater, etc.

For a deeper analysis of the movie theaters' spatial distribution, we suggest this article (French only):

Caquard S., Naud D., and Perichon V. 2009. "La répartition des salles obscures canadiennes: un éclairage géographique", Cahiers de géographie du Québec 53 (149): 221-241.

This application has been created by Daniel Naud in collaboration with Sébastien Caquard and Victor Périchon, in the context of the Cybercartographic Atlas of Canadien Cinema project developed jointly at the Université de Montréal and Carleton University and funded by SSHRC. The data mapped have been compiled form different sources including the Canada Film Year Book and This database has been developed rigorously, but may contain a few errors. We decline any responsibilities related to the potential consequences of a misuse of this database and we would like to invite any user to contribute to its improve either by:

  • Contacting us:

  • Adding directly a missing theater.