MBO Cinema May Close Its Doors Permanently

Just 12 weeks ago, MBO Cinemas was excited to welcome back patrons to the big screen. 

Welcome Back to MBO Cinemas

Everyone can now watch movies at the cinema! - including children and senior citizen though not encourage (https://bit.ly/SOPKreatifBaru) MBO is keen on ensuring your safety when visiting our cinemas, take a look at the video for more. If you face any issues at all, kindly speak to the cinema manager or email to customercare@mbocinemas.com 4 cinemas are still closed until further notice MBO Harbour Place Klang (Mall is closed for major renovation) MBO Space U8 MBO U Mall Skudai MBO Melaka Mall Showtimes and ticketing at www.mbocinemas.com and mobile app #mbocinemas #mbowecare #PKPP

Posted by MBO Cinemas on Sunday, July 19, 2020

On 15th October 2020, the Edge Markets reported that MCAT Box Office Sdn. Bhd, better known to Malaysians as MBO Cinemas is facing liquidation. As of now, only 4 out of 27 MBO Cinema locations are operating. 

Good day everyone, as we venture further into 2020 with the number of rescheduled blockbuster titles and fluctuating...

Posted by MBO Cinemas on Sunday, October 11, 2020

Malaysians were clearly heart-broken by the news. For many, MBO was their first childhood cinema experience. 

However, MBO seems to be playing with our hearts. They initially posted this cryptic Facebook status.


Posted by MBO Cinemas on Thursday, October 15, 2020

Comments from netizens flooded in, calling for the cinema chain to stay strong and stay open. 

However today, MBO posted another Facebook status claiming that they are operating as usual. 

𝘞𝘦 𝘒𝘳𝘦 𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘒𝘡π˜ͺ𝘯𝘨 𝘒𝘴 𝘢𝘴𝘢𝘒𝘭 😏

Posted by MBO Cinemas on Thursday, October 15, 2020

We and netizens alike do not know what to believe.

Was this just all just a prank? Will or won’t MBO Cinemas close for good?

We’ll keep you posted. 

By: Catalina Hubbard