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Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market to reach USD 8.25 billion by the end of 2030

Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market Size study & Forecast, by Screen Size (Up to 20 ft., 20-50 ft., Above 50 ft.), by Area (Small Scale, Large Scale), by Technology (2D, 3D), by Application (Restaurant Parking Lots, Theater Parking Lots), and Regional Analysis, 2023-2030

Product Code: OIRCGS-32496378
Publish Date: 20-10-2023
Page: 200

Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market is valued at approximately USD 5.1 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow with a growth rate of more than 6.2% over the forecast period 2023-2030. The Drive-in Cinema consists of an outdoor cinema facility with a large outdoor movie screen and projection system. Drive-in Theaters are based on parking areas where customers can view movies in the privacy and comfort of their cars. The increased popularity of movies and growth in the entertainment industry are the key factors responsible for the market growth of the Drive-in Movie Theater Market over the forecast period.

According to India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) in 2022, Television would account for 40% of the Indian media market in 2024, followed by print media (13%), digital advertising (12%), cinema (9%), and the OTT and gaming industries (8%) and India’s subscription revenue is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2% and reach USD 4.94 billion. According to Statista, in 2022, the global revenue of cinema was estimated at USD 38 billion and is projected to grow to USD 52 billion by 2026. The increasing popularity of movies is one of the primary reasons for the growth of the market. Also, an increase in disposable income and a rise in urban population accelerate market growth. Moreover, technological advancement and modernization of drive-in-movie theaters and increased investment by the key players in cinema are anticipated to create a positive outlook for the market. However, a limited number of shows and adverse weather conditions will stifle market growth throughout the forecast period of 2023-2030.

The key regions considered for the Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market study includes Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific dominated the market in terms of revenue owing to factors such as advancements in technology, the presence of a large customer base and government support further contribute to its dominance growth in the drive in movie industry. North America is the fastest-growing region due to rising demand for drive-in movie theatres and technological advancements in projection and audio systems, has contributed to the market’s expansion in the region.

Major market player included in this report are:
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.
Cineworld Group Plc
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
Cineplex Inc.
Vue International Bidco PLC
Wanda Film Holding Co Ltd
Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas LLC
The Decurion Corporation
The Marcus Corporation
Lunar Drive-in Theater
Recent Developments in the Market:
⮚ In Jan 2021, Bedrock and Emagine Entertainment started a new drive-in Movie theater in Detroit, the U.S. This collaboration is helping to provide luxury services including AV technology, interactive lighting, modular concessions, public restrooms, and warm areas.
Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market Report Scope:
✔ Historical Data – 2020 – 2021
✔ Base Year for Estimation – 2022
✔ Forecast period – 2023-2030
✔ Report Coverage – Revenue forecast, Company Ranking, Competitive Landscape, Growth factors, and Trends
✔ Segments Covered – Screen Size, Area, Technology, Application, Region
✔ Regional Scope – North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa
✔ Customization Scope – Free report customization (equivalent up to 8 analyst’s working hours) with purchase. Addition or alteration to country, regional & segment scope*

The objective of the study is to define market sizes of different segments & countries in recent years and to forecast the values to the coming years. The report is designed to incorporate both qualitative and quantitative aspects of the industry within countries involved in the study.

The report also caters detailed information about the crucial aspects such as driving factors & challenges which will define the future growth of the market. Additionally, it also incorporates potential opportunities in micro markets for stakeholders to invest along with the detailed analysis of competitive landscape and product offerings of key players. The detailed segments and sub-segment of the market are explained below:

By Screen Size:
Up to 20 ft.,
20-50 ft.
Above 50 ft.

By Area:
Small Scale
Large Scale

By Technology:

By Application:
Restaurant Parking Lots
Theater Parking Lots

By Region:
North America


Asia Pacific
South Korea

Latin America

Middle East & Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

Chapter 1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Snapshot
1.2. Global & Segmental Market Estimates & Forecasts, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.1. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, by region, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.2. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, by Screen Size, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.3. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, by Area, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.4. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, by Technology, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.5. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, by Application, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.3. Key Trends
1.4. Estimation Methodology
1.5. Research Assumption
Chapter 2. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market Definition and Scope
2.1. Objective of the Study
2.2. Market Definition & Scope
2.2.1. Industry Evolution
2.2.2. Scope of the Study
2.3. Years Considered for the Study
2.4. Currency Conversion Rates
Chapter 3. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market Dynamics
3.1. Drive-in Movie Theater Market Impact Analysis (2020-2030)
3.1.1. Market Drivers Increased popularity of Movie Growth in entertainment industry
3.1.2. Market Challenges Limited number of shows Adverse weather conditions
3.1.3. Market Opportunities Growing technological advancement Rising investment by key players
Chapter 4. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market Industry Analysis
4.1. Porter’s 5 Force Model
4.1.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.1.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.1.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.1.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.1.5. Competitive Rivalry
4.2. Porter’s 5 Force Impact Analysis
4.3. PEST Analysis
4.3.1. Political
4.3.2. Economic
4.3.3. Social
4.3.4. Technological
4.3.5. Environmental
4.3.6. Legal
4.4. Top investment opportunity
4.5. Top winning strategies
4.6. COVID-19 Impact Analysis
4.7. Disruptive Trends
4.8. Industry Expert Perspective
4.9. Analyst Recommendation & Conclusion
Chapter 5. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market, by Screen Size
5.1. Market Snapshot
5.2. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market by Screen Size, Performance – Potential Analysis
5.3. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market Estimates & Forecasts by Screen Size 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
5.4. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, Sub Segment Analysis
5.4.1. Up to 20 ft.,
5.4.2. 20-50 ft.
5.4.3. Above 50 ft.
Chapter 6. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market, by Area
6.1. Market Snapshot
6.2. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market by Area, Performance – Potential Analysis
6.3. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market Estimates & Forecasts by Area 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
6.4. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, Sub Segment Analysis
6.4.1. Small Scale
6.4.2. Large Scale
Chapter 7. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market, by Technology
7.1. Market Snapshot
7.2. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market by Technology, Performance – Potential Analysis
7.3. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market Estimates & Forecasts by Technology 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
7.4. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, Sub Segment Analysis
7.4.1. 2D
7.4.2. 3D
Chapter 8. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market, by Application
8.1. Market Snapshot
8.2. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market by Application, Performance – Potential Analysis
8.3. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market Estimates & Forecasts by Application 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
8.4. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, Sub Segment Analysis
8.4.1. Restaurant Parking Lots
8.4.2. Theater Parking Lots
Chapter 9. Global Drive-in Movie Theater Market, Regional Analysis
9.1. Top Leading Countries
9.2. Top Emerging Countries
9.3. Drive-in Movie Theater Market, Regional Market Snapshot
9.4. North America Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.4.1. U.S. Drive-in Movie Theater Market Screen Size breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Area breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Technology breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Application breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030
9.4.2. Canada Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.5. Europe Drive-in Movie Theater Market Snapshot
9.5.1. U.K. Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.5.2. Germany Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.5.3. France Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.5.4. Spain Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.5.5. Italy Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.5.6. Rest of Europe Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.6. Asia-Pacific Drive-in Movie Theater Market Snapshot
9.6.1. China Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.6.2. India Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.6.3. Japan Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.6.4. Australia Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.6.5. South Korea Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.6.6. Rest of Asia Pacific Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.7. Latin America Drive-in Movie Theater Market Snapshot
9.7.1. Brazil Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.7.2. Mexico Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.8. Middle East & Africa Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.8.1. Saudi Arabia Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.8.2. South Africa Drive-in Movie Theater Market
9.8.3. Rest of Middle East & Africa Drive-in Movie Theater Market

Chapter 10. Competitive Intelligence
10.1. Key Company SWOT Analysis
10.1.1. Company 1
10.1.2. Company 2
10.1.3. Company 3
10.2. Top Market Strategies
10.3. Company Profiles
10.3.1. AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Key Information Overview Financial (Subject to Data Availability) Product Summary Recent Developments
10.3.2. Cineworld Group Plc
10.3.3. Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
10.3.4. Cineplex Inc.
10.3.5. Vue International Bidco PLC
10.3.6. Wanda Film Holding Co Ltd
10.3.7. Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas LLC
10.3.8. The Decurion Corporation
10.3.9. The Marcus Corporation
10.3.10. Lunar Drive-in Theater
Chapter 11. Research Process
11.1. Research Process
11.1.1. Data Mining
11.1.2. Analysis
11.1.3. Market Estimation
11.1.4. Validation
11.1.5. Publishing
11.2. Research Attributes
11.3. Research Assumption

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