5 Scariest Movies of the Decade

25 May 2021

With so many to choose from, it's easy to feel like you’re in a nightmare when it comes to picking the right one. The last decade has produced some greats, which have both terrified and surprised in more ways than one. We figure that the five best ones are here.

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Funniest Moments from Action Movies

21 May 2021

Join us now for a trip down memory lane, and experience a total recall of some of the most hilarious lines and action movie moments that even the most die-hard of fans will agree are unrivalled.

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The ideal film for datenight

12 May 2021

The age-old question of what movie makes for the best date night entertainment has bugged many couples, over the years. Here at the Drive In, we’ve been thinking deeply about this…maybe too deeply, and we think we might just have the ultimate list to satisfy even the hardest to please couple.

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Top 5 movies based on novels

29 April 2021

Novels and movies – the ultimate escapes during the lockdown. But...what happens when you combine them? Behold exciting novel adaptations on the big screen!

We’ve whittled down the many films in this category to the top five family films inspired by novels. For each of these novel-inspired classics, we are showing a similar movie that you are sure to enjoy! 

Why not have the ultimate family day out, and join us at the best contact-free cinema experience at the Drive-In North London.

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5 Must Do Things This Spring in London

27 April 2021

After months of banana bread baking, online quizzes and daily walks to entertain us all, Spring has arrived, and with it comes the impending next stage of the unlocking… hooray! After months of closures, London is opening up more entertainment, art, culture, gardens and drive through movie fun than you can shake a stick at, and boy, is there some great fun to be had! But with so much to choose from, what should you pick?

Fear not, dear reader, for we have narrowed down the top 5 things to do in London this Spring, with the perfect movie quote to go with it.

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10 Best sequels of all time

23 April 2021

There are two types of sequels in the movie industry, ones that are a continuation of the story e.g. Godfather 2 and the others that are more an addition or spin off.

But are sequels unfairly treated, given a reputation of not being able to live up to their predecessor? An original movie might smash the box office and get spectacular reviews, becoming an instant classic - but does that mean that the sequel fails to live up to the original? We think sequels get a bad rep here! If you loved the first movie, don’t you want to see more of that world? Read more here.

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The best movie and food combinations

20 April 2021

Whether you’re watching a movie snuggled at home on your sofa, at the cinema or at a drive-in movie theatre, everyone knows you can’t enjoy it fully without a proper snack!

There’s something about movies that make us want to snack and apparently some movies make us want to snack more than others. Fun fact! A study carried out by researchers at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that 98% more people ate snacks whilst watching an action movie compared to those watching a talk show. Hmmm. Read more here.

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Our Top 6 Female Heroes in Film!

15 April 2021

Wonder Woman 1984 bursts onto our big screen at The Drive in London this Spring! Much like its explosive first movie, this superhero sequel promises blockbuster fight scenes and stunning visuals, as Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman fights all new foes. 

As we watch Diana square up against Kristen Wiig’s Cheetah, it got us thinking, what other awesome female super heroes are out there for us to enjoy on the big screen?

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Top releases to watch out for in 2021

12 April 2021

2020 was a quiet year for new movie releases, with only a handful of films released during the lockdowns across the UK. But even though some titles like No Time to Die and Black Widow have been delayed, brand new blockbusters such as Tenet and Wonder Woman 1984 were released and screened at The Drive In movie theatre in London last summer and in early 2021 respectively!

And now, even more new titles are coming to our big screen! With The Drive In reopening from Monday 12 April, check out all the never seen before brand new films coming this Spring. 

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5 Monster Movies of the past decade

8 April 2021

Not everyone enjoys all genres of movies, maybe a Chick Flick isn’t your style or a Murder Mystery not quite your cup of tea. But everyone loves a good old Monster movie – right? The build up to watching a scary monster movie is quite something else.

You know you’ve got the awesome effects, the big chase scenes, maybe you’re even going to get spooked; you’re going to want to grab the person next to you and you’re most definitely going to gasp or even scream! It’s all part of the experience, and an experience that can only be properly had at a big screen showing.

In no particular order, read more about a list of five monster movies from the past ten years that are a must watch!

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Best kids’ movies out now!

25 March 2021

Traditional cinemas may not be open in time for the next school holidays, but never fear - there’s more ways to get your big screen fix! Drive thru cinemas like the Drive in London will be reopening from the 12th of April, which means the whole family will be able to enjoy a proper movie night after all!

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The Drive In – London’s Contact Free Cinema is reopening on 12th April 2021

16 March 2021

Get those engines in gear film fans, because The Drive In is officially reopening on the 12th of April 2021! After sell-out success last year, this Spring promises to be bigger and better than ever with brand new film releases, classic blockbusters and spectacular live performances!

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Top 10 80s Movies

22 December 2020

The 80s was an era of great movies, many of which still have us glued to our seats today. Sure, the special effects are a little ropey and there’s no sign of HD, but that’s all part of the fun. 80s flicks are nostalgic, so here are 10 of the best – many of which can be enjoyed at drive in movies London from the comfort of your own car. Enjoy the magic of retro drive thru movies and transport yourself back to a decade of awesome cinema.

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Tips for an Amazing Drive In Film Experience

15 December 2020

You just can’t beat London’s drive in cinema! Ideal for family days out and date nights alike, and with a wide range of movies to choose from, from rom-coms to cosy Christmas classics, to non-stop thrillers, there really is something for everyone!

Better yet, as a fully contact-free venue The Drive In is allowed to remain open under all tiers, meaning you can book with confidence!

With this in mind, read more about some top tips to help you enjoy the best London drive in theatre experience possible.

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The Ideal Covid-Safe Date Night This Winter

8 December 2020

Cosying up on the sofa with TV and snacks is one thing, but sometimes you want that retro movie experience! After all, there are only so many nights you can spend at home without going a little stir-crazy. Yes, things are rather strange at the moment, but luckily there’s a way for you to get out and enjoy a Covid-safe date night this winter. The best news is that, as a fully contact-free venue, The Drive In is able to stay open under all tiers!

Thinking about that winter date night at our drive in movie theatre? Find out more here.

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Top 10 Festive Films to see at The Drive In This Christmas!

1 December 2020

What would Christmas be without a heart-warming festive flick, or two, or ten!

There are so many wonderful movies to watch at this time of year, and the great news is that The Drive In is open throughout December, and will remain open under all tiers!

Enjoy a contact-free retro movie experience like no other and check out the cracking Christmas films showing at the drive through cinema London!

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5 Contact-Free things to do in London

30 October 2020

When it comes to getting out and about in the capital, it’s a good idea to think about contact-free activities that will allow you to enjoy a safe and fun day out. The good news is, there’s plenty of things to see and do in London while social distancing. Find out more about the 5 things to add to your itinerary.

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10 Favourite Food Combos at the Movies

26 October 2020

Movies and snacks go hand-in-hand. Whether you’re curled up on the sofa watching your favourite chick flick or enjoying a retro movie experience at London’s drive-in cinema, stocking up on your favourite treats is all part of the fun. With this in mind, read more about 10 of the best food combos to enjoy at the movies.

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50% off on all films at the Drive In!

23 October 2020

BIG NEWS! The Drive In London is offering 50% off on all films showing for the rest of the year! Find out what’s showing and watch your favourite flicks on the big screen in the comfort of your own car.

Whether you’re looking for a quirky first-date activity or a fun day out for the whole family, why not book a drive-in movie experience?

Check out the following top picks coming up at The Drive In and discover how to make the most of your drive-in movie theatre London adventure.

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What Family Films are on During Half Term?

20 October 2020

Looking for kid films to watch this half term? Want to know what socially distanced activities you can do with kids? Check out The Drive In London for the ultimate contact free movie experience. Remember, with all movie tickets now half-price, The Drive In is the perfect family half-term treat.

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The Drive In Instagram Giveaway: Trio

7 October 2020


Thank you to all of our entrants - keep an eye on our social channels and website for more announcements coming soon! 

We have 5 copies of the brilliant new novel 'Trio' by William Boyd from Penguin Books UK and Viking Books UK to give away to 5 lucky winners on our Instagram page! Check out the details here.

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What’s on at ‘The Drive In’ during September?

17 September 2020

Not sure what to watch during September? Looking for a drive through cinema in London? Come and join us at ‘The Drive In’ movie theatre in London. View the full movie listings and times for September and book your tickets today.

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Mean Girls Vs Bad Boys

14 September 2020

Want to go see films on the big screens in London? Looking for a London Drive In cinema? Check out The Drive In London for the ultimate contact free movie experience. Book your tickets today.

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Top 10 spy films of the past decade

13 September 2020

Do you love watching spy movies? Looking for Covid-19 safe activities? Then don’t miss the Drive In Cinema in London where you can enjoy drive thru movies from the comfort of your car. Book your tickets today for a contact-free experience.

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Five of our favourite ‘one-liners’ from Tenet

12 September 2020

Want to watch Tenet on the big screen? Experience ‘The Drive In’ movie theatre in London. Book your tickets today for a memorable experience.

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Discover ‘The Drive In’ Enfield

4 September 2020

Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night activity or something to do with the whole family, don’t miss ‘The Drive In’ at Troubadour Meridian Water, Enfield. As one of the top things to do in London this season, you can enjoy a retro movie experience and watch your favourite flicks on the big screen. Interested? Let’s find out more.

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Five Movies to see at ‘The Drive In’ During Lockdown

1 September 2020

There are some great things to do during lockdown to keep your friends or partner entertained, but nothing beats the new drive-in movies in London. At a drive-in cinema in London, simply pull up and watch your favourite movies all from the comfort of your car. You can also put up chairs in your allocated bay to enjoy a retro outdoor cinema experience.

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Movies for Couples to see During Lockdown

24 August 2020

If you’re looking for lockdown entertainment that complies with all the latest Covid-19 social distancing guidelines, don’t miss a retro movie experience at The Drive In at Troubadour Meridian Water, Enfield. It’s the perfect place for a date night and with a great selection of films being broadcast on a huge outdoor screen, you can watch your favourite flick from the comfort of your car.

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Top Ten Movie Snacks to Have

11 August 2020

What would a drive-in movie theatre experience be without some delicious grub? While choosing a good flick is important, stocking up on sweet treats or savoury snacks can make your drive-in adventure even more enjoyable. So, what should you choose? Well, it’s totally up to you.

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Reasons Why You Should Spend Date Night at The Drive In

31 July 2020

Date nights are all about spending quality time as a couple. So, why not keep things fun and fresh by checking out Drive In movies in London? Watch quality flicks from the comfort of your own car and enjoy a retro cinema experience complete with popcorn, blankets and plenty of snuggles?

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What’s Playing at ‘The Drive In’ During August?

27 July 2020

Whether you’re planning a family-friendly day out or a romantic weekend evening, The Drive In is the place to be this summer. Offering the ultimate retro movie experience, complete with retro snacks delivered by 1950s-insipred attendants, you can enjoy everything from iconic classics to new releases and live entertainment from the comfort of your own car.

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COVID Safe Outdoor Experiences

20 July 2020

If you’re looking for a Covid-safe outdoor experience, don’t miss Drive In movies in London. This is a great way to watch your favourite flicks and experience live theatre events while obeying social distancing rules. So, hop in the car and enjoy a retro experience to remember.

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Fun Things to do While Social Distancing

13 July 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves across the world. It’s been a very strange year for all. But just because social distancing has become the new ‘norm’ across the UK, there’s no reason why you can’t have fun. In fact, there are many activities that will ease the boredom and keep you active during this bizarre time, so here are a few ideas.

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