MBO is finally at AEON Bandar Dato Oon, Johor Bahru

Movie buffs and families in Johor Bahru can now enjoy a wholesome cinematic experience as MBO Cinemas launched a range of unique viewing concepts at their latest outlet in AEON Mall Bandar Dato’ Onn, Johor.
The cinema, located on the second floor of the shopping centre, will feature three MBO special halls, namely the family-friendly KECIL, the mega-sized BIG SCREEN and the revolutionary MX4D, with the latter two being introduced for the first time at the state.

MBO Cinema Chief Operating Officer, Cheah Chun Wai

As the pioneers of the family-friendly cinema hall concept in Malaysia, MBO has long established a strong reputation for their flagship KECIL halls, especially among families with children.

One of the distinguishing and the most iconic aspect of the KECIL hall is the introduction of a kids playground inside the cinema halls.

MBO’s Chief Operating Officer, Cheah Chun Wai said, “We were the first cinema chain in the country to introduce the family-friendly cinema hall concept through KECIL and we always knew that it was a gamechanger, redefining the way parents and children interacted with each other at the movies.”

Chun Wai also expressed his delight at being able to finally introduce two of the company’s flagship offerings, the Big Screen and MX4D for the first time in Johor.

“Two of our most technologically-advanced concepts, the Big Screen and MX4D are both major crowd-pullers across the country and we are excited to finally introduce them here for the locals to experience”, said Chun Wai.
The new line-up at MBO Bandar Dato’ Onn will include:

MBO Bandar Dato’ Onn also caters to the huge popularity of the MBO Kecil in the region by launching two Kecil halls at their latest outlet.

MBO Kecil:

With Malaysia’s first kids’ movie hall which serves as a dedicated space catering to parents and children from all ages and sizes. Unlike traditional cinemas, MBO Kecil will allow kids to run free and play to their heart’s content while enjoying their best-loved films. Key features include:
● brighter halls
● softer audio
● family beds and beanies
● a playground in the cinema hall

MBO’s Big Screen hall in AEON Bandar Dato Onn comes with Dolby Atmos surround sound technology and it also features one of the biggest screens in Johor.


The cinema chain’s biggest hall featuring a floor to ceiling length screen is equipped with state-of-the-art technology courtesy of a partnership with BARCO.
● The flagship laser projector is the first of its kind in Malaysia – bringing outstanding brightness, high contrast, and superior colour performance to the big screen.
● This innovative cinema hall is also enhanced with the Dolby Atmos immersive audio technology which transports audiences into the story with moving audio that fills the cinema and flows all around them – even overhead – to deliver the premier sound of entertainment.
● Dolby Atmos has become the preferred choice for next generation sound in the cinema and has been embraced by major studios, directors, and exhibitors around the world. Currently over 1,000 movie features are released or announced in Dolby Atmos.

MBO Bandar Dato’ Onn is the first outlet in Johor to launch Malaysia’s first MX4D® Motion EFX Theatre featuring a full-fledged cinema hall equipped with 4D motion seats.


MBO’s technologically advanced hall, the MX4D is also Malaysia’s first MX4D® Motion EFX Theatre featuring a full-fledged cinema hall equipped with 4D motion seats that reacts and responds in real time to movie scenes played on screen. Movie fans are going to experience movies like never before in MX4D® Motion EFX Theatre at MBO Bandar Dato’ Onn with elements such a water blast, air blast, air ticklers and many more

In the midst of rapidly expanding their presence across the country, Chun Wai underlined that the company is committed to providing high-quality entertainment at affordable price points for its customers.

“We want to give our audience a fulfilling experience whenever and wherever they visit MBO Cinemas and for that we have always gone the extra mile to equip our cinema halls with only the best of what technology, sound and visuals has to offer for maximum viewing pleasure,” added Chun Wai.

So guys! Isn’t it a good news that MBO is now in AEON Bandar Dato Oon? Do visit them and let me know what do you think with some of their features hall!

Author: Sherlyn Goh

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