Now you all know that I’m a massive movie fan and I review a lot of films, but there comes a time when I wonder how and why people sit in the seats the way they do.

It’s always surprising seeing how people sit in their cinema seats and more than often I’m surprised that they are actually comfortable in the ways that they are sitting in them.

Some cinema seats have fixed arms rests, which can be a fight on who’s side is who’s, that’s a whole different infographic, some seats have arm rests that can be raised, great for slouching across several seat and a few, like my local cinema, have reclining seats to relax in during the movie.

So while on my internet surfing the other day, I came upon this InfoGraphic that actually shows you the many ways of sitting down to watch the movie of your choice!

How To Sit Stylishly In Cinema Seats

How To Sit Stylishly In Cinema

Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.


So the question is: Which style do you sit in your cinema seat while watching a film?

Go on, let us know as we would love your comments and does you cinema allow you to sit in the way you want, or do they have strict guidelines for seating?

Karen Woodham
Karen Woodham is the founder and owner of the Blazing Minds. She is also a Cinema reviewer, based at the Scala in Prestatyn and also works with RealD 3D reviewing the latest 3D releases, she has also had several articles published in various publications. In 2015 she became an Award Winning Blogger and also has her website listed as one of the UK's Top 10 Film Blogs.
Karen Woodham