The coronavirus is threatening to wipe out a generation of cinemas that were once the go-to destination for moviegoers who could afford to pay the hefty ticket prices.
Royal Cinemas in Singapore and KFC in the United Kingdom are shutting down.
A number of other big-ticket chains including Royal Cinema, KFC, Burger King and Pizza Hut have also announced they are closing in the coming days.
Cinemas have been shuttering across Asia as people flee from the pandemic.
The Royal Cinema in Singapore closed earlier this month.
In Australia, Cinemas Royal Cinemas and Royal Cinemascore Cinemas are shutting their doors in Melbourne and Brisbane.
Royal Cinemacommunications in Singapore announced last week it was closing in a matter of days.
In the United States, Cinemascores in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and San Francisco are all shuttering.
The cinema chains were founded in 1959 and are operated by the Royal Cinematic Alliance.
In New Zealand, Royal Cinemaspan Cinemas, which opened in 1961, is closing its doors in Auckland.
In Canada, Cinemastores in Toronto, Calgary and Winnipeg are closing.
Royal Cinema Cinemas announced it was shuttering in a news release on Tuesday.
In Ireland, Royal Cinema and Cinemas Cinemastore are closing their doors.
The Cinema chain in Dublin closed on Thursday.
In Scotland, Royal and Cinemastrades Cinemas closed in Edinburgh on Wednesday.