You do, but some people say you don't have a completely free choice.
The big movie studios have a say in which films are shown at your local cinema, because they own some of the
Studios also release a film on the date when they think it will make the most money. That means you might have to wait for what seems like ages to see a film that is already out in the USA.
Some people say the power of big studios is unfair on smaller filmmakers, but in the end no-one can make you go and see a film.
There are lots of examples of big budget films from major studios that have opened in thousands of cinemas and bombed.