Kino may refer to:

In film and theatre:

  • Kino (movement), a worldwide group of amateur filmmakers
  • Kino Flo, a manufacturer of lighting equipment for use in motion pictures.
  • Kino International, a movie theater in Berlin
  • Kino International (company), a U.S.-based film distributor specialising in World cinema and arthouse films
  • Kino-Pravda ("Film Truth"), a newsreel series by Dziga Vertov, Elizaveta Svilova, and Mikhail Kaufman
  • Kino (magazine), a Bulgarian film magazine
  • the (usually colloquial) word for a movie or movie theatre in several languages
  • Stargate Universe: Kino, a series of webisodes
  • Operation Kino, a fictional political coup to assassinate Adolf Hitler during a movie premiere in the film Inglourious Basterds.

In music:

  • Kino (band), a Soviet rock group led by Viktor Tsoi
  • Kino (UK rock band), a British progressive rock quintet
  • "Kino", a song by Nena from the album 99 Luftballons
  • "Kino", a song by The Knife from the album The Knife
  • "Kino", a song by Cabaret Voltaire


  • Eusebio Kino (1644–1711), Jesuit missionary

Fictional characters:

  • Kino Asakura, a minor character in the anime and manga series Shaman King
  • Makoto Kino (or Lita Kino), from the Sailor Moon manga and anime
  • Kino, the main character in the novel and anime Kino's Journey
  • Kino, a minor character in the video game Chrono Trigger
  • The protagonist of John Steinbeck's short story The Pearl


  • KINO, a country music radio station located in Arizona, USA
  • Kino (gum), a gum produced from trees
  • Kino (software), free video editing software
  • Bahía Kino (Kino Bay), a town in Sonora, Mexico
  • Kino, Kentucky, an unincorporated community in Barren County, Kentucky, United States
  • Indian Kino Tree or Malabar Kino (Pterocarpus marsupium), a deciduous tree
  • Kino mutai, a component of some Filipino martial arts
  • Jino, an ethnic group in China
  • kinesthetics
  • Kino, a data-gathering device from the science fiction series Stargate Universe