We’ve gathered the best of the best in our search for the perfect home theater seating options and brought the results to you.
Because seating is perhaps the most important aspect of a home theater room, we aim to give you a head start on completing your own project.
While technology advances at a bewildering pace, meaning replacements for our televisions and stereos every few years, a solid set of furniture can last decades. You’ll want to make the right choice when sorting out that aspect of any room.
If you’ve taken a cursory browse of any of the major furniture websites or local showrooms, you’ve likely encountered a bewildering array of choice. While it’s great to have options, an overabundance of choice can lead to buyer’s paralysis!
To remedy this situation, we’ve done some serious research for you. We’ve sorted the good from the bad, the great from the ordinary, and found some especially attractive models that will look and feel fantastic in almost any home.
As you browse our selection, make sure to keep in mind the top features that you require in a home theater seating setup. Is it a particular color or material? Maybe you prefer a recliner function. Maybe you want something ultra-modern to fit in a particularly sleek room.
When it comes to home theater seating in particular, there are several distinct features that aren’t often found on standard living room furniture. You’ll do well to get up to speed with unique features like interlocking chairs sets and built-in drink tables, among others.
We’ve pretty evenly split our selection between standard chairs and recliner models, so you’re bound to get a taste of each type in a variety of styles. No matter what style your room is decked out in, you’ll find something that fits right.
We hope you use this gallery as a jumping off point for your own home theater seating purchase.
1. MAC Motion Oslo Collection Swivel Recliner with Ottoman and Theater Table
This set of three modern styled chairs and accompanying ottomans exemplifies the appeal of seating designed for home theater. It’s got three discrete chairs along with mini theater tables between that can house all of your drink needs.
2. Baxton Studio Triton Leather 3 Seat Home Theater Lounger
This thick cushioned recliner set is positioned similarly to our first model, with ample space for drinks between the seats themselves. The reclining motions ensures ultimate comfort in a relatively compact frame.
3. Coaster Home Furnishings Transitional Recliner InBlack
The key appeal of this beautiful chair is the sleek lines and classic framing that obscures its broader function as a recliner. Cup holders built into the arms add useful functionality, while the thick cushioning ensures comfort.
4. Angus Home Theater Recliner (Row of 4)
The great thing about a set like this is that with one purchase, your home theater seating needs are filled. A family of four can enjoy al the sights and sounds together, with broad armrests, cup holders, and deep reclining action.
5. 3 Seated Theatre Recliners
The reclining action on this trio of gorgeous black leather theater seats really sets them apart, with an adjustable headrest to help get the perfect movie viewing angle. Metal cupholders are sunk into the generously sized armrests.
6. Yuan Tai Ventura Theater Group Furniture Set In Brown
Curved seating like this is a perfect replacement for those who are used to a standard sofa sectional. Fitting nearly the same amount of space, the seating offers individualized recliner action plus a large wedge-shaped ottoman that can double as a coffee table.
7. Starfire Home Theater Chaise Recliner by Southern Motion
This broad, ultra-thick cushioned black leather chair is the perfect movie time companion, with huge armrests, cupholders, and remote baskets built in. The reclining action can leave you completely horizontal, if you’re aiming for complete comfort.
8. Impala Home Theater Recliner by Jaymar
If you’re aiming for something to fill out a particularly elegant or maturely styled room, this reclining club chair might be the perfect fit. Cream toned leather matches with sleek lines and a curvy frame.
9. Brazil 2 Seater Child Theater Seat with Storage
This model takes the utilitarian elements seen on other home theater seating options and turns the dial way up. Connecting the two chairs is a unique piece that doubles as tabletop and storage bin, offering a place to keep remotes, snacks, and set your drinks. If you have children, you’ll know how useful this can be!
10. Hooker Furniture Motion Six Piece Home Theater Group
With a slightly curved shape, this elegant solution closely resembles a classic sofa sectional in overall form. However, each seat features an individual reclining function with footrest, while the broad dividers offer dual cupholders and a lifting lid to reveal inner storage.
11. Panther Home Theater Recliner by Jaymar
Here’s another chair that’s perfect for more modern, sleek, and elegant spaces. The crisp lines and soft curves of the leather club chair make for a handsome appearance, while the thick cushioning and headrest make for the utmost comfort.
12. Deco Penthouse Custom Theater Lounger by Bass
Similar to the prior chair, this model appears in an elegantly curved shape, with a thin back and thick base for a sturdy construction. Steel cupholders embedded in the armrests contrast with the bold cream tone of the leather upholstery.
13. SeatCraft Madera Collection Home Theater Seating with Power Recline
Looking at the photo, you’re probably noticing that this unit is a standout piece even in the world of home theater seating. LED lights run beneath the chairs and within the cupholders to aid in visibility when watching movies in the dark, while sleek wood panels add a fresh layer of elegance.
14. Showtime Home Theater Recliner by Bass
If a more traditional style is your aim, look no further than this roll-arm chair with nailhead trim. The classic appearance belies a thoroughly modern construction, with full reclining function hidden in a timeless package.
15. Klaussner Showcase Leather Home Theater Recliner
We love the light contrast that the stitching brings to this plus black leather recliner set. The armrests feature extra adjustable padding in addition to the built-in cupholders, while the three discrete seat backs offer more room and comfort.
16. Clay Madison Jaleco Home Theater Seating Row of 4 Chairs with Middle Love Seat
As the title suggests, the unique feature of this recliner set is the love seat at the center, with extra-wide armrests flanking for the utmost in space, privacy, and convenience. Subtle LED lighting beneath the frame offers that extra layer of movie theater-style accommodations.
17. Viola 7-Piece Home Theater Seating by Wholesale Interiors
If you’re looking to seat the whole family on one solid piece of furniture, look no further. This set features a love seat at the center, like the previous set, plus lift-top armrests that reveal an abundance of storage. The chairs themselves recline for ultimate comfort.
18. Flash Furniture Black Leather Pillowtop 2-Seat Home Theater Recliner with Storage Console
If you’re looking for the perfect seating arrangement for couples, this unique setup might be the best option. A pair of reclining seats are framed in solid black leather, with an extra-wide armrest at center that provides a lift-stop storage bin in addition to a pair of useful cupholders.
19. NHL Home Theater Recliner by XZIPIT
Sports fans would do well to check out the vast array of team-emblazoned options available. We’ve chosen our favorite NHL team, the Detroit Red Wings, for our example, but rest assured that there’s bound to be a chair with your favorite team on it. The sleek construction and thick cushioning ensure comfort, while the stitched-on logo lets everyone know where your loyalty rests.
20. Madden Sectional by AC Pacific
If your home is on the more elegant end of modern style, you’ll want to check out a set like this. The bespoke lines and gentle brown leather upholstery wrap a highly functional piece that features built-in storage, reclining function, and an abundance of individualized space.
21. Octane Bolt XS400 Straight Row in Black Leather with Power Recline
For our final home theater seating option, we wanted to showcase a truly high-end model. This straight row setup of recliners features an abundance of useful features, including removable tabletops for dining at the movies, a power recline function, and ultra-plush back cushioning. Sets like this are designed for home theater nirvana.
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