Yes, movie theaters play movies in order. Most theaters organize their screenings by genre, allowing patrons to easily find the type of movie they are looking for. Movies are typically shown in chronological order, with the oldest films shown first and the newest films shown last. This ensures that viewers do not miss any plot points or miss any important plot points. Additionally, it can add to the overall cinematic experience for viewers who are watching multiple films in a row. Movie theaters also typically show films in order to keep the audience engaged and to avoid any confusion.