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Burns Court Cinemas

506 Burns Ln, Sarasota, FL 34236-7030
+1 941-955-3456
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Weird Artsy Movies

Twenty years ago I first visited Burns Court Cinema to see the Blair Witch Project. It was a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Englewood, Florida
Small but cozy

Great time with my kids in this small theatre that has 2 or 3 sections. Comfortable chairs and in a... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Houston, Texas
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506 Burns Ln, Sarasota, FL 34236-7030
+1 941-955-3456
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Twenty years ago I first visited Burns Court Cinema to see the Blair Witch Project. It was a special viewing with decorative sticks hanging from the ceiling and a particularly dark theatre. As you can imagine the movie scared the crap out of me. I...More

Thank BogDogs
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great time with my kids in this small theatre that has 2 or 3 sections. Comfortable chairs and in a cute area of restaurants and shops. No lines, no wait.

Thank GEL2013
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Small theatre showing independent films. All of the films begin at the same time so once they are running, the lobby seems deserted. Nice night out!

Thank Tipsmaketravelfun
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quaintest (is that a word?) little movie theatre shows some of the most powerful films around. Three small intimate screens where you feel safe, comfortable and among adults frankly. Join the membership to save on films, popcorn and wine if you plan to frequent the...More

Thank Cindy E
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Clean, comfortable and artsy. Great selection of unique movies. Small theaters make viewing very intimate. Great downtown location for drinks and dinner before or after your Indie film. Worth looking at the schedule to try something a bit different from mainstream theaters.

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I love Burns Court because of the well-chosen films. This is not the place to see 3D block buster movies. Also there are no annoying teenagers running up and down the aisles! The concession stand has great ice cream and good snacks. Great place.

Thank Maineadele
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We always make it a point to see films at the Burns Court Cinema when we are in Sarasota--we love its smaller theaters and the selection of films, many of which would be unlikely to be shown at the larger theaters. It's great having a...More

Thank kytraveler800
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Recommend this theater for special films not available at the chain theaters. The screens are small, so sitting in the first or second row affords a good view (with no neck strain). Arrive early enough to find a street parking space nearby.

Thank C A
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Older theatre, friendly staff, adult beverages and popcorn. Good popcorn. The releases here are the ones you will not see in mainstream theatres. Go a little early because of parking. On street parking. We went on a Friday night, and had to park about two...More

Thank CarolAnnWrigley
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Imagine my surprise the first time I came here so many years ago. Coming from Chicago, the city and suburbs pride themselves on having art and independent movie theaters equal to or better than the commercial houses. Burns Court would be put to better use...More

Thank JordanS8
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Barbara B
16 January 2015|
Response from Bruce W | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking for the theatre. Be prepared for a long walk unless you get lucky.