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Address: 9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
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This is a movie lover's theater!

With balcony seating for adults over 21, an on-site restaurant, and cheerful staff. The Magic Lantern surpasses the "Big Box Mega Cinemas" in comfort, class, and style. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bridgton, Maine
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Bridgton, Maine
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With balcony seating for adults over 21, an on-site restaurant, and cheerful staff. The Magic Lantern surpasses the "Big Box Mega Cinemas" in comfort, class, and style. The sound system is superb and the seats are wider with plenty of leg room.r theaters I've It's a great movie-going experience! Check out the display of real "Magic Lanterns" in the foyer.

Thank edandkathleen99
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very unique fun local theater, small but lots of fun!!! And you never know who you might run into here!!!

Thank sheryl66
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Magic Lantern is the most unique movie theater and pub combination. The movie theater has a balcony that is rexserved for those 21 and over. You can take your drinks from the pub to the balcony plus they have servers you can order drinks. The sound is terrific. The staff is so friendly.

Thank Firsttimerafter
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This theater is very modern with 3 showing area's and all 3 even have a balcony which is for everyone over the age of 21. How nice it that? Of course you also must visit the bathrooms which are a show in themselves. It also has a restaurant and bar and even serves drinks to the balcony on some nights.Prices... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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225 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This is actually two places, a pub and a movie theatre. Located in downtown Bridgton, there is lots of parking behind the theatre. There is a small pub inside which has the usual pub fare with some daily specials. Service was friendly and the food was good. They have a large TV screen which was playing movies from the AMC... More 

Thank SigEpGov
Portland, Maine
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40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Magic Lantern is a three theatre complex with wonderful eclectic decor! Friendly staff and excellent popcorn! Adults only balcony allowing alcoholic beverages. Always clean as can be throughout. Showing the latest in films as well as some 'Preview" nights on newly released films. Check it out, you won't be disappointed

Thank 393-On-The-Road
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful theater for both eating and movie watching. The best part for us is the adults only balcony. You can order a drink at the tavern and have it delivered to your balcony seat before the movie begins. The tavern serves a good selection of meals sure to appeal to kids and those looking for an inexpensive... More 

Thank MEhikergirl
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The movie theater (Including bathrooms) was very clean, seats were comfortable and there was plenty of leg room. Ticket and concession prices were very reasonable too.

Thank Sean C
Hiram, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I grew up and Bridgton and remember going to the original theater back in the 70’s. What a beautiful job they’ve done with the new theater. This is the only movie theater my wife and I go to because it’s nice, clean and they have popcorn with REAL butter. We actually caved and went to Westbrook Cinemagic awhile back to... More 

Thank mainemanmark
Falls Church, Virginia
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

If rain is in the forecast, it's Magic Lantern time! Quaint and charming - just love the vibe in this classic (rebuilt) theater. Not the most up to date seating etc, and can't buy tix on-line,but we always have fun here (usually with the latest summer kids blockbuster). Note that box office opens only a half hour before first movie... More 

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