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Hollywood Theatre

4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97212-5336
+1 503-281-4215
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a Portland Treasure

You could go see a film anywhere, but seeing one at the Hollywood Theatre is an experience. Soak in... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Portland, Oregon
Best Independent Theater in Portland

Portland has so many great neighborhood theaters but the Hollywood is truly my favorite. The... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Kj S
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The Hollywood Theatre is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to entertain, inspire, educate, and connect the community through the art of film, while preserving a historic Portland landmark. The Hollywood screens the best in cult, classic, and independent film year-round; hosts a number of festivals including the Portland EcoFilm Festival, Portland Black Film Festival, Northwest Animation Festival, and more; serves more than 2,000 area youth through education programs; and provides fiscal sponsorship services for local independent filmmakers and film projects.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 18:30 - 23:00
4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97212-5336
+1 503-281-4215
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

You could go see a film anywhere, but seeing one at the Hollywood Theatre is an experience. Soak in the history and the decor before getting a beer and settling into an unbelievably comfortable reclining theatre seat.

Thank littleroane
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Portland has so many great neighborhood theaters but the Hollywood is truly my favorite. The building facade is so beautiful and the upstairs lounge is decorated with historical memorabilia. They show a good variety of movies both old and new and have wonderful events through...More

Thank Kj S
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Lovely old theater restyled to be a restaurant and pub with a theater. Very reasonable, large beer, cider and non alcoholic drink menu also reasonably priced. Popcorn, candy and pizza. Saw movies that had left the mainstream theaters. In off hours parking in the lot...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A well know historic theater in North East Portland. On National Register of Historic Places. Outstanding exterior and baroque marquee, with excellent modern theater showing innovative spectrum of content from 70mm film to "Hecklevision". Lots of places to eat in neighborhood. Parking can be difficult...More

Thank Laurence C
Reviewed 21 March 2016

From the first time I visited this theater I could tell it was special. It's owned by a non-profit organization that gives back to the community and offers great showings and events. My two favorites are the NW Animation Festival and the Sam Rosenthal (from...More

Thank Allison_Hua
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The Hollywood Theatre is an iconic Portland landmark dating back to the prohibition era. the current marquee has been restored to look like the original 1926 marquee. It is Spanish Colonial Revival in style. With a terracotta facade. The theatre has three areas that can...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Had a great dinner at Columbia River Brew Pub across the street (40th) and then saw Tarentino's latest western flick at this theatre. It has a lovely art deco interior and they server good popcorn and beer. They have large vintage restrooms as well. We...More

Thank acooley123
Reviewed 17 February 2016

There are a bunch of independent theaters in Portland, but the Hollywood is definitely my favorite. They serve alcohol, pizza, and have a great staff. They host all sorts of events and conventions. They have one of the few working 70mm projectors in the US,...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I wish I had something like this back home and I was happy to support a theater that plays such excellent and weird stuff. I'll be back next time I'm here.

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Unique, very friendly staff. Interesting architecture makes it a fun place to see a flick. Popcorn was very good, very Portland-esque crowd.

Thank Philip E
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