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Fine Arts Theater

Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
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Address: 36 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3625
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We love this theatre for ambiance, reasonable treat prices and great firm selections - we call this the "smart" theatre where you can see great films that aren't offered... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Weaverville, North Carolina
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Weaverville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We love this theatre for ambiance, reasonable treat prices and great firm selections - we call this the "smart" theatre where you can see great films that aren't offered everywhere plus have old style theatre atmosphere. Friendly staff and I love that they off hot tea! Tuesdays are now $6 but still a great deal!

Thank marytjamieson
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

We wanted to see the movie "Jackie" and the Fine Arts Theater was the only screen in the area showing the film. I liked this little theatre -- my husband less so. Popcorn and a Coke was reasonably priced compared with other theaters. Finding nearly parking for the 1:20 Saturday showing was challenging since apparently there was a large event... More 

Thank Levannah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We love the movies they show. The theater I'd very comfortable up or down. Good pop corn and a beer. Enjoy the show!

Thank cjb9x
Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We loved this theater...it was beautiful and very clean. The downstairs theater is completely handicap accessible; they even have a bathroom on the same level for the handicapped. We saw Hunt for the Wildlings, which was funny and touching. A great night out.

Thank Bonnie P
Asheville, North Carolina
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

They always seem to have the best movies—little gems that the multiplex theaters skip. And the art deco feel is wonderful. Maybe the seats aren't quite as comfy, but I much prefer it.

Thank cbruckman
Asheville, NC
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This is our go-to movie theater. It's small, in the center of downtown Asheville, with an old-style movie marquee. The movies here are a current movies but with a lean to the more artistic or international. It's a great place for a date!

Thank smallblondemom
Grayson, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We absolutely love this theatre and check out a movie here whenever we are in town. The staff is friendly, prices reasonable and you have to love the old school charm. Add in that they play some excellent movies (we've caught imitation game, silver linings playbook, eye in the sky here in recent years) and you've got a winner!

Thank UGDawwg34
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I discovered this artsy theatre as I was taking a stroll from the Aloft Hotel and figured why not go see a film. Tickets are generally $9.75 but I happened to go on a Tuesday so was happily surprised to discover the ticket was just $5. They do accept credits cards here. Another reviewer said it was cash only but... More 

Thank NCTraveler2015
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The Fine Arts is an old-time movie theater in the heart of downtown Asheville. Unlike others in larger cities, the Fine Arts is small. Two art films play, one on the main floor, and one upstairs, at aporoximately 1, 4, and 7 p.m. The theater is cash only, and on Tuesdays, tickets are $5. Wine is sold, and I think,... More 

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Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Have a beer and popcorn and See a movie. Matinee Tuesday is a bargain. Clean. Friendly staff. Fun entertainment . Don't miss this great little theater

Thank cjb9x

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