Movie Theatres in New York City

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Movie Theatres in New York City

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  • Linda L
    Cairo12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    i went there to see Sam Heughan and Josh Horowitz do a live podcast. the theater is a decent size and has an interesting balcony. most everyone i spoke with could see well wherever they were seated. they had no trouble accomodating me in my electric wheelchair. they keep a space in the front row on the aisle for handicapped people
    Written 28 February 2020
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  • Marisa B
    Santiago, Chile3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My most-loved movie theater (though Metrograph is just behind it). Such good films, so well-run, it has been a mainstay for cinema lovers for decades. Unlike most movie places, it's for grown-ups! (Except for a nice kids' program.) I've been here dozens and dozens of times over the years and plan on continuing.
    Written 8 January 2024
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  • dands238
    Batavia, NY210 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Convenient ticketing stations when you walk in, staff were available if you need help. Comfortable seating with the recliners. Theater was clean.
    Written 14 May 2022
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  • finamma
    New York City, NY4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The place is really nice, staff was friendly, and although naturally an older location everything was clean and comfortable. Theater personality to it. Very pleased with my first experience.
    Written 10 November 2019
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  • Gaelic_Gypsy
    Seymour, CT310 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Movies, by their nature, are transformative. You sit down and enter another time and another place. Such is the case with the Quad Cinema and W. 13th Street.

    You enter through non-descript doors off the busy sidewalk and are transported into a wonderful movie goers experience. The interior lobby is sleek and modern with a nice refreshment stand and gorgeous (if you can use that in this context) bathrooms. The individual theaters are an intimate space (with around 120 seats each) and offer very comfortable seating. There simply is not a bad seat in the house and the entire experience was wonderful.

    The movie selection is primarily independent and niche films, but often feature outstanding acting and directorial performances. The admission prices are excellent for New York City (as of this review $16 for adults and $13 for seniors) providing a tremendous value for anyone lucky enough to wander through those non-descript doors.
    Written 30 July 2023
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  • Augustine O
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It gives old school vibes and I didn’t have any issues navigating the floor plan, I hope they remodel sooner than later .. but it’s a New York staple
    Written 6 May 2024
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  • Pam B
    New York City, NY16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a fine indie movie venue located in Lincoln Center and easily accessible by public transportation.
    Written 26 January 2020
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  • dustythoughts
    Manchester, CT2,137 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I usually enjoy coming to this movie theater - it's conveniently located, there's always a movie I want to see at a time that works for me, and the seats are comfortable. It's a busy movie theater precisely because of its location, so buy tickets early if you want to ensure a good seat. Sometimes the escalators don't work, but they're fixed quickly. It's a large movie theater (3 floors), so there are plenty of movie options, and it's decorated nicely for a chain. The bathrooms could be cleaned more frequently, though.
    Written 20 May 2020
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  • CaroleIrl
    Dublin, Ireland237 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing cinema .... so comfortable. Huge seats that recline. Clean cinema, great spot! Best cinema I have been to in NYC! Loved it!
    Written 26 August 2018
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  • taliwell
    17 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    They have sofa chairs...even small children can see from every place...It is a real pleasure to watch a movie there..
    Written 24 June 2018
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  • Ray G
    42 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    My wife & I went here on a Saturday afternoon to see a movie that was not showing anywhere near our neighborhood.Its win-win situation when both spouses are actually into the exact same movie & want to see it badly enough to travel to unfamiliar territory to see it.The theatre itself & the movie were nice.Concession stand was decent,staff efficient,bathroom large & clean.However,come time to get back on our side of town the West side of Manhattan,the area is so remote that we honestly couldnt find the street we were being picked up from.The four corners of the theatre are surrounded by water,being in the financial district with a highway separating them! This is NOT an area to be in when it is cold outside & you have to pick your way thru the blocks.I had to call our driver to come find us.Even with navigation from the cellphone,it was still impossible to tell which way to walk.Not sure I would go here again.At least not in the winter time.
    Written 13 January 2019
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  • pokiloca13
    Brooklyn, NY5 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice theater... went to ipic as a group of four. We sat in the same row but only 2 people can sit together. The seats are shaped like pods, with a wall between you and next person. They give you a blanket.. that is a nice touch since it's freezing in there. The food is okay the street tacos barely have anything in them. And the kids chicken tenders are just 2 pieces. They should atleast have 1 or 2 four seater pods for family's.
    Written 3 September 2022
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  • alw77
    glasgow98 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were exhausted after lots of walking and thought we’d go see a movie rather than a show for a rest one evening. We’d chosen the film and I started researching cinemas in the area, and came across this amazing place …. We were able to see our film Jaffe Art Theatre …. If your movie is available on this screen, please choose it, you will not be disappointed…. The film is the film but you feel like you are taking part in history, watching the film in what feels like a museum…. A really special experience on our trip. (Lots of lovely places around for pre/post drinks or food too)
    Written 12 April 2023
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  • LouisandTash
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Alamo Drafthouse is a geek's dream, with incredible film memorabilia that embraces nostalgia!
    We had a fantastic time and enjoyed magnificent food and drink at the bar. Staff were friendly and generous with their time and service.
    Written 11 November 2023
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  • Justin W
    Hasbrouck Heights, NJ5,270 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Anthology Film Archives is a edgy little movie theater in the East Village that shows the most off beat independent films, old Hollywood classics and some of the unusual student films that I have seen in a long time. You will see films here that you will not see anywhere else.

    When you become a member, you also get a discount on movies to $7.00 and that is a nice discount when you are going to the movies these days. They also have unusual themed events where they gather films of a certain genre and they batch them together so you will see all of them. They just had a very edgy series on Satanism and another on the early tech industry of 1995. You will not see that too many other places in the City. Plus all the Hipster film students are there late night so it is fun listening to them analyse all the films in the end.
    Written 10 March 2020
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