Best movie theaters in New York

Check out the top movie theaters in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Cobble Hill Cinemas
1. Cobble Hill Cinemas
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27 local reviews
265 Court Street, Brooklyn
Open now
+1 718-596-9113
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Jon
Local cinema in nearby Cobble Hill neighborhood. Currently, our neighborhood movie theater is closed for renov…
Sarah
Great movie theater! Comfy seating and great film selection, with lots of fun stuff nearby. Check out the choc…
gideon
Closest movie theater. Mostly Hollywood movies plus the occasional independent option. More charm than most
1. Cobble Hill Cinemas
1. Cobble Hill Cinemas
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27 local reviews
265 Court Street, Brooklyn
Open now
+1 718-596-9113
Jon
Jon
Local cinema in nearby Cobble Hill neighborhood. Currently, our neighborhood movie theater is closed for renovation. So this independent the…
Sarah
Sarah
Great movie theater! Comfy seating and great film selection, with lots of fun stuff nearby. Check out the chocolaterie next door!
gideon
gideon
Closest movie theater. Mostly Hollywood movies plus the occasional independent option. More charm than most
2. IFC Center
2. IFC Center
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14 local reviews
323 Avenue of the Americas, New York
(212) 924-7771
Indie Movie Theater
Janine
Among the great independent movie theaters in the city.
Joy
One of the last indie movie theaters standing. Also, the best movie theater popcorn in New York City.
Jeffrey
Foreign, classic & offbeat indie films are screened along with short subjects at this movie theater. -
2. IFC Center
2. IFC Center
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14 local reviews
323 Avenue of the Americas, New York
(212) 924-7771
Janine
Janine
Among the great independent movie theaters in the city.
Joy
Joy
One of the last indie movie theaters standing. Also, the best movie theater popcorn in New York City.
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
Foreign, classic & offbeat indie films are screened along with short subjects at this movie theater. -
3. AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9
3. AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9
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16 local reviews
2309 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, New York
+1 212-665-6923
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Benton
Local megaplex movie theater. A ten minute walk.
Tom
An easy walk to a movie theater.
Rachel
Standard, high-quality movie theater. There's actually an amazing mural inside the theater that's worth seeing…
3. AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9
3. AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9
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16 local reviews
2309 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, New York
+1 212-665-6923
Benton
Benton
Local megaplex movie theater. A ten minute walk.
Tom
Tom
An easy walk to a movie theater.
Rachel
Rachel
Standard, high-quality movie theater. There's actually an amazing mural inside the theater that's worth seeing even if you don't want to see…
4. AMC Empire 25
4. AMC Empire 25
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8 local reviews
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Erika
Favorite movie theater because of reclining reserved seating!
Luz
With over 20 movies and 4 floors its really one of the biggest movie theaters you'll ever find!!!
Erwin
Great local movie theater with the newest films in HD and 3D
4. AMC Empire 25
4. AMC Empire 25
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8 local reviews
Erika
Erika
Favorite movie theater because of reclining reserved seating!
Luz
Luz
With over 20 movies and 4 floors its really one of the biggest movie theaters you'll ever find!!!
Erwin
Erwin
Great local movie theater with the newest films in HD and 3D
5. The Pavilion Theater
5. The Pavilion Theater
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18 local reviews
188 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn
+1 718-369-0838
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Cynthia
The closest movie theater. Great if you love Hollywood blockbusters.
Josh
Movie theater, 3 stops away on the F train. Reclining chairs.
Dan & Michelle
Movie theater with leather reclining seats! Shows the big releases and nice indies too.
5. The Pavilion Theater
5. The Pavilion Theater
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18 local reviews
188 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn
+1 718-369-0838
Cynthia
Cynthia
The closest movie theater. Great if you love Hollywood blockbusters.
Josh
Josh
Movie theater, 3 stops away on the F train. Reclining chairs.
Dan & Michelle
Dan & Michelle
Movie theater with leather reclining seats! Shows the big releases and nice indies too.
6. Angelika Film Center & Cafe
6. Angelika Film Center & Cafe
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9 local reviews
18 W Houston St, New York
(212) 995-2570
RestaurantFoodMovie theater
Irena
Movie theater with some independent options
Jaime
Amazing movie theater with great refreshments!
Marilyn
Another independent film theater with a gourmet snack bar in the lobby. The seats are not great and sometimes …
6. Angelika Film Center & Cafe
6. Angelika Film Center & Cafe
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9 local reviews
18 W Houston St, New York
(212) 995-2570
Irena
Irena
Movie theater with some independent options
Jaime
Jaime
Amazing movie theater with great refreshments!
Marilyn
Marilyn
Another independent film theater with a gourmet snack bar in the lobby. The seats are not great and sometimes you can hear the sound of trai…
7. Museum of the Moving Image
7. Museum of the Moving Image
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81 local reviews
36-01 35th Avenue, New York
Open now
+1 718-777-6800
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Daniel
It is a great museum with a balance of hands-on activities and exhibits that will interest youngsters and adul…
Lili
It's a film museum but also a movie theater showing great retrospectives and classics.
IRMA
There is so much information in this museum! Located next to the Kaufman Studios in Astoria. You can learn s…
7. Museum of the Moving Image
7. Museum of the Moving Image
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81 local reviews
36-01 35th Avenue, New York
Open now
+1 718-777-6800
Daniel
Daniel
It is a great museum with a balance of hands-on activities and exhibits that will interest youngsters and adults. On the weekends enjoy movi…
Lili
Lili
It's a film museum but also a movie theater showing great retrospectives and classics.
IRMA
IRMA
There is so much information in this museum! Located next to the Kaufman Studios in Astoria. You can learn so much about movies. The muse…
8. Nitehawk Cinema
8. Nitehawk Cinema
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194 local reviews
136 Metropolitan Ave, New York
(718) 384-3980
Movie Theater
Liana
A movie theater/restaurant mash up sounds strange right? Well, no. It's a movie theater run by movie lovers an…
Danika
A great movie theater. Perhaps my favorite in the whole city! The seats have tables by them and they have wait…
stan
Incredible movie theater with full-service​ menu during shows, as well as wine, cocktails, and beer. They show…
8. Nitehawk Cinema
8. Nitehawk Cinema
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194 local reviews
136 Metropolitan Ave, New York
(718) 384-3980
Liana
Liana
A movie theater/restaurant mash up sounds strange right? Well, no. It's a movie theater run by movie lovers and they are frequently on theme…
Danika
Danika
A great movie theater. Perhaps my favorite in the whole city! The seats have tables by them and they have waiter service so come hungry and …
stan
stan
Incredible movie theater with full-service​ menu during shows, as well as wine, cocktails, and beer. They show current films, indie films, a…
9. Sunshine Cinema
9. Sunshine Cinema
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38 local reviews
143 East Houston Street, New York
+1 212-260-7289
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Nick and Julia
Awesome movie theater with indie and some more mainstream movies. Honesty some of the best popcorn in NYC!
Amanda
One of my favorite movie theaters - they often show foreign films.
Helena
Favorite movie theater showing indie films, documentaries and other exciting movies worth watching!
9. Sunshine Cinema
9. Sunshine Cinema
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38 local reviews
143 East Houston Street, New York
+1 212-260-7289
Nick and Julia
Nick and Julia
Awesome movie theater with indie and some more mainstream movies. Honesty some of the best popcorn in NYC!
Amanda
Amanda
One of my favorite movie theaters - they often show foreign films.
Helena
Helena
Favorite movie theater showing indie films, documentaries and other exciting movies worth watching!
10. AMC Kips Bay 15
10. AMC Kips Bay 15
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7 local reviews
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Shell
This movie theater is about a five minute walk away
Alex
Movie Theater 2nd Ave & 31st St
Shell
This movie theater is about a five minute walk away
10. AMC Kips Bay 15
10. AMC Kips Bay 15
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7 local reviews
Shell
Shell
This movie theater is about a five minute walk away
Alex
Alex
Movie Theater 2nd Ave & 31st St
Shell
Shell
This movie theater is about a five minute walk away
11. BAM Harvey Theater
11. BAM Harvey Theater
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101 local reviews
651 Fulton Street
+1 718-636-4100
Point of interestEstablishment
Jamie
Independent Movie Theater and live performances, always great for a Friday or Saturday night.
Jenny
Oh, the pleasure of it. Amazing performances of every hue, and a great movie theater (BAM Rose Cinemas) attac…
Daniela
A wonderful Brooklyn institution it houses an Opera house and a movie theater. The program is modern featuring…
11. BAM Harvey Theater
11. BAM Harvey Theater
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101 local reviews
651 Fulton Street
+1 718-636-4100
Jamie
Jamie
Independent Movie Theater and live performances, always great for a Friday or Saturday night.
Jenny
Jenny
Oh, the pleasure of it. Amazing performances of every hue, and a great movie theater (BAM Rose Cinemas) attached to it.
Daniela
Daniela
A wonderful Brooklyn institution it houses an Opera house and a movie theater. The program is modern featuring Dance, Theater and movies. Fo…
12. Theater District
12. Theater District
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47 local reviews
Theater District, New York
NeighborhoodPolitical
Carla
Is an area in Midtown Manhattan where most Broadway theaters are located, as well as many other theaters, movi…
Steve
New York City's Theater District is an area in Midtown Manhattan where most Broadway theaters are located, as …
Robert & Gaby
2.3 miles 15 min drive Theater District - Times Square, New York, NY, USA
12. Theater District
12. Theater District
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47 local reviews
Theater District, New York
Carla
Carla
Is an area in Midtown Manhattan where most Broadway theaters are located, as well as many other theaters, movie theaters, restaurants, hotel…
Steve
Steve
New York City's Theater District is an area in Midtown Manhattan where most Broadway theaters are located, as well as many other theaters, m…
Robert & Gaby
Robert & Gaby
2.3 miles 15 min drive Theater District - Times Square, New York, NY, USA