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Electric Cinema

47 - 49 Station St, Birmingham B5 4DY , England (Ladywood)
0121 643 7879
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Ranked #6 of 199 attractions in Birmingham
Type: Movie Theaters
Traveler Description: The Electric Cinema is a cinema and sound recording facility in Birmingham, England. It opened in Station Street in 1909, showing its first silent... more »
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Birmingham City
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Little gem we visited last night to watch I am Divine the film was great staff were great....toilets grim....

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Well it's kind of art which you must go and have a look Dint have enough time but will make sure next time I made a proper plan for the same

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Amazing art deco cinema. A must for film lovers. Shows rep and new releases. With comfortable sofas and even has waiter service to your seat.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you're a cinema/movie maniac, like myself, then visiting the oldest working cinema in the UK should definitely be a must while visiting Birmingham. Nothing special, really, but the awareness of watching a movie in such a special place makes a difference. Regular seats rather uncomfortable, though...

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Birmingham
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My partner and I are regulars at the electric. The films shown are picked with thought. I don't think we have seen a bad film at the electric. I have to admit we always treat ourselves to a sofa which are great value for the extra comfort. Others cinemas in Birmingham can't compete for us

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Dunstable
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10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Forget the bland Odeon/Multiplex this is a charming good old fashioned cinema for the mature or serious filmgoer who likes to relax and watch a film.

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West Bromwich, West Midlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I'd never been to the Electric until yesterday. What a lovely little cinema! It's so lovely to not to have to go to an awful 15 screen place with too many people munching on popcorn and making a racket. BTW, no popcorn at the Electric. Not allowed! It's cake! And who doesn't like cake?! The seats were really comfy and... More

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Birmingham, England
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is my favourite cinema full stop. Which is why we chose it for a venue for my 40th birthday. Hired the place and chose the film, what more could you want. Everyone who came and had never been before was smitten with the place. The staff made it all very easy, I can only recommend it :)

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Special cinema experience Intimate auditorium that feels like your own personal cinema with the complete digital experience If you book or buy tickets for the sofa seats at the back one txt and drinks and snacks are served to you throughout the show We are not talking hot dogs, home made cake chocolate and crisps and nuts from spicy to... More

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Birmingham, England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Perfect for date night (or day) Step back in time to classy cinema surroundings, cocktails, cakes and comfy film viewing. Always a pleasure to visit.

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