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Sun Pictures Cinema

Carnarvon Street | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
08 9192 1077
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Ranked #3 of 26 Attractions in Broome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We are not fans of the deckchair seating (in any outdoor cinema), but there was an alternative - wooden 'park benches' with vinyl cushions - which was much more comfortable. Unfortunately, these were right at the back under cover, and the sound system seems to be meant for the open area, so the very wordy movie "The Judge" that we... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We were at Sun Pictures Cinema in Broome last Tuesday night - what a fabulous venue and lots of interesting history, more of which can be found at the Broome Museum. Only one plane flew over during lead up to the main film The Judge (such a good movie) so no interruptions during. We took a pillow each, but if... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Very fascinating and historical location, would definitely recommend you check it out! very friendly staff. We had a great time!

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The sun pictures open air cinema is a must do for any movie buff. A piece of history. The fact that you need to cross the road to get a coffee in no way diminishes the experience, if anything it adds. For once I went to the cinema and didn't feel I was being ripped off. Shame I didn't see... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Went the early session, good fun with the occasional jet low overhead only adding to the experience. Suggest taking a cushion and warm clothing. We did not notice any mosquitoes that others have commented on.

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Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Alternate between watching the movie and the amazing southern nights sky from your canvas slung chair. You may even get a late flight into Broome skudding just overhead into the bargain. Highly recommend this pretty unique cinema experience.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Really enjoyed watching a movie at the Sun Pictures Cinema, the deckchairs were a bit uncomfortable and we definitely recommend bringing a cushion and dont forget the insect repellent :-) Great collection of vintage projectors and memorabilia.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the cinemas, it was a great night watching Into the Storm. We loved the olde world charm and when a plane went over it just finished a great night.

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Newcastle, Australia
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75 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The last remaining outdoor picture theatre and must be maintained at all costs ...hint ..get under the covered area

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Paris, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

You sit in a chair and watch a movie in the outdoors. The fact that the planes fly over and block the sound occasionally just make for more atmosphere. The usual ice-creams and popcorn are available. Lovely spot. Make sure you put on your repellant as the bugs like the place.

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