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The Showroom

708 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ
732-502-0472
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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Asbury Park
Type: Movie Theaters
Most recent review
- Jul 22, 2014
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English first
south river,nj
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70 reviews 70 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This old fashioned theater is in the heart of the Asbury Strip on Cookman Ave. The Positives first, Staff is friendly and efficient, several of the rooms are cozy and relaxed atmosphere, they carry many of the Indie movies that are hard to find. The hegatives, at $10 for a matinee they are more costly then AMC, Regal, and some... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a charming cinema with 3 theaters. The largest is only 60 seats. The middle one has about 20 seats ( I felt like I was in a private screening!) and the 3rd is upstairs with about 10 club chairs! Their choice of movies are very diverse ranging from first run to documentaries to Sundance Film types. Something for... More

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Ocean, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Finally! A comfy place to watch unusual films! This theater has three rooms for viewing, form 12 to 65 seats. My favorite is the 12-seat small, with armchairs and end tables. But go online to get your tickets ahead of time! You don't want to be left out! The best was getting to see all the Oscar-nominated shorts, animations, and... More

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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This tiny multi theater is a gemstone. Staff is like family. A place for real film lovers. They play the best releases of International Film Festivals and tops trendy NYC Angelika or Film Center. Watching a movie in a 25 seat theater is an intimate time warp soothing experience.

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Toms River
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Such a nice little cinema. Clean and comfortable. Showing the latest independent, obscure, or non-mainstream films. Love this place!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Great artsy movies at a very cute, clean, comfortable theater. Actually there are three small theaters, showing different movies and the movies are always excellent, moving, intriguing, all genres. You'll find more movie aficionados here, so less talkers and noise makers to distract. A nice experience.

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Ocean, NJ
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Several intimate and well appointed screening rooms two steps up from a great home theater are still worth a visit for the great movies they offer that will never make the multiplex. Now you can actually watch the documentary or foreign films part of the Oscars and have something to cheer for!

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Jersey shore
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I had not been in their new location until yesterday. The movie we saw was shown in the upstairs theater with about 15 big comfy loungers, tables for snacks/drinks and there are plants for decor. The selection of movies is wonderful, even if we don't get there often enough. We love the upcoming line-up and plan to support this establishment... More

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

These guys are like archeologists who cleverly find some of the most outstanding and unknown videos being produced all around the world. I highly recommend, if you have a couple hours to burn, just randomly walking in and seeing what is headlining.

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New York, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Two comfortable, intimate screening rooms. Extremely friendly staff. Looking forward to our next visit!

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