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Jack London Cinema

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Address: Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: 510 433 1325
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Nine state of the art movie theaters.

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Great theater on Oakland Waterfront

Great place for a date with a lovely lady. Nice clean venue with very close adjacent parking. Validation from the theater is good. In close proximity of great dining, drinks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Les H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a date with a lovely lady. Nice clean venue with very close adjacent parking. Validation from the theater is good. In close proximity of great dining, drinks, music and even dancing. Great place to start the evening with much close by to close it out.

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Oakland, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The theater is very nice and the location is great. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Lots of parking is available. I loved the popcorn. Can't watch a movie without excellent popcorn.

Thank Phatzsmama
Esperance, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

There's also a bar nearby, safari themed, that was incredible. Oakland is so underrated. I think I liked it more than San Francisco! Great cinema, cheap tickets, excellent restaurants nearby.

Thank Sheridan K
San Francisco
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492 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Tolerable but not the best theater in the Bay Area. Auditoriums are okay, but the crowd can be a bit rough. With all the theaters in the East Bay there's no reason to go out of your way to go to this theater.

Thank 7268
SF, California
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1,145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 507 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Stopped going here as the crowd is often rough and the theater and lobby areas become trashed. Too bad because the location is good.

Thank seafare74
Fremont, California
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3,248 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

With the superb deals on Sundays and Tuesdays ($5), we like this theater when in the Jack London Square area. It is well run. There is a parking garage across from the theater. They do validate. The staff is good here.

Thank mini
Oakland, California
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257 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This theatre was the to go place for us in JLS. Now they have $5 Sundays and Tuesdays and that brings the crowds out. We were there to see a movie on Tuesday night. They have free 3 hour validated parking in the lot across the street.

Thank KWong55
Oakland, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This theater is at Jack London Square and shows first run movies. It has multiple screenings and has a large parking garage across the street, which serves most of Jack London Square and the SF Ferry passengers. During the week the lot may be full.

Thank Carol N
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

5 RATING ONLY FOR $5 SUNDAYS AND TUESDAYS!!! who can complain about that? especially with our economy and errybody and their mamas budgeting! lol but seriously though, it gets SUPER PACKED of course though right coz of the great deal on sundays and tuesdays so don't be surprised when you show up maybe 10-15minutes before the previews and you cant... More 

Thank Roshlynn
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Typical suburban theater complex with primarily crappy hollywood movies, and games in the lobby so there isn't a quiet moment once you walk in the front doors. Oh, it is in Jack London Square area of Oakland, so it isn't in suburbs but has that mentality. I patronize theaters that generally appeal to adults and this certainly isn't one. I... More 

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