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Nickelodeon Theatre

210 Lincoln Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4372
(831) 426-7500
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Ranked #2 of 30 Attractions in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Watsonville, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
28 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nickelodeon Theatre always has the interesting movies & first run films. Some hard to find that show onluy here, 2 of the theatres are very small, so come early for a seat. Sister Theatre, Del Mar , on Pacific Garden mall is a vintage gem, showing first run films & special showings. Both are perfect to watch favorite movies...any popcorn... More 

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Watsonville, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is the best theater for great independent films and organic popcorn and the best baked treats .

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The best popcorn in town and still cost less than the the chain theaters. This for the locals.3 different theaters , one is a restored historial theater, not to be missed

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Soulsbyville, Ca
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Always a great selection of movies, good popcorn and a cozy, movie/film lover feeling! We general head for this theater or it's sister theater down the block to find the best Indys!

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Santa Cruz, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Better popcorn, with decent concessions. Screens are small but cozy environ. Beats the corporate film experience by a mile.

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Santa Cruz, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

For a smaller population center, Santa Cruz is blessed to have so many fine independent films shown at this theater group. There are actually three locations, including Aptos. Check the excellent internet site for showtimes. Prices are less than the big theaters, with senior discounts for those over 60. I am grateful to have this resource in our town!

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Santa Cruz, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Went for a movie date with my girlfriend to see 'fault in our stars' the movie itself was just over 2hours. Personally I hadn't been to a movie theater in quite a few years and was skeptical about attending one locally as they normally tend to be quite expensive considering it's basically the cost of a single movie. Went in,... More 

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Oswego, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Shows excellent selection of films and the atmosphere is great. The price is typical for any movie theater. This is the place to go see films.

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CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

So if you want to find the latest foreign film, or critically acclaimed indie film, you will find it at the nick. Being a university town, this is the one heater that you can go to to find that small film you read about in the NY times. The theaters are generally pretty small with limited seating, but you won't... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

When we want to see an independent film, want to be in Santa Cruz for dining or just the vibes, we choose "the Nick." It has several theaters, some small but film choices and the snack bar are not ordinary.

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