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Tropic Cinema

Address: 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 877-761-3456
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Ranked #1 of 6 Fun and Games in Key West
Type: Movie theaters, Fun & Games
Owner description: Tropic Cinema is South Florida's only nonprofit multiplex cinema screening 1st-run indie, foreign...
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Type: Movie theaters, Fun & Games
Owner description: Tropic Cinema is South Florida's only nonprofit multiplex cinema screening 1st-run indie, foreign and documentary films and Hollywood blockbusters every day. With 4 theaters, state-of-the art projection services and the best concessions stand anywhere (we serve wine and beer and drizzle our popcorn with 100% melted butter), it's no wonder Florida Monthly magazine named Tropic Cinema "Florida's Best Cinema" for four consecutive years.

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

When I was ten I would go "off to the show" with 25 cents and a bunch of friends. (Back then children were not chaperoned 24/7). Fifteen cents to get in and a nickel each for both popcorn and a cola. Then came the previews, then the newsreels, then a cartoon, often followed by two, not one, current movies. Movies... More 

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ohio
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106 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

went to this theatre on saturday to see "still alice"....great movie..can see why julienne moore won the oscar..but, this review is about oscar night....the tropic had an oscar event for $100(VIP), or $35 (sluggos like us)....included 2 drinks each, and plenty of hors d'oevres, plus theatre seating for the oscar event...red carpet as we entered the theatre, photos, "interviews"..who are... More 

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Decided to head to a movie when the weather turned chilly. What a treat--a real gem the Key West community has created. A small lounge with snacks and wine instead of an impersonal lobby. Volunteers helped out everywhere, and a multi-plex of sorts that showed several different first run movies. Will definitely return!

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New Jersey
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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Looking for an indoor activity in Key West? This is it. An art cinema in the heart of town showing those movies that are hard to find in the major theaters. It's run by volunteers who obviously are devoted to and take great pride in this great little theater. They have wine, beer, snacks etc all of which you can... More 

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Blackshear, Georgia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

It's like a small version of a cinema from days gone by. Very cozy, clean, even a red carpet. There is even a small lounge that you can hang with friends before or after the movie. There is plenty of variety at the snack bar ranging from your popcorn, soda and candy to wine, beer, fruit and ice cream. They... More 

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Westport, Ireland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
26 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Here we were made feel welcome and the atmosphere is very pleasant. The ticket prices are in the normal range and there appears to be a good range of films on offer. This is the sort of place were we like to watch our films. Not some enormous, impersonal Mutliplex.

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Key West, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

In a small town like Key West, who would expect to have a high quality cinema that shows films you would probably never see in a multi-plex? And yet there it is just of the busy main thorough fare of Duval. Four screens, no less. Is this southernmost town lucky or what?

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Clean nice ambiance a change from the majors.. Beer and wine available even ice cream Make for an enjoyable day or evening out.. Downtown location is a plus

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Key West, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I love the intimacy of the theater. I just wish they had more options for food. They have the basic snack and drink options, but nothing like pizza or something like that. It is much better then the other theater.

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Tropic is a fun theater that serves beer and wine, and snacks, worth eating. The movies are all first run, and they offer a speaker series, as well. Nice ambience...just look for the Marilyn Monroe statue outside the theater.

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