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Burns Court Cinemas

506 Burns Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236
941 955-3456
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Ranked #21 of 88 Attractions in Sarasota
Type: Movie Theaters
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- Aug 27, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This is actually a review of Lakewood Ranch Cinema and One Hundred Foot Journey. The LWRC is an excellent venue to see movies with friends, and solo. The movie was superb, and we were able to go to dinner afterwards. Excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The movie are Indie and you can get some duds, but I love the intimacy of the theaters. The volunteers are helpful. They have a nice spectrum of films. Give yourself extra time to park. Recommend purchasing tickets in advance and arrive 15 minutes early to be sure you get a seat you like.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We love going to Burns Court for a movie. It's charming and small. The only drawback is parking can be a problem to go early to hunt. We are happy to support The Sarasota Film Society. It is a great value; can't beat the price when you join. Concessions area is always nice; wine is also available. Popcorn is always... More

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Only place in town for the less commercial movies to be seen. Good selection of art movies. Negative: very small rooms, sometimes you can hear the movie playing in the next room. But it needs to be supported and I recommend it.

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South Venice, Florida, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Burns offers independent movies on a regular basis. Although small, the screen size was very good with average sound. Seating was average old-school: no padding and leg room was tight for my 6'. Cup holders. Concessions: popcorn, candy (No Hard candies!!!???), water, soda , beer and wine. Prices ok.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There is only one place you can sit in a wheelchair i.e the back row and the space is too small for a standard electric chair. As a result it can affect your enjoyment of the film and is uncomfortable when you have to ask someone else to vacate the only only space you can use. Therefore I only go... More

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Sarasota, FL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The theater on Burns Court has been there for as long as I can remember but it has never been fully updated or re-done. The screens are about the size of a large TV screen and the sound from the adjoining theater is sometimes louder than the theater you are in. The movie selections are good. I like the Burns... More

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Venice, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We have been to Burn's Court several times to see some movies before they hit the local theaters. The theater has 3 small theaters inside. It reminds you of the old theaters with the old type seating. A nice feature is the ability to buy beer and wine and bring it into the theater. You don't have to have an... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

this little independent theater (3 screens?) offers artsy and foreign films not found in larger, main-stream theaters. delightful setting on the cutest side-street in sarasota, adjacent to "fish camp" restaurant, dwarfed by huge rainforest tree.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

It is important to get tickets early as the best shows draw a large cinema going audience. The theaters are small but seating is comfortable. Their selection of movies is the best. Nearby restaurants are almost all good. The seafood one right next door does not take reservations and may be hard to get seated on the evening of a... More

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