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Cape Cinema

Route 6A, Dennis, MA 02638
508 385 2503
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Dennis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Description: This Art Deco theater dates back to 1930.
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Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is such a classic! And such a different experience from the usual cineplex type experience. There's usually only one movie playing and it's usually one of the indie or off-beat films. You know it's going to be a different type of experience from the moment you drive into the parking lot. When you walk in the door, you are... More

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CapeCinema, Manager at Cape Cinema, responded to this review

Dear Mame90, Thank you so much for your review of The Cape Cinema. We are very pleased that it is one of your favorite places to see films on the Cape. Sitting in the theater is like being transported back in time and we do pride ourselves on selecting art, independent, and foreign films. We are working on getting the... More

Frenchtown, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

If you go to the Cape Cinema expecting the "amenities" of a multiplex you'll be disappointed. If you want an alternative where you're able to catch Indie, foreign, or simply "non-box office smash" movies this is the place to go. The seats are covered with white cotton (perhaps to hide the fact that they're older) and not the most comfortable... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I have loved this cinema for years. It is the quintessential movie going experience that hardens back to a more glamorous time. The one screen with the living room chairs to watch the movie is quite enjoyable. The movies are typically indie films and are such a nice change from the mega movie plex experience. The popcorn is usually fresh... More

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The best movie theater on Cape Cod, with it's Art Deco interior and outstanding first run films. This isn't a movie theater it is an experience

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Southampton, MA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The Cape Cinema is a great theater. My only suggestion is upgrading the process to buy tickets in advance or online to eliminate incredibly long lines!

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is my favorite Cape film theater with the most wonderful movies. I love that they get foreign films and other movies before they hit the rest of the surrounding theaters. Oh and the funky seats are roomy and comfortable.

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Westwood, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Seating not the most comfortable but worth it for the old fashioned feel. Saw Forest Gump there and 500 Days of Summer. Great movies for the venue. Loved the $3 popcorn!

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I have reviewed both the Chatham Orpheum Theater and the Cape Cinema in Dennis as they are both charming theaters in themselves and worth a visit. The Cape Cinema is located down a curving drive past the Dennis Theater. Plenty of free parking but it is an unpaved and could be difficult for people with ambulation issues. It is located... More

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Orleans, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This cinema is an essential part of the Cape experience. Where else can you attend movies or broadcast opera and theater in an retro-atmosphere complete with slip-covered (and comfortable) chairs. Only drawbacks are a slightly snarky snack bar and a rest room facility down a steep set of stairs.

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The mural alone is worth the adventure. Easy to find entrance on rte 6A in the center of Dennis. 1930's popcorn stand and cookies on sale in historic movie theater. Rockwell Kent is the artist. Wonderful movies to watch while you sit in very comfortable seats with white cloth covers on them.

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