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Cape Cinema

Route 6A, Dennis, MA 02638
508 385 2503
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Ranked #3 of 15 attractions in Dennis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Description: This Art Deco theater dates back to 1930.
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Harwich, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

For only $6 you can see a first rate movie in a cozy old theater. Some of the seats which are probably the original seats, are not very comfortable and taped together, but you can manage for a couple of hours. It is not a huge cinema complex with big expensive candy etc. it is an easy in and easy... More

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Loved this theatre, loved the movie. Unfortunately, found it hard to walk after the film...the seats are so uncomfortable! I recommend bringing a pillow to sit on if you go.

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upstate, ny
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We had heard about the Cape Cinema from Trip advisor when looking for things to do in the Brewster area. My fiancé and I are regular movie goers so we thought this would be a fun experience. While it was a unique experience I was not impressed with the historic theatre. While the movie was great, the so called comfortable... More

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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109 reviews 109 reviews
26 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The movie theatre is part of 3 building campus, consisting of an art museum, playhouse, and movie theatre. It was constructed in the early 1900s and its art deco ceiling makes the visit well worthwhile. First quality movies are shown with comfortable arm chair seating.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

THis is a special place, an old fashioned summer stock theater for movies. THere are real arm chair seats and a wonderful, fun, homey sort of feeling. They also feature quality movies, not the usual shlock. Makes for a great break at the end of a Cape Cod day.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

The Cape Cinema is a delight. In addition to showing exceptional films, it screens National Theater Live productions and Live from the Met performances in a small, quiet venue with very comfortable seating and delicious refreshments, including old-fashioned, fresh-popped, buttered popcorn and home-baked cookies - at very reasonable prices. Tickets for some screenings are available online, but best to get... More

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East Dennis, Massachusetts, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is one of the most historic and fascinating theaters in the country. Make sure to get there early, so you can see the bathrooms and the decorations in the theater itself. The ceiling mural and stage curtains are true works of art. They used to have films to match, but whoever is running the programming now apparently has some... More

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