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Address: Route 6A, Dennis, MA 02638
Phone Number: 508 385 2503
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Description: This Art Deco theater dates back to 1930.

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Movies in a special setting....look up...literally!

Not your modern theater, instead this place is a charming venue with an interesting history and a beautiful mural ceiling painted by Rockwell Kent. Cape visitors should have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Henri Pierre S
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Not your modern theater, instead this place is a charming venue with an interesting history and a beautiful mural ceiling painted by Rockwell Kent. Cape visitors should have a planned visit on their bucket list.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This old and somewhat rundown building is home to funky but comfortable chairs that are in disrepair but covered. You might say it adds to the charm of the place. The only negative is that most films only run for a week but then this is indeed a one-movie theatre so one would expect a fast turnover especially since most... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is truly a unique theater, not all the glitz, 3 D or high tech sound, but an experience. The movies they show are more Indy types than main stream and the theater itself is a piece of work with paintings on the ceiling and a stage, making you feel like you are back in grammar school. The seats are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

This authentic Art Deco theater is a must see and takes you for a couple of hours to a different era. It plays a selection of less commercial films and important opera/ballet productions-check their Bolshoi ballet series this winter! On week ends arrive early as theater has a loyal following..and fills up fast.

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great art house movie theater. old fashioned big screen experience. Screens movies typically not shown at multiplexes. Reasonable costs. Art deco mural inside theater a sight!

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It's not a usual destination, so it's always great when I do go. The film offerings are eclectic. The theater itself is a bit of time travel. It's so comfortable you can really enjoy yourself and not feel shoe-horned into your seat, or have your feet stick to the floor from sticky stuff that's been spilled. And usually your fellow... More 

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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