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Address: 16 Pine Street, Waltham, MA 02453
Phone Number: 781-893-2500
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1:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Movie theater that feature a mix of independent films, foreign language...

Movie theater that feature a mix of independent films, foreign language cinema and Hollywood favorites.

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Great Local Theater for Independent and Mainstream Films

Love this Cinema in Waltham. They tend to play so of the more independent type films you can't find elsewhere except maybe Kendall Square Cinema. They also have the more "general... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Waltham, Massachusetts
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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223 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Love this Cinema in Waltham. They tend to play so of the more independent type films you can't find elsewhere except maybe Kendall Square Cinema. They also have the more "general public" and top rates films when they come out. It appears to be a much smaller theater than it actually is. While it is NO AMC or Lowes huge... More 

Thank daksterinwaltham
Waltham, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Always has the latest releases. Never crowded. Ample parking. GREAT popcorn. Really GREAT icecream. Tuesday nights offer $6 for any movie. Even the newest ones! SHHHHHHHH

Thank BoeKelly
Waltham, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I have been going to this theater since I moved to Waltham 13 years ago. Always a great place to see a movie although it use to have more of the independent movies like the Embassy in Cambridge, which I prefer.

Thank Lisa G
Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I love this place! It is increasingly rare to find Mom and Pop movie theaters in the U.S. but the Embassy is going strong, with affordable rates and frequently changing selections for their multiple screens. Right off of Moody Street, Waltham's go-to restaurant destination. Bathrooms are always clean, popcorn is always fresh, it's just great for a date night or... More 

Thank Chelsea D
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband and I went here on Friday night and watched a 10pm movie and throughly loved the theater. True, it doesn't have the huge screens and reclining seats like all the newer theaters but it was a GREAT theater! The lobby and food concession area needed swept and cleaned in a serious kind of way but other than that... More 

Thank mamabird69 .
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245 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place is a gem. Multiple screens, lots of good films, surrounded by restaurants with a parking garage right around the corner. Well worth coming here.

Thank Gus B
Pembroke, MA
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121 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Long after the Oscar movies have left the mainstream theaters, generally the only place to find them is at little out-the-way theaters like the Embassy Cinema in Waltham. Even these smaller theaters generally offer online ticket purchases these days, although I found that their machine didn't know about the purchase, so I had to go to the box to pick... More 

Thank wcrosby
Maynard, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Courteous empoyees, great movie selection, nice personal size, convenient parking and good restaurant opportunities= who could ask for anything more!

Thank cagkit
Boston, MA
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247 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Clean, gets newer movies but all of the Theatres are tiny. I go to the theatre for the big screen experience. Screens here at Waltham are so small I might as well watch it in my living room, it is cheaper. Parking can be very difficult on weekends, making it iffy whether you can get a seat.

Thank Cindy K
Boston, Massachusetts
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553 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This place runs both independent art house films and major first run blockbusters however it is an art house theater all the way so don't expect the perks of a major cinema chain. Location sits in downtown Waltham off dreary Moody street and is on the center of a side street. One problem with the place, the parking is a... More 

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