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The Wilma Theater

Address: 131 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT 59802
Phone Number: (406) 728-2521
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Ranked #5 of 31 Activities in Missoula
Type: Movie Theaters, Amusement
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Missoula, Montana, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Wilma shows independent films and live concerts. It is an old theater with that certain old time funk about it. All though the seats are in desperate need of repair, I find the whole experience fun and entertaining.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I love this little theater! I was here on both visits to Missoula. They run old movies, so the first visit I saw Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing. The second visit I saw The Goonies. It's $5 for a movie, $2 for popcorn and $1 for hot tea. The popcorn line is usually pretty long, but that doesn't stop... More

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Billings, Montana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My first experience at the Wilma will be hard to ever top. I took my daughter and her boyfriend to Nickel Creek and we were absolutely thrilled with everything. The building is fabulously old and ornate and well maintained, the sound was perfect, and the people of Missoula are the best in a crowd...fun but not obnoxious. If you ever... More

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Kalispell, Montana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I've been to many many concerts here and all over and there is something so personal about the Wilma. It is slightly run down but its very old so that's expected

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Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The local theaters were showing fairly unappealing big summer movies. This little theater was a refreshing change. We took a look at both theaters - the large one needs a little restoration on the seats, but looked fairly comfortable and would make a fine concert venue as well. We saw a movie in the smaller theater - comfortable. A cool... More

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Missoula, Montana
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201 reviews 201 reviews
24 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Wilma is a beautiful historic theatre; seeing a film here is always enjoyable and the staff are helpful and professional. I love going to the Wilma and always have.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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104 reviews 104 reviews
9 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Built in 1922, the inside of the downtown theatre remains fairly true to its original make. If you think the current owners are cheap and not giving it an upgrade, then go to the restrooms. Modern and immaculate, you then understand that they are keeping the rest of the establishment true to its roots. We applaud you for that decision.... More

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Pacific Grove, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

An actual balcony in the main theater. It reminded me of the State Theater in Monterey (but not as well maintained). Their website listed incorrect movie times so call before you go.

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Bozeman, Montana
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121 reviews 121 reviews
26 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This place is cool, I hope it isn't completely renovated anytime too soon. You don't see places like this still operating nearly enough. The acoustics were excellent, plenty of beer on draft, and great location.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I've seen many shows at this venue including Nickel Creek and Jewel and I only wish they had more and more shows. It is an old theater with limited seating, but it is a great, up close and personal way to see a show.

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