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The Glen Theater

112 N. Franklin St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891
(607) 535-4302
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Ranked #17 of 19 Attractions in Watkins Glen
Type: Movie Theaters
Most recent review
- Sep 3, 2014
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Burdett, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is an old lovely theater that has more potential to shine! The seating arrangement is good in both theaters, both of which feel small enough to relax in. Tables were added in one side but additional food selections to go with them are not present. This gives good leg room and comfort however. he staff is quite nice. Despite... More

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Ithaca, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Loved the tables in front of the seats. The seats were old fashioned and narrow but recently reupholstered

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Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

If you want the quality of a drive in with the price of an IMAX,this is the place for you! The theater was freezing,the subtitles were cut in half,and the concessions suck. I'm willing to pay $3-$5 for these conditions,it even makes it a bit charming. But when you Jack up the prices it just feels like robbery

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Burdett, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Great theater with two screens. Shoes latest movies at very reasonable prices. Like all theaters, the popcorn is way over priced.

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Penn Yan, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We haven't been to the theater in Watkins for a year, and wow has it changed. We went back the weekend before Christmas. I guess there is a new owner. The price for the four of us to see a movie almost doubled. It used to be under $20 for the two kids and us, now it was over $30.... More

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Watkins Glen, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Took my son to see Thor last night. This was the first time we have gone there at night and not to the matinee in a while. This is not our beloved Glen Theater anymore. Prices have gone up...a lot. It was $8.00 for adults and $8.00 for children under 12. My son is 13 so $16.00 just for the... More

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Mesa, Arizona
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Used to be the best kept secret for local moviegoers! All has changed now. They will not even accept the movie passes I purchased last Christmas for my wheelchair-bound disabled son. When I asked them if they would they said flatly "No -- take it up with the previous owner!" I've heard that the prices are much higher than they... More

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Corning New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is where my family goes when there's a movie that we absolutely have to see in the theater. The price is right, the theater original and parking is no problem.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

New owner. Prices are outrageous. The concession counter is a joke. Owner will go out of business. We will never go back.

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Cherry Creek, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Super cute little theatre with an old timey feel. Thought it was reasonable and a fun thing to do on a mini vacation, if you are in the area and they are playing something you are interested in check it out. Of course it's not a large theatre and they don't have a big variety of showings, but that adds... More

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