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Angelika Film Center and Cafe

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Address: 18 West Houston Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212-995-2000
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Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Description: Cinema devoted to screening independent movies in style.

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Small theater with a cafe

The theater is located on Houston Street. It's a smaller theater that shows recent films as well as indie films and documentaries. There are about 5 theaters and they are each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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Tucson, AZ
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380 reviews 380 reviews
127 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The theater is located on Houston Street. It's a smaller theater that shows recent films as well as indie films and documentaries. There are about 5 theaters and they are each rather small and usually pretty full so it is a good idea to get there early if you want a good seat. You can sit in the cafe while... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Angelica serves snack type food in it;s lobby to enjoy while you wait to line up for your movie. The brownies are good, but a bit of a rip off. Then you go down a long escalator to the theaters below ground. The screens are on the small side, as well as the theaters themselves. I over heard a manager... More 

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NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It was my first time at Angelika. Maybe I had anticipated it would be much more, but the actual experience was quite ordinary. It is understandable the crowds were huge considering 2 of the 3 movies shown just came out. Unfortunately, the only place left was way in the back, and sometimes, my view of the screen was blocked by... More 

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nyc
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287 reviews 287 reviews
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Charming and Cozy a wonderful place to drop into while in SoHo to escape from shopping and the crowds!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely film center the Angelika is! We went to see the new Michael Keaton film "birdman". It was made somewhat special as the Angelika has a great feel to it...they served a nice cup of tea and hot chocolate and the staff were extremely friendly.If you get chance,pop your head in even if it's to see the decor.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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39 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

While in NYC, I was able to catch the US release of "Snowpiercer" followed by a Q&A with Director Bong Joon Ho. This type of rich movie going experience appears to be a priority at the Angelika. Add in a reasonably priced pastry and coffee bar and a quality theater milieu and it is a winner with me. Bonus: this... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great theatre and excellent documentary on academic institutions and the current state of education. Documentary disturbing for any professors/teachers but a eyeopener - if you haven't already noticed. Yummy popcorn (always a requirement at the movies!).

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New York City, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's where you can rely on watching a great movie while the subway train rattles the theater slightly, adding to the special effects.

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97 reviews 97 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This multi theater carries the best selection of independent, original language films in the city. Location is perfect a few steps away from the heart of Soho.. What a shame the waste of space in the interior hall. The super inflated food, snacks drinks prices-$9 for 2 little bottles of water is day time robbery! Pity as it could be... More 

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Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This theatre keeps showing movies that are excellent but not the top 'block-buster' style. After trying to see 'Gloria' at the MOMA which was a sell-out, I went to see it at the Angelika. Sadly the theaters are very small and the whole complex is poorly located due to the periodically rumbled of the nearby NYSubway line. However the Angelika... More 

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