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Desoto Dollar Movies

303 301 Boulevard West, Bradenton, FL 34207
(941) 744-2950
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Ranked #24 of 28 attractions in Bradenton
Type: Movie Theaters
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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MI
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The place is old and not the cleanest. I would not eat off the seats but is that what you go there for? The movies are good. Tuesday is senior day ! You get into the movies for $1 a small pop for $1 and a small popcorn for $1. You really can't beat it for an afternoon out. The... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This theater needs some updating but for the price you can't really complain. For a dollar movie they have some very recent and good movies. Most of the time there is not a wait which is a good thing.

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Bradenton, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

You get what in pay for in life, and that is the movies as well. What the heck do you expect plush seating, perfect screen, and sound, and clean floor. Heck you cannot even get a candy bar for 50cents and that is what they charge on Tues. The people that go there are not anything else but people. The... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Sure the movie is cheap but I would never want to be at this mall after dark. Just don't. There is another cheap movie theater off of University...find that one and go there.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I cannot stand paying $8 to $10 for a movie. I wait a couple weeks or a month then it comes here. Now, it is a "dollar" theater - the sound is not as great, the screen a little smaller sometimes, the seats are getting old, the floor can be a little sticky, the bathrooms are not the best -... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This movie theater is scummy. It smells like urine and there are strange and disgusting stains on everything. The mall, itself, is pretty shady and there are often armed robberies in the parking lot. If the movies aren't enough entertainment, though, you can often see hookers and drug dealers plying their trades in the parking lot. Seriously...STAY AWAY...This is NOT... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

You get to see movies for $1.00 on Tuesdays that have just left the first-run houses and which cost ten times more. Some of the movies are even still running at the first-run theaters for a lot more money.

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Troy, Michigan
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

The audio is very bad. Better movies at home. The only reason to go there is to take a nap in the afternoon.

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Bradenton, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

They're fairly dark, and better than they were in the past, but the sound is rather tinny. The location is rather dubious and you may want to think about going to another local theatre if you are planning on being around there after dark.

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Midland, Michigan
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16 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

This place is horrible. The theater we were in had a small screen that cut off parts of the picture. The sound system was terrible; most of the speakers weren't working and those that did had a tinny, annoying sound. The seats were uncomfortable and the room just felt dirty. The restroom was filthy. I wouldn't recommend this place to... More

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