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Charles Theatre

1711 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD
410 727 3456
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Ranked #77 of 156 Attractions in Baltimore
Type: Movie Theaters, Amusement
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This old fashion cinema is one of the most interesting places in Baltimore. Located just behind the train station, across the street from Charles pub (another corky bar decorated Inferno-style with creepy dolls and red walls), and next to the Charles tapas restaurant (great food, good sangria but a bit pricey) this place is filled with Baltimore history. Before the... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I live in Mt Vernon so it is very convenient for me. You can take your cocktails over from Tapas Teatro. Only time I've ever seen it busy was during film festivals. The building is beautiful. But like I said its never busy and the staff just sits or stands at their station doing nothing. They could be friendly or... More

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

I haven't been to The Charles for a number of years and was saddened to see it's declined. Stinking trash bags in front of an exit door was one sign, as well as a theatre that smelled of booze. I informed an employee of the two, neglected trash bags and the fact that they were stinking and running with liquid.... More

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Fairfield, Pennsylvania
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8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Drove downtown to see "Blackfish" last night at Charles Theater. Loved the location - easy to find, ample parking, and two neat restaurants on either side of the theater (one is tapas, the other serves crepes). Walking into the theater, the space is open and artsy with munchies and seating available. Tickets are $7.50-$9.50 and well worth the price to... More

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Baltimore
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180 attraction reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The Charles Theatre is in an artsy district and is right next to Tapas Teatro. Parking is easy to find and there's also a parking garage right across the street. The purple line from the Circulator also takes you here. There's a good selection of indie films and my wife loves it.

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San Francisco, California
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145 reviews 145 reviews
39 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Saw two great films here today. Fruitvale and then a nice 90 minute great and the 20 feet away. Great indie film selection Pleasant seating area while waiting for the theater to open. They pop their own popcorn (and it is good!) and the staff is very pleasant. Big plus is the tapas restaurant next door (which will make you... More

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maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Clean, well-kept, and classic. A fun place to visit. After the movie you can walk next door and have tapas!

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Towson, MD
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49 reviews 49 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

A great old fashioned theatre where I love to see major films with a big screen setting. The clientele does not seem to talk as much as patrons do in the metroplex complexes. Reminds me of seeing a film in my childhood.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
38 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Yes this theater is old, slightly run down, not in the best part of town, but they show classics like The Exorcist, which I saw this morning. The ticket was $7.50. A large coke was $5, medium popcorn $5. I think candies are all $3. They have about 8 screens, with some big releases but a lot of independent stuff... More

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

You can find the best of fine cinema here. No mainstream mindlessness. Thank goodness for this theater! It's the only movie theater that my husband and I ever attend.

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