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Charles Theatre

1711 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD
410 727 3456
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Ranked #69 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Type: Movie Theaters
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- Nov 30, 2013
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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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Dover, Pennsylvania
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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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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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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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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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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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35 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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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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Wash. DC
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Went for the 48 Hour Film Project viewing. For being a downtown theater it is in great shape. People were friendly, view even from the back was excellent. Bathroom was modern and spotless. Sancks and drinks were good and reasonable.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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144 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

This was my first visit to The Charles. The carpet appeared a little worn, however the theater was clean. The lobby is very unique. The seating in the large theater offered a good view of the screen even from the next to the last row where we were seated. The snack bar prices are reasonable $3-5 for soda's and popcorn.... More

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