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Address: 5339 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone Number: 504 891 2787
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Thank you Mr.Brunet!

I've been lucky in my life to travel the US and live in nice places, but few places have charmed me a much as my two visits to the Prytania for a classic movie (shown Wednesday... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
AnnieB1253
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I've been lucky in my life to travel the US and live in nice places, but few places have charmed me a much as my two visits to the Prytania for a classic movie (shown Wednesday & Sunday mornings). At 91, Mr. Brunet still warmly greets movie goers at the door, then shares a few anecdotes about the film. After... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Friendly staff, very comfy seats, nice snack bar, first-run films as well as vintage film nights. A great find in New Orleans!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I love this place so much. Single screen with great quality picture and sound. They have great concessions, and it's simply one of the most beautiful theaters I have ever been in.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The Prytania is an unspoiled theater offering some of New Orleans' most interesting movie selections. Tucked away on an uptown street near the campuses of Loyola and Tulane, the Prytania does not offer the most high-tech moviegoing experience, but it is a friendly place, not owned by a chain and seemingly programmed by people who really appreciate a good movie.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Prytania existed when I was a kid. Throughout the years of massive blockbusters requiring screens the size of battleships, sound systems with enough power to deafen neighbors, and IMAX 3D everything, Prytania has held its own. The theater has a loyal following. They will periodically host older movies, themes, and fun events to generate revenue which you rarely see... More 

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New Orleans
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is the last of the original Movie Theaters that is still being used for movies. Center of the New Orleans Film Festival.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I went out to the Prytania on the St. Charles Ave. street car. The theater is well maintained, has a great concession stand, good prices, and a really excellent viewing experience. The staff was friendly and welcoming. My only regret is that i won't be here long enough to see some of the excellent upcoming festivals.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Shows film fests, current films, some of the Sundance variety, some as popular as the outlying 20-screen variety. Great owner who often shows up. People see neighbors all the time. Or come with them!

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Step back in time to a one screen experience. This place has a great history and shows vintage and art films as well as current.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is a really interesting theater. You will feel like you stepped back in time. My husband and I went there on a romantic date. This will always be a special place for us.

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Address: 5339 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone Number: 504 891 2787
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans

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