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Address: 5339 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone Number: 504 891 2787
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Delightful Movie Theater!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Dunedin, Florida
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Dunedin, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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116 reviews 116 reviews
34 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 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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219 reviews 219 reviews
22 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
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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nola
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85 reviews 85 reviews
64 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

this is the 0nly movie theatre in new orleans left with a single screen. i an very comfortable in the prytania. it is very "old school" and reminds me of what going to the movies used to be like when i was a kid.

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