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Smith's Ranch Drive-In

4584 Adobe Rd., Twentynine Palms, CA
760/367-7713
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Type: Theaters, Ranch & Farm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012 via mobile

Took kids to see two movies, sat back and chilled in the California sky. Hospitality great in the little popcorn and snackshop. Beautiful scenery, traditional desert flooring not a sight of Tarmac and clear huge screen. A winner! Added bonus really really clean restrooms for fussy daughter a real anxiety settler.

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Blackpool, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Our first time to a drive-in movie was one of the highlights of our holiday. Arrived in queue and tuned radio to station as advised, paid ($5 each for 2 movies!!!), picked a spot and waited. People arriving with chairs, blow up furniture, blankets, etc etc all prepared for the evening. Popcorn, pizza, hotdogs, sodas, sandwiches, etc etc were all... More

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Yucca Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

I grew up going to drive ins to see all the movies, especially Disney. So, this is definitely a throwback to my childhood. I don't know how Smith's Ranch keeps their prices so low. But, $5 for a double feature, who can beat that?! And, the snacks are reasonable as well. You haven't experienced fun until you've watched a movie... More

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29 Palms
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

One of the few last remaining outdoor movie theaters in the US of A. Inexpensive way to see the most current movies in the area. For blockbusters, be sure to get there at least an hour before the show since the car line can be extemely long.

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cali
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2009

The sky is so beautiful in the desert as we watch movies from chairs outside our vehicle we often see shooting stars! The staff is wonderful and the prices are great. The drive in is a good way to make lasting family memories!

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Houma, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2007

While visiting our USMC son in California we treated ourselves to a visit to Smith's Ranch Drive In at Twenty-Nine Palms CA. It was a fantastic evening. We live in Louisiana so we lost our drive in YEARS ago - from lack of use AND over-bearing mosquitos. How refreshing to enjoy a movie at a drive-in without having to anchor... More

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