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Address: 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Number: (617) 876-6838
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Casablanca for Valentines Day

I love the Brattle and I love seeing the old films on the big screen. yesterday we went to the Brattle for the annual Valentines Day showing of Casablanca - my favorite film. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
jroihl
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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317 reviews 317 reviews
180 attraction reviews
340 helpful votes 340 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I love the Brattle and I love seeing the old films on the big screen. yesterday we went to the Brattle for the annual Valentines Day showing of Casablanca - my favorite film. I have seen it more then 25 times - about half of those at the Brattle. The theater has been refurbished. The film was an old 35... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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224 reviews 224 reviews
84 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I would give this a 5 stars if they could get some newer movies here and picked better music to play before hand (they always have such annoying tunes playing...really tests my serenity). This is a nonprofit so all support helps them!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a lovely old venue, rather tired and worn, but it hosts some of the best speakers through Harvard bookstore, plays, and other events. It's beloved in Cambridge. Its always worth checking out what is on at The Brattle.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Would love to visit more often, but we have little kids now and cant go to the movies as often as we like. BUT...we do make it a date every December to see It's A Wonderful Life at the Brattle. Love seeing old classic movies with a group. Also, cant beat it that you can buy wine and beer!!!! date... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

It is evident that this theater exudes charm which is reminiscent of old school movie theaters. Brattle theater caters to serious film enthusiasts. You can relive the classics with the theater's amazing film selection.

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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The brattle has a personality and charm that the mainstream movie theaters lack. Location is also a plus

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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108 reviews 108 reviews
56 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

An independent movie theater showing oldies, avante garde and a lot more. See if what is playing there interests you.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I went to the Brattle Theatre for the Burt Lancaster tribute and was pleasantly surprised to see an old moviehouse in excellent condition. The theatre is independently owned and the film selection is awesome. I recommend this place for serious moviegoers interested in film history and for anyone who enjoys good films.

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East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I went here a couple of weeks ago for a date it is really an amazing theater. It is kinda hidden from the street right next to Harvard Square. There is a bar and they tend to show lots of old movies. I would suggest this if you are not a fan of the big corporate movie theaters!

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boston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Reasonable prices, good snack stand, and the best and most unusual of old films. On every Boston cineaste's list of "must" theaters.

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