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CinemaSalem

One East India Square, Salem, MA 01970
(978) 744-1400
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Ranked #18 of 41 Attractions in Salem
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Aug 28, 2014
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English first
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348 reviews 348 reviews
70 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Cinema Salem is my favorite local movie theater. It generally attracts a good selection of films, including some art house films. The popcorn is very good too. Cinema Salem is located next to an excellent restaurant, Thai Place, creating easy dinner and a movie options.

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Argyle, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We watched The True 1692 at this theater, and it was a good experience. The staff were helpful and friendly, and the movie was well constructed and worth watching. The 3D was incorporated well, and it was good value for money.

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Mass
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Wow, this place is lame. We saw a movie on a screen the size of the one my parents have at home. The price for a ticket wasn't reduced, but we had to sit on folding chairs in an exit hallway. Horrible. I won't be going back.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Comfortable seats,cup holders, yummy popcorn and they use real butter!!! The video and audio is excellent, and have never had to deal with people using their cellphones during any movies we have seen @ Cinema Salem!!!!

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Salem, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Small and friendly. Movies are usually current. Parking in garage very near theater. Qing of my favorite spots

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I live nearby and the convenience of it is appealing. I also try to avoid the large cinemas at the malls. I like the coffee cafe right outside it, which is fairly new. Unfortunately, this place does need some updates, as it is showing lots of wear and tear, and hasn't been updated for quite some time (especially the bathrooms.)

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Salem, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Cinema Salem is a lovely little local theatre. It has three regular theatres and a smaller, 18-person viewing room that I think is typically used for independent films or their own historical films about Salem and the North Shore, which locals and visitors alike should see. My friends and I love coming here, not only because it's convenient for us... More

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East Fishkill, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Small theatre, but really nice set-up. Tables and chairs provided, while you wait for movie theatre to open up for seating. Snack bar is fully stocked, including popcorn with 'real' butter. Theatre was clean and well taken care of.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Old style movie theater, locally owned, not a major chain. They have a small cafe, and put real butter on their popcorn. Great spot to see a movie. They also run a film festival in early March, and have a screening room for "artsy" movies/shorts.

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New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I saw the History of Halloween and could not wait for it to be over as I was falling asleep. The movie theater I was in could only fit 18.

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