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Address: 68510 East Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone Number: (760) 324-7333
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Screen is amazing

This is a huge screen with the great sound system. It's a bit pricey though. Don't forget to watch 3-D movies, they are absolutely incredible.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2016
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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This theatre has been a regular place for us to visit whenever we're in Palm Springs. The screen is massive, and is in particular excellent for watching 3D movies. We saw the latest Star Wars in 3D on that screen on our last visit, and it was just fabulous. Highly recommended Wish they served more wholesome food, like popcorn with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

i was so blown away by the size of the screen and the sound.. but I love Avatar and I think for the 1st time seeing it in IMAX , an in the Desert IMAX , it was so complete. I saw it 3 other times in regular movies and it was good but really , the Desert IMAX spoiled... More 

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Thank Tom K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is a huge screen with the great sound system. It's a bit pricey though. Don't forget to watch 3-D movies, they are absolutely incredible.

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Thank DGINPS
Cathedral City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I love the fact I can buy a popcorn pass for $30 for the entire year , it pays for itself after a few movies. The early movie very reasonable cost and the rewards program is awesome . I like the fact they have beer and wine and several food items to choose from. Parking is very assessable , lots... More 

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Cathedral City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Pricey, small, and not impressive (to me). I have to say, I did not see a 3D movie there. Seating is nice...plenty of parking available and it's free.

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Thank Jim W
Rancho Mirage, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Not all movies are 3-D, but I have seen some very good nature and animal movies here. Parking is nearby and easy. Often they show movies that would be interesting to children as well as educational.

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Bermuda Dunes, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We decided to go to the Ultramax theatre in Cathedral City @ 12:15 because the prices was great and you get free popcorn/soda refill for only $6.00. We saw Jurassic World great on the big screen.

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The IMAX format was scrubbed at this theatre no longer shows movies in the IMAX format. The large screen is still present and most movies shown here are in the digital format. Still a good place to see flicks on a large screen!

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Southern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great place to watch action movies! Nice air conditioned clean establishment. during September its not to crowded.

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Thank Manny083
california
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Didnt care for this theater. Poorly managed and disorganized. We didnt care for the seating. We had some trouble with the quality of the screen and everything seemed a bit out of focus..

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