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El Capitan Theatre

6838 Hollywood Blvd., Rua Versalhes 45 Casa 4, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6102
+1 800-347-6396
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6838 Hollywood Blvd., Rua Versalhes 45 Casa 4, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6102
+1 800-347-6396
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Reviewed 1 week ago

El Capitan Theatre is a Disney venue and highlights new Disney productions. While we were there, Cars was being premiered. We were fortunate to be able to view the inside of the theater during off hours. What an experience. Originally built in 1927 on Hollywood...More

Thank Joelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son were able to get tickets to the Jimmy Kimmel taping so this was our first time to El Capitan. We were only able to see the set of the show but it was a great experience. We stopped in the Ghirardelli store next...More

Thank ATXGirlie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK. THIS PLACE IS INCREDIBLE!!!!! I can't say enough good things about this place. I wen to see Muppets at this theater when I was like 8, but I saw Beauty and the Beast around 4 months ago and I was incredible. Of course the...More

1  Thank Jillian R
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We visited in March 2017, and came to see Beauty and the Beast. We chose El Capitan by pure chance rather than deliberately to be honest, and hadn't actually heard of it, however did a tour of the Chinese Theatre earlier that same day so...More

Thank Lo B
Reviewed May 22, 2017

If you want to experience the Old Hollywood glamour of seeing a movie with the modern technology, this is the place to be. Displays in the lobby, live organ music before the show, and an elaborate curtain ceremony are all aided by state of the...More

Thank VacationerGuy
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

We just went here to see a movie. We saw Beauty and the Beast. We sat in the balcony and the show had extra stuff going on to entertain you.

Thank xxtrasafe
Reviewed April 15, 2017

As for my first time there all I could say is MAGICAL! I believe that the price of the ticket is very low comparing to what it offers. We watched "beauty and the beast" and after that we got to see the original costumes and...More

Thank Eleftheria M
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Since Disney reopened the historic El Capitan Theatre (built in the 1920's, along with Graumann's Chinese and Egyptian Theatres) in 1991, they make a very special opening run for all their movies there. The theater gets special decorations for each new film, and there is...More

Thank 86michealb
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Love this a theater and this is where all our Disney screenings are seen at. But today, the sound system was SO loud that it affected mine and my children's hearing today. My Daughter's ears were ringing after the 3p.m. show. It was bad enough...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed March 25, 2017

I was lucky that I came to LA when the box-office movie 'Beauty and The Beast' was on show. And where else could I watch the movie if not at The El Capitan Theatre?! It was like a complete package: watching Disney's movie at Disney's...More

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie
stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day,
tourists flock here from around the world to see the
iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to
catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close.
Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas
the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and
hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night
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Philip H
What are the prices?
April 14, 2016|
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Response from Philip H |
Thank you Brian. I did tried to purchase tickets online before I posted my question, but unfortunately the onsite connections kept failing.
If I am not buying a reserved seat is there a best day and time to go to get a good seat?
June 11, 2015|
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Response from Marsha G | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure there is a bad seat. We sat in the very back row and thought it was perfect. Others in our group sat in front and liked their seats. I think it is just a matter of personal preference (e.g., I like to be on the... More