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Nickelodeon Theatre

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Address: 210 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4372
Phone Number: (831) 426-7500

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Keep Independent films alive!

Friendly people - Great Snacks - The best movies - Updated Theatre - Go and be happy and entertained with quality thought provoking films!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2016
Santa Cruz, California
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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Friendly people - Great Snacks - The best movies - Updated Theatre - Go and be happy and entertained with quality thought provoking films!!!

Thank imhappier
Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

A small, independent movie theater just off of Pacific Avenue. Charming spot with a small lobby. You can order the usual sodas, but you can also get hot tea, Odwalla drinks and bottled lemonade. The popcorn has real butter. There are four small movie theaters in the Nick. They show movies that tend to be a bit more thought-provoking and... More 

Thank BrinMoreson
Santa Cruz, California
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

this is a tiny movie theater. If you like small theaters it is perfect for you. I like them a little bigger.

Thank Paul S
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I love this movie theater. It's right in downtown S. Cruz. I can walk there from anyplace downtown or if I'm driving, I never have trouble finding a parking spot. I really like the selection of quality films---not just the big blockbusters. Indie films, a "thinking person's films" plus documentaries and animated films. Watch out! If you really want to... More 

Thank MsMouseCalifornia
Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

The most evocative place to see the independent and ART films in Santa Cruz Great comfortable seating and a snack bar with great popcorn Easy access and walking to downtown for dinner and the theater and window shopping on the avenue(pacific) Groups meet and enjoy the long evening with dinner and the movie and back to the Mall area for... More 

Thank gena3
Santa Cruz, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Nice theater. Multiple venues at all times. Quiet respectful audience. Nice place! Nice movies. A lot of the films they show will not be offered as mainstream attractions. so for the person who is not interested in gratuitous violence, over-the- sex, this is a great place to go. they have daytime and night time films.

Thank Paula B
Santa Cruz, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Nick is as real as its home base of Santa Cruz. Playing movies your hard pressed to find in the big glossy theaters, and oh so glad you saw it here, the snack bar is real too! Everything from the brownies to the tea to the popcorn with real butter is made at the theater or by a local.... More 

Thank sayyestolife
Santa Cruz, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I love this theatre! Highest quality indie films, delicious snacks. real butter for the popcorn. The Nic is the best.

Thank Cy101
Santa Cruz, California
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Outstanding selection of films, great eats (fresh cake at a theater!). Quiet spot just off busy Santa Cruz downtown.

Thank Mike C
Santa Cruz
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36 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Even though the Nick doesn't have all the bells and whistles that the Cinema 9 does; they make it work so well. Great affordable snacks including handmade caramel corn, and most importantly the best movie audiences (usually). The audience normally is attentive and stays in their seats for the credits, which makes up for the older seats. The Nick generally... More 

Thank W.R.F.

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