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Tropic Cinema

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Address: 416 Eaton St, Key West, FL 33040-6512
Phone Number: +1 877-761-3456
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Tropic Cinema is South Florida's only nonprofit multiplex cinema screening...

Tropic Cinema is South Florida's only nonprofit multiplex cinema screening 1st-run indie, foreign and documentary films and Hollywood blockbusters every day.

With 4 theaters, state-of-the art projection services and the best concessions stand anywhere (we serve wine and beer and drizzle our popcorn with 100% melted butter), it's no wonder Florida Monthly magazine named Tropic Cinema "Florida's Best Cinema" for four consecutive years.

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Decided to see a movie while staying in Key West. What a great theatre. Current titles, great snack bar plus licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. All managed by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to see a movie while staying in Key West. What a great theatre. Current titles, great snack bar plus licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. All managed by volunteers. Wow! Nice work. It was a great night.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to KW dozens of times and this is our first stop to the movie theater. We were blown away by how friendly all of the workers (volunteers?) were, the great selection of concessions and the cleanliness of the theater. It's a perfect afternoon activity to get out of the sun for a bit. We will definitely be back.

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fun cinema to visit with the kids. It has the feel of a vintage cinema, and is convenient to all the places you may stay in Old Town. The movies they show are new releases. Be prepared for small viewing rooms and screens -- this didn't detract from our fun at all but I feel that some... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool spot for a good vintage photo. Take a pic with Marilyn Monroe. Loved the retro architecture, makes you feel like you are back in time.

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Ebensburg, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

During our month in Key West we wanted to just have a quiet afternoon and get away from it all. The Tropic offers good film, friendly volunteer staff, beer and snacks. What is not to like?!? The building is well kept and charming. We will definitely return.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Went to see a great movie there. The ambiance is fantastic, the staff very helpful & happy. Can eat & drink there ; after all, it's Key West !

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Fantastic looking cinema with brilliant screens and a snack station which is mind blowing. They've got so many free popcorn toppings, we made ourselves sick.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

It is clear that this theater is managed by people who really love the theater and care about giving customers a quality experience. From the vintage decor, to the extremely clean facilities, unique snack and beverage choices, and even availability of kids sized 3D glasses, this place has everything covered. The theater appears to be run entirely by volunteers, so... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We noticed this quaint little theatre on a bike ride down Whitehead to Smathers Beach. We doubled back later in the week to check out the shows playing. A friendly volunteer directed us to the printed schedules, but we were too late for the last show....which is roughly 8:30P or so. So, we arranged a visit the next night around... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Great restored venue...you can actually feel the history...I just HAD to peek up Marilyn's skirt...ehhhh It's a guy thing.

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