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Recently Renovated; Very comfortable

When there is a movie that you want to see while on vacation, i recommend that you see it at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JimG689
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Greensboro, Georgia
Fun!

Went to see a quick movie and when I walked in I wasn't expecting to find it to be so cute and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kimthonpmson9942
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Ocean City, New Jersey
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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416 Eaton St, Key West, FL 33040-6512
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When there is a movie that you want to see while on vacation, i recommend that you see it at the Tropic. I understand that it was just renovated and it is very comfortable with a good sound and projection system. Largely manned by friendly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JimG689
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see a quick movie and when I walked in I wasn't expecting to find it to be so cute and quaint. Not your usual theatre. Nice old fashioned looking candy counter and small theatres but they don't get as crowded so we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kimthonpmson9942
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful, old-school movie theater just off of Duval Street. GREAT LOBBY! Awesome selection of adult beverages available. Comfortable seats, and flavored salts for your popcorn! Beautiful exterior!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Incredible old world charm n decor...great location, staff(who are all volunteers) go there every chance i get.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JULIAN F
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Decent seating, usual snacks , if you used to reclining chairs and dining and all that stuff this theater may not be for you. However if the movie and a comfortable chair and cool air conditioning do it for your viewing needs, you should be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank K G
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We checked the web yesterday morning and a movie was showing at 3:35. We attempted to buy tickets but the website directed us to Mama Mia instead of the Mission Impossible movie listed at 3:35. So we tried to phone. The first showing was at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank EvidentlyInvisible
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We tried to purchase tickets online for a Sunday movie. Couldn't do it online for that particular movie. So we tried to call and ask what was the matter. No answer all day. Now it is Monday, we saw the same movie we wanted to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I missed the visit on the inside. However, the outside draws you. The Marilyn Monroe statue outside is delightful. It prompts you to be wowed. When I saw it I could not believe my eyes. It is life like size and standing directly over a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank LaMujer
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a surprisingly nice little theater just off Duval St. I stopped in to see Jurassic World when the temp. hit 96 degrees. The sound and picture quality were excellent, and the seating comfortable.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TN_DSC
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Search all you wish but you will never have a more enjoyable experience than the Tropic Cinema, From the attentive, respectful and helpful volunteer staff to management whose task is the daily oversight of this fabulous facility you will never find a venue to enjoy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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ilykw
December 26, 2017|
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Response from Muffarah M | Reviewed this property |
The tickets are the same prices as any movie tickets in any state. Their concesssion stand however is unusual and cheaper
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July 22, 2017|
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Parking is a huge issue for all the businesses in Old Town Key West. However, for our members we offer access to heavily discounted parking after 5:00 every night at the post office which is only a block away. If you're... More
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nycmom22
New York City, New York
Tropic Cinema (3 Replies)
Does everyone know there is a cute movie theatre in town? I have always said I would go when it rained. Happily, I never have.
April 21, 2018|
Response fromValentinesailor|
Right now it’s our only movie theater as the regal has not opened yet from Irma. They usually have some great first run movies as well as some sweet lesser known surprises but since the regal closed they’ve included some blockbusters that I’m not interested in but has brought in more of the mainstream crowds. The tropic is a mostly volunteer run organization and we buy a membership yearly to keep it running and get movie discounts. Definitely check it out on a rainy day.
KeyLimey
Key West, Florida
Openings and Closings (24 Replies)
Two places have opened on Eaton to satisfy your sweet tooth. Cakes by Karol has moved to the corner of Eaton and Simonton. They have cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and other sweets, in addition, they also have coffee, sandwiches, and breakfast items. Glazed Donuts has just opened next to the Tropic Cinema. Their chocolate covered glazed donut is fantastic!! I heard The Sports Page closed last night, and a real shocker... Albertson's is supposed to close April 28th.
April 10, 2012|
Response fromBeachbumAggie|
Hi KeyLimey, Cakes by Karol sounds tasty! It's been over 2 years since we've been to KW-I miss it and all of the friendly folks we've met!
brodieDublin
San Diego, California
Cold weather Activities (14 Replies)
With the change in weather I would just like to mention the Tropic Cinema. Going to a movie is the perfect thing to do when the weather turns, like this week. The Tropic has been extended since I last visited and it is now a really great place to visit (not that it wasn't before). The two people in front of us drank the bottle of wine they had purchased in the lobby while watching the movie! Only in KW!!!
January 04, 2010|
Response fromGreenParrotBlues|
I'm freezing my butt off in 13 degree weather and you have the audacity to tell me that getting lit in a theater in KW is a cold weather activity??!! No, no, no. Stop. You'll make me hate you.