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Address: 55 Boylston St, Newton, MA 02467
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Not to be confused with regular Luxe

We travel out of our way to come here for SuperLuxe seating. Yes, there are Luxe options near us, but SuperLuxe is all my wife wants now. Get the Showcase app, and order your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
HyannisSteve
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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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Newton, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I saw The Force Awakens here. We left feeling ripped off. They sell themselves as a luxury theater, dine while you watch, reserved seating, soft lie back seats, etc. Apparently the theater owners want to discourage people from going with the low-priced seats. When the concierge or whatever she was called up the seating chart for us,... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Loved the more expensive package. Seats really comfortable. REALLY CLEAN. Had fun. All the fresh buttered popcorn you can eat. The food was reasonable and the hamburger and calamari was excellent. Looking forward to many more movies here

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Thank ABC153
Newton, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

When this opened it was new and exciting because of comfy reserved seating. But they charge 20 dollars for the cheapest level. Since then other theaters have renovated to even better seats, and they don't charge any more...so much prefer. AMC Framingham or Burlington.

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1 Thank Dale S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

My husband and I was transferred to the East Coast from NV during the Winter of 2013. It was about time for the release of The Hobbit (I'm a HUGE fan) and was devastated we couldn't view it at the Arclight Cinema in LA. Then my husband found the Showcase Superlux outside of Boston, and it SAVED everything! We were... More 

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Thank BerryTimes
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We travel out of our way to come here for SuperLuxe seating. Yes, there are Luxe options near us, but SuperLuxe is all my wife wants now. Get the Showcase app, and order your seats ahead of time. To save confusion, before you head upstairs, use your confirmation code and print out your tickets at the kiosks to the right... More 

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Thank HyannisSteve
Newton, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Crazy business model with relatively few seats per cinema... Often booked well in advance .... We were shut out once and accommodated once. Seats are very comfortable / huge. Food and service is reasonable but still seems very odd experience for movie theater. Much prefer the smaller rep theaters like West Newton and Coolidge Corner.... They are licensed too ...... More 

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1 Thank Drivin_and_Cryin
Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Want to go to the movies and sit in a superwide recliner (including raised feet) with a table and food service while you watch your movie? The new American version of going to the movies....you have to try it to believe it. So I did. I picked a movie I wanted to see, and went with a friend. We had... More 

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Thank T_Andrea2014
MA
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We've seen three films at this theatre. We also frequent the Lux theatre in Dedham's Legacy Place. One reviewer mentioned the sound in this theatre was "too quiet." I think he may be correct, but that isn't a negative for me. I'm normally in the habit of bringing earplugs with me to the movies as the sound levels are loud... More 

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Thank dudyzma
Charlotte Amalie, null, United States
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107 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We went here for the experience: good food, in a nice comfortable movie theatre. It was just that. I had a burger which was great, and I really enjoyed the seating. My only complaint was that the volume was not loud enough. It really took away from there movie.

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Thank ALocalNamedWilbur
Boston
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

At first it seem silly, but once you settle into the seats, and are served your beverage and snack of choice, it feels like flying first class. Expensive when you total every thing up, but good for an occasson. I would say best for couples.

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