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Riverview Theater

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Address: 3800 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3504
Phone Number: 612 729 7369
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Beautiful Art Deco theater

Discovered this theater on a brief visit to Minneapolis where we caught a matinee for just $2. It's a beautiful theater in the Art Deco style including furnishings in the lobby... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Alexandria, Va
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Alexandria, Va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this theater on a brief visit to Minneapolis where we caught a matinee for just $2. It's a beautiful theater in the Art Deco style including furnishings in the lobby. Well worth a visit! Very pleased that we came, and there's a nice coffee shop and very nice wine bar and restaurant just across the street.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit. A five o'clock show was only $2. The popcorn and pop were inexpensive as well. The staff was very friendly. They appeared to clean the theater between each show. The seats are very comfortable. You can sit with the armrests up or down. Pick a show and go!

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Thank 2Travel-4funNow
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Great movie choices, clean, fantastic atmosphere, amazing prices, wine bar and coffee shop across the street! Love the neighborhood. 4 of us went to a 4:45pm movie for $8!

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Thank AMY L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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583 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Best popcorn in town and it feels like a experience when you go. Absolutely the best prices in town but make sure you have cash. It's cash only!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I live in the same neighborhood as the Riverview theater and love going there to see movies! Even though they usually show movies that have already been in other theaters for a while, they also do fun events. We've gone to the Sing-Along Sound of Music and a midnight showing of The Princess Bride. Concession prices are reasonable, the seats... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This theater has been a part of my movie going life for many decades. The theater hosts themed movie festivals, Oscar documentaries in season, local festivals and current movies that are on the second round. How can you not love going to a movie I. The afternoon for two dollars. The decor is preserved from the 1950's. A gem to... More 

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Thank TeddyP300
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I saw a Hitchcock film as part of a festival and loved this theater. I appreciate that this theater shows unique and older films. The price is good and the theater is big. The reception area is huge, with great, clean, 60's decor. Loved it. The only downside is the street parking, so get there early!

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Thank Pam B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

This place is wonderful! I've lived close for quite some time, and it's a real local treasure. Grab some wine across the street at the Riverview Wine Bar before you head over for a show. If you are here from out of town and staying downtown, you can get there by taking the 9 from Nicollet and 8th. The popcorn... More 

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Thank Danielle S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Great old fashioned theater. Reminds me of downtown theaters I went to in the late 50's early 60's as a kid. Do not miss.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

If you are looking for an affordable movie night to see the latest movies a week or two out of the box office this is your place. Dropped right in one of the most charming areas in the Twin Cities you can make an easy night of it. This old theatre has so much charm and the prices are impossible... More 

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