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Riverview Theater

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Address: 3800 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3504
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+1 612-729-7369

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This is a discounted movie theater, with an upscale vibe, that shows movies on its single screen that have just left the main theaters. I have driven 15 miles out of the way to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a discounted movie theater, with an upscale vibe, that shows movies on its single screen that have just left the main theaters. I have driven 15 miles out of the way to watch a recent movie, or a classic (during a film festival), with a bag of delicious popcorn (trust me - the best), with other individuals who... More 

Thank Trav4Work
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I first went to the Riverview to see Rocky Horror Picture Show (unsure if that's an event done here anymore), and the immaculate state of decor was hard not to stop and stare at. It's like walking back in time going through those doors - not just because of the design, but the REAL butter on the popcorn that wasn't... More 

Thank idspringer
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

This place has been around forever, and for good reason. They show a wide range of movies that are on their way out of theaters and often times show the classics. I went by myself once and for $9 got the movie ticket, medium popcorn, and medium soda - if that's wrong, then I don't want to be right. An... More 

Thank Sammy0222
Nashville, Tennessee
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67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Having lived within a few miles of this theater many years ago, I went there often and still try to go when in the area and have the time for a movie. Of all the places I can go to a movie, this is my favorite.

Thank CaneRidgeJohnny
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

I had to wait for 4 hrs as my flight was delayed . I checked for the closest atheater and found it in 6 miles . I found a movie which is released 2 months ago . Just thought of making some time with it . I was shocked when i asked for a ticket . Ticket was only 2... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

This is one of my favorite movie theaters in Minnesota. It has such a fun retro vibe! Great mix of new releases and classics for $3 a film. If THAT's not cheap enough for you, they also have $2 Tuesdays. Concessions are reasonable and the seats are comfy. Grab a glass of wine at the wine bar across the street... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

And great pop corns - cheaper tickets- 3$. Selection of movies- often great. It's definitely worth waiting and watching movies there .PEACE 💕

Thank alwaysaalaa
Alexandria, Va
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76 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 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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443 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

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!

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank AMY L

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