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Address: Route 28 Main Street, Old Forge, NY
Phone Number: 315-369-2792
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Favorite Movie Theatre of All Time

Come for a show, but make sure to tour the venue a bit and appreciate the collection of vintage movie paraphernalia. The owner has a love for the silver screen that transcends... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Utica, New York
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Utica, New York
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come for a show, but make sure to tour the venue a bit and appreciate the collection of vintage movie paraphernalia. The owner has a love for the silver screen that transcends decades, and this is a truly eclectic little place you will enjoy if you appreciate the arts. Some other awesome features: Low priced tickets and concessions, no up... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As many know, this is a local gem, filled with fun film memorabilia, operated directly by the owners, and a great place to spend a rainy day or evening away from camp. They have 3-D films and lots matinee prices Most uniquely, they sell and allow Ben and Jerry's ice cream in the theaters.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Strand is the best movie theater. When you go to theaters in other places it can cost you $30+ for tickets and snacks. But here it was $20 for 2 people. The owners are super friendly and I love the dog that cleans up your popcorn. A must visit in Old Forge!

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Adirondacks, New York
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This is an old movie theatre which has been cherished and lovingly maintained, as much as possible, in period style. The outside of the building looks just as it must have 100 yrs ago, and the original theatre ... even with new seats... looks original, too. This is a beautiful old building and even the rest rooms are painted to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Been viewing movies here since 1976. Staff very friendly. Make movie watching experience special. Nice selection with some unique offerings at concessions. Vintage film equipment on dislpay a plus

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Great theater with an awesome retro look. A must see when visiting Old Forge. Lots of memorabilia, friendly service, and great popcorn.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The Strand is a museum as well as a theater. Be sure to take the time to at least visit the lobby and it's displays. However, seeing a movie here is a unique experience and you're supporting a local landmark which is marvelously being restored and is a community asset to be sure. Fun place!

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Old Forge, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This throw-back in time is a real gem for the community and visitors to Old Forge. I love the eclectic colors that decorate all the walls, and the hallway filled with all types of cameras old and new, this theater is truly one-of-a-kind. The owners Bob and Helen are the most welcoming people and I enjoy supporting them. They now... More 

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Baldwinsville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We were entertained before we even got into the theatre to see Mr Holmes. You'll be mesmerized too if you like movie film history. Plus, before you leave check out the hundred or so movie posters as well. The larger than it looks multi-room theatre can show up to 4 movies at once. Not for the claustrophobic types though cause... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We have been here many times over the years and always find the lobby to be interesting. I like going here because it is never crowded and the theatre's are small and comfortable. They always have the top movies showing and is a nice place to go if the weather is bad.

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