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Rainy day outing

Great small town theater. Offers lower tickets prices and lower concession costs than larger... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Sindie S
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A Downtown Gem

You can't aways judge a book by its cover or a theater by its outside appearance. Inside you'll... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Spolo519
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Hickory, North Carolina
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222 1st Ave NW, Hickory, NC 28601-6103
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Great small town theater. Offers lower tickets prices and lower concession costs than larger theaters. Movies being shown are current. Seats and sound system great. Our family had a great time!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sindie S
Reviewed February 12, 2019

You can't aways judge a book by its cover or a theater by its outside appearance. Inside you'll find a very reasonable price movie experience complete with popcorn, comfy seating and state of the art picture and sound. Movie's are current but perhaps not "first...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Concessions more reasonable than big chains such as AMC and seats are very comfortable. If you have to be first in line to see the newest releases then this is a great place at 1/2 the cost

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gary S
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice older theater, cozy, clean with great prices! Fewer movie options at one time which is understandable. Staff is polite which is more than can be said for most places. Recommending !!!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mayberry849
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

This is an old movie theater, but it has not lost its charm! It has been renovated on he inside and has really comfy seats and clean bathrooms. Admission tickets were cheap and the candy/popcorn prices were really affordable. Great for an easy night out...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Laura_Casas33
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Neat, old, downtown movie theater. Cheap admission ($3) for movies that 2-3 months past their release date. Concession prices are fair for a movie theater. My only complaint is that at the end of the movie, just as the credits started rolling - and in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Eswau
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Nice comfy seats , popcorn and concessions are more reasonable, and is far better than other theatres. Staff always willing to help in any way. Two tickets were only 4.00. Nice!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank charlie3339
Reviewed April 15, 2017

I have to say, I am a bit biased when it comes to the Carolina. My mother worked here in the 1940's when she was a teenager, and I grew up attending movies here. The theatre has seen several upgrades over the years. There are...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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