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Wells Fargo Imax Theatre

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Address: 201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
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Biggest Screen and sound I've found in Raleigh area

I have been coming to this theater for the last two Star Wars releases because it is the largest screen and best sound that I have found in the Raleigh area. It has never been... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 24, 2016
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Kauai, Hawaii
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Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

I have been coming to this theater for the last two Star Wars releases because it is the largest screen and best sound that I have found in the Raleigh area. It has never been too crowded and I always seem to get seats in the center viewing area. The have some weird ways of lining people up before the... More 

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Sanford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This screen is the BEST - is the most clear and just seems "crisper" than the others. I love that they have an annual pass - It's a great way to support Marbles and it's a great value. (Just wish the pass holders got first chance seating again) ;-) Prizes on concessions are reasonable as well. Staff is nice and... More 

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Wilmington, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Not a very nice theater, but OK for watching a movie. The chairs reclined and had movable arm rests, they were also comfortable, but not fancy. The theater did not have fountain drinks, and 20 oz bottle of Coke was $3. One thing that aggravated me is that it is part of the Marbles Children's Museum complex, and directly attached... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

The Imax Theatre is Raleigh is a really great facility. You can go to that on its own or combine it with a visit to Marbles Museum. There is a concession stand that sells the usual movie type snacks. The prices seemed a little less than the typical theater prices too. I went to see a Documentary film but they... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

Though the 3D experience is available in local theaters, we specifically drove to downtown Raleigh for the original Imax experience in the area. It was worth the drive. The theater is fantastic -- very clean in the lobby and in the theater itself. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Lots of seating -- with really no bad seats -- huge... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

I have to say this was the first IMAX theater I have ever been to and wow!!!!!!! The screens are huge and the sound is spectacular!!!! I will from now on watch my action movies at this theater. It wasn't crowed the bathrooms where clean and the staff seemed pretty pleasant. On down side is parking it was kind of... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

We have been to this theatre several times although we need to drive 40 miles, to see special movies. It's worth the drive. Tonight we watched the new Star wars movie in 3D and it was great. Theatre and lobby are always clean and comfortable. You can buy tickets online.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015

We went to see the new Star Wars there, had a fantastic experience. The 3D for this movie was great on the big screen. I would go again!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015

We have been I max power pass members since they started the program. The program is not as good as it used to be but it is still the least expensive way to see first run movies in Raleigh. We see every move that shows at Imax in Raleigh. We get there early because we like seats 15 and 16... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

For picture and sound quality there's no better theater in Raleigh. We normally see our movies here, except went to see the Martian at another 3D theater since it didn't open at the imax; couldn't have been more disappointed. Saw it again 2 weeks later in imax 2D and it was so much better. Ticket prices are slightly more than... More 

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