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Hillcrest Cinemas

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Stadium seating, large, comfy electric reclining seats with footrests. Great! While there are... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
David B
Carlsbad, California
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Wonderful place to see film

This movie theater is officially known as "Landmark Hillcrest" and shows first run films. You can... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Culver City, California
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3965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3192
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Stadium seating, large, comfy electric reclining seats with footrests. Great! While there are some typical big budget movies that you can see anywhere, they do offer some Indie type films, and some genuine Indie films, which are not available in other theaters in San Diego....More

Thank David B
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This movie theater is officially known as "Landmark Hillcrest" and shows first run films. You can pre-reserve your seats which are the most comfortable possible, all lounge style and plush. Great snacks offered, too. Please note that San Diego is at least one week behind...More

Thank roxskin
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Do anything you possibly can to avoid the hateful people who work for this parking garage! The security guard also was hostile - they do a poor job representing San Diego to visitors.

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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

We went Christmas eve to the movies with friends. This movie theatre was extremely comfortable with reclining plush chairs, excellent sound and screen. The temperature was a little hot.

Thank Joel K
Reviewed December 7, 2017

I always enjoy seeing a film at Hillcrest Cinema. It still feels like a local family theater even though they've recently remodeled and now provide beer and wine along with upgrade snacks. My "go to" movie.

Thank fireandrain
Reviewed February 14, 2017

If you like higher quality flicks than the ones Big Hollywood puts out, this is the place to go in San Diego! Several theaters with a great selection of indie films and limited release productions. They have recently freshened up their look with very comfortable...More

Thank Denise J
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Recent renovations make this theater even better. It's clean, modern and comfortable, and always have the best movies available. Parking is underground and the theater will validate for 3 hours.

Thank Darrell92104
Reviewed August 26, 2014

The Landmark in Hillcrest appears to have freshened their auditoriums? We found the sound and the overall look to be just fine. As always they do have the best popcorn.

Thank edward w
Reviewed January 29, 2014

The best place in San Diego to watch limited release films. Nice clean theater. Good seats and sight lines. Validated parking! What more could you want?

Thank LesfromSanDiego
Reviewed January 7, 2014

This is my favorite movie theatre in San Diego. Love the ¨cinéma d´art¨and the indie films shown here. Parking ticket validated, good popcorn and Italian sodas. Hillcrest also offers a great variety of restaurants to go to before or après your movie.

Thank Tishlf
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