We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sundance Cinema

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Review Highlights

We enjoy Sundance for their selection of indie films, classic options as well as good food options... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2015
Good food at a good movie theater

Sundance Cinema is an upscale movie theater, with prices to match. However, not only was the... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2015
Lisa N
Read all 23 reviews
All photos (2)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“per ticket”(2 reviews)
“indie films”(2 reviews)
“amenity fee”(2 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
430 N Midvale Blvd, Madison, WI 53705-3264
+1 608-316-6900
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Madison
from $58.03
More Info
Reviews (23)
Filter reviews
22 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews per ticket indie films amenity fee movie beer
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 22 reviews
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Went for the first time, thinking this was a movie theater with meal service at your seat as we have read about elsewhere. However, it is a movie theater that has food that you can order at the "snack bar" in the lobby. You order...More

Thank Bellinghamster64
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Prices not too bad with military and senior discounts for matinees. Oops - they add $1.50 per ticket. What are "amenities"??? Overpriced beverages and food? Non- rocking seats? Ability to watch commercials before your movie starts?

2  Thank Zhgma
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Sundance has been bought by AMC and they've ruined it. I was willing to give it a try but after having to deal with AMC customer service I'm never going back - not to this AMC or any other. I've had to deal with their...More

2  Thank katekat
Reviewed April 26, 2017

I have mixed feelings about Sundance. Accommodation-wise, it's a great theatre. The seats are super-cushy; if you want coffee, beer, or a cocktail with your movie, it's available; there are generally fewer noisy children than at other theatre screenings. But you *pay* for those niceties....More

Thank Alyska
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Sundance has the BEST movie theater popcorn! White popcorn and real butter. I also LOVE that you can reserve your seats ahead and that there is minimal previews. My favorite theater in Madison!

Thank kmalmberg1
Reviewed December 1, 2015

Five of us went to Sundance Cinema to take in a movie Thanksgiving weekend. As you might imagine, it was not a novel idea that weekend, but we all loved the theater. The seats are very comfortable. The decor is unique and cool. The food...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We enjoy Sundance for their selection of indie films, classic options as well as good food options. You will not be disappointed. There is also a rooftop restaurant. It was not open during our visit.

Thank GiseppeGord
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Sundance Cinema is an upscale movie theater, with prices to match. However, not only was the theater comfortable and attractive, the food we had there was exceptional, as was their selection of beer. It's located in the Hilldale Shopping area, surrounded by great stores and...More

2  Thank Lisa N
Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Well appointed theater with friendly staff and great concessions..Great for taking in the film festival.

Thank MadCityGirl73
Reviewed April 22, 2015

most comfortable seats and great choices at food bar. Prices a bit stiff but you are paying for comfort

Thank worldtraveler77_12
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 63 nearby hotels
Best Western PLUS InnTowner Madison
1,022 reviews
1.18 miles away
768 reviews
1.96 miles away
Radisson Hotel Madison
602 reviews
2.53 miles away
AmericInn by Wyndham Madison West
697 reviews
2.60 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,083 nearby restaurants
Chipotle Mexican Grill - Shorewood Hills
5 reviews
.38 miles away
Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company
270 reviews
.07 miles away
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar
154 reviews
.30 miles away
Sushi Muramoto
136 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 198 nearby attractions
First Unitarian Meeting House of Madison
90 reviews
.89 miles away
Hilldale Shopping Center
30 reviews
.22 miles away
Madison Opera
8 reviews
.92 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sundance Cinema staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines