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“Great place to spend an afternoon”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cape Cinema

Cape Cinema
Ranked #1 of 1 Fun & Games in Dennis
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Owner description: This Art Deco theater dates back to 1930.
Boston, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great place to spend an afternoon”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2014

For only $6 you can see a first rate movie in a cozy old theater. Some of the seats which are probably the original seats, are not very comfortable and taped together, but you can manage for a couple of hours. It is not a huge cinema complex with big expensive candy etc. it is an easy in and easy out with plenty of free parking. You can get a cup of good Cape Cod coffee or a bag of popcorn and see a good movie. Some are oscar nominated movies or you can see opera. Whatever you choose to see, it is a great way to spend a winter afternoon ( or evening) on the Cape.

Visited February 2014
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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
“Great Cinema...uncomfortable seats”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2013

Loved this theatre, loved the movie. Unfortunately, found it hard to walk after the film...the seats are so uncomfortable! I recommend bringing a pillow to sit on if you go.

Visited November 2013
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Troy, New York
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217 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Interesting movie night”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2013

We had heard about the Cape Cinema from Trip advisor when looking for things to do in the Brewster area. My fiancé and I are regular movie goers so we thought this would be a fun experience. While it was a unique experience I was not impressed with the historic theatre. While the movie was great, the so called comfortable arm chairs used for seating were ancient and far from comfortable. The chairs were draped with white sheeting which looked pretty tacky. I prefer more modern seating. If you are a popcorn fan, the large size was very modest and I didn't see any other snacks that appealed to me. There were cookies available for purchase but they didn't look too appealing. The cinema definitely draws the senior crowd who apparently talk a lot prior to the movie and intermittently during the movie which was annoying. The mural on the celling as described by others was very pretty and unique. Ladies room was located down steep stairs and not sure if it was handicap accessible. Overall it was an interesting night at the movies far from the typical Regal experience but If you are looking for a different type of movie experience, I preferred the Orpheum in Chatham. They had great seating and a unique cinema.

Visited October 2013
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Chatham, Massachusetts
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248 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“A real gem!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

The movie theatre is part of 3 building campus, consisting of an art museum, playhouse, and movie theatre. It was constructed in the early 1900s and its art deco ceiling makes the visit well worthwhile. First quality movies are shown with comfortable arm chair seating.

Visited September 2013
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Princeton, New Jersey
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94 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Not your cookie cutter movie theater!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2013

THis is a special place, an old fashioned summer stock theater for movies. THere are real arm chair seats and a wonderful, fun, homey sort of feeling. They also feature quality movies, not the usual shlock. Makes for a great break at the end of a Cape Cod day.

Visited August 2013
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