Best movie theaters in Boston

Check out the top movie theaters in Boston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Capitol Theatre
1. Capitol Theatre
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8 local reviews
204 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington
+1 781-648-4340
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Bob and Rita
This is Arlington's small, charming, old style movie theater. Both tickets and food are very affordable. Th…
Jessi and Jean Claude
Local movie theater just blocks away
Michelle
Nearest movie theater
1. Capitol Theatre
1. Capitol Theatre
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8 local reviews
204 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington
+1 781-648-4340
Bob and Rita
Bob and Rita
This is Arlington's small, charming, old style movie theater. Both tickets and food are very affordable. They have pop corn with real but…
Jessi and Jean Claude
Jessi and Jean Claude
Local movie theater just blocks away
Michelle
Michelle
Nearest movie theater
2. Coolidge Corner Theatre
2. Coolidge Corner Theatre
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22 local reviews
290 Harvard Street, Brookline
+1 617-734-2501
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Molly
One of the nation’s most prominent independently operated movie theaters. Built as a church in 1906, it was re…
Laura
Wonderful independent movie theater and the Coolidge Corner neighborhood are worth a visit
Joshua
One of the best independent movie theaters in the country. First run and classic movies.
2. Coolidge Corner Theatre
2. Coolidge Corner Theatre
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22 local reviews
290 Harvard Street, Brookline
+1 617-734-2501
Molly
Molly
One of the nation’s most prominent independently operated movie theaters. Built as a church in 1906, it was redesigned as an Art Deco movie …
Laura
Laura
Wonderful independent movie theater and the Coolidge Corner neighborhood are worth a visit
Joshua
Joshua
One of the best independent movie theaters in the country. First run and classic movies.
3. Davis Square
3. Davis Square
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34 local reviews
Davis Square, Somerville
NeighborhoodPolitical
Zazy & Georges
Davis square has many bars and restaurants located in the heart of the square with music, shows, movies. You …
Chala
Lots of places to discover - food, movie theater, cafes, and bars.
Michael
Take the bus to the Red Line subway stop here and browse thru restaurants, shops and ethnic stores.
3. Davis Square
3. Davis Square
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34 local reviews
Davis Square, Somerville
Zazy & Georges
Zazy & Georges
Davis square has many bars and restaurants located in the heart of the square with music, shows, movies. You can visit Saloon, Foundry, and…
Chala
Chala
Lots of places to discover - food, movie theater, cafes, and bars.
Michael
Michael
Take the bus to the Red Line subway stop here and browse thru restaurants, shops and ethnic stores.
4. Somerville Theatre
4. Somerville Theatre
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39 local reviews
55 Davis Square, Somerville
Closed now
+1 617-625-5700
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Lina & Edward
A movie theater where you can buy beer and popcorn to take into the viewing room? I'm in! They have baby-frie…
Janet
Historic movie theater that serves beer and the concessions aren't that expensive. Sometimes has live perf…
Demerson
More than a movie theater- the main theater is frequently used for concerts and performances. All December lo…
4. Somerville Theatre
4. Somerville Theatre
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39 local reviews
55 Davis Square, Somerville
Closed now
+1 617-625-5700
Lina & Edward
Lina & Edward
A movie theater where you can buy beer and popcorn to take into the viewing room? I'm in! They have baby-friendly matinees once a week as w…
Janet
Janet
Historic movie theater that serves beer and the concessions aren't that expensive. Sometimes has live performances.
Demerson
Demerson
More than a movie theater- the main theater is frequently used for concerts and performances. All December long the silly and suggestively …
5. Regal Cinemas Fenway 13 & RPX
5. Regal Cinemas Fenway 13 & RPX
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5 local reviews
201 Brookline Avenue, Boston
Open now
+1 617-424-6111
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Sean
Nice movie theater, very close to Fenway Park, Kenmore Square.
Anna
One of the best movie theaters in Boston!
Will & Mari
In case you're feeling cinematically oriented
5. Regal Cinemas Fenway 13 & RPX
5. Regal Cinemas Fenway 13 & RPX
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5 local reviews
201 Brookline Avenue, Boston
Open now
+1 617-424-6111
Sean
Sean
Nice movie theater, very close to Fenway Park, Kenmore Square.
Anna
Anna
One of the best movie theaters in Boston!
Will & Mari
Will & Mari
In case you're feeling cinematically oriented
6. AMC Loews Boston Common 19
6. AMC Loews Boston Common 19
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12 local reviews
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Christal
Closest movie theater and they always have the best films there!
Emily
Loews Movie Theater sits across the street from the Boston Common in a location that is surrounded by shopping…
Elise
Large movie theater an easy bus ride from the condo (take the #11 from across the st)
6. AMC Loews Boston Common 19
6. AMC Loews Boston Common 19
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12 local reviews
Christal
Christal
Closest movie theater and they always have the best films there!
Emily
Emily
Loews Movie Theater sits across the street from the Boston Common in a location that is surrounded by shopping and restaurants.
Elise
Elise
Large movie theater an easy bus ride from the condo (take the #11 from across the st)
7. The Brattle Theatre
7. The Brattle Theatre
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6 local reviews
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge
Closed now
+1 617-876-6837
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Case
Independent movie theater with fabulous programming. Real butter on the popcorn and beer and wine sold at the …
Andrew
Independent movie theater in Harvard Square. Cool place and serves beer.
Beth
Shows only the great or the weird, or the sweet spot where those overlap.
7. The Brattle Theatre
7. The Brattle Theatre
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6 local reviews
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge
Closed now
+1 617-876-6837
Case
Case
Independent movie theater with fabulous programming. Real butter on the popcorn and beer and wine sold at the concession stand.
Andrew
Andrew
Independent movie theater in Harvard Square. Cool place and serves beer.
Beth
Beth
Shows only the great or the weird, or the sweet spot where those overlap.
8. Landmark Kendall Square
8. Landmark Kendall Square
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20 local reviews
355 Binney Street, Cambridge
+1 617-621-1202
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Madeleine
This is a small indie movie theater that typically shows smaller budget movies. It's a nice theater in a locat…
Randi
Independent Movie Theater. Great films!
Charlton & Theresa
Movie theater, often has indie films
8. Landmark Kendall Square
8. Landmark Kendall Square
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20 local reviews
355 Binney Street, Cambridge
+1 617-621-1202
Madeleine
Madeleine
This is a small indie movie theater that typically shows smaller budget movies. It's a nice theater in a location with agood food options.
Randi
Randi
Independent Movie Theater. Great films!
Charlton & Theresa
Charlton & Theresa
Movie theater, often has indie films
9. Coolidge Corner - Inbound
9. Coolidge Corner - Inbound
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11 local reviews
Coolidge Corner - Inbound, Brookline
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Kama
Coolidge Corner large center in Brookline, offers restaurants, coffee shops, boutique shopping, movie theater,…
Shari & Pieter
This is the official center of our town. It has plenty of great stores, restaurants, a Trader Joe's and an old…
Taylor
Nice area to spend time. Lots of restaurants
9. Coolidge Corner - Inbound
9. Coolidge Corner - Inbound
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11 local reviews
Coolidge Corner - Inbound, Brookline
Kama
Kama
Coolidge Corner large center in Brookline, offers restaurants, coffee shops, boutique shopping, movie theater, drug stores, Trader joes and …
Shari & Pieter
Shari & Pieter
This is the official center of our town. It has plenty of great stores, restaurants, a Trader Joe's and an old-time movie theater that you h…
Taylor
Taylor
Nice area to spend time. Lots of restaurants
10. The Regal Beagle
10. The Regal Beagle
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4 local reviews
308 Harvard Street, Brookline
Opening soon
(617) 739-5151
BarRestaurantFood
Joshua
Really good bar and restaurant in Coolidge Corner, just up the street from the movie theater. Excellent drink…
Marla & Coe
A select menu of fancy foods. Small place with low moody light - This is near the Coolidge Movie Theater and …
Joshua
Really good bar and restaurant in Coolidge Corner, just up the street from the movie theater. Excellent drink…
10. The Regal Beagle
10. The Regal Beagle
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4 local reviews
308 Harvard Street, Brookline
Opening soon
(617) 739-5151
Joshua
Joshua
Really good bar and restaurant in Coolidge Corner, just up the street from the movie theater. Excellent drinks!
Marla & Coe
Marla & Coe
A select menu of fancy foods. Small place with low moody light - This is near the Coolidge Movie Theater and lots of other shops in Brookli…
Joshua
Joshua
Really good bar and restaurant in Coolidge Corner, just up the street from the movie theater. Excellent drinks!
11. West Newton Cinema
11. West Newton Cinema
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4 local reviews
1296 Washington Street, Newton
+1 617-964-8074
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Melissa
A great local movie theater!
Lisa
"Long-running, independently owned movie theater with an old-school vibe, six screens & concessions"
Melissa
A great local movie theater!
11. West Newton Cinema
11. West Newton Cinema
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4 local reviews
1296 Washington Street, Newton
+1 617-964-8074
Melissa
Melissa
A great local movie theater!
Lisa
Lisa
"Long-running, independently owned movie theater with an old-school vibe, six screens & concessions"
Melissa
Melissa
A great local movie theater!
12. AMC Braintree 10
12. AMC Braintree 10
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4 local reviews
121 Grandview Road, Braintree
+1 781-356-0112
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Emily
This movie theater is across the street from the South Shore Plaza which is a very big mall on the South Shore…
Michelle
Best reclining seats and movie theater. You can buy your tickets in advance on Fandango!
Frank
Good, clean and very nice selection of current movies.
12. AMC Braintree 10
12. AMC Braintree 10
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4 local reviews
121 Grandview Road, Braintree
+1 781-356-0112
Emily
Emily
This movie theater is across the street from the South Shore Plaza which is a very big mall on the South Shore.
Michelle
Michelle
Best reclining seats and movie theater. You can buy your tickets in advance on Fandango!
Frank
Frank
Good, clean and very nice selection of current movies.