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A nice old movie theatre where locals go

If you are looking for high tech and 3d, dont waste your time. But if you want a unique historical... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2014
Laguna Beach, California
Old Time Theater

This is a real old time picture house, sliced in half to accommodate 2 film simultaneously. Great... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2014
Washington, DC
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24 Jul 2016
“It's closed now”
20 Mar 2016
“Ain't No More”
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162 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2108
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately our little theatre closed several months ago. There have been signs of remodeling and reopening, but it hasn't happened yet. It was one of the last old time theaters with a balcony. It was in much need of updating, hope it comes soon.

Thank OC-RaiderFan
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This tired, but true, town cinema has closed and is no more. We hope it will reopen as a cinema, but who knows?! Our commercial building owners in town are often greedy and do not consider the needs/wants of the citizenry.

1  Thank KAL45
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Big thumbs up, always a pleasurable experience. Small enough that there isn't a bad seat in the house. Laguna Playhouse definitely lives up to it's reputation. Will always patronize and recommend to others. Great night out, would make an awesome date as well!!

Thank LagunaBell
Reviewed 2 December 2014

If you are looking for high tech and 3d, dont waste your time. But if you want a unique historical experience, visit the Laguna South Coast Theatre and site upstairs in one of the few balcony areas left in So Cal. They make great real...More

Thank OC-RaiderFan
Reviewed 5 November 2014

The bullet points: Poor picture quality and sound, very uncomfortable seats, and as noticed on our last visit, the undeniable presence of mold. Netflix is looking better and better! The only positive is that it is the only movie theatre in town. No, I forgot,...More

Thank murray9000
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Great choice of local movie theater from the 50s where manager sells and takes tickets. A/C and not crowded for your movie experience. Try it once and you'll be back again and again.

Thank tr2961
Reviewed 15 April 2014

This is a real old time picture house, sliced in half to accommodate 2 film simultaneously. Great throwback experience.

Thank GlobalAdventurist
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We love this little theater....always so chill...almost never too busy or crowded....I hope they never close it...we always go there when we're in Laguna

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 1 February 2014

Wonderful experience to go to this theatre......totally gorgeous and the concert was wonderful. Plays and concerts performed here. South Coast Shopping Ctr right across the way and what a shopping mall it is.

Thank Lois S
Reviewed 23 December 2013

Conveniently located, ample parking. Small theatre with intimate seating, no bad views. Nice bar and shops. Cordial, helpful attendants.

Thank Mary W
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