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Address: 115 Bantam Lake Road, Route 209, Bantam, CT
Phone Number:
+1 860-567-1916

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Great movie house

We love the organic popcorn and real butter! Get there early theatre can get crowded. Great selection of indie movies!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
Robin D
Kent, Connecticut
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Kent, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We love the organic popcorn and real butter! Get there early theatre can get crowded. Great selection of indie movies!

Thank Robin D
Litchfield, Connecticut
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159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We live near by and it gets most of the latest movies. They do not really offer any discounts for the kids. The chairs are not the most comfortable but it is just a nice little place.

Thank Chris H
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great, cozy place, showing films to grown ups .I believe it is one of the oldest movie houses in Ct.

Thank sheinbrot
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Lovely old fashioned country movie theatre, with two screens, and some carefully chosen indie movies, as well as some more popular ones. So glad a place like this exists. Wish it was closer to my home.

Thank Randolph T
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Bantam Cinema has been around since at least the 1960s showing movies. It now has two screens and shows the non-block buster films you want to see but are often never offered at the chain movie theatres. It also shows Academy Award nominated movies. Ticket price is comparable (or less) than chain theatres. Nice snack bar, too.

Thank Shannon D
Litchfield, Connecticut
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176 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Great selection of current movies and some that are on the 'hard to find' list. Definitely the place locals love.

Thank Jocey63
Monroe, Connecticut
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79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

If you're wondering if there's an alternative to yet another cement movie theater in a shopping mall, head for the Bantam Cinema. As soon as you enter this red wooden New England building, you'll feel that you're more in an inviting home than a one of today's typical movie theaters. It's a unique experience and a joy to add to... More 

Thank Tom A
Hartford, Connecticut
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65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

A great little movie theater showing two shows. Make sure you get on their email list for listings and overviews of movies being shown and upcoming. They often feature foreign films as well. And, lots of nice places to eat in Bantam.

Thank RCC_21
Roxbury, Connecticut
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

It's not big and the parking may get sketchy when there's a popular movie but the Bantam is an area treasure. The snacks are fabulous and the service is friendly. Where else can you go to the movie a little late and have the ticket clerk give you a brief synopsis of the beginning of your movie before you head... More 

Thank Magicwoods
Salem, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

Nice theater - small, but get there early and you will get a seat. Sometimes you can hear outdoor or next theater sounds if your movie is quiet, but overall a great experience. Like the semi self-service food and homemade cookies.

Thank Brooksiders

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