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Riverview Theater

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Address: 3800 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3504
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Great Through Back Cinema

This was our first visit. A five o'clock show was only $2. The popcorn and pop were inexpensive as well. The staff was very friendly. They appeared to clean the theater between... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 August 2016
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This was our first visit. A five o'clock show was only $2. The popcorn and pop were inexpensive as well. The staff was very friendly. They appeared to clean the theater between each show. The seats are very comfortable. You can sit with the armrests up or down. Pick a show and go!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great movie choices, clean, fantastic atmosphere, amazing prices, wine bar and coffee shop across the street! Love the neighborhood. 4 of us went to a 4:45pm movie for $8!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Best popcorn in town and it feels like a experience when you go. Absolutely the best prices in town but make sure you have cash. It's cash only!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I live in the same neighborhood as the Riverview theater and love going there to see movies! Even though they usually show movies that have already been in other theaters for a while, they also do fun events. We've gone to the Sing-Along Sound of Music and a midnight showing of The Princess Bride. Concession prices are reasonable, the seats... More 

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Thank AimeeLovesToTravel
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This theater has been a part of my movie going life for many decades. The theater hosts themed movie festivals, Oscar documentaries in season, local festivals and current movies that are on the second round. How can you not love going to a movie I. The afternoon for two dollars. The decor is preserved from the 1950's. A gem to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I saw a Hitchcock film as part of a festival and loved this theater. I appreciate that this theater shows unique and older films. The price is good and the theater is big. The reception area is huge, with great, clean, 60's decor. Loved it. The only downside is the street parking, so get there early!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

This place is wonderful! I've lived close for quite some time, and it's a real local treasure. Grab some wine across the street at the Riverview Wine Bar before you head over for a show. If you are here from out of town and staying downtown, you can get there by taking the 9 from Nicollet and 8th. The popcorn... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Great old fashioned theater. Reminds me of downtown theaters I went to in the late 50's early 60's as a kid. Do not miss.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

If you are looking for an affordable movie night to see the latest movies a week or two out of the box office this is your place. Dropped right in one of the most charming areas in the Twin Cities you can make an easy night of it. This old theatre has so much charm and the prices are impossible... More 

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Addison, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We walked from the train station which was about a 15-20 walk. So interesting to see and be in a theater from decades ago. Overheard one lady reminisce with her sister about watching Gone With the Wind for only a quarter there. Keep in mind where you sit, the space is so small for your legs, you cannot get up... More 

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