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Lincoln Plaza Cinemas

Closed Now: 10:30 - 22:30
Open today: 10:30 - 22:30
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Dance Film

It's been awhile since I came to this cinema. It usually shows more artsy, foreign films than... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Sarushkaya
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Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Movies better than the venue

We visited the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas last week to see "Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
robcurtross
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New York City, New York
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good28%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
4 weeks ago
“great selection of films”
26 Nov 2017
“Cinema”
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Movie theater with 3-D viewing capability. Children's movies are a speciality of this popular theater.
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1998 Broadway, 68th St., New York City, NY 10023-5983
Lincoln Square
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

clean, comfortable, specializes in foreign films,good selection of goodies, pleasant, helpful personnel

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

These theatres are a disgrace to New York City, especially Lincoln Center neighborhood. The film quality is poor, screens are retro, the theatres are dirty, the staff surly.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It's been awhile since I came to this cinema. It usually shows more artsy, foreign films than bigger commercial venues. The Cinema areas are smaller and have the regular seats. No stadium chairs here. The venue is underground so one takes a steep escalators down...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sarushkaya
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Came here to see a film last Saturday evening. Everything is retro, from the concession to the seats and screen. Staff aren't unfriendly but they aren't warm enough to justify the otherwise dated (frankly, dilapidated) surroundings. I enjoyed the film, the seats were comfortable enough,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

We visited the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas last week to see "Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer", not because we like the theater, but because it was the only house in town with that excellent movie. There is a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I've read the previous reviews. If you are looking for plush, look elsewhere. If you are looking for a theater filled with only young people, look elsewhere. Since when is it a no no for the elderly not to appreciate a day out and take...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is the worst and most worn out movie theatre in NYC. We avoid it if possible. Last night we did go there. Theatre 4. The dirt from the AC was actually hanging on the walls, which are carpet. The personnel must be trained to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank NewYorkCityUes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Hard, uncomfortable seats in various states of disrepair, tiny projector screens, and dirty bathrooms contributed to one of the worst cinema experiences I have ever had. Not to mention, admission was $15! Unbelievable! Do not come here and expect to be comfortable, happy, or feel...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank solomonolshin
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We discovered this gem of a cinema five years ago when we were staying nearby and it has become our regular venue on the day we catch the evening flight out of NYC and have given up our room. It always seems to be showing...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Indies and foreign and arty American films, you often have a choice of up to nine. Appeals to the West Side intelligencia who used to go to the Thalia. Not pleasant -- rude staff, small screens, long waits because of limited seating, needs spiffing up....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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