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Crescent Theater

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Address: 208 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL 36602-2718
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+1 251-438-2005
13:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 22:00

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I honestly made a last second decision to visit this theater. What a unique experience. Grabbed popcorn and a beer and sat in a front row recliner watching a cool new release. If... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Montgomery, Alabama
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Montgomery, Alabama
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I honestly made a last second decision to visit this theater. What a unique experience. Grabbed popcorn and a beer and sat in a front row recliner watching a cool new release. If you're in downtown Mobile, make this a priority. The owner introduces the movie before starting it. And the only preview is the upcoming movie. It like watching... More 

Thank Traumadad
Bordeaux, France
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Walking through Dauphine Street in Mobile we stumbled across a small cinema that looked interesting enough to look inside. I'm glad we did; the proprietor runs the whole thing, he advised us to reserve recliners, pop out and come back for the 6 o'clock showing of Hidden Figures. The film was excellent but what stood out for us was the... More 

Thank Steve M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We visited from out of town and bought our tickets for La La Land in advance online. Arrive early (at least 30 min) to secure the best seats, the front row and a portion of row two are large recliners. Concessions are reasonably priced, they also have a selection of beer and wine. Light blankets available if you're cold natured.... More 

Thank David N
Mobile, Alabama
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

How lucky we are in Downtown Mobile to have such a great theatre. They play only the BEST movies - none of that SciFi - special effects stuff. REAL movies, with real dialogue, and a real plot!!! Grab a glass of wine and if you get there early enough - you might get one of the recliner chairs! The owner... More 

Thank IslanderAL
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I went to The Crescent for the first time last week, and it was so special. There is a small lobby in the front, with refreshments that included beer and wine. The one screen theater is comfortable, and we were introduced to the film by the owner before it started, which was a really nice touch. There are no drawn... More 

Thank Katherine W
San Francisco, California
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339 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

It was a very pleasant surprise to find the Crescent, especially since it was playing one of this year's most highly awarded films. There were recliners down front if you wanted to sit close to the screen, as well as normal seating for 200-300 people. It was a throwback to the neighborhood theaters of the 1950s and 1960s, before the... More 

Thank bluevoter
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My husband and I saw "Sully" at the Crescent Theater last week, and it was a terrific experience. The movie was great, but the theater itself is really marvelous. Lots of drink and snack options, huge comfortable recliners (in the front two rows -- get there early to snag one) and even blankets. The screen resolution and sound were great.... More 

Thank Joy M
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Crescent is definitely my favorite theater in Mobile. Its nice to watch a movie in a small single screen theater without a bunch of teenagers around and general chaos. The staff are super friendly and they always give you a personal introduction before your movie starts. They have wine and beer for purchase as well as various other drinks,... More 

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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a fantastic movie theater. It is a cozy place that seat 90ish folks. The best thing about the theater is the proprietor, Max Morey. He is a warm, inviting person that introduces every film. He selects wonderful films that are often not shown in the big box places. Wine and beer is available. To check for what film... More 

Thank diannesmar
Mobile, Alabama
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This theater is located on Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile. The lobby is definitely no frills. Inside the theater is a small auditorium with each row of seats about six inches or so above the one in front. The view of the screen is good from anywhere. The seats are nothing special but comfortable. There are a few lounge chairs... More 

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