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Nice little theatre

It's very nice to have a theatre on the island. There are 2 shows which play at a time. The... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Jackie W
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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Great Small Theater - Rain or Shine

It was tiny but just the right size for a great time. Price is very reasonable, and they will sell... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
John M
New Port Richey, Florida
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  • Average15%
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535 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3125
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a small theater and doesn't have all the bells and whistles that the big theaters. But the seats are comfortable enough. They do have up to date movies but only for a short period of time they do run 2 movies a day...More

Thank Pam F
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Hard to believe that there are 2 screens in this building!! And the movie offerings are new!! There are 2 viewings—4 & 7...don’t book early for your tickets as the cost is higher and not necessary—we had 12 customers at a 7 pm show...the snack...More

Thank BeBe53207
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The Island Cinema is a hidden gem in Sanibel. Though it is a small, 2 screen theater it makes up for it in amenities and charm. The staff is very friendly. The concessions are well stocked and the popcorn is delicious. The seats seem new...More

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This small theatre reflects the charm and grace of Sanibel. You are greeted at the ticket window with a smile and made to feel you are in for a wonderful time. And you are! Movies are first rate...popcorn is delicious...and the seats are sooo comfy...More

Thank PattibytheSea
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Small theater, very comfortable seats, and possible to even sit in the second row. Reserve you seat in advance, they sell out on weekends.

Thank harvey44
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It's very nice to have a theatre on the island. There are 2 shows which play at a time. The theatres are small but very clean and decorated nicely. They always get new movies that are currently playing in big theaters. The seats are very...More

1  Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Nice place to go for a great film. Went to see Manchester at the Sea. Small theater and screen, but comfortable seats, friendly people, and good popcorn...what is there not to like? Head over to Doc Ford's afterwards for a fun date night.

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Hey island cinema invest in your theater! Hasn't been updated in years! Seats are ripped. Place is dirty and dated.More

1  Thank beachgirl565656
Island C, General Manager at The Island Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Thank you for your input. We had noticed the small tears in a few of our seats, and we have plans already in place to either repair or replace those seats covers, as they get a lot of weight and repetitive use put on them...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

It was tiny but just the right size for a great time. Price is very reasonable, and they will sell you a reasonably priced box of popcorn. What a great change of pace from the wonderful beach. Go and enjoy this hidden treasure.

2  Thank John M
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Very cute little theater. We saw Doctor Strange. The screen is a little smaller than we were used to but hey, who cares. We enjoyed our little date night.

1  Thank Meagan M
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