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If you want to go to a restored, small, home town theater with the latest releases, easy access... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Diane S
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Highland, Illinois
AMAZING

This is the best place (and only) in town for a movie. I came on the reopening movie of "Parental... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Mare M
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Great ticket prices and below average snack prices. I love this small town theater! Plenty if parking around the town square. Super friendly staff that has fun and starts every show with their original "phone song".

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mulcahyfam
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I took 2 of my Grandsons to see a Matinee. The Theater was Clean, the snacks appropriately priced for the Audience, and the Personnel were extremely Friendly and Helpful. This is a nice Community Theater!!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jreeten
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you want to go to a restored, small, home town theater with the latest releases, easy access, reasonable prices, no big commercials at beginning of showings, and free popcorn on Tuesdays... then this is the place to go.... never really go to any other...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Diane S
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Love this theatre with the exception of the stairs to the upstairs showing. I did not see any elevator or ramp. I recently broke my leg and was in a wheelchair. That could prove to be difficult if your movie happens to be upstairs. Do...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This is the best place (and only) in town for a movie. I came on the reopening movie of "Parental Guidance" and it was worth it. %99 of PG-13 and under my family and I go and see. The owners are good friends and I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mare M
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I am by no means a connoisseur of movie theatres, but I have had to opportunity to visit many, “hole in the wall,” local theatres and enjoy a good movie. The Lory Theater in Highland, IL is by far the best in the area of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Thank God for this theater! This is our “go to” date every weekend! It is affordable and the popcorn is THE BEST!!!! Owners and staff are always friendly and delightful!!! Took our grand babies two nights ago, they even notice the personal touches and friendliness!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank deb a
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Located in downtown Highland, IL on the square. This theatre is in an old building and has a lot of charm. It shows new movies, at a good price. Great seating, great popcorn. Everyone there is friendly. Highland recommend.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Tickets are cheap to begin with, and they also offer student and senior discounts. Free popcorn on Tuesdays. If you purchase popcorn, you get free refills (May only be on select sizes though). Soda is Excel products (who doesn't love when local businesses support other...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Laura P
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I've been going to the Lory Theater since I was a teenager. It holds a lot of great memories. The building has been renovated since that time, but it still has a lot of the old charm. The pricing is right for families and less...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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llml01
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Response from HillaryM116 | Property representative |
Hi there! A free size popcorn is offered with every ticket for a Tuesday showtime. (refills are only available for medium or large sizes). Hope that information helps you to plan your trip to The Lory Theater!
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