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The Ideal Theatre

607 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1439
+1 989-386-9968
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Great old theater

This theater gives a small town feel. It does not have all the high tech bells and whistles but is... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Kelly P
,
Clare, Michigan
via mobile
Historic and Comfortable

First-run movies in an historic theater at low ticket prices. Local owners usually sell the... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
deerfencing
,
Clare, Michigan
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“small town” (4 reviews)
“movie theater” (2 reviews)
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607 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1439
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+1 989-386-9968
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This theater gives a small town feel. It does not have all the high tech bells and whistles but is reasonably priced and has a nostalgic feel of childhood memories. We took our nephew and he has a great time. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Kelly P
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

First-run movies in an historic theater at low ticket prices. Local owners usually sell the tickets and run the modern, digital projection equipment.

1  Thank deerfencing
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Old theatre, no frills, step back in time to your childhood entering. Affordable for the whole family.

Thank diane e
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous Main Street Small Town Movie Theater. Original Marty and Decor family operated only five bucks for adult to see a movie and four bucks for a kid. First-run new recent release movies excellent very reasonably priced snacks easy access just a great...More

Thank dturcott
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

5 dollars for adults and 4 for children for a show plus reasonable prices for snacks. Very nostalgic interior for this one room movie theater. A wonderful experience!

Thank polojen
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Our little home town theater takes you back in time. You can often catch a newly released movie at a fraction of the cost that the large cinemas charge. One if the great selling points for me is that they don't have the games in...More

Thank Brenda E
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I grew up going there and now I get to share it with my own children. Good rates, low lines, current movies and fun for the whole family.

Thank Smalltown48617
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

The owner's are super friendly ...seem to love their customer's . The interior is what you would expect of an historic small community theater . Yes older without all the fancy that we all have grown accustom to. All of us that have raised a...More

Thank Sheila G
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

They have great prices! My husband, my daughter and I can call go to the movie and get snacks and drinks for about $25. They only play one movie at a time.

Thank Amber B
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a quaint theater, Family friendly with $5.00 general admission. Show's only one movie at a time, but that's ok with us. Popcorn is yummy and we can go to this theater without having to take out a small loan. Don't expect a beautiful...More

Thank lsines2015
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