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Riverview Theater

3800 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3504
+1 612-729-7369
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One of the few old theaters left to enjoy

Just a few blocks from my husbands childhood home and full of character. We try to see a movie... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2014
Jill J
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Minneapolis, MN
Good experience

Nice to be able to experience watching "Frozen" here. The price is so cheap! I wish we had a... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2014
MrsDC13
,
Iowa City, Iowa
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“movie theater” (31 reviews)
“real butter” (20 reviews)
“single screen” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
3800 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3504
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+1 612-729-7369
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"across the street"
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"shows movies"
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"without breaking the bank"
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"mid century"
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"special events"
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

Just a few blocks from my husbands childhood home and full of character. We try to see a movie here when we can and love the charm of the theater.

Thank Jill J
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Nice to be able to experience watching "Frozen" here. The price is so cheap! I wish we had a theatre like this in our neighborhood so I can go to the cinema every week. We were a bit confused where to park at first but...More

Thank MrsDC13
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

I'm very lucky to live by this neighborhood gem. It was built in the late 1940's, but there have been updates and it's a well kept up theater. There's only one screen, but they play different movies throughout the day. You can't beat the prices...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2014

Indeed this is a blast out of the 60's. This was my neighborhood movie theater growing up. I remember seeing Billy Jack there in the early 70's, back when it first came out, back when the theater was the only place to see a movie...More

1  Thank Eric N
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Cheap movies ($3, $2 all day Tuesday) showing after the first-run theaters. It's huge, a hold-over from my youth. They have different movies at different times instead of being a multiplex. Very mid-20th century furnishings. My friend says they have the best buttered popcorn in...More

1  Thank dbabe49
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

During a girl's trip to the Twin Cities, had the rare opportunity to enjoy a special showing of the Oscar nominated short documentaries in this great old theatre. The prices are just right from tickets to refreshments. When you step into the theater you feel...More

1  Thank Crowelltravels
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

Theater is so pretty, prices are super reasonable and the movies they play are great second run movies. Very comfortable, parking tight though.

1  Thank Pat T
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

An old-fashioned movie theater. Great neighborhood, prices, and popcorn. A must for any movie-goer. Parking can sometimes be tricky. But, worth a stroll through the surrounding neighborhood.

1  Thank Leslie21075
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

I read on trip advisor that this was a place to visit. So true. The popcorn is excellent, the acoustics outstanding, and the down home experience amazing. We got there early and watched the people come in and keep coming in. Every seat was full...More

1  Thank Tamara F
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

The RIverview is one of the few remaining neighborhood movie houses in Minneapolis. It's a treasure. Catch the new releases on the big screen right before they hit Netflix. The Riverview also sponsors local film events and special screenings - a great place.

2  Thank Phil L
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