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Castro Theatre

429 Castro St, Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114-2019
+1 415-621-6120
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“film festivals” (21 reviews)
“classic films” (13 reviews)
“organ player” (11 reviews)
429 Castro St, Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114-2019
The Castro
+1 415-621-6120
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

It is sad to see a lot of these old theatres being torn down and losing the History with it. This was a nice throwback to those times in a very interesting district of the city. We passed through on our SF City Walking Tour....More

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Reviewed 26 April 2017

If you are a cinephile, make sure to stop by and watch some film at the Castro Theater. It's a historically important theater and they usually have double-features every day. The seats are not the greatest, but you will most likely have a good time...More

Thank sushinoodle
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Gorgeous movie theater from the age of movie palaces. Lots of special shoes here, including live acts. Sometimes the organist entertains. Historic.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful experience!! Watched San Francisco on the 111th snniversary of the 1906 quake. Great atmosphere, beautiful setttibf and HUUUUUGE large popcorn - go small!!!!!

Thank BigCaz
Reviewed 20 April 2017

It seems that too many of these old historic Movie House are disapearing and there has to be a stop to that. The Castro is a gift to behold!

Thank 4JMP
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We saw Vertigo while on our SF vacation, and it was an amazing experience! The theatre is beautiful, and really takes you back in time. There is even an organist that plays for about 15 minutes prior to the movie, just like in the old...More

Thank tinav3_travels
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Apparently I was correct and The Castro Theatre no longer has any operational 70MM Projection Equipment. How do I know? 1. The last TWO times I drove the 100 miles to see VERTIGO in 70MM, it was NOT in 70MM. The picture was small and...More

Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 12 February 2017

It's a great place to catch a classic. Even new movies show well. The Frameline festival is enjoyable. Very lively atmosphere especially when the organ player precedes the movie. Lower level seating is more comfortable.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This weekend, a local friend and I visited the Castro Theatre for the Noir City festival (although the 2017 selections were more modern from previous lineups). The single screen theater is well maintained, preserving the glory days of the movie going experience from decades past....More

Thank Zacass
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The Gay Men's 39th annual Christmas show was jammed full, wonderful and poignant, occasionally flamboyant--even at the 5 pm "family" show--and a true SF experience. The chorus is professional quality and the whole evening was full of Christmas cheer. The entry process is pretty chaotic...More

Thank DC196
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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