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Brattle Theatre

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A Paradise for Classic Movies Fans!

On Thanksgiving we went to see two Akira Kurosawa's movies shot in 1961 and 1962 (Yojimbo and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New England
LOVE LOVE LOVE the Brattle

I love, love, love the Brattle. They show the most excellent movies...classics to indie films and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3761
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Thanksgiving we went to see two Akira Kurosawa's movies shot in 1961 and 1962 (Yojimbo and Sanjuro) at Brattle Theater, which, perhaps, was the only public place opening on holidays. We are lucky and thank Brattle Hall for all this. It the sort of...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I love, love, love the Brattle. They show the most excellent movies...classics to indie films and more and they often partner w/ the Harvard Book Store for author events. Ticket prices are very reasonable. The theater is cozy, comfy and clean. They also sell beer...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Saw an interview with Rachel Dratch here for the Women in Comedy Festival. I was definitely surprised by how small and intimate the theatre is. Definitely a bit run-down, but a landmark nonetheless.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

I was brought to the Brattle Theatre by the films being screened. If you have a love of seeing films on the big screen that aren't new releases, you'll enjoy the Brattle. The night visited there was a screening of Gattaca followed by Paul as...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Walk thru Harvard Yard and you will find thw wonderful Memorial Hall which has the wooden built Brattle Theater. They have lots of activities there, some of them free. Easy access and friendly volunteer host.

Thank Belkis R
Reviewed 6 November 2016

There's movies of all kinds here. It's the best theater around to discover new gems or revisit old favorites. And the popcorn has real butter for less than chain theaters! Give these wonderful people a try!

Thank Max P
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went to the Fall Focus Film Festival here. The movies were great. The crowd was outstanding. The theatre is comfortable and beautiful. This is well worth a visit or 10!

Thank lovenyc210
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This place is really important! It has curated movies, area talks and presentations. It enriches the community and I wish That i would have attended more! I will in the future.

Thank naturegirlcitygirl
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for a talk by author Lawrence Wright. Drink on arrival from the bar (gluten free snacks available and alcohol). Seating available for (I'd guess) around 300. We sat right at the back, far right, and still we could hear and see fine. If...More

Thank patrickstokes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Saw "It's a wonderful life " here. Perfect theatre for it . It's smiled with a balcony section - no bad seats in orchestra or balcony seating ! A small bar offering drafts and bottled beer, wine, soft drinks, some snacks ( mostly popcorn )...More

Thank Steve S
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Hello Jeanne! We were all in casual wear. Jeans/shorts Enjoy! Amanda