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Vista Theater

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Address: 4473 Sunset Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027-6043
Phone Number: +1 323-660-6639

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WOW What a Theater!! (Ignore the surrounding area)

Wow, I love this theater. The inside is decorated like an Egyptian temple. When we arrived I was unsure about the area that the theater is located. The surrounding buildings are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2015
Sealife1960
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Oneonta, New York
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Oneonta, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Wow, I love this theater. The inside is decorated like an Egyptian temple. When we arrived I was unsure about the area that the theater is located. The surrounding buildings are decaying and the area is dirty. BUT, when you enter this theater, you are sent back 5,000 years. I love it!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

My second visit and still a great experience. If you want to save some money you can catch a matinee for $6.50 which is $3 less than the evening session but you won't see Victor dressed in the movies theme. Parking is difficult but if you are shopping at Vons across the road you might be able to squeeze in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Just one movie theater but what a beautiful one! Plenty of leg room is the great thing about this place! Beautiful Egyptian Style inside. Watch the permit parking because we did get a ticket on the side street. Besides that it was an enjoyable experience!

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Bloomington, IN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

The movie we saw was pretty dull (San Andreas, yawn) but the theater was delightful. Wish I had been able to return for another movie while in the area. Such fun to be in a lovely old setting. Makes our modern shoe boxes look pretty awful and characterless.

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Thank Lynn J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

Do you want leg room for your movie? No one has more. Do you want a classic theatre redone to remind you what the cookie cutter movie theaters should look like? This is a great place to see s movie

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

This place takes you back to a time when movies were the new form of entertainment. There was a sizable audience for a Tuesday night so word is spreading. It's not about the technology but the ambience of the place that attracts. Huge leg room, real butter on the popcorn and the famous in character ticket collector - all great.

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Thank Phil S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

This is an attraction??? An old theater in a not great part of town??? It's old for sure, but that hardly makes it fabulous. For locals only.

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014

If you want to see a movie on a budget, have lots of leg room and be surrounded by snake head sculptures, then this is the place to go. Prices are so affordable that my jaw dropped when I ended up only paying $9.50 at the door. Some people have told me the sound quality isn't as good as the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

The vista theatre is at the corner of Sunset and Hollywood ... it sounds impossible but it's where Hollywood ends in the east! The Vista is just as glorious as The Chinese, even has handprints outside, and inside the aisles are huge! and wonderfully restored Egyptian themed statues and murals adorn walls, balconies... added huge bonus: tickets prices are kept... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

This theatre was used in the film true romance Its an amazing theater, with cool old style ticket both Inside its huge and has cool Egyptian theme Super loud sound

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