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Vista Theater

4473 Sunset Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027-6043
+1 323-660-6639
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My Favorite Movie Theater

Yeah, they only have one screen and play a couple of movies a night, but I love this place. The... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Mike W
via mobile
Beautiful Single Screen Movie Palace

One of the few remaining old school, single screen movie theaters in L.A. Good sound and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Santa Monica, California
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4473 Sunset Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027-6043
Central L.A
4473 Sunset Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027-6043
+1 323-660-6639
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Yeah, they only have one screen and play a couple of movies a night, but I love this place. The classic theater atmosphere makes you feel like you're catching a movie in the 60s. Every seat has a good view of the screen, there is...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 10 April 2017

One of the few remaining old school, single screen movie theaters in L.A. Good sound and projection, reasonably comfortable seats, but just as important, it's not a boring black box. This theater actually has style. They seem to alternate between mainstream new movies, eclectic indie...More

1  Thank SharkStormsRUs
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Recently saw LaLaLand at this theatre and it was great. The seats offer more leg room then you will ever need. The sound and picture were excellent!

Thank tikidee
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...More

Thank Sealife1960
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...More

Thank Phil S
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!

Thank teresa w
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...More

Thank Lynn J
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

1  Thank BNW-SoCal
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,...More

Thank Phil S
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.

Thank CarmichaelVentura
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