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Tropic Cinema

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Address: 416 Eaton St, Key West, FL 33040-6512
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+1 877-761-3456
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Tropic Cinema is South Florida's only nonprofit multiplex cinema screening...

Tropic Cinema is South Florida's only nonprofit multiplex cinema screening 1st-run indie, foreign and documentary films and Hollywood blockbusters every day.

With 4 theaters, state-of-the art projection services and the best concessions stand anywhere (we serve wine and beer and drizzle our popcorn with 100% melted butter), it's no wonder Florida Monthly magazine named Tropic Cinema "Florida's Best Cinema" for four consecutive years.

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This is a great place to sèe a quality film. Small screening rooms show movies that you might not ever see in the local mall. Run by volunteers. $12 price all the time.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to sèe a quality film. Small screening rooms show movies that you might not ever see in the local mall. Run by volunteers. $12 price all the time.

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Thank docox
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write about us. We try hard to show the best films that we can get our hands on and we definitely show some that you won't see at one of the chain theaters. We're glad you had a good experience. More 

Lexington, Virginia
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115 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't miss this theater on Eaton Street in Key West. The outside is very colorful and your eyes will be drawn to it. The week we were in Key West, some of the movies showing were Logan, Do Not Resist, and 1984. This would be a good rainy day activity. The main attraction at the Tropic Cinema is a... More 

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Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

Our sculpture of Marilyn is one of the most photographed spots in Key West. We're glad that you discovered her and appreciate you taking the time to write about it. More 

alsip,il.
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just Arrived in Key West and the Rain started Pouring so we Looked into Seeing a Movie. let me tell you this Theater Is Top Notch Very Clean privately owned and they take Pride in you Theater Experience. concession prices are Affordable but no refills on popcorn or drinks unlike big chain theaters.

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Syosset
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Every time I come to Key West ... I always seem to catch up with so many missed movies I haven't been able to see and then surprised to see the cinema is showing new flicks as well... the volunteers are great... super kind and the wine and popcorn are to die for...a must photo shoot outside with the beautiful... More 

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Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

We sure appreciate the nice comments. Thanks so much for visiting us and we'll look forward to seeing you the next time that you're in Key West. More 

central pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Some of my favorite movies have been shown at the Tropic--The Sapphires; the Conspirator; Papa Hemingway in Cuba; Danny Collins, etc. Some main stream ones, too. Several small theatres under one roof. Popcorn with real butter and a zillion toppings. The usual water and soda, bit also wine and beer. I wish we had the Tropic in our town instead... More 

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Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words and for taking the time to write. We think that the Tropic is special and we are so happy that you think so, too. More 

Key West, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Went on line & the site did not say that the ONE showing of this movie was sold out. I drive 30 miles in the rain to be turned away. Won't be back.

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Wichita, Kansas
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99 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Much of Key West is very "casual" but this theatre adds a sophisticated touch. There are 6 screens that show first run and artsy films. The schedule is printed and in a rack outside the main door. In the lobby is a wonderful full bar and snacks. A great perk is the staff who are mostly volunteers who greet you... More 

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Thank Patricia H
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to offer such kind words. Thanks so much! More 

Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Tropic has a mix of first run and older films with special events as scheduled. A community effort, it is staffed by volunteers and the opening short about turning off your phone and other basic necessities is produced by local high school students. Ticket prices were reasonable, the theater was clean and the seats were comfortable.

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Thank Nancy H
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

We're so glad that you discovered the Tropic Cinema on your visit to Key West. Thanks so much for taking the time to mention us on TripAdvisor. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We spent a rainy afternoon at a matinee showing of a first-run movie with plenty of company. The seating is comfortable and you have three screens from which to choose your film. Prices for seniors are reasonable, and the theater runs with volunteers. A statue of Marilyn Monroe with her dress blown up as she appeared in "The Seven Year... More 

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Thank Jack M
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

We're so pleased that you had a good time visiting the Tropic. Thanks so much for taking the time to say so. Don't forget to tell your friends! More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were in Key West at New Years. There were several films we had been wanting to see. Our internet search turned up the Tropic. Our first visit showed us what a gem this theater is. The volunteers are friendly and helpful, they have high quality concessions, the theaters are intimate, and they show an excellent variety... More 

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Thank Ned M
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

We're so happy that you discovered the Tropic during your vacation. We're very proud of our theater for all of the reasons that you mentioned. We hope that you'll visit us again sometime on another visit. Thanks for taking the time to write about us. More 

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