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Riverview Theater

3800 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3504
+1 612-729-7369
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Theater is so pretty, prices are super reasonable and the movies they play are great second run... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2014
Pat T
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

An old-fashioned movie theater. Great neighborhood, prices, and popcorn. A must for any movie-goer... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2014
Elkridge, Maryland
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3800 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3504
+1 612-729-7369
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Theater is so pretty, prices are super reasonable and the movies they play are great second run movies. Very comfortable, parking tight though.

1  Thank Pat T
Reviewed 26 January 2014

An old-fashioned movie theater. Great neighborhood, prices, and popcorn. A must for any movie-goer. Parking can sometimes be tricky. But, worth a stroll through the surrounding neighborhood.

1  Thank Leslie21075
Reviewed 20 January 2014

I read on trip advisor that this was a place to visit. So true. The popcorn is excellent, the acoustics outstanding, and the down home experience amazing. We got there early and watched the people come in and keep coming in. Every seat was full...More

1  Thank Tamara F
Reviewed 7 January 2014

The RIverview is one of the few remaining neighborhood movie houses in Minneapolis. It's a treasure. Catch the new releases on the big screen right before they hit Netflix. The Riverview also sponsors local film events and special screenings - a great place.

2  Thank Phil L
Reviewed 7 January 2014

You walk into the 60s when you enter the front door of the Riverview! Kitschy decor throughout in the renovated theater gets you in the mood for great throwback movies. They also play first-run current flicks, but we always make sure to get in on...More

1  Thank Cori P
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Great second run movies at a great price in a locally owned theater with comfy seats and great popcorn with real butter. While you are in the area, visit the nearby Riverview Café and Wine Bar.

1  Thank kgoldb1
Reviewed 2 January 2014

If you want to catch a cheap movie in a time-warp machine go here. This place is located in a quiet part of town. It generally shows movies that are not new releases but they are heavily discounted so that it's worth every penny.

1  Thank stric75
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Stepping into a time warp, with genuine butter on the popcorn. Nothing more needs to be said. We go whenever we can to share in this neighborhood treasure. Tickets are anywhere between $2-$5 and the extra special treat was the combo playing in the lobby...More

Thank SusanS609
Reviewed 18 December 2013

What is not to like about the Riverview? Great movies at a bargain basement price if you don't mind waiting a few weeks:popcorn with real butter--comfy seats--and cheesy, but cool, commercials for local businesses.

Thank fancydancer59
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Check out the photos from the 40's! This is a discount theatre - but more! Many organizations show movies here, hold fundraisers here, etc. A great supporter of the neighborhood! And you can't beat the prices of the concessions! :)

Thank dianeh01
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