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Cinema 21

616 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1207
+1 503-223-4515
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I Wake Up Dreaming In Noir

I happened to stumble upon a news clip about this weeks Film Noir Festival being shown at Cinema... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Portland, Oregon
Very dangerous balcony stairs

I am still very upset with my fall yesterday at Cinema 21 waking up w a swollen knee w scrapes and... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
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616 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1207
Northwest District
+1 503-223-4515
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

I happened to stumble upon a news clip about this weeks Film Noir Festival being shown at Cinema 21. If I had found out earlier I would have gone Saturday night as well as on Sunday. In fact I plan to go see the double...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I am still very upset with my fall yesterday at Cinema 21 waking up w a swollen knee w scrapes and wrist pain and sore hip. I am from New England visiting my adult daughter who just had a surgery and wanted to give myself...More

Thank Tabinosorakara
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Was visiting Portland and found this theater was showing the Beatles, Eight Days A Week movie. What a great way to spen a rainy afternoon. Nice place, comfy seats and reasonable prices.

Thank rogueriverturtle
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous review of the Beatles from 1960 through 1969. I was only 10 when I became aware of them in 1963. What an amazing group of musicians! It was interesting to see how they became disillusioned just because of the sheer number of there fans...More

Thank 44Maxwell44
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The movie selections are always top notch indie features. The prices are very reasonable. The butter for the popcorn is real butter. They are located in great neighborhood for eats and drinks before or afterwards. They have their own parking lots a couple blocks away.

Thank collye
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Not only does 21st Avenue have great restaurants and stores, it has this superb small movie theater. A really good selection of films that don't hit the majors.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Haven't been to Cinema 21 in the funky Northwest Portland area in years. The area has even more bars and restaurants filled with hipsters than I remember. Narrow shaded streets with limited parking opportunities. But Cinema 21 is even better than I remember. First run...More

Thank kumtux
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Went to the Sound of Music Experience to sing along, hiss the Baroness, and wave our Eidelwiess. Silly and fun. Like Mystery Science Theatre with singing and a good movie. Comfortable, well-spaced seating, clean space, cheap popcorn, wine and beer. Free parking 3 blocks to...More

Thank PNWnative2014
Reviewed 8 April 2016

A great smallish theatre in the NW area of Portland.They show more the independent kind of movies and no so much the huge blockbusters. The guy at the ticket window was fast and friendly, as was the rest of the staff I encountered. The bathroom...More

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Cinema 21 is a throwback to the era of fine independent movie houses. This is a great place in Portland for excellent indie and foreign films - these are the only films they show. Every great town has to have one of these theatres, and...More

Thank Robert S
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