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Coolidge Corner Theater

290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2917
+1 617-734-2501
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Art Deco at its best

Sitting in a nicely preserved gem of an art deco theatre, watching decent to excellent films... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brookline, Massachusetts
Best place to see a movie in Boston

The Coolidge offers 4 screens for film-lovers who are hipper than Disney, a great selection of... read more

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290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2917
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sitting in a nicely preserved gem of an art deco theatre, watching decent to excellent films gearned to adults and not to teenagers, is a welcome pleasure and a relief from the awful megatheaters that show mostly Hollywood junk fils. Becoming a member helps to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Coolidge offers 4 screens for film-lovers who are hipper than Disney, a great selection of craft beer and ciders and wine AND the best real popcorn real butter ever. Sink into the seats of this renovated Art Deco classic in the heart of Brookline...More

Thank Zuccakl
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Wonderful experience, stepping back in time to yesteryear's style of theater. We saw Dunkirk 70mm film there recently. It was as if we were actually there in the cockpit of the Spitfire.

Thank Shawn P
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Coolidge has the best movies always. They have the regular weekly schedule like other theatres and then they have all the special showings - classic movies, operas, dance, silent films, and much more. You will always find something you want to see at Coolidge. The...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I recently went into this theatre to renew my girlfriend's annual membership to this theater. I decided to upgrade the membership to a dual member . I was given a receipt for my membership, but was not given one for hers. When I inquired where...More

3  Thank Belgedoc1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This theater is the cultural and social anchor of Coolidge Corner. It is a lovingly restored art deco movie house. You won't get surround sound, an enormous screen, or the multiplex experience. Instead you get charming surroundings, beer and wine, and great films you won't...More

1  Thank Guy S
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A movie theater that deserves to be called a landmark in Coolidge Corner. Great movies, ambiance and staff. Could not live without it!

Thank elenab505
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went with some friends to watch a movie and loved it. The place has that charming, super nice vintage touch of a US old-fashioned cinema. They are involved in a lot of activities with several festivals in Boston, such as the IFF Boston, and...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The Coolidge theater is a very special place, redecorated several years ago in Art Deco style. There are 4 theaters, two large and two small, and the offerings are always great. Plus there are silent films, opera and live theater films, midnight thrillers. Something for...More

Thank Judith C
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We love the Coolidge theater! We usually sit in the smaller theaters and never have an issue.. This time we saw movie in large theater. A lot of the audio was hard to hear. I thought it was just me but the other people I...More

Thank meme4934
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Jonny Depp was there last night with other lead actors for the world premier of his new film, "Black Mass". That was probably one of the few times men wore ties and women wore evening dresses to the CC. Other than that... More