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Prytania Theatre

5339 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70115-4136
+1 504-891-2787
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Special Film Series

This theater sits back in the wealthy neighborhoods by Tulane University. It has regular movies by... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Chris N
New Orleans, Louisiana
This is the Authentic Theatre Experience you can't get at a multiplex!

Went here to see Cary Grant and Grace Kelly in "To Catch a Thief". Daytime matinee. Wonderful... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Wayne W
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania
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5339 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70115-4136
Uptown / Carrollton
+1 504-891-2787
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This theater sits back in the wealthy neighborhoods by Tulane University. It has regular movies by day and has a classic, quaint look to the theater. What really makes this theater special though is the various film series they do at odd hours. They screen...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Went here to see Cary Grant and Grace Kelly in "To Catch a Thief". Daytime matinee. Wonderful experience, and a great way to relax. I recommend this place without reservation and hope you can find the time to go when you are in the New...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is a historic cinema, a true gem. It is more than 100 years old, but, do not worry, very comfortable place. I went for a Sunday morning screening of an old movie and loved it. Good crowd too. Lovely neighborhood. Two blocks from St....More

Thank vladimir70
Reviewed 23 May 2017

i love the old movies they play at midnight! Just one theater, so lots of seats and no noise bleeding over from other movies.

1  Thank beckyhicks
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is such a fantastic theater. It's been around forever so it has that really nice "old school" kind of feel. It's a single screen theater, so be sure to check the website for movie times and don't show up just expecting to see the...More

1  Thank Marielle S
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I went here to see Captain America: Civil War. I reached here just in time for the show, bought the tickets and a bottle of water and rushed in. I was surprised that a bottle of water costs what it does in the US but...More

1  Thank hussainweb
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The Prytania Theatre is one of a kind. A single screen movie house set in the upper Garden District! Just Spectacular! Mr. Brunet hosts the Classic Movie Series (from Gone with the Wind to Breakfast at TIffany's) his stories of working in the theatre are...More

1  Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I've been lucky in my life to travel the US and live in nice places, but few places have charmed me a much as my two visits to the Prytania for a classic movie (shown Wednesday & Sunday mornings). At 91, Mr. Brunet still warmly...More

2  Thank AnnieB1253
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, very comfy seats, nice snack bar, first-run films as well as vintage film nights. A great find in New Orleans!

1  Thank JessieMom
Reviewed 13 January 2015

I love this place so much. Single screen with great quality picture and sound. They have great concessions, and it's simply one of the most beautiful theaters I have ever been in.

3  Thank Katie C
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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