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Smith's Ranch Drive-In

4584 Adobe Rd, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-1671
+1 760-367-7713
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One Of The Last Drive In Movie Theaters Left

There aren't many drive in movie theaters left in America. So if you get the chance go see a movie... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
jimdS142JJ
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Southern California
It's a Drive In--You must go. You just must.

I have not seen an operating drive in movie in years. I don't know how many are left. But right in... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Elizabeth L
,
Marina del Rey, California
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  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“fm radio” (3 reviews)
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4584 Adobe Rd, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-1671
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+1 760-367-7713
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

There aren't many drive in movie theaters left in America. So if you get the chance go see a movie at Smith's.

Thank jimdS142JJ
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 December 2017

I have not seen an operating drive in movie in years. I don't know how many are left. But right in the middle of Twentynine Palms is a real drive in movie theater. WOW. Go now. We were there to see Joshua Tree and stayed...More

Thank Elizabeth L
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

I was spending a few days in TWENTYNINE PALMS and saw they had a drive-in theater. It has been decades since I last went to a drive-in and was amazed that some still exist. Smith's Ranch Drive-In is a total blast from the past to...More

Thank Jackbear
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Went to the Smith's Ranch Drive-in. The line started a half hour before the gates opened. It was only $5 per person to get in. The concession price were very reasonable with lots of butter on the popcorn. The parking spots are nicely ramped for...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went on friday night $5 to go in, great prices at the concession and a really neat Complimentary pen with a really bright little flash light on top. You get two films recent Releases with good screne quality and great Sound through your radio. We...More

1  Thank 77maple123
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It's 5$ a person to get in it's a clean place the snack bar is very nice and the prices are inexpensive over all a good experience and they show current movies.

Thank Carol P
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed having a retro experience going to a drive-in movie. The sites are nicely angled facing the screen. U2 and your FM radio to a specific channel to get the sound through your car speakers. Only five dollars per person for the movie....More

Thank kmsmolen
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I can't even remember the last time I went to a drive-in movie, so tonight was a real treat! We arrived on Sunday night, paid an insanely inexpensive admission of $5 per person and easily found a tilted parking spot to watch the movie. We...More

1  Thank Scooter914
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

$5 per person for two relatively new releases is insane value for money, and that's not even mentioning the increasingly rare charms of the drive-in experience. Staff are helpful and concessions are cheap. Only downside was the audio (coming via the car radio) had an...More

Thank BloodiedFox
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

I visited the Smith's Drive-in with my family and we all had a fantastic evening. The cost is $5 per person (over 3 years), for 2 movies. I was there in January and the theater opened at 6:30pm, and the movie started at 7pm. This...More

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