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Penn Cinema Riverfront

401 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5197
+1 302-656-4314
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My Favorite Theater

Convenient riverfront location. Great IMAX screen. Very comfortable recliners. Expansive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Love2Travel004
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Delaware, USA
via mobile
ridiculous policy to receive tickets at the concession stand

I purchased movie tickets at home, and printed out the bar codes. In the past, I would go to the... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
yellowchippnm
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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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401 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5197
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+1 302-656-4314
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"concession stand"
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"imax experience"
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"movie tickets"
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"great place to watch a movie"
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"comfortable seating"
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"leather seats"
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"arm rests"
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"kiosk"
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"riverfront"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient riverfront location. Great IMAX screen. Very comfortable recliners. Expansive selection of craft beers. Clean restrooms. Staff is always friendly.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I purchased movie tickets at home, and printed out the bar codes. In the past, I would go to the Kiosks to scan the bar code to receive paper tickets to hand to admission usher.....but now they tell you to go to concessions register to...More

Thank yellowchippnm
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to watch a movie! ! First IMAX experience. .The wife and I enjoyed the movie 12 Strong there.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

A day out with family & friends, 10 to be exact. We decided on 2 rows, 5 seats each so the children could be in front of us & we were centered on the screen. The only thing we didn’t know was the seating is...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I was shocked when the matinee price for a regular seated theater was 11.50 but that might be just me. Other than that it was your standard theater experience!

Thank Adrienne L
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

I went here with the kids for the first Summer Kids Camp Movie of the summer, Norm of the North, on June 7th. The summer camp movies are EVERY Wednesday at 10am throughout the summer. I had never been to this theater before and thought...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I went here recently to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and I liked it. The theater is roomy and the seats are pretty comfortable. The only problem was that the leather seats kept moving and making noise during the film. Other that that,...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Yuck. The carpets are filthy, the bathrooms were disgusting and everything felt sticky. We came here when the theatre first opened, and it was excellent. Not sure if it is just the holidays and staffing issues, but I was disgusted. Won't be back

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We frequent this cinema and really love it! Ultra friendly staff and very comfortable seating. And you can have a beer or wine while enjoying a movie. Love the IMAX theater too!

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Comfortable and modern with easy parking nearby. Short walk to decent restaurants and other attractions on the Wilmington Riverwalk.

Thank Mark W
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Mark B
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Never been in that predicament, cannot answer.
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mangeanger
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