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Date night

So originally my husband and I wanted to see a 8pm or 9pm movie. Unfortunately our movie was sold... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Naomi C
via mobile
Right across the street from my hotel

This theater is in a great location. I walked out of my hotel and decided on a movie. It got packed... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
Sadie D
Weatherford, Texas
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  • Terrible9%
Mar 4, 2018
“Date night”
May 9, 2018
“Nice and quaint”
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5238 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL 60615-4114
Hyde Park
+1 773-761-5000
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Nice neighborhood place to go but there were children in my theater that was not quite but the seats were comfortable so all in all

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

So originally my husband and I wanted to see a 8pm or 9pm movie. Unfortunately our movie was sold out so we purchased tickets for a matinee thr next day. Parking is somewhat difficult and most areas are metered. Luckily we are familiar with the...More

Thank Naomi C
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This theater is in a great location. I walked out of my hotel and decided on a movie. It got packed really quickly. Small theater so get tickets fast. Around a University so make sure you have your ticket. Tuesday is $5 movie. When I...More

Thank Sadie D
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I was not impressed the first time I visited the Harper Theater. However, since it is the only theater to shows current movies in the neighborhood, I gave it a second chance. My family and I went to see Hidden Figures early Sunday afternoon. The...More

Thank Thorntone M
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

On 12/25 I went to Harper Theater to see Fences. The movie was great and I got a chance to hang with my baby brother. I thought was dope. I didn't like small theater, but I understand why. I didn't like the lack of instructions...More

Thank ChynaNavy
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

I was pretty excited about this location in Hyde Park reopening. However I've utilized it very little because it just doesn't love up to my expectations. Seems very understaffed ticket taker is also concession stand and service is slow. It's in a great neighborhood so...More

Thank Ryan O
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Went this week to see Home with my twin first graders. Staff was very friendly. Theater was clean. The reclining seats were comfortable. Matinée tickets were just $6 each. However, they have a limited menu at the concession stand. They were out of nachos, hot...More

Thank Thorntone M
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Theatre chairs comfortable. Staff was unable to focus the film. Many people complaining. Was offered passes to return, but not sure how we will use them as we are from out of town. If you go to a 3-D movie check that this problem has...More

Thank konungur
Reviewed 3 November 2014

This is a local theater in Hyde Park which reopened awhile ago but if they don't do better it will close again. They had only two people to sell tickets and dispense refreshments all of which was done at the refreshment stand as the line...More

Thank teddib912
Reviewed 30 September 2013

This is a nice local theater. I went to see the Butler while visiting a friend. We had a groupon deal that got us 2 movie tickets, a medium popcorn, and a soda for basically the normal cost of 2 tickets. Get the groupon and...More

2  Thank Cournech
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Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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