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An old-fashioned enjoyable Movie Experience

If you're in the mood for a throwback experience, this is a must see theatre. First, it is located... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Houston, Texas
Much Improved Since Last Visit

I had sworn off this theater since the change to AMC but we ended up giving it another shot only... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Elyssa H
Houston, Texas
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510 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2737
+1 713-223-3456
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you're in the mood for a throwback experience, this is a must see theatre. First, it is located downtown in the Theatre District where the Arts flourish. There is parking for about $10.00 that will take you right to the entrance of the Theatre,...More

1  Thank JazzyChas
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Projector broke. Waited 45 minutes. No customer service. Staff could not provide a refund. Floors may be the stickiest ive ever seen in a theater. Go to Regal or Cinemark at Greenway or Marquee. Dont go here, youve been warned. Read the other 1 star...More

Thank Mjkur
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

long layover in houston, good opportunity 2 catch a movie, but this theater doesn’t participate in the moviepass!🤬. beautiful theater tho if they could just pull they head out!

Thank Royd R
Reviewed 29 January 2018

It was going down hill as the Sundance but hey have done nothing to upgrade (and the photos of their bar look like nothing actually there). They no longer validate parking. Which with such high ticket prices and a sound system that is probably 20...More

1  Thank Houston_Eriol
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I had sworn off this theater since the change to AMC but we ended up giving it another shot only because of a preferred showtime to see Molly’s Game, which was excellent. We were pleasantly surprised at changes made. We found free street parking but...More

3  Thank Elyssa H
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The food is above average but not good like it used to be when this was an independent theater. Also the “brisket fries” advertised as “loaded with brisket” had virtually no meat at all. The wine was highly overpriced. And the sound in our movie...More

Thank hcmjkm
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very comfortable theater, great seats and ample parking in garage. I believe that Sundance is now an AMC movie theater and am not sure what changes may have been made with the new ownership.

Thank Myra E
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Sundance was formerly our only go-to date night movie theater, Since AMC took over and renamed AMC 8, it took a quick downturn and we won't be going back unless it gets a major overhaul. The place looks run down with stains all over the...More

2  Thank Elyssa H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

It's very nice to be able to view first run movies in pleasant clean movie theatre downtown! This location is supposed to serve meals but food choices were limited the day we attended. Still, no fault with facilities or staff.

Thank L C L
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I watched Moonlight here after it won the Oscar and the cinema was okay-priced and offered a good selection of films. I didn't try the snacks, but they looked okay :).

Thank AdollRoberts
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Gay M
13 January 2017|
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Response from chitownsue1246 | Reviewed this property |
Sunance Cinema abuts a parking garage. "Guests can enjoy free validated parking when they bring their parking ticket to the box office."