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“Family friendly neighborhood theater”
Review of Academy Theater

Academy Theater
Ranked #123 of 412 things to do in Portland
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

I have been here many times and I am finally reviewing it. This theater is located in Montavilla and is only 3/4 mile walk for me. They show features that have left the main theaters and at a fraction of the cost. There are three screens and they usually have 6 movies playing with generally one family friendly movie and one "classic" in a series. Right now they are doing a science fiction series and this week was 2001 a Space Odyssey, in 35 mm. They offer babysitting for a fee on the weekends which seems to be unique to this theater.

They have a good food selection including pizza from Flying Pie and a variety of beer on tap. There are a few specials. Mondays you can see 2 consecutive movies for the price of one and Tuesdays is a 2 for 1 special. Prices for regular movies is $4!!

After the movie you can dine at one of the Montavilla restaurants or a cocktail at Vintage, across the street.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 4 January 2015

The Academy Theater is a wonderful place to see movies that have left the main stream theaters. For a fraction of the cost, you can see a movie in a nice theater (comfortable seating) and enjoy a variety of concession stand items from pizza, sushi, beer and wine. If you are feeling healthy, there is salad and fruit as well.

Although I haven't tried it, babysitting is available at a pretty low cost.

This is a nice theater in a great neighborhood.

Date of experience: December 2014
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