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Address: Haarlemmerdijk 161 | The Jordaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
624 5790
14:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 14:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 01:00

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The oldest cinema in town! An icon. This place breaths movies...

If you want to go to an intimate and cozy cinema with the best international arthouse type of movies go visit this cinema. Great staff, Nice food in their restaurant and the best... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Brian B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you want to go to an intimate and cozy cinema with the best international arthouse type of movies go visit this cinema. Great staff, Nice food in their restaurant and the best vibe in town for a movie theater!

Thank Brian B
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a popular local movie theater with small galleries in a fun part of town with friendly retro deep red themed restaurant, bar and waiting areas. My friend was annoyed when we got seated in the front row as it was a bit close so make sure you sort seating if you reserve. Arrive in time as the queue... More 

Thank FiCan
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved this little theater. It's a great change from the massive movie theaters I am used to. The staff are friendly, there is a restaurant that serves alcohol inside, and the seats are comfortable. Awesome experience and I'd certainly come back!

Thank Caroline H
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This wonderful neighbourhood cinema has been showing movies on this site for over 100 years, and it shows a variety of interesting films for grown ups, plenty for the English speaker, as all films are shown VO with subtitles, rather than dubbed in German fashion! Many films including Hollywood family blockbusters and Woody Allen movies screen here ahead of their... More 

2 Thank Moonstruck_1987
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The cinema has a lovely rustic feel to it, the interior is old fashioned and original. Very nice idea to have a bar inside, it's very cosy.

Thank Lucy B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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649 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

With friends I always go to the cinema in the morning or afternoon as a start of the weekend. This movie theatre is beautiful in retro style, the people who work there at the counter and bar are always nice. This cinema has 4 screens, perfect for indie movie lovers.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Cinema in the 'good old fashioned way'. Always a good selection of movies: arthouse and the well known movies. Nice bar, nice restaurant. Good place to sit before and after the movie. Drinks allowed in the cinema itself. Very cosy environment.

1 Thank Robbert L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Wonderful old theater, I belive it was originally built in 1912 but has been extremely well maintained with lovely plush carpeting and seating, small movie theaters (about 40 seats) so it is quite intimate but really cozy. Nice bar to get a drink or coffee before your seating and as others have mentioned you can take your drinks and snacks... More 

2 Thank Kathy J
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

We stumbled across this very old traditional movie house. It has just 4 screens - all very cosy with fantastic comfy seats for around 40 people max. The Cinema also has a great bar that serves snacks and has some memorabilia on the walls. At just 11 euro's a ticket, this was a fantastic movie experience and we will be... More 

2 Thank KentHonestTraveller
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

4 small cinemas with up to 12 different films showing during the day. Eat from an interesting menu, or just have a drink beforehand. 10% off if you see a film too. Service excellent, no one rushing you. Mainstream films in English with Dutch subtitles. One cinema has just 30 seats. Cosy, comfortable. A real find on a damp evening.... More 

1 Thank Christine T

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