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Bantam Cinema

115 Bantam Lake Road, Route 209, Bantam, CT
+1 860-567-1916
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Putting on a Show in a Barn

This is the opposite of a multiplex theatre. It's old, it's small, has good sound, not the largest... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
BRIAN B
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New York City, New York
Small town charm!

The oldest running cinema since 1927! Great movies off the beaten path. Old fashioned and you'll... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Paula S
via mobile
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“real butter” (3 reviews)
“ticket price” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
115 Bantam Lake Road, Route 209, Bantam, CT
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+1 860-567-1916
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is the opposite of a multiplex theatre. It's old, it's small, has good sound, not the largest screen, and seats that could be more comfortable. That said it's a more intimate theatre experience. while not necessarily best suited to modern, hi-tech blockbusters the older...More

Thank BRIAN B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The oldest running cinema since 1927! Great movies off the beaten path. Old fashioned and you'll love it!

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A gem of an old-time movie theater in a converted barn. This is the place to go to see mainstream quality films. Oscar-nominated alongside indie films with smaller scale releases. Two theaters. Limited showings. Fresh popcorn & snacks available. I purchase gift cards for this...More

Thank tangohampton
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We often go here to see the latest movies most recently LaLa Land. It is small and basic with not a great screen or sound system but it is adequate. Paid $12 to sit on a folding chair because it was crowded

Thank CtKarmic
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We love the organic popcorn and real butter! Get there early theatre can get crowded. Great selection of indie movies!

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We live near by and it gets most of the latest movies. They do not really offer any discounts for the kids. The chairs are not the most comfortable but it is just a nice little place.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great, cozy place, showing films to grown ups .I believe it is one of the oldest movie houses in Ct.

Thank sheinbrot
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Lovely old fashioned country movie theatre, with two screens, and some carefully chosen indie movies, as well as some more popular ones. So glad a place like this exists. Wish it was closer to my home.

Thank Randolph T
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Bantam Cinema has been around since at least the 1960s showing movies. It now has two screens and shows the non-block buster films you want to see but are often never offered at the chain movie theatres. It also shows Academy Award nominated movies. Ticket...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Great selection of current movies and some that are on the 'hard to find' list. Definitely the place locals love.

Thank Jocey63
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