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The Showboat Drive-In

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Address: 22422 Fm 2920 Rd, Hockley, TX 77447-9395
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Great time watching double feature

It had been almost a decade since my last drive in experience. This was so much fun. While weather plays a big part, so choose wisely, I think it would be good even in the rain... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It had been almost a decade since my last drive in experience. This was so much fun. While weather plays a big part, so choose wisely, I think it would be good even in the rain. There can be a line and the parking spaces go quick. The spaces are graded to angle your vehicle which is outstanding.... though it... More 

Thank Loveforfood
waller, texas
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Good Family Night out or Date night with your hubby! sat in the back of the truck with blankets and our lawn chairs and under the stars.

Thank doors4u
Katy, Texas
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Showboat Drive-In is definitely a great way to spend the evening with the kids. You can't beat the value ($6 for TWO movies!) and the employees are super nice. The concession area and restrooms were really clean. The food was typical concession fare - though a bit overpriced for the quality and size (about $10 for small burger, fries and... More 

Thank Denise C
Conroe, Tx
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great drive in movie place. We paid $7 for an adult ticket and got to see two brand new movies (Ghostbusters & The Shallows), great value. The only complaint I have is during the first movie (Ghostbusters) there was two-three blue lines that ran vertical on the screen, they weren't there during the second movie. The consession stand was good... More 

Thank LindaLouConroe_Tx
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We seek out drive in movie theaters wherever we go, this is one of the true gems in a dying pop culture phenomenon. Good, reasonably priced concession food + two movies for the price of one in a chain theater...but you can't put a price on the experience. Please go and support this drive in, they've done a great job... More 

Thank VampandtheZomb
Houston, Texas
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I had never visited a drive-in before going to Showboat. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It was a bit hard to hear because of the multiple car with their windows rolled down, all tuned to the same FM station caused an echo. Overall it was a great way to take in a movie with the kids.

Thank MikenHouston713
Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The only movies we see anymore. No rude talking person right beside you and the kid can roll around in the truck bed.

Thank benoodles
Houston, Texas
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133 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

What a fun way to watch a movie. I like how 1 of the 2 screens is usually family-friendly, and plenty of new releases. Get there early as they sell out a number of weekends. We like to go as a family, and often save a few dollars using Groupon. that being said, regular price is reasonable, and the cost... More 

Thank likey2travel
Magnolia, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great time and double features of newest movies, price is very reasonable, doesn't open until dark, privacy of your own vehicle.. Bring drinks and snacks but they do have a snack bar with bathrooms. Food is good but gets crowded sometimes... Great place for families and kid, bring your blankets and pillows for a great night out

Thank LynnBy33
Cypress, Texas
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Great place to go watch a movie. Usually get to watch 2 movies. The food is pretty good and the popcorn is good. You can sit outside or stay in your vehicle. Kids area for before movie starts

Thank Knighthawk2016

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