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Cinema Arts Theatre

9650 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22031-3748
+1 703-978-6853
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A Movie Theater Oasis

Cinema Arts has the charm of an old fashion movie theater with a modern interior. It’s has a quiet... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
comcfsherry
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Fairfax, Virginia
via mobile
Don't tell the teenagers!

I love this theater for its outstanding movie selection and the atmosphere. It is not a giant... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Katherine S
,
Fairfax, Virginia
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“foreign films” (6 reviews)
“great movie” (7 reviews)
“great mix” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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9650 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22031-3748
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cinema Arts has the charm of an old fashion movie theater with a modern interior. It’s has a quiet atmosphere and is not a cookie cutter chain. They recently added new seating with wider arms and good cup holders. They show unique as well as...More

1  Thank comcfsherry
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this theater for its outstanding movie selection and the atmosphere. It is not a giant theater packed with noisy teenagers on their cell phones (sorry kids!). The clientele is upscale, but it is easy to get in and out of than Mosiac at...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I enjoy Cinema Arts theatre. They have the best popcorn 🍿- and I truly love their independent films. Good service from the staff. Plenty of parking available. 🎞⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank DollyLK
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Enjoy the convenience and the friendly atmosphere. The owner frequently welcomes the moviegoers, gets feedback on the previews of coming attractions and tops off popcorn tubs. The new seats are a definite improvement over the old ones.

Thank philipwV4491OZ
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The ticket prices are much better here. Also the concession stand has a better selection than most theaters, with hot coffee, cheese and crackers and some other interesting items. This is my favorite place to see movies in the Fairfax area. Never crowded.

Thank Linda Marie L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you have the opportunity, Cinema Arts movie theatre has the early, early show starting about 9:40am! Enjoy the new seats in all six theatres. This is the best little 'art house' in Northern VA. See the latest good stuff from The Academy, Sundance, Cannes,...More

Thank LC-EatSleepSki
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The best second run theater around. Although not stadium seating, it is comfortable and recently renovated. Great prices, great popcorn and a very friendly crew and management. They still do Rocky Horror SAT nights as well. Hidden treasure.

Thank tankcyril
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The theater is small and located in a kinda hidden corner, but the seats are comfortable, the theaters are clean, and they offer some interesting a diverse films not seen at some of the bigger chains. This is a fantastic local theater!

Thank kyurinich
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The Cinema Arts theater is a jewel. The seating is comfortable and you don't have to choose your seat when you buy your ticket. It shows popular movies, but also lesser known movies.

Thank slugger34
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Charming theater featuring current films and documentaries. We saw the movie Kedi, which we loved! I wish they would open a similar theater in Loudoun County.

Thank Ellenmelon8
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