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Hillcrest Cinemas

3965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3192
+1 619-819-0236
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Avoid the garage at all costs

Do anything you possibly can to avoid the hateful people who work for this parking garage! The... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
24brooke
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San Antonio, Texas
via mobile
Comfy Reclining Seats.... Excellent sound

We went Christmas eve to the movies with friends. This movie theatre was extremely comfortable with... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Joel K
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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25 Dec 2017
“Comfy Reclining Seats.... Excellent sound ”
7 Dec 2017
“Great Local Movie”
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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3965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3192
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Do anything you possibly can to avoid the hateful people who work for this parking garage! The security guard also was hostile - they do a poor job representing San Diego to visitors.

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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

We went Christmas eve to the movies with friends. This movie theatre was extremely comfortable with reclining plush chairs, excellent sound and screen. The temperature was a little hot.

Thank Joel K
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

I always enjoy seeing a film at Hillcrest Cinema. It still feels like a local family theater even though they've recently remodeled and now provide beer and wine along with upgrade snacks. My "go to" movie.

Thank fireandrain
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

If you like higher quality flicks than the ones Big Hollywood puts out, this is the place to go in San Diego! Several theaters with a great selection of indie films and limited release productions. They have recently freshened up their look with very comfortable...More

Thank Denise J
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Reviewed February 11, 2017

Recent renovations make this theater even better. It's clean, modern and comfortable, and always have the best movies available. Parking is underground and the theater will validate for 3 hours.

Thank Darrell92104
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Reviewed August 26, 2014

The Landmark in Hillcrest appears to have freshened their auditoriums? We found the sound and the overall look to be just fine. As always they do have the best popcorn.

Thank edward w
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

The best place in San Diego to watch limited release films. Nice clean theater. Good seats and sight lines. Validated parking! What more could you want?

Thank LesfromSanDiego
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

This is my favorite movie theatre in San Diego. Love the ¨cinéma d´art¨and the indie films shown here. Parking ticket validated, good popcorn and Italian sodas. Hillcrest also offers a great variety of restaurants to go to before or après your movie.

Thank Tishlf
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

My husband and I often come to this theatre in the heart of Hillcrest. We like the popcorn and the coffee. Prices are a bit steep but you do have the opportunity to watch foreign or independent films. I love going to the movies..but if...More

Thank Angelica S
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Reviewed January 21, 2012

I am not sure when my love affair with foreign movies started. I am fluent in Spanish and took a few years of French. I have always sought opportunities to see a foreign film. In a quirky building, above a parking garage, in the thriving...More

Thank Tiayolanda
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