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Excellent Theater

This is a small cinema complex with four theaters plus a small screening room. Cinema Salem... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Swampscott, Massachusetts
via mobile
Preferred Choice

This movie theater shows major films, but rarely has the large crowds and delays of the major movie... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2017
Swampscott, Massachusetts
via mobile
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a small cinema complex with four theaters plus a small screening room. Cinema Salem receives an excellent selection of movies. Concessions are good, and service is quick and friendly.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MarkP115
Reviewed November 1, 2017

My husband and I went in to see the short film "1642". It advertised that a horrifying tale would be told and portrayed the film as haunting. It was narrated by a young woman who spoke with a pleasant voice, while wearing Puritan clothing. Though...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Theresa L
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Independent movie theater, what's nice is they will have unusual or 'off the beaten path' films like The Cabot does in Beverly. Often times they will have movies that are most popular, but are otherwise limited in selection. It's nice that it's in the India...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank John O
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

This movie theater shows major films, but rarely has the large crowds and delays of the major movie theater complexes. An added plus is the tiny screening room, which offers art house selections.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MarkP115
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Are you going to Salem to get into the spirit of Halloween? I recommend this show 100%. The show includes amazing magic that will entertain and fool everyone, even if you think you know how magic tricks work. Other parts are just shocking when there...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank suspectacts
Reviewed October 16, 2016

I completely agree with Laura's review. There was no magic at all and no psychic abilities either. This show should be cancelled for stealing people's money under the guise of it being a good magic show. If you watch the trailer, it gives a creepy,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank jesrab2016
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a great privately operated cinema that features many hit movies in a relaxed old school movie house.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Recently came and saw a movie here, Civil War, with my wife. The theater is great! Nothing fancy, just your simple "dollar" theater if your familiar with the concept of older theaters that dropped their prices to a dollar and showed movies after most multiplex...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank pmader6
Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

I prefer Cinema Salem to the larger theaters in Danvers and Revere. Cheap, validated parking is available in the attached garage-25 cents per hour-and the selection of movies is pretty good. There are rarely lines at the concession stand, and the popcorn is very good.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank MarkP115
Reviewed November 12, 2015

This is a review for the seance not the magic show but ...what a joke! I only gave 2 stars because there's was a few moments where you think this might be cool and live up to the advertisement but it does not. It's not...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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