Angelika Film Center

Angelika Film Center

Indie Movie Theater, Movie Theater, and Multiplex
Greenwich Village, New York
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  • films
  • popcorn
  • café
  • concessions
  • selection of indie
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  • Elaina P.
    Elaina PowlessSeptember 19, 2016
    The full experience of going to see an indie movie in a New York theater. The Cafe area is a lovely space, and gives it a classy vibe you don't get anywhere else. Great experience overall
  • Lorenzo S.
    Lorenzo SantosOctober 8, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    One of a few theaters in the city that have a comfortable waiting area. Plus a cafè that is stocked with healthier snacks. (Don't worry they have classic cinema snacks as well!)
  • Jeff P.
    Jeff PetrielloOctober 22, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the movies, the space, and the people here. Theaters might be small and you can hear the subway, but just sit close to the screen and enjoy the charm of it all. Try an almond raspberry bar too.
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupJuly 30, 2013
    THE place to go to watch a new Indie movie. The food selection is unlike anything you'll usually see at a movie theater, but we still can't help but get their amazing popcorn.
  • Dan L.
    Dan LamApril 22, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the oldest art house theaters to still be open today. Check out their selection of foreign and independent films. Support an important downtown institution.
  • Lary B.
    Lary BSMarch 16, 2013
    One of the oldest film centers in NYC. The place has been renovated. Special screenings with guest stars are held there sometimes. The theaters are cosy. The bar is awesome.
  • Lucie P.
    Lucie PustovaMarch 23
    Been here 5+ times
    My 2nd favorite movie theater in New York, right after Nitehawk. Great for dates! The movie snacks are downstairs but they also have some food upstairs by the entrance.
  • Elad G.
    Elad GanotSeptember 22, 2012
    Great atmosphere and a truly unique selection of indie and International films, but beware - the auditoriums are almost flat, with anyone at or above your height completely blocking the view
  • Dapper T.
    Dapper TrainingAugust 3, 2011
    This film center's indie charm and intimate screening rooms are the biggest draw but no need to just come here just for the movies! Free wi-fi and their full menu cafe with espresso bar in the main lo
  • River R.
    River RoseMay 17, 2012
    An arthouse that shows a little more mainstream films. Theater is lovely and the food is fantastic. But, I could hear the train underground every few minutes during the movie. Beware of that!
  • Geoffroy B.
    Geoffroy BablonFebruary 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Some of the seats have springs poking out! Don't take off your coat / settle in too comfy until you've found a good spot for your behind. Once you have, enjoy the show.
    DANGER TAMSeptember 16, 2014
    Always great film selection and well maintained theaters. Cafe selects in the concession stand as you enter but regular movie fare (popcorn, soda, candy) are downstairs.
  • coleen c.
    coleen c.April 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    i like that you can hang out at a cafe until you're movie is ready for seating. they always have good film selection that changes pretty frequently (unlike the sunshine). the poor audio quality and th
  • Umair Z.
    Umair ZiaJanuary 3
    Been here 5+ times
    A great clean indie theater, so you won't get the talkative jerk person here that often. Only down side : Popcorn is more expensive and smaller, and still use fake butter.
  • Nate S.
    Nate SaeteOctober 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    There are ticket kiosks inside the front door to the right if you're in a hurry. But I like to wait on line at the box office here for the full movie-going experience.
  • SundanceTV
    SundanceTVMarch 26, 2012
    Great selection of films played here and along with standard movie theater food there is a really great cafe.
  • Clyde Erwin B.
    Clyde Erwin BarrettoNovember 11, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    They have the best popcorn out of all of the theaters I've gone to. On top of that they have free refills for their soda pop! The lounge is also a nice place to wait for movies to play.
  • Lisa
    LisaOctober 8, 2012
    When you're looking for something that's not in the regular movie, go here. The rooms are small - so it may get really crowded but always a great crowd who is respectful.
  • New Jersey Pictures
    New Jersey PicturesMarch 18, 2012
    Whatever little "extras" you need to make your film going experience perfect, can likely be found at Angelika. Snacks, drinks, coffee, beer name it.
  • Anne Mai B.
    Anne Mai BertelsenNovember 29, 2014
    If you're petite like me, this theatre is not good. Pretty certain the seats become shallower the further back you go which means every seat in front of you will have someone blocking your view
  • Brandon F.
    Brandon F.July 20, 2015
    Despite it's higher prices and smaller theaters, this is an epic place to watch independent movies you can't find in many other venues in NYC.
  • Alyssa B.
    Alyssa BereznakDecember 14, 2014
    These guys play all the indie shit you can't find anywhere else in NYC but theater-wise it's sometimes hard to see past the person in front of you.
  • Will S.
    Will SchollNovember 12, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Best selection of indies in the city. Nice, but expensive, cafe/in the lobby. Subway rumble can be a bit distracting at times.
  • diana🦑
    diana🦑August 2, 2015
    Shows interesting movies in an unpretentious atmosphere, and you can get iced coffee as a refreshment (!), but bring a sweater... It's FREEZING.
  • Berk K.
    Berk KapiciogluNovember 27, 2014
    An iconic, clean, and spacious independent movie theater. Compared to Film Forum, their movies are more accessible.
  • Matt D.
    Matt DorvilleAugust 10, 2014
    They come out with movies before they are widely released and many times they'll have a q&a with the director or stars.
  • Louis M.
    Louis MattaAugust 6, 2014
    An indie house staple of Manhattan. It's infamous lobby provides a great waiting room to discuss all things film.
  • Aarthi D.
    Aarthi D.October 19, 2014
    No stadium seating that I've seen, but the films are the strange, rare, and eclectic. Indie and international movie fans, this is a must-go.
  • Stefano G.
    Stefano GuidolinJuly 28, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    One of my favourite cinema, lots of indie and foreign films. You never go wrong with a film here!!
  • Michael A.
    Michael AbramsJanuary 1, 2015
    Make sure you get there early for new releases because the line can get long, and shows sell out fast.
  • Yonadav T.
    Yonadav TsunaFebruary 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    They always have great movies. Kind of a landmark film place in a cool area of New York. Even a nice café area for before your movie.
  • Rony P.
    Rony PatzanJanuary 5, 2012
    Always showing the most incredible of films, not the place to go to for generic "Blockbusters" -only a place for TRUE FILM/ACTING LOVERS!
  • Laura I.
    Laura ItzkowitzSeptember 3, 2014
    A classic art house cinema with a great film selection and a full service cafe.
  • Mike S.
    Mike ShermanFebruary 27
    Good films, but the Film Forum is a better venue for serious film buffs. Here you deal with the rumbling subway in some theaters as well as a less respectful crowd in general.
  • Natalie V.
    Natalie VegelMay 8, 2016
    Love this little theater- they have good concessions and show mostly indie films.
  • Veronica S.
    Veronica SunJune 12, 2013
    Small auditorium in this historical theatre makes it very cosy for couples and hard core movie goers.
  • Melanie T.
    Melanie TravisJanuary 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Seats so old the springs poke your butt. Movies so good it's totally worth it.
  • Compass
    CompassJuly 22, 2013
    The historic movie theater shows documentaries, blockbusters, and classics while hosting discussions with famed filmmakers.
  • Nicklesh
    NickleshJanuary 6, 2013
    Narrow theaters so arrive early for the best seating or the screen will be far away!
  • Mohammad A.
    Mohammad Al-absaiMarch 22
    Been here 10+ times
    A lot of great, indie movies I've watched in this theater. Starting from Birdman until the salesman.
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan ShellDecember 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Tip 1: more bathrooms downstairs. Tip 2: get a small drink and go for refills at the fountain drinks. Enjoy your flick!
  • Madm F.
    Madm FiaSeptember 25, 2014
    Great selection of smaller films. Perfect location. Usually not crowded.
  • Karina v.
    Grab a quick, healthy bite at Aroma across the street before your movie.
  • jared z.
    jared zlotnickAugust 19, 2011
    One of the best cafes in a nyc movie theatre. Great selection so be adventurous!
  • Saarim Z.
    Saarim ZamanJanuary 15, 2016
    The cafe has free wifi and a lot of seating if you want to get work done
  • ANNE
    ANNEMarch 15, 2013
    they have healthy food for sale as well as the usual... and a small cafe to hang out.
  • Craig A.
    Craig AustinDecember 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    So cool to feel the subway rumbling under your feet. Not kidding. Authentic NYC movie going experience.
  • Milton G.
    Milton GuityOctober 22, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to just hang out if you don't have time for a film. But it won't hurt to buy a ticket once in while to keep this place alive
  • Greta K.
    Greta KingDecember 2, 2012
    Soda is much cheaper downstairs, you get a huge cup instead of a little bottle for the same price upstairs
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CasperOctober 27, 2016
    Expensive, like every movie theatre... great selection of indie and some mainstream films!!!
  • Carolyn M.
    Carolyn M.August 7, 2014
    Vegan options at the concession stand. Great theater in general.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauJuly 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Large Popcorn And Large Soda - Really great tonight
  • Jurgen C.
    Jurgen CastroJanuary 21, 2015
    Get there early otherwise you'll end up pretty far back and the screens are small
  • Charlotte S.
    Charlotte ScarfFebruary 26
    My fave cinema in the city with fantastic indie selection
  • Karina O.
    Karina O.March 14, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Too bad. This theatre has the best indie films, that are not showing anywhere else. But the theatre itself is so gross. Very rundown. Barely an incline in the seats, so I difficult to see over ppl.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauNovember 17, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Large Popcorn And Large Soda - Excellent as usual
  • Brian C.
    Brian CarrollDecember 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Nicest uncrowded cafe in Soho. They also show movies.
  • Matt K.
    Matt KammeraitJuly 13, 2013
    Traditional concessions downstairs... Better than the tiny sodas upstairs.
  • Brendan M.
    Brendan MMay 15, 2015
    Good movies come here - upstairs cafe is really pleasant
  • Brook S.
    Brook ShelleyDecember 5, 2015
    They were showing Carol. It ruled. There's a topping button.
  • Linh N.
    Linh NguyënMay 10, 2015
    Flat seating arrangement. Sit in front if you're short, back if you're tall.
  • Diane J.
    Diane Jean-MaryMay 7, 2016
    Great indie theater with small intimate screening rooms
  • Jay L.
    Jay LiquoriApril 5, 2013
    People like their movies here, get there early for good seats
  • Jesse B.
    Jesse BagelsJanuary 2, 2015
    35mm screen was small and so were the seats, sound was too low also. Free drink refills though! No trailers before late screenings so get there on time
  • Patryk C.
    Patryk CzekajJanuary 6, 2013
    A cinephile's paradise. You can see many art house productions.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauNovember 16, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Large Popcorn And Large Soda - The best.
  • Salil G.
    Salil GulatiDecember 28, 2012
    There are regular concessions downstairs if the fancy ish upstairs isn't your thing.
  • Kris C.
    Kris ConcepcionNovember 16, 2014
    Subway traffic can be heard through nearly every theater. Try not to let it take you out of the moment.
  • Vaishali M.
    Vaishali MehtaMay 25, 2012
    Really tiny screens... But great films. Not too many such theatre's exist anymore
  • Luke
    LukeNovember 1, 2015
    Awesome curation, but don't sit behind a tall person
  • Wilson Z.
    Wilson ZhouJanuary 4, 2015
    Seating are extremely uncomfortable and unreasonable set. I'm there just for an indie and an excuse to visit noho/soho
  • Omer Z.
    Omer ZachNovember 17, 2014
    They always show great indie and foreign movies.
  • Andrew L.
    Andrew LitvakMarch 4, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the best indie selections in town!
  • Jacob F.
    Jacob FordJanuary 8, 2015
    Watch an indie film with an actually really good latté. This place is so lovely.
  • Julie B.
    Julie BurMarch 2, 2012
    I love this movie theatre. I believe it is the best one in NYC.
  • Ernst-Jan P.
    Ernst-Jan PfauthSeptember 22, 2012
    Ok, so the theater itself is rather crappy, but the movie selection - sooo European - is great.
  • Kristen D.
    Kristen DJune 28, 2014
    Get here at least 30 minutes early to get seats!
  • Tim d.
    Tim de GierSeptember 22, 2012
    Gone glory. The sound is a bit crappy. But the movie theater in NY with the most personality and the best movies.
  • Isa S.
    A little bit run down, and could use a make over. Still the same good old movies and the friendly personnel.
  • Dan G.
    Dan GoodwinJanuary 24, 2015
    Just what you would expect. In a good way. See indie films and wait in the cafe before showtime.
  • Miguel d.
    Miguel de LeonAugust 10, 2014
    Indie films galore. Great for dates.
  • Marieka J.
    Marieka JacksonDecember 29, 2011
    Only movie theater I buy concession food at...pumpkin pie and lemonade? Yes, please
  • john m.
    john mousseauNovember 21, 2014
    The movie selection is really good.
  • Margaret F.
    Margaret FuNovember 3, 2012
    The subway rumbles underneath during movies, but it gives this theatre character.
  • Lee L.
    Lee LawrenceJune 19, 2015
    Old school movie theater. Sometimes they'll have Q&A's with the filmmakers.
  • Mike C.
    Mike ChauMay 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Large Popcorn And Large Soda
  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchApril 22, 2011
    Our design team spends many Sunday afternoons here watching international and indie movies for inspiration.
  • Charley T.
    Charley ToddAugust 27, 2015
    Clean, trendy, friendly, popcorn is hit or miss.
  • Kit T.
    Kit ThompsonJuly 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Love it here but pre-previews is annoying mishmosh and repeated tunes.
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan ShellJuly 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure you ask the concession folks upstairs about the awesomesauce.
  • Lauren D.
    Lauren DMarch 23
    Great selection of lesser-known movies
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesAugust 10, 2015
    My favorite indie movie theater in NYC.
  • Althea M.
    Althea MonteverdiJanuary 27, 2012
    If you're 5'2" and shorter bring a booster seat
  • seth l.
    seth lachsMay 22, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    love the rumbling subways underneath the theaters. love it. classic.
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan SteinJune 30, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the best indie theatres in the city. Read more
  • Shawn C.
    Shawn ChengJanuary 26, 2013
    Cozy place to hangout when the elements are too much to handle.
  • Alan B.
    Alan BernsteinJune 6, 2012
    The Intouchables is a flick that should not be missed!!!
  • Nicole H.
    Nicole HeringOctober 31, 2011
    a beautiful theater! Come for the flick, stay for the charm
  • James B.
    James BruniApril 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best Art Film House in the city
  • Paige K.
    Paige KostaneckiJuly 14, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Great staff, great atmosphere, great indie movies
  • alex b.
    alex belmanNovember 11, 2015
    Cine de arte... Aunque todo el cine es arte si está hecho con ahínco y deseos de contar una buena historia.
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