Coolidge Corner Theatre

Indie Movie Theater and Movie Theater
290 Harvard St (at Beacon St.), Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA 02446, United States
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  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 4:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sat
    • Noon–1:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 1:00 PM–10:00 PM
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9.4/10

Based on 249 votes

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    Anne P.
    "student membership all midnight shows"(4 Tips)
    Steve L.
    "I usually go there for the midnight movies."(3 Tips)
    Paloma M.
    "An amazing indie place with excellent popcorn!!! :)"(5 Tips)
    Sarah
    "Lots of fun seeing JAWS on the big screen!"(2 Tips)
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  • midnight
  • popcorn
  • big screens
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  • wine
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  • comfortable
  • beer
  • good for dates
  • Art Deco
  • staff
  • convenient parking
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  • Liam N.

    2015 Best Place To See A Movie (Boston Readers' Poll)

    Liam Nee · 2 weeks ago
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  • Sahil K.

    Best place to watch indie films in the Boston area, great neighborhood too

    Sahil Kathawala · July 8
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  • Jamie L.

    Saw Ex Machina in like a 20 seat room, which was definitely a good way to see it.

    Jamie Lin · June 27
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  • Thomas K.

    Try to see a film in the screening rooms, they are beautiful and only see ~20 max.

    Thomas Kelly · March 10
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  • Katia S.

    Chai latte!

    Katia Serrato · February 1
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  • Sofia U.

    One of the best in Boston, great movie selection, alcohol sold on premises

    Sofia Uz · January 31
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  • Amy

    I love this theater. Great staff! Excellent indie, foreign and documentary selections. Become member for discounted tix.

    Amy · December 20, 2014
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  • Patrick V.

    Old school movie theater in Brookline. Large theaters for premier films. Highly recommended.

    Patrick Venter · October 6, 2014
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  • Alexandra M.

    Beautiful inside the big theater

    Alexandra Mottern · September 28, 2014
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  • Alexandra M.

    They sell beer!

    Alexandra Mottern · September 28, 2014
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  • Alexandra M.

    Midnight johnny cupcakes movies once a month till December

    Alexandra Mottern · September 28, 2014
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  • Jeremy K.

    This independent theater hosts tons of festival, events and cult movie screenings. It's awesome and they always keep things interesting!

    Jeremy Krantz · September 18, 2014
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  • Jeremy K.

    They cut off the wine and beer distribution at 10PM

    Jeremy Krantz · September 18, 2014
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  • Matt S.

    The Gold Screen is the only movie experience you need.

    Matt S · August 5, 2014
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  • Joan M

    Excellent show, easy parking, or was I lucky? Worth the ride

    Joan M · April 17, 2014
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  • Vatche A.

    I love this theatre. Beautifully preserved Art Deco design, amazing staff, and high quality sound and projection. Support independent theaters!

    Vatche Arabian · April 9, 2014
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  • Stephen B.

    They allow you to bring outside food into the theatre. Order a pizza across the street at OTTO and enjoy it during your movie.

    Stephen Barresi · March 31, 2014
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  • Monia B.

    Very nice selection of indie movies!! It is also charming.

    Monia Bodenmueller · March 19, 2014
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  • Lindsey C.

    Fun, vintage old theatre vibe. Popcorn could use some flavor. Nice, hip employees.

    Lindsey Cohen · October 11, 2013
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  • Sarah

    Great Theatre! Lots of fun seeing JAWS on the big screen!

    Sarah · September 16, 2013
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  • DigBoston

    A non-mainstream dream! We love it! That's why this non-conformist movie-theatre made it on Dig's #StudentGuide to Boston Cinema. Read more

    DigBoston · September 4, 2013
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  • The Capital Grille

    The Coolidge Corner Theatre was built as a church in 1906, was redesigned as an Art Deco movie palace in 1933, and never closed its doors since then.

    The Capital Grille · August 7, 2013
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  • Ryan T.

    See the midnight showings on film during the weekends. Nothing like seeing jurassic park in theaters again. Also, become a member. We saved a ton during the year by being members!

    Ryan Troup · July 6, 2013
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  • Anne P.

    If you get the student membership all midnight shows are buy one, get one free. You also get two free popcorn vouchers. :-)

    Anne Pepitone · July 4, 2013
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  • Paloma M.

    An amazing indie place with excellent popcorn!!! :)

    Paloma Mariz · June 27, 2013
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  • Beau G.

    The gold screen room speakers were incredibly quiet; don't hesitate to go downstairs and ask them to turn up the volume if you can't hear.

    Beau Gunderson · April 27, 2013
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  • DigBoston

    Cult films, film festivals, and non-mainstream movies. Thanks for keeping us interested. Read more

    DigBoston · April 11, 2013
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  • DigBoston

    This theatre is doing it right and fighting back with their event "Big Screen Classics." Thank goodness! Read more

    DigBoston · April 5, 2013
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  • Anna L.

    Great experience all around! Not to mention the chairs are extremely comfortable

    Anna Loebe · March 24, 2013
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  • Van N.

    Very cool theatre :-)

    Van Nester · January 12, 2013
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  • Jenny M.

    Few places take pride in the magic of the movies like the Coolidge. They carry some of the best new selections, along with older classics (check out their schedule for special events).

    Jenny Mackintosh · January 7, 2013
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  • Nick S.

    See the midnight movie series. Great acquisition team here. Good times.

    Nick Sayers · November 5, 2012
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  • Jason F.

    Make it a priority to see a flick here instead of at an over-priced, oversized corporate movie theatre chain. The atmosphere is great and the movie theatre seats are extra comfortable.

    Jason Feldman · August 13, 2012
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  • Jake S.

    Auditorium 2 is my favorite, with a balcony-but-not-quite at the top. See a film there if you can.

    Jake Smith · June 12, 2012
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  • Yoav S.

    Rent the small rooms for a private screening with ~10 friends.

    Yoav Shapira · May 19, 2012
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  • BU Today

    With a mix of first-run and independent productions, this theatre has been delighting audiences since 1933. Big names (including Meryl Streep) have been on recent panels. Read more

    BU Today · March 29, 2012
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  • Yasemin

    Cheaper price than the other movie theater, beautiful environment. So hipster :p

    Yasemin · March 2, 2012
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  • aaron c.

    This place needs no tips. It speaks for itself. But fine, here's one: you can get beer & wine to watch with your movies. Can't beat that!

    aaron chio · February 9, 2012
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  • BJ C.

    Overnight horror movie marathon on Halloween night!! I've been once, and will go back again and again!

    BJ Chamberlain · October 19, 2011
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  • Diandra M.

    Join! That's all I can say! Decent concession prices, awesome selection of films, great staff!

    Diandra Mezta · August 23, 2011
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  • The Feast

    Go for a midnight movie. Shows everything from horror shockers to campy classics. Science on Stage series is great, too.

    The Feast · June 7, 2011
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  • Lindsay K.

    Sit in the back and drink the wine you snuck in while watching a show in a great theater. Shhh, don't tell.

    Lindsay Krell · April 27, 2011
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  • Jessica C.

    Become a member and get free/cheap tickets to special events and movie screenings.

    Jessica C. · April 10, 2011
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  • Tommy W.

    Now servingo beer and wine

    Tommy Wiles · February 26, 2011
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  • Brian

    Take a sip from the fountain at the front of the gold screen room

    Brian · February 16, 2011
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  • Matthew

    LOVE THE POPCORN!!!!

    Matthew · November 22, 2010
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  • AskMen

    Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation - it certainly won't hurt to enjoy these short films in, how should we put this, an “elevated” state. ($9, 11:59 p.m., November 19th and 20th). Read more

    AskMen · November 19, 2010
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  • Kaleel S.

    lookn at the movie posters

    Kaleel Sakakeeny · October 2, 2010
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  • BostonTweet

    The Coolidge serves beer and wine daily until 10pm.

    BostonTweet · August 24, 2010
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  • Gary F.

    Great movie selections and cheap snacks and beverages. Definitely take advantage of this, especially during the summer!

    Gary Fayman · August 12, 2010
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