IFC Center

IFC Center

Indie Movie Theater and Movie Theater
West Village, New York
  • 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene: 3:20pm 7:40
  • Columbus: 12:30pm
  • Dealt: 10:45am 12:50pm 2:45 5:00 7:15 9:25
  • Hocus Pocus: 10:00pm
  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected): 11:15am 1:45pm 4:15 7:00 9:40
  • One of Us: 10:40am 12:40pm 2:55 5:10 7:35 9:50
  • Psycho: 5:25pm 9:45
  • Viceroy's House: 10:55am 1:10pm
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    "The best place for classic and independent films!"(9 Tips)
    Diane J.
    "Love coming here to watch the Oscar nominated short films!"(6 Tips)
    Chaim H.
    "This documentary is incredibly inspirational and is a must see, esp."(12 Tips)
    Andrew C.
    "Great place for a midnight movie!"(4 Tips)
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  • Rebecca B.
    Rebecca Balnis5 days ago
    Outlier biographies for art-house theaters
    Upvoted 5 days ago
  • Shawn Ryan R.
    Shawn Ryan RandlemanAugust 23
    Been here 5+ times
    I love independent films and this is the place to watch them in the city
  • Sinan A.
    Great for Indy movies
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CMay 27
    Great place for a midnight movie!
  • Alex R.
    Ira and Georgia from Yo La Tengo were there and also I got to meet Billy Woodberry and Charles Burnett
  • Alex R.
    terry richardson sat right behind me at a screening of ken burns' "the central park five", and some guy behind both of us kept shouting "death to Obama"
  • Sara .
    Great independent film programming. Good popcorn too!
  • Lauren D.
    Lauren DMarch 23
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic selection of Indie movies. Every year they have Oscar nominees for The animated, live-action, and documentary shorts. They also host Q&A sessions with directors and actors sometimes.
  • Luke
    LukeMarch 22
    Been here 10+ times
    Awesome curation. Go see a Q&A and ask a famous person a silly question. Go upstairs and see what vintage film posters are on display
  • Dew C.
    Dew CitiFebruary 18
    Another one of the many things I've checked on in the neighborhood.
  • Thomas W.
    Thomas WongJanuary 16
    Art House Movies!
  • Umair Z.
    Umair ZiaJanuary 3
    The best popcorn in NYC guys. Real butter. All that matters. And other amazing snacks and treats.
  • Hany Y.
    Hany YoussefOctober 30, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Love this theatre & their selection of documentaries & foreign movies
  • Mariano M.
    Mariano MoranSeptember 13, 2016
    Really great movies on exhibition. Great screens, comfortable seats, nice attendance. Check out the film directors/metal lookalike t shirts.
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SJuly 30, 2016
    Great movies but super small theaters.
  • Mikahla V.
    Mikahla VicinoJuly 11, 2016
    Catch all the best sundance films.
  • Dan M.
    Dan MillerMay 15, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    If you have 20 minutes to kill before your show, walk 50 feet south on 6th Ave. and hang out in Father Demo Square.
  • Diane J.
    Diane Jean-MaryMay 5, 2016
    Love coming here to watch the Oscar nominated short films!
  • Stephen C.
    Stephen CarlsonApril 22, 2016
    Go see an obscure movie here.
  • Elliott T.
    Elliott TomesMarch 22, 2016
    The IFC Center does a great job of bringing in directors and documentary subjects for audience Q&A.
  • Ryan E.
    Ryan EickMarch 14, 2016
    Love this theater. Small and intimate screening rooms make for a truly immersive experience here
  • Mike H.
    Mike HopkinsFebruary 24, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Midnight movies are amazing. Popbar at the concession stand!
  • Philip R.
    Philip RaeJanuary 9, 2016
    Excellent choice of films.
  • Clare L.
    Clare LynchDecember 23, 2015
    Great selection of independent movies, fun series including midnight showings. Seats aren't the most comfortable but ticket prices are surprisingly reasonable for New York.
  • dean c.
    dean collinsDecember 23, 2015
    Really liking the NT Live plays being shown here - http://blog.collins.net.pr/2015/12/live-theatrein-over-2000-worldwide.html
  • Chris R.
    Chris RaghoobarDecember 23, 2015
    This theater screens some of the best in independent cinema. It also screens great anime from time to time, both new and classic. It's a great place to catch great films.
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TantaleanNovember 24, 2015
    Great films and special screenings. Seen Nolan and Gondry live here.
  • Patrick
    PatrickSeptember 29, 2015
    Good to see movies you can't find anywhere else
  • Lisa
    LisaAugust 31, 2015
    Small but the movies they host are larger than life. Go and expand your heart, mind & heart
  • Robbie J.
    Robbie JonesAugust 26, 2015
    The best Indy theater around. Private bathrooms in the second floor lounge can't be beat.
  • Al C.
    Al ChaseAugust 25, 2015
    Great selection of films.
  • Kira B.
    Kira BAugust 17, 2015
    Great theatre. Expensive ($15 tix for nonmembers) but you're supporting awesome independent films that aren't shown many other places. Conveniently right next to the ACE.
  • Sidney S.
    Sidney San MartínJuly 4, 2015
    The intro (don't talk, don't use your phone) is frustratingly long.
  • Sidney S.
    Sidney San MartínJuly 4, 2015
    Theater five is tiny! Comfy though.
  • Tiffany L.
    Tiffany LangstonJune 23, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    An NYC legend. A fantastic independent theater that shows lots of great documentaries and has delicious popcorn with real butter
  • Lee L.
    Lee LawrenceJune 19, 2015
    The kind of place you go to with no plan. Just watch a movie and have fun!
  • Peter K.
    Peter KellyMay 24, 2015
    One of the best theaters in NYC, guaranteed to have something good playing.
  • Julius T.
    Julius TarngMay 24, 2015
    The concession bar workers really hate their lives so have your order ready and a backup in case they don't have it
  • Natasha M.
    Natasha MoriniMay 23, 2015
    Saw the original mad max there. Staff is nice and chair are very comfortable.
  • Brendan M.
    Brendan MMay 15, 2015
    Lots of great director talks post screening
  • Brendan M.
    Brendan MMay 15, 2015
    Oscar nominated shorts run here
  • Rosie V.
    Rosie VallakiaApril 26, 2015
    Finally got to go to the IFC with my bestie! Totally coming back next month for more movies! Place is SOOO comfortable and clean. Bathroom is extremely clean which is a bonus! I wanna go back! :3
  • IrmaZandl T.
    IrmaZandl The OpinionatorApril 24, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Great documentaries here this month (April 2015). Seymour, salad days, misery loves comedy
  • Rob H.
    Rob HunwickApril 5, 2015
    Saw the Oscar nominated animated shorts. Good date idea.
  • Will S.
    Will SchollApril 5, 2015
    Some more obscure indies than at other nyc theaters. Membership is a good value if you like going to midnight classics and go often enough to make the free popcorn per visit worth it.
  • Geraldine V.
    Geraldine ViscoMarch 23, 2015
    The flicks! Famous actors and directors are often here. They have fab midnite movies and a monthly queer film series.
  • Victoria U.
    Victoria U.February 16, 2015
    Always has the movies you should see. Every February they host the Oscar nominated animated shorts! While you can watch them online, nothing beats seeing them on the big screen.
  • DoubleDeuce
    DoubleDeuceFebruary 16, 2015
    Smaller budget films. Cozy space to see a film though. Don't plan to hang out here though, there's no space for that.
  • Cheryl C.
    Cheryl ClementsFebruary 4, 2015
    Some of the best movies in the city, in the worst seats but they have real butter!
  • Lori L.
    Lori LuoJanuary 24, 2015
    One of the few Indie movie theaters in Manhattan, you'll find the hard-to-find films being shown here. Tickets can be reserved online.
  • Sean R.
    Sean RobertsonJanuary 12, 2015
    Excellent and unique movies in a very nice theater.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CooksonJanuary 10, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite movie theaters, does a lot of cool screenings many of which with the director doing a Q&A afterwards. If you can't go out, many of their films are streaming simultaneously on VOD
  • TARA
    TARAJanuary 6, 2015
    Very dark inside.
  • Karissa D.
    Karissa DurlerDecember 20, 2014
    The seats here are amazing. So comfortable.
  • Katerina A.
    Katerina AnnaNovember 29, 2014
    Really good selection of movies and comfortable sits! FTW
  • Erin M.
    Erin MurphyNovember 20, 2014
    Each theater is super small so get there early if you want to get a good seat.
  • Terry S.
    Terry S.August 20, 2014
    Great place - comfy seats, clean, nice staff, reasonable prices. Oh and good films!
  • Ricki X.
    Ricki XieAugust 20, 2014
    Friendly staffs! The small theatre 5 is amazing!
  • Alyssa B.
    Alyssa BereznakAugust 10, 2014
    lines form quick for big films. make sure you arrive early.
  • Ren W.
    Ren WAugust 8, 2014
    Great selections.
  • Sabrina W.
    Sabrina WangJuly 27, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    love this place with all the movie options!
  • Berk K.
    Berk KapiciogluJuly 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    This is where shadowcast was invented and Rocky Horror Picture Show became a cult phenomenon. If you are lucky, you can still catch a shadowcast of Ghostbusters performed by the Minions of Gozer.
  • Berk K.
    Berk KapiciogluJuly 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Home to the best popcorn that has ever graced a movie theater.
  • Berk K.
    Berk KapiciogluJuly 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Friday and saturday midnight screenings feature popular classics (e.g. Indiana Jones, etc.). Even if you watched it on TV, watch it again on the big screen, because it will be better. Trust me.
  • Ariel V.
    Ariel VieraMay 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Be sure to watch a classic movie at midnight on a weekend.
  • Ariel V.
    Ariel VieraMay 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Basically IFC Center is a film-buff's heaven on earth. Comfy seating, great quality projection, loud sound, and excellent selection of films.
  • Satia S.
    Satia StevensMarch 28, 2014
    Mistaken for Strangers was so funny and clever. Loved it.
  • Miriam M.
    Miriam MoctezumaMarch 7, 2014
  • Tanya R.
    Tanya RobinsonFebruary 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Like having an ongoing film festival right in the neighborhood.
  • Tom D.
    Tom DiMaggioFebruary 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I'm here at least once a year for the short films.
  • Cristin B.
    Cristin BurtonFebruary 7, 2014
    Oscar nominated shorts: documentary
  • Jason 6.
    Jason 64128January 28, 2014
    It was the theater that originated the Rocky Horror midnight screenings, when it was the Waverly Theater. Sadly, it hosts those no longer, but is still a great place for independent film.
  • Susan R.
    Susan RellaDecember 14, 2013
    The new bathroom is sort of baller.
  • Emily S.
    Emily SmithNovember 23, 2013
    Make sure you bring a sweater in case you sit under one of the air vents...
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  • Bruno Z.
    Bruno ZalumNovember 4, 2013
    I would have never thought I'd say something that ridiculous, but the organic popcorn are just amazing.
  • Lynda N.
    Lynda Newkirk/WatersSeptember 22, 2013
    I really love exploring what the IFC Center has to offer this is something that I always wanted to do I can cross it off my to do list thank you for having me see you again real soon enjoy your day!
  • Mandy B.
    Mandy BSeptember 13, 2013
    Cozy theatre, organic popcorn for those who care, everything pricey but that's NY and a movie theatre for ya
  • Noemi J.
    Noemi JimenezSeptember 6, 2013
    Best popcorn ever. Order w/o butter 😋
  • Jack G.
    Jack GattanellaAugust 25, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Popcorn isn't cheapest but tastes okay. Typical NYC movie prices but you can get a membership for discount tix. Love the midnight movies
  • SULLY B.
    SULLY BONNELLYAugust 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The best for independent films!
  • Scott H.
    Scott HuestonAugust 13, 2013
    zipper was amazing. Film captured the story about the politics and money behind the callous changes to Coney Island.
  • Compass
    CompassJuly 23, 2013
    See the newest independent movies and weekly showings of classic cinema at IFC. Short films screen before every movie, and cult festivals often buy time here.
  • Mike G.
    Mike GambinoJuly 21, 2013
    Escape From New York/ Nineteen ninety seven. Now/ President of what?
  • Laser B.
    Laser BurnersJuly 15, 2013
  • Gabriela B.
    Gabriela BehnenJuly 13, 2013
    People cry during the Q&A. I'd rather wait to rent on iTunes.
  • SULLY B.
    SULLY BONNELLYJuly 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    IFC has great independent movies and documentaries
  • Geoffrey Z.
    Geoffrey ZuHoneJune 29, 2013
    Best movie theatre in the city. Indie films, amazing guests, amazing seats.
  • c0uP
    c0uPMay 26, 2013
    Love the NYTimes Op-Docs they show before films here!
  • Ryan C.
    Ryan CApril 5, 2013
    Seats on the second floor theaters are like couches, comfort level: EXPERT
  • El S.
    El SoberanoApril 2, 2013
    seats went back really far... strange at first, very comfortable by end of movie.
  • Heidi V.
    Heidi VanderleeMarch 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Theaters really vary in size and some have better views than others. Very comfy seats, though.
  • Justen B.
    Justen Bennett-MaccubbinFebruary 6, 2013
    If you can't get your hygiene under control, please stay home so that other people aren't forced to get an enhanced movie going experience.
  • Lenny G.
    Lenny GalloFebruary 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    My absolute favorite event at IFC is the Academy Short Films. A must, must, must for everyone.
  • Vivian N.
    Vivian NunezJanuary 12, 2013
    Place to come and see independent films!
  • Wind-up R.
    Wind-up RecordsDecember 23, 2012
    Indie respect
  • Xiomara Jenny C.
    Xiomara Jenny CruzNovember 14, 2012
    Great place to catch a film but they need new seats they are crazy loose.
  • Bao
    BaoNovember 10, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Be sure to catch the "Home Videos and Other Memories" shorts program as part of DOC NYC on Wednesday, November 14th at 9:30 PM!
  • Daniel M.
    Daniel M.September 30, 2012
    Movies don't always start on time. You might be waiting in line for a while.
  • Jan A.
    Jan AguAugust 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The seats in Theater 1 are strange. One is practically lying down & staring up at the screen. Good for date night, I guess.
  • Sagy M.
    Sagy MirandaJuly 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Las instalaciones representan totalmente el arte independiente en NY! Siempre con la mejor selección de filmes y las mejores palomitas!
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