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The Royal Cinema

Indie Movie Theater and Movie Theater
608 College St (btw Clinton & Grace), Toronto ON M6G 1B4, Canada
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Sat
    • Noon–1:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 1:00 PM–2:00 PM
    • 4:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Mon–Wed
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

Originally built in 1939, The Royal Cinema is an historic Art Moderne movie house located in the heart of Little Italy. The 450-seat theatre was known as the Pylon when it first opened in 1939. Over time, it’s become one of Toronto’s most cherished landmarks.


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  • Sean C.
    Great Rep-Cinema with lots of unique programming!! Go for the VHS movie nights, go back for Kid Power afternoons!
    Sean Connors · December 22, 2014
  • Leigh Y.
    Beautiful theatre! Get a punch card to earn a free movie.
    Leigh Young · August 6, 2014
  • JugnooMe
    This is one of the NXNE 2012 venues in Jugnoo's NXnecessities. Check out for the rest of the NXnecessities.
    JugnooMe · June 11, 2012
  • Karima L.
    Enjoyed "Almost Famous" movie with my friend on first anniversary of theatre. The seating was uncomfortable.
    Karima Ladhani · 2 weeks ago
  • Greg P.
    The snacks are affordable!
    Greg Pike · April 16, 2011
  • Chris D.
    Laser Blast Video Nights are awesome
    Chris Davies · September 2, 2014
  • Zohar B.
    About to watch the National Parks Project Soundtrack Release show!
    Zohar Berlyand · May 20, 2011
  • Christine E.
    See MODRA while it's still playing! Great canadian film!
    Christine Estima · February 16, 2011
  • Ruth T.
    Kinda cute! Cash only for the candy stand :)
    Ruth Tupe · December 23, 2013
  • Eric L.
    I love the rocking seats!
    Eric Liu · December 2, 2014
  • Angela S.
    American: Bill Hicks Story plays all week!!
    Angela Sweeting · April 16, 2011
  • Ali K.
    one my favorite theatre Read more
    Ali Kamran · December 1, 2009
  • David I.
    Inside the theatre
    David I · August 19, 2014
  • Eric L.
    The seats rock lol
    Eric Liu · December 26, 2014
  • Marcel R.
    Big screen
    Marcel Rangel · April 17

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