Cinema in Hollywood

El Capitan Theatre

Disney rolls out family-friendly blockbusters at this movie palace, often with costumed characters putting on the Ritz in live preshow routines. The best seats are on the balcony in the middle of the front row. VIP …
Cinema in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Pacific Theatres at the Grove

This is a fancy all-stadium, 14-screen multiplex with comfy reclining seats, wall-to-wall screens and superb sound. The Monday Morning Mommy Movies series (11am) gives the diaper-bag brigade a chance to catch a flic…
Cinema in Santa Monica

Laemmle’s Monica 4

Art-house films are screened in old-school multiplex environs that could use a once-over. Still, the screens are good-sized and the cinema current and tasteful.
Cinema in San Fernando Valley

Pacific 18

Cushy seats, an amphitheater arrangement, leg room for days, and Monday Morning Mommy Movies at 11am.
Cinema in Santa Monica

Front Porch Cinema at the Pier

Cinema in Hollywood


Cinema in South Central & Exposition Park

Rave Theaters

Cinema in Hollywood

Arclight Cinemas

Assigned seats and exceptional celeb-sighting potential make this 14-screen multiplex the best around. If your taste dovetails with its schedule, the awesome 1963 geodesic Cinerama Dome is a must. Bonuses: age 21-pl…
Cinema in Hollywood

American Cinematheque

A non-profit screening tributes, retrospectives and foreign films in the Egyptian Theatre. Directors, screenwriters and actors often swing by for post show Q&As.
Cinema in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Sundance Sunset Cinema

First there was a festival, then a channel, and now there is a bourgeoning art-house cinema chain bearing the name of Redford's most famous character. Here you may have a glass of wine and beer while you take in the…