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Santa Cruz area movie theaters

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Local theaters in the  Santa Cruz area.

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Del Mar Theater
Address: Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, 426-7500. Map Link
Description: The venue has become one the favorite theaters in town, not only for its great selection of independent films, but also for its rich history. You get a genuine “going to the movies” experience at the Del Mar. It’s one of the only big screen theaters still operating in the area. That’s something to savor.

Nickelodeon Theater
Address: 210 Lincoln St., Santa Cruz, 426-7500 Map Link
Description: The Nick, as it’s been nicknamed by locals, is indie movie central. Here you’ll find every foreign language flick your parents wouldn’t let you watch back home. And you’ll also find things like Sundance winners. Grab a tub of popcorn (with light butter, please) and make sure to throw on some yeast. Yes, yeast. Welcome to Nickelodeon Theatres where for years the company has offered yeast on its popcorn. We swear you’ll be addicted to it by the time the movie is over.

Santa Cruz Cinema 9
Address: Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, 457-3500 Map Link
Description: Hollywood has a heyday at the 9. The multiplex is the largest in the county, boasting numerous screens, a whole bunch of blockbuster flicks playing at the same time and a full concessions stand. Take note of the great midnight movie offering.

Riverfront Twin Cinemas
155 South River Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060, 429-7252  (800) 326-3264 #1701 Map Link
Description: Can’t find it at Cinema 9. It’ll be at the Riverfront. As a sister theater to Cinema 9, the two companies work hand-in-hand to show off Hollywood’s latest and greatest.

Aptos Cinemas
Address: 122 Rancho Del Mar, Aptos, CA 95003 688-6541 Map Link
Description: Typical Hollywood fare plus some art house films, too, but in a cozy, family environment. For folks on the other side of town, Aptos Cinemas presents a family-friendly movie theater that’s right down the street from Nisene Marks.

Cinelux 41st Avenue Cinemas
Address: 1475 41st Ave., Capitola, 479-3504 Map Link
Description: Mainstream flicks unfold here. For Eastsiders, this is the perfect getaway to see a movie.

Cinelux Scotts Valley 6 Cinemas
Address: 226 Mount Hermon Road Scotts Valley, CA 95066, 438-3260 Map Link
Description: Want to skip the crowd in downtown Santa Cruz? Just  a short 10 minutes away from town, you’ll find you can roll into the Scotts Valley theater. Those rocking-chair seats are a plus.

Green Valley Cinema 8    761-8200
1125 S Green Valley Rd Watsonville, CA 95076-4128 Map Link
Your South County family friendly movie theater with all first run movies, Dolby Digital cinema with 3D screens, plenty of free parking, Applebee's on site, ATM, online ticketing available and gift cards.

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written by a guest, June 20, 2012
How does one find out the price of admission to various local films? Phoning the theatre doesn't work because of the pre-recorded message which does not list the prices?

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