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A rundown of the best movie theaters in DC

The best cinemas to catch a new release or an old favorite

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema DC Bryant Street

630 Rhode Island Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

With nine auditoriums and plenty of food and drinks available, the Alamo Drafthouse is the perfect theater to catch new releases as well as all-time favorites. 

This theater is accessible via the red line.

theater round up pic: amc theaters

AMC Georgetown 14

3111 K St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20007

The largest movie theater chain in the world, you definitely can’t go wrong with AMC for a night at the movies. In a place like this, heartbreak feels good.

This theater is accessible via the 33 bus.

Angelika Pop-Up at Union Market

550 Penn St. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

Be sure to keep an eye out for this independent theater’s pop-up screenings of iconic arthouse, independent and international cinema.

This theater is accessible via the red line.

The Avalon Theatre

5612 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20015

This nonprofit cinema has some of the best independent and foreign films, documentaries and even film festivals on offer. Currently celebrating its 20th year as a nonprofit, the Avalon is dedicated to keeping the “magic of cinema” alive in D.C.

This theater is accessible via the red line.

theater round up pic: landmark e st cinema

Landmark E Street Cinema

555 11th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

Hailed the Washington City Paper’s best movie theater of the year 12 times since 2009, Landmark’s E Street Cinema is the perfect destination for film lovers.

This theater is accessible via the red line.

The Miracle Theatre

535 8th St. SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

The oldest movie theater in D.C., this former vaudeville theater is now a second-run cinema as well as a venue for live performances. 

This theater is accessible via the red, blue, orange or silver lines.

theater round up pic: regal gallery place

Regal Gallery Place & 4DX

701 7th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

This cinema is the perfect place to catch the newest releases as well as classic films in 2D, 3D and 4DX, an enhanced version of 4D with moving seats, strobe lights and more.

This theater is accessible via the red line.

Suns Cinema

3107 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20010

This 21+ cinema offers visitors drinks, a unique atmosphere and plays some of the best and most iconic arthouse, independent and foreign films ever.

This theater is accessible via the H2 bus.

This article was edited by Bailey Hobbs, Patricia McGee and Abigail Pritchard. Copy editing done by Luna Jinks and Isabelle Kravis.

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