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Tropic Cinema

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Address: 416 Eaton St, Key West, FL 33040-6512
Phone Number:
+1 877-761-3456
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Tropic Cinema is South Florida's only nonprofit multiplex cinema screening...

Tropic Cinema is South Florida's only nonprofit multiplex cinema screening 1st-run indie, foreign and documentary films and Hollywood blockbusters every day.

With 4 theaters, state-of-the art projection services and the best concessions stand anywhere (we serve wine and beer and drizzle our popcorn with 100% melted butter), it's no wonder Florida Monthly magazine named Tropic Cinema "Florida's Best Cinema" for four consecutive years.

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Eclectic Movie House

Great place to catch a movie in Key West. Very friendly staff. Seating is comfortable. Concessions offered are very good and include beer and wine. Very cool place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Ballpark52
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Newburgh, Indiana
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Newburgh, Indiana
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201 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to catch a movie in Key West. Very friendly staff. Seating is comfortable. Concessions offered are very good and include beer and wine. Very cool place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were at the show and viewed" Manchester by the Sea". Bought popcorn and had a choice of about 10 toppings. The price was reasonable for the show and the treats. It was a small theatre and all seats were good. Had a nice evening.

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Thank Rob M
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking a moment to share that. We're very proud of the Tropic Cinema and we're glad that you had a good experience. We hope you come again. More 

Melbourne Beach, Florida
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135 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is like going to the movies years ago --- only better. From the moment you approach the movie house and see the full size cutout of Marilyn Monroe, you know this is going to be a fun experience. Current films, lots to nosh on and drink for sale, comfortable seats and terrific sound. You cannot say that you have... More 

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Thank Lynne D
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind words. Thanks so much sharing your thoughts. We're glad that you had a good time with your visit. I hope you get to come again soon. More 

Seattle
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415 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This is a theatre with character, from the life sized statue of Marilyn Monroe with her skirt blowing up out front to the interior lined with classic movie star photos and movie posters. Staff are all volunteer and very friendly. There is a large selection of movie snacks including alcohol, and each theatre has a name and tiered seating with... More 

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Thank Bearwife
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

We truly appreciate the nice comments! More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Tropic is a great place to watch a movie. Although we come often because we are in KW 3 months a year, it is s wonderful place to come and relax even during a short visit. The theaters are smaller, but the experience is great with tremendous sound and 3-D options from time to time. Don't miss the popcorn with... More 

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Thank Brian C
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind thoughts! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

LOVE LOVE LOVE this place! Always a terrific selection of movies both Big production and artsy to choose from. Nice Wine and Beer selection and plenty of snacks. Only thing that ever bothers us, is theaters are a bit small and sometimes it seems to be tough to regulate the temperatures... can be cold one minute with very high AC... More 

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Thank Diane C
Paul M, Executive Director at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words! We're in the middle of an extensive revamp of the air conditioning. I'm sorry that it was a little uneven for you but we are working hard to improve things. We truly appreciate your patronage. Paul Melroy Executive Director More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place!! Would definitely go again!!! Nice seats, clean, and I really like all the seasonings for your popcorn. A+++

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Thank BigBoulder
Paul M, General Manager at Tropic Cinema, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind thoughts! Our popcorn bar is one of our patrons' favorite things. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Didn't realize this existed until near the end of my will in Key West. Had almost run out of things to do and I was starting to get sick of sweating in the heat walking around outside. Fortunately I found this place to spend a few hours watching a good movie. Very friendly staff and great food and drink.

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Delightful theatre staffed by wonderful, friendly volunteers! Awesome snack bar, more than just your typical items. They offer wine, either by the glass or bottle, a cheese and crackers plate, dessert items, etc. Very clean and well run. I love it.

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Key West, Florida
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Tropic cinema is a Key West treasure! Enjoy Beer, Wine & gourmet snacks, as well as traditional theater snacks (fresh popped popcorn and candies.) Super clean and comfortable!

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