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Address: 506 Burns Ln, Sarasota, FL 34236-7030
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Quaintest (is that a word?) little movie theatre shows some of the most powerful films around. Three small intimate screens where you feel safe, comfortable and among adults... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quaintest (is that a word?) little movie theatre shows some of the most powerful films around. Three small intimate screens where you feel safe, comfortable and among adults frankly. Join the membership to save on films, popcorn and wine if you plan to frequent the place. Trust me you will frequent the place.

Thank cindy e
Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Clean, comfortable and artsy. Great selection of unique movies. Small theaters make viewing very intimate. Great downtown location for drinks and dinner before or after your Indie film. Worth looking at the schedule to try something a bit different from mainstream theaters.

Thank Tyler B
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I love Burns Court because of the well-chosen films. This is not the place to see 3D block buster movies. Also there are no annoying teenagers running up and down the aisles! The concession stand has great ice cream and good snacks. Great place.

Thank Maineadele
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We always make it a point to see films at the Burns Court Cinema when we are in Sarasota--we love its smaller theaters and the selection of films, many of which would be unlikely to be shown at the larger theaters. It's great having a selection of three interesting films none location. Showings often sell out, especially when weather is... More 

Thank kytraveler800
Brooksville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Recommend this theater for special films not available at the chain theaters. The screens are small, so sitting in the first or second row affords a good view (with no neck strain). Arrive early enough to find a street parking space nearby.

Thank C A
Bradenton, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Older theatre, friendly staff, adult beverages and popcorn. Good popcorn. The releases here are the ones you will not see in mainstream theatres. Go a little early because of parking. On street parking. We went on a Friday night, and had to park about two blocks away. But a very safe area, with a lot of shoppes and Owens Fish... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Imagine my surprise the first time I came here so many years ago. Coming from Chicago, the city and suburbs pride themselves on having art and independent movie theaters equal to or better than the commercial houses. Burns Court would be put to better use if it was used to store boxes. But, you get used to it after 12... More 

Thank JordanS8
Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The facilities are extremely dated, the seats are uncomfortable, their customer service not so great-- time after time, BUT, they have a good selection of movies, tasty popcorn, wine and beer! Plus, it's in an adorable, artsy little area.

Thank Lorinn S
Lakeland, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Three films being shown in small intimate settings with smaller than normal screens. Sound was ok, but would have liked a bigger screen. You do have a good choice at the refreshment stand. Good cool place to go on a hot afternoon or a rainy day.

Thank foodieme26
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Nice independent theater in a cute area. Small theater, with a refreshment counter and nice employees. Saw several movies here and will continue to visit this theater when in town.

Thank SDL248

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