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The Magic Lantern

9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
+1 207-647-5065
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Tradition style!

It was neat to see this place! Nice old school charm and comfy seats. There was a bar/restaurant... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2014
Palmgirl33
via mobile
Old time movie house

I love the way they renovated the Magic Lantern. Any movie theater with a balcony is a treasure... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2014
HShea
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Bronxville, New York
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“movie theater” (19 reviews)
“the pub” (10 reviews)
“magic lantern” (22 reviews)
LOCATION
9 Depot St, Bridgton, ME 04009-1211
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+1 207-647-5065
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Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

It was neat to see this place! Nice old school charm and comfy seats. There was a bar/restaurant downstairs along with the usual concessions. Balcony upstairs was a neat place to sit. Loved it!

Thank Palmgirl33
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Reviewed 24 October 2014

I love the way they renovated the Magic Lantern. Any movie theater with a balcony is a treasure. Good food, always clean and a great place to see a movie.

Thank HShea
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

You think to yourself, how can a movie theater be beautiful! But it is--words like modern, yet vintage and classic come into mind! It's apparently been here for a while, but was renovated relatively recently and is very popular the neighboring towns. It felt intimate...More

1  Thank Lisa T
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Reviewed 22 September 2014

I haven't been to a movie theatre in months and generally shun them because they are too sterile. We saw " The 100 Foot Journey" Friday evening. We had dinner at the attached pub; nice service and good pub food. The theatre was very intimate,...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2014

We live in the North Country of NH where we have to drive at least one hour to anything! We, by chance, found the Magic Lantern while looking for a good movie (The 100 Foot Journey - Excellent, by the way! Bridgeton and their Magic...More

Thank Karen E
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

Very nice movie theater and pub. Staff and customers very friendly and theater is very comfortable. Very clean and modern looking.

1  Thank Fran R
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Had recent movies playing and good quality. Has on site pub which you can drink on the balcony. Friendly staff and beautiful decor.

2  Thank Justleo18
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Stopped by this gem while staying at a family vacation home in Bridgton, Maine. The theatre has great prices, new releases, and is adorable. The theatre's themselves had less seats than we're used to, which was great - it made the experience all that much...More

1  Thank ImJustSayingIsAll
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Magic Lantern is the place to watch and enjoy a movie. If over 21 you can sit in the balconies and have drinks. Atmosphere is very nice. It is decorated nice. Also has a pub with a very large screen to watch sports, especially football....More

1  Thank Firsttimerafter
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

You can't find this experience any where else around. People from Maine, Boston, NY, everywhere rave about it. Bathrooms are spotless as are the theaters. Great food and a solid value. Check it out! We do, at least twice a month.

1  Thank Sebago1212
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