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Reno and Sparks Movie Theaters

Multiple Choices for Reno / Tahoe Movie Lovers

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Reno and Sparks residents love their movies. The metro area supports five multi-screen theaters (including an IMAX screen), a cinema at the Grand Sierra Resort, film features at the Fleischmann Planetarium, and a real-live functioning drive-in.

 

Century Summit Sierra

Reno Nevada Theaters Movies Showtimes Summit Sierra Century Theatres Cinema Film
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This movie house resides in Reno's Summit Sierra shopping center on the southern fringes of the metro area. Tickets are a little more expensive than the other theaters closer in, but you get a poshier setting.

Century Park Lane 16

Reno Nevada Theaters Movies Showtimes Park Lane Century Theatres Cinema Film
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The Park Lane is similar to the other Century theaters around town, which is to say it's nice. The immediate vicinity is in the midst of redevelopment and a little scruffy right now.

Century Riverside 12

Reno Nevada Theaters Movies Showtimes Riverside Century Theatres Cinema Film
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The Riverside 12 is in downtown Reno by the Truckee River, in the Riverwalk District of shops, restaurants, coffee houses, and art galleries. Going to the movies here can be part of a day spent enjoying Reno's urban environment.

Century Sparks 14

Reno Nevada Theaters Movies Showtimes Sparks Century Theatres Cinema Film
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Victorian Square is the setting for Century Sparks 14 theater. There is good parking and several big events during the year to keep the place hopping. The area is getting some serious redevelopment action, so it will be really nice before too long.

Galaxy Luxury+ IMAX

Galaxy IMAX theater at the Outlets at Sparks, Nevada, NV
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This newest Reno area theater brings IMAX to town. You can make reservations at this plush theater, which features reclining seating, Dolby sound, and many more amenities. Located behind Scheels in the Outlets at Sparks.

Grand Sierra Cinema

Reno Nevada Theaters Movies Showtimes Grand Sierra Cinema Cinema Film
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Cheap seats; second-run, but first-rate, movies inside the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino. The theater has two-person love seats instead of the usual rows. It's a nice change of pace and way less money (unless you patronize the casino).

Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center

Reno Nevada Theaters Movies Showtimes Fleischmann Planetarium Film
Photo © Stan White
The planetarium is on the University of Nevada, Reno campus facing N. Virginia Street. The complex has a museum with changing hands-on displays and a gift shop. There is the usual fare of outstanding star shows, but the movies are awesome. Both shows and movies change regularly. I saw Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon and it blew me away.

West Wind El Rancho Drive-In 4

You can go to the drive-in around here, a rare treat indeed. I think maybe that the El Rancho has survived has something to do with Hot August Nights. This is a fair weather sport, however, so don't be disappointed if you can't watch movies under the stars in December.

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