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Miami Movie Theaters: A Complete Guide

It’s time to go to the movies and enjoy all the latest new movie releases out now in theatres!

In a city as big and bountiful as Miami, there are so many local movie theaters near you to choose from that it can be hard to know where to start. Just searching “movie theaters near me” is overwhelming AF––what’s the difference between one theater and another? Is it worth the trek across town to go to one local movie theater with reclining seats versus the one around the corner? Do I want to ball out and get drinks served at my seat, or keep it chill at an independent movie theater with drinks and unique food offerings?

Don’t worry, we’re here to help make your decision easier. We’ve narrowed it down to 10 of our favorite local movie theaters in Miami to help you make the most of your Miami movie theater experience.

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Grab some movie theater popcorn and get comfy as we dive into our Miami movie theater guide!

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Miami Movie Theaters: AMC Tamiami 18

Located in Miami, AMC Tamiami is one of the many AMC Theatres in Florida. This theater gives audiences an unforgettable movie experience with AMC signature recliners, reserved seating, and 3D technology.

Save time by ordering food and drinks online. When you order your movie tickets, you can also select what snacks you would like. The theater will have your order ready for you at the concession stand when you arrive. Choose from movie theater staples like popcorn and candy, or go for a hot meal like hotdogs, pizza, and chicken fingers. Check out MacGuffins bar, where you’ll find hand-crafted cocktails, beer, and wine. If you want a non-alcoholic drink, the theater has a Coca-Cola freestyle system which lets you pick from endless soda options.

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AMC Theatres offer several discounts for different groups like the military, students, and seniors. Sign up for AMC Stubs A-List for $19.95/month to see up to three movies a week. You can also earn free size upgrades for popcorn and soda, waived online ticketing fees, and other exclusive offers.

“The staff is friendly and always cleaning and wearing masks,” one Google reviewer says. “The seating is spaced out. I felt comfortable and safe.”

Check out this AMC Theatre for a welcoming and fun movie experience.

AMC Tamiami 18

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11865 SW 26th St

Miami, FL 33175


Miami Movie Theaters: Tower Theater Miami

Located in the heart of Little Havana, Miami, the Tower Theater is South Florida’s highest-grossing art-house cinema. Established in 1926, the theater ran as the state’s first-run art house showcasing endless films. During the ‘50s and ‘60s, the cinema became a safe space for Cuban refugees to learn about American culture and have entertainment.

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Now, the Tower Theater is operated by Miami Dade College, screening independent films, international cinema, and old classics. The theater has two operating auditoriums, with one auditorium holding 104 seats and the other holding 250. There is usually a working concession stand, but the operation is currently paused due to the pandemic.

The theater offers Spanish language films and English-language films with Spanish subtitles. Every year, it hosts Miami Film Festival’s Gems Film Festival to large audiences.

For those interested in having private screenings, the theater offers auditorium rentals. The rentals start at $75 for first-time customers and $99 for returners. You can choose from a selection of films and have a private screening with loved ones.

Want special offers? The Tower Theater membership has three tiers: Film Lovers for $50/year and Aficionados for $115/year. You get discounted tickets to different screenings at the theater and other special offers.

One Google reviewer says, “Excellent theater, popcorn, independent films shown here. Hurray for creativity, opportunity, and a venue!”

Tower Theater Miami

1508 SW 8th St

Miami, FL 33135


Miami Movie Theaters: Regal Kendall Village Stadium 16 IMAX & RPX

Regal Kendall Village Stadium 16 is one of Florida’s several Regal Theatres located in the Miami area. Enjoy an all-encompassing movie-going experience with soft luxury recliner seats. This theater offers 4DX, IMAX, and RPX for an unforgettable movie experience. With 4DX, you’ll feel like you’re in the movie while IMAX and RPX offer great sound, 3D, and crystal clear projection.

To earn movie rewards, sign up for Regal’s Crown Club. For free, you can sign up for the program and earn points for every dollar you spend on movie tickets and concessions. If you’re a big lover of movies, check out the Regal Unlimited movie subscription pass. Starting at $18 a month, you can watch endless movies at different Regal Theatres. The program also offers unlimited plus and unlimited all-access programs, which let you get free popcorn and access to new exclusive screenings.

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