Brooklyn is home to a thriving film scene, and there are no shortage of great movie theaters to choose from. From independent cinemas to multiplexes, there’s something for everyone in the borough. Read on to see which Brooklyn movie theater was voted the best by locals.
2023: Brooklyn Voted Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Downtown Brooklyn Best Movie Theater!
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Downtown Brooklyn
445 Albee Square W., Brooklyn
(718) 513-2547 – drafthouse.com/nyc/theater/downtown-brooklyn
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Downtown Brooklyn is a must-visit for any movie lover. The theater is clean, comfortable, and has a great selection of movies to choose from. The staff is friendly, helpful, and always willing to go the extra mile to make your experience a memorable one. The food and drink options are top-notch, and the unique atmosphere of the theater adds an extra level of enjoyment to the movie-watching experience. Overall, I highly recommend the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Downtown Brooklyn to anyone looking for a fantastic movie-going experience.
2022: Brooklyn Voted Alpine Cinema Best Movie Theater
6817 5th Ave
(718) 748-4200 – alpinecinemas.com
There are tons of theaters in New York City to catch a movie, but why not give Alpine Cinema a try? Voted the best movie theater in Brooklyn, Alpine Cinema has been serving movie lovers since it opened its doors over 100 years ago. This Bay Ridge staple has a total of eight theaters, outfitted with massive screens and Dolby Digital sound to keep audiences immersed in the action of the film. Crowds of 200 people or more can fit into each theater at any given time and audiences are sure to be comfortable in the roomy stadium seats. In addition to standard movies, Alpine Cinema also shows 3D movies to bring the watching experience to a whole new level. Before settling in to watch your feature film, check out the theater’s snack bar and stock up on all your favorite refreshments from buttery popcorn and candy to sodas.
2021: Brooklyn Voted Regal UA Sheepshead Bay IMAX & RPX Best Movie Theater!
Regal UA Sheepshead Bay IMAX & RPX
3907 Shore Pkwy
(844) 462-7342– regmovies.com
If you’ve ever stepped foot inside the Regal UA Sheepshead Bay IMAX & RPX, you’ll see why Brooklyn residents have selected it as the premier destination for movie theaters in the borough. Some of the theater’s amenities include a cafe, reserved and stadium seating, digital projection devices and a mini arcade where children can play and win prizes while they wait for the move to begin. Although the Sheepshead Bay Regal is temporarily closed due to the pandemic, its staff are looking forward to sharing movies with its dedicated community once theaters are safe to reopen. Grab some popcorn, order a large cup of soda, split a bag of candy even! At the Regal, you’re guaranteed to undergo the best movie experience you’d ever have around!
2020: Brooklyn Voted Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Downtown Brooklyn Best Movie Theater!
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Downtown Brooklyn
445 Albee Square W., Brooklyn
(718) 513-2547- www.drafthouse.com
Experience the best film, food and drink all in one seat at the Alamo Drafthouse! While getting cozy and comfy in their seat, movie goers can simply write down their order using a pen and paper provided on the table in front of them and place it on the stand-up clip, while a waiter makes sure the order is received before the movie starts. Need something else during the movie? Fill out another order and a waiter will be at your service! The theater’s menu features film-inspired foods such as burgers, pizzas, salads, snacks and delicious desserts. It also highlights and promotes the best local craft breweries and staff members are constantly mixing up new cocktail creations elevating the cinematic experience.
2019: Brooklyn Voted United Artists Sheepshead Bay 14 IMAX & RPX Best Movie Theater!
United Artists Sheepshead Bay 14 IMAX & RPX
3907 Shore Pkwy.
(844) 462-7342 – www.regmovies.com
Our company established the Regal Foundation in 2003 as a non-profit charitable organization to coordinate support for numerous national and local philanthropic groups. The Regal Foundation supports the communities in which Regal operates by partnering with selected charities. Across the United States, Regal Entertainment Group gives back to the communities that our theatres serve. We concentrate our support with selected organizations in order to make the greatest impact. Regal Entertainment Group and The Regal Foundation are extremely proud of the successful relationships we have built with our charitable partners. The Regal Foundation has committed our budget and resources with existing partners. There’s no place in the borough better to sit down, relax and enjoy a laugh, some action or even a thriller any night of the week.
2018: Brooklyn Voted Alpine Cinema Best Movie Theater!
6817 Fifth Avenue (718-748-4200)
With most neighborhood movie theaters gone, it’s comforting to know that Brooklyn’s best has stood the test of time. Wonderfully located in the heart of Bay Ridge, Alpine Cinema has been around for decades and has provided endless hours of entertaining and blockbuster films for attendees of all generations. In a time where going to the movies is expensive, Alpine has managed to keep its venue affordable and family friendly, so that tradition can continue.