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Adirondack Movie Theaters Keep Nostalgia Alive

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What comes to mind when you imagine a movie theater? Big, comfortable seats? A gallon jug of soda in the cup holder? Exorbitant ticket and concession prices that will empty your wallet in one fell swoop? Although it may be hard to imagine when you're sitting in the stadium-style seats of the modern-day corporate theater, movie theaters began as small-town venues where you could enjoy a motion picture for a nickel!

Unfortunately, the rise of big-box cinemas has made it difficult for small town theaters to compete, and many have been forced to close as a result. In spite of this, the Adirondack Region is lucky to still be able to call itself home to a handful of these theaters that serve as distinctly unique attractions for moviegoers.

Check out the list of historic Adirondack movie theaters below and enjoy a break from the modern cinema experience.

Adirondack Movie Theaters:

Strand Theater
Old Forge, NY
This popular 1920s-era theater in Old Forge, NY still plays first-run movies for residents and visitors. Build in some extra time ... [+More]
Hollywood Theater
Au Sable Forks, NY
The Hollywood Theatre in Au Sable Forks offers blockbuster cinema in a small, independently-owned setting.... [+More]
Adirondack State Theater
Tupper Lake, NY
Housed in a historic venue and screening recent releases, the Adirondack State Theater is the perfect place to catch a movie in Tu... [+More]
Indian Lake Theater
Indian Lake, NY
Located in Hamilton County, the Indian Lake Theater screens new and old movies, hosts concerts, and runs special events.... [+More]

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