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Address: Raleys Center, Oakhurst, CA

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Awesome Small Town Theater

The Met is a great theater nestled in the Sierra Nevadas, letting locals and tourists alike enjoy a movie on the big screen. While they do have a membership system, you can still... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 May 2014
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Oakhurst, California
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

The Met was a five-screen movie theater that struggled to survive in our mountain community. When previous owners had to close down, a team of local heroes came up with a brilliant concept of a membership-supported venue. The newly updated venue is comfortable and friendly, with a variety of first-run movies showing every day. The theater also offers classic films... More 

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California
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

The Met was able to reopen with the help of the community -- they are working at updating the inside as money allows -- We do have a movie house that show current movies and they are working to get more contracts with distributors so all will be available -- its a good place to go to spend a few... More 

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California
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67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

The Met is a great theater nestled in the Sierra Nevadas, letting locals and tourists alike enjoy a movie on the big screen. While they do have a membership system, you can still pop in for one day and enjoy the movies for only a buck or two more than if you and your friends went to the next closest... More 

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Livermore, California
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

The best movie theater in the area was the one at Bass Lake - remember the tree growing in the middle of it? And the stairs so steep you just knew you were going to take a header down them? (Yeah, that is how long we have been visiting the area). But that closed down so when we were in... More 

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Thank neilleann
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49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

We have lived here for 15 years And when they almost closed, we became Movie Heroes. Great concept, for $57 a month my family of 4 can see as many movies as we want .

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Thank Erik P
Clovis, California
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104 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

I moved to the area right before they closed their doors....... Shortly after they started the "Met Heroes" program and I quickly signed up...... Since having the Met card I go to practically every new and classic movie they show. The staff is friendly. Although the theater is older it works for me. It's fun to meet up with my... More 

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Woodland, California
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

This is not a top of the line Theatre like the ones you can find in L.A. or other major cities, but that's not the point. There is a country Theatre that shows a limited, but current selection of movies and that is great. Very thankful that some people figured out how to save this great source of entertainment

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Nashville, Tennessee
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

This theater was recently reopened by a group of bright and energetic young people. However, unless you're willing to pay a monthly membership fee, you will pay $11 per person to view a movie---way too much for this small town. Snack bar needs improvements.

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1 Thank Donald B
Oakhurst, California
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99 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

The theater sadly closed in late 2012. With the help of Matt Sconce, Keith Walker and James Nelson they reopened. We love going the movies at The Met Cinema.

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Oakhurst, California
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

There's quite a story about this theater. You'll find out about it just by talking to people in the lobby or before a show. The locals who bought into this place to save it get free films regularly. As a visitor, you can buy an all day pass, and the charge for the second person is reasonable. They stagger the... More 

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