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Address: 607 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1439
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Small town treasure

I grew up going there and now I get to share it with my own children. Good rates, low lines, current movies and fun for the whole family.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Smalltown48617
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up going there and now I get to share it with my own children. Good rates, low lines, current movies and fun for the whole family.

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Thank Smalltown48617
Farwell, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner's are super friendly ...seem to love their customer's . The interior is what you would expect of an historic small community theater . Yes older without all the fancy that we all have grown accustom to. All of us that have raised a family on a very tight budget, or our important fellow men/women that are living on... More 

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Thank sheilaGeary
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

They have great prices! My husband, my daughter and I can call go to the movie and get snacks and drinks for about $25. They only play one movie at a time.

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Thank Amber B
Clare, Michigan
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a quaint theater, Family friendly with $5.00 general admission. Show's only one movie at a time, but that's ok with us. Popcorn is yummy and we can go to this theater without having to take out a small loan. Don't expect a beautiful place, this is an old building and it shows, but that is what helps keep... More 

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Thank lsines2015
Onsted
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

If we are staying at the Doherty hotel we always make a point to go across the street to the Ideal Theater. This theater is family run with first-run movies for $5. The concessions are also good and inexpensive.

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Thank Kim H
Clare, Michigan
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Great prices, not a bad seat in the house! Great sound, friendly service ! Best popcorn made in coconut oil! An original old building in Clare! Love this place!!!!

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Thank dmjenks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

This is a very old but very neat theater. The seats are not the most comfy but that is probably the only downside. The prices are outright cheap and they show good movies (only one screen). Its like a trip to the past. Very neat place and I think everyone should see a movie there at least once.

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Thank edward p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Small and cozy - only plays one movie at a time. Prices are great and my family of 5 can watch a movie with goodies for under $40 versus the $60-70 we would spend at larger theaters!

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Thank Nursemomtothree
Farwell, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

They show current movies. It is a small theater but seating is comfortable. The popcorn is great. The price is right.

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Thank Fran W
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

I love to support older theatres. I hope you do also so we still keep some of them around. This theatre is a great value. Both admission and items from the concession stand are a bargain compared with the chain theatres. The theatre only shows one movie at a time though so check out what is playing first.

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Thank Jim C

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