Neighborhood movie theater, independent films

Sundance Kabuki Cinema

Independent and art films. Foreigh films and documentaries. Comfortable seating.

1881 Post street. Showtimes


Landmark Theatres

A chain of small neighborhood theaters. Independent and foreign films, 3D movies, and "smart films from Hollywood".  

Embarcadero Center cinema, 1 Embarcadero center, promenade level.

Bridge Theatre, 3010 Geary Blvd. Clay Theatre, 2261 Fillmore street.

Lumiere Theatre, 1572 California @ Polk.

Opera Plaza Cinema. 601 van Ness @ Golden Gate.



Castro Theatre

Built in 1922, Castro Theater is a SF landmark, described as a Historic Movie Palace. Showtimes change almost everyday. They show repertory cinema, film festivals, foreign films, sing along movies (Mamma Mia was a must!) and award winning new movies.

429 Castro street. Calendar.  


Lee Neighborhood Theatres

Three neighborhood cinemas owned by the same family. New Hollywood movies and Asian films at the 4-Star.  

Marina Theatre, Chestnut @ Steiner.

Presidio Theatre Chestnut @ Scott.

4-Star Theatre, 23rd @ Clement.



Vogue Theatre

An old neighborhood movie theater owned by SDF Neighborhood Theater Fundation.  Quaint atmosphere, "old school".

3290 Sacramento street. Showtimes


Cineart at the Empire

Independent films as well as Hollywood movies. Convenient if you live in West Portal. Parking is easy and free at night.

West Portal Av. Showtimes


Roxie Theater

SF oldest movie theater, in the heart of the Mission District. Art movies, foreign movies, documentaries. 

3117 16th street. Showtimes.