10 Movie Spots in Louisville, KY

Enjoy the movies in Louisville, KY
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Looking for things to do in Louisville, KY? Whether you are a year-round resident or a tourist looking to fill an afternoon, it is always fun to spent the day at the movies. Make it a doubly Louisville experience and take in a film starring our hometown hero, Jennifer Lawrence. Enjoy the show!

Cinemark Mall Saint Matthews
5000 Shelbyville Rd.
Louisville, KY 40207
What you need to know: Shelbyville Road has two popular shopping malls and this theater is attached to one of them.

Shelbyville Road is also home to smaller stores, Whole Foods, and Trader Joes. You can definitiely make a day of it, if you'd like.
Neighborhood: St. Matthews
Visit the St. Matthew cinema website for information and showtimes.

Baxter Avenue Theatres
1250 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY 40204
What you need to know: Small, local, neighborhood movie theater. Close to many restaurants and nightlife: Things to Do: Bardstown Road Steps away there is a library with an area for kids and on the other side of the building is a The Back Door, a neighborhood bar with pool tables and pub food.
Neighborhood: Bardstown Road, Highlands 
Visit the Baxter Avenue Theatre website for information and showtimes.

Cinemark Tinseltown USA
4400 Towne Center Dr.
Louisville, KY 40241
What you need to know: This spot has stadium-style seating and plenty of concession options.
Neighborhood: Westport
Visit the website for information Tinseltown showtimes.

Village 8
4014 Dutchmans Ln.
Louisville, KY 40207
What you need to know: This is a discount theater. Great value, no frills, owned by the same people who own Baxter Avenue Theatre. It is a great way to catch family films for the little ones without breaking the bank.
Neighborhood: St. Matthews
Visit the Village 8 website for information and showtimes.

Dreamland
810 E Market St.
Louisville, KY 40206
What you need to know: Your spot for one-time shows and independent films.
Neighborhood: Nulu
Visit the Dreamland website for information and showtimes.

The Louisville Palace
625 S. 4th St.
Louisville, KY 40202
What you need to know: This is a famous and historic spot. Many flock to the Palace for rock shows and touring performances, but during the summer months there is another form of entertainment on the stage: movies! 
Neighborhood: Downtown

Clifton Center
2117 Payne St.
Louisville, KY 40206
What you need to know: Clifton Center hosts concerts, plays, films, lectures, and art exhibits. Programming varies and is typically unique to this venue.
Neighborhood: Downtown
Visit the Clifton Center website for information and showtimes.

Mondays in Central Park
1387 S 4th St.
Louisville, KY 40208
What you need to know: Movies are screened outside in the summer months. FREE. 
Neighborhood: Old Louisville

Kentucky Science Center
727 W Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
What you need to know: A science center with a theater projecting IMAX, 3-D, and family shows. Kids likely see an IMAX movie as part of an elementary school field trip, but for adults and those visiting, you will have to schedule a visit into your itinerary.


Neighborhood: Downtown
Visit the website for information and showtimes.

Great Escape Theatre
951 E Lewis and Clark Pkwy.
Clarksville, IN 47129
What you need to know: Just across the Ohio River from downtown Louisville, this spot has stadium-style seating.
Neighborhood: Across bridge, in Indiana.
Visit website for information and showtimes.

A trip to the movies is great for a date night, a family-friendly outing, or even a birthday party celebration. With all of these cinema options, there is certainly a movie for every taste screening around town. Looking to eat, too? Below are restaurants serving up lunch and dinner, either before or after the show.