A Guide to Movie Venues in the District of Columbia

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Washington DC has a wide variety of movie theaters ranging from large screen stadium-style to intimate independently operated venues. Learn all about the theaters. Find out what's playing, get showtimes and purchase tickets online for movies in Washington DC. 

AMC Loews Georgetown 14 - 3111 K St. NW Washington, DC. The 14-screen theater is located across from Georgetown Waterfront Park and convenient to many restaurants and shops.

Recliner seating and reserved seating is available. 

AMC Mazza Gallerie 7 - 5300 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC. Located at the upscale shopping mall, Mazza Gallerie, in Chevy Chase/Friendship Heights, the 7-screen movie theater offers a variety of the latest films. the MacGuffins Barf & Lounge offers specialty cocktails, beer, and wine. 

Avalon Theatre - 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC. The oldest operating movie house in Washington, DC, the Avalon dates back to 1923. It now offers diverse programming, including first-run studio films, independent and foreign films, film festivals, special programs for students, families and seniors and more. 

AMC Loews Uptown - 3426 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC. The historic theater, located in Cleveland Park, dates back to 1936.

Angelika Popu-Up Film Center - Union Market, 550 Penn St.  NE Washington DC.  The Angelika serves as special event venue at the year-round indoor market that features a mix of retail, restaurants, entertainment, and more.

  The multi-screen cinema combines cutting-edge technology with elements of luxury and comfort.

Landmark's E Street Cinema - 555 11th St. NW Washington, DC. The 8-screen luxury movie theater, located in downtown Washington, DC, specializes in first-run independent and foreign language films, documentaries and classic revivals.

E Street Cinema is a modern movie theater with state-of-the-art film presentation, stadium seating, Dolby Digital sound, upscale concessions and an espresso bar. 

Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater - National Air & Space Museum - Fourth Street and Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC. Located inside the Smithsonian museum, the theater provides a movie experience with images up to eight stories high and wrap-around digital surround sound. 

Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 - 707 Seventh St. NW Washington, DC. Located next to the Verizon Center, the 14-screen theater offers stadium-style seating and a wide selection of films. Gallery Place is located just steps from Chinatown and a variety of dining options. 

Samuel C. Johnson Imax Theater - National Museum of Natural History - 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC.  Located inside the Smithsonian museum, the theater provides a movie experience with images up to eight stories high and wrap-around digital surround sound. 

William G. McGowan Theater - National Archives - 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC.  By day, the 290-seat McGowan Theater shows a short film about the National Archives. By night, the theater shows documentary films and serves as a forum for exploring the great issues of American history.