The L.A.-based movie theater brings Chicago its revamped, hassle-free take on the moviegoing experience by doing away with lines, general seating (you choose your seats when you purchase), lengthy trailers and sticky floors. The theater offers classic concessions, a cafe and a bar with craft beer, wine and cocktails you can bring to your movie. ArcLight features a year-round mix of major blockbusters, independent films and documentaries as well as special screenings and events.
|Venue name:||ArcLight Chicago||Contact:|
1500 N Clybourn Ave
|Transport:||El: Brown/purple to Sedgwick, red to North/Clybourn. Bus: 8, 9, 72.|
|Do you own this business?|
- Kayla is exactly the wrong girl to be posting YouTube videos about "confidence" or "being yourself," but you'll absolutely love her for trying. As played in the sweetly sympathetic Eighth Grade by then-13-year-old Elsie Fisher (hatching a guileles...Read more
- Desiree Akhavan follows up 2014’s lovely Appropriate Behavior with a tender, compassionate and gently comic drama about a lesbian teenager dealing with society’s disapproval. Part One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, part John Hughes film, it packs an...Read more
- If you’ve been pining for the return of the fiery, political Spike Lee of Do the Right Thing and Malcolm X, good news: BlacKkKlansman is the director working at his electrifying best. Maybe the optimism of the Obama era robbed him of some of that ...Read more
- Fulfilling humankind’s urgent need for cuddly stuffed bears in the marmalade-sweet wake of Paddington 2, Disney’s live-action-animation hybrid Christopher Robin—starring the hunny-loving Pooh—is big-hearted yet unexciting. While the newly imagined...Read more
- “We’re comfortable” says Nick Young (Henry Golding, mega-confident in his feature debut), a handsome Oxford-educated NYU professor, when he’s asked about his background by Rachel (Fresh Off the Boat’s Constance Wu), who knows nothing about how loa...Read more
- First (and, really, only): All hail Kate McKinnon. Even when she pops up in mediocre, interchangeable comedies like this one—a panicky spy romp that’s unsettlingly heavy on bone-crunching violence—the subversive SNL star finds a way to infuse the ...Read more
- If you’ve seen the first Mamma Mia!—that most wholesome tale of uncertain paternity—you’ll probably have a solid idea of how the sequel, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, will play. There are postcard-ready landscapes, airy romances, and a whole lot ...Read more
- It may surprise you to learn that the denizens of “Europe, 20,000 years ago”—as the prehistoric adventure Alpha situates us—rocked some beautifully tailored fur-lined parkas and cozy boots that look a lot like Uggs. Evidently, facts aren’t terribl...Read more
Average User Rating
4 / 5
- 5 star:0
- 4 star:5
- 3 star:0
- 2 star:0
- 1 star:0
Wonderful place to see a movie if you don't want to be interrupted or have children running up and down the aisles. Beer and food selection is nice, but the seats could be more comfortable. Always has great movies showing.
What a fantastic new theater! Grab your tickets online and walk right in. With a good mix of mainstream and indie films, it could be my new favorite movie theater. It's definitely one of those I (a little bit) hope that no one finds out about, to keep it all to myself!
Reserved and comfortable seating, cutting-edge technology, remarkably convenient to the Red Line and you can order a Fist City on draft to take into the theater. With screening series like Slamdance Cinema Club and Second City, Second Wednesdays to complement new releases, ArcLight might be my new favorite movie theater.
The new ArcLight theater is fantastic! Reserved seating guarantees you'll have an awesome movie-watching experience. The seats are comfy, and you can even get local beer if you so choose. This has to be one of the nicest theaters around.