Navy Pier IMAX Theatre

Movie theaters, IMAX Streeterville
4 out of 5 stars
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Navy Pier
Photograph: Grace Allen Navy Pier

Don't believe the misleading marketing being employed at theaters around the city—there's only one honest-to-god IMAX screen showing studio films in Chicago and it's on Navy Pier. Boasting a screen that measures 60 feet high and 86 feet wide, it's the most immersive way to watch a movie (especially if it's being shown in 3D).


Venue name: Navy Pier IMAX Theatre
Address: 700 E Grand Ave, Suite 115
Cross street: at Streeter Dr
Transport: Bus: 29, 65, 66, 124.
Price: $18, seniors/kids $14
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Certainly the biggest screen–and while I'm not the biggest fan of 3D movies, it was pretty cool to see Star Wars on a huge screen. Made me remember going and seeing the movies as a kid.