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Review Oscar-Quality Movies in Corpus Christi

Enjoy a movie night at one of the many theaters in Corpus Christi

When you need a break from the sun and surf, or if the almost-always beautiful weather in the Coastal Bend clouds up for a day, it’s definitely time for a movie. You’ll find a variety of movie theaters in Corpus Christi to keep you and your family entertained for hours or even days.

Whether you hit up a traditional theater, check out a modern 3D venue with D-BOX, or catch a vintage movie, you'll love relaxing with a good film after so many jampacked days of activity. This is your time to chill with your kids, your friends, or your sweetheart. Attend a matinee for a break during the day or an evening film for the ultimate date night. Load up on popcorn and other favorite movie snacks at top-of-the-line movie theaters in the Coastal Bend.

Indoor movies are fun, but, in Corpus Christi, where the sun shines all year long, you can also enjoy a movie in the park. Completely free of charge, evening showings are at Bay Jammin’ Cinema in Cole Park or the Ride-in Theater at the Watergardens.

Bring snacks and a blanket or chairs for comfort. Food trucks are always on hand with food and drinks for purchase.

Not sure where to go for your Corpus Christi movie experience? Options abound here and in surrounding communities across the Coastal Bend. Hit the theater near your accommodations or take a short road trip to a quaint venue nearby. Experience the best of local cinema at these amazing movie theaters in Corpus Christi:

Alamo Drafthouse

7601 S. Staples St.

Film etiquette is guaranteed at Alamo Drafthouse, which is famous for its strict no-cellphone policy. Enjoy craft beer and made-from-scratch meals as you take in cinema's finest.

AMC Corpus Christi 16

5218 Silverberry Drive

Like most AMC theaters, AMC Corpus Christi 16 provides a traditional movie experience complete with friendly staff interactions and delicious concessions. Several films are shown in D-BOX format, which moves your body at your preferred intensity to amp up the movie experience.

Century 16 and IMAX

6685 South Padre Island Drive

Once you sit back in your reclining seat at Century 16 and IMAX theater, you'll never want to leave. Recently refurbished, this theater is a great spot for date night or a fun day with the kids.

Northshore Cinema 8

251 Buddy Ganem Drive in Portland

Head to Northshore Cinema 8 for a fun-filled day at the movies. Tickets are reasonably priced, especially for matinee showings. Stop by on a Tuesday evening for free BYOB (bring your own bowl) popcorn.

Rio 7 Cinemas

1601 U.S. 77 in Kingsville

Affordable tickets and movie snacks await at Rio 7 Cinemas in Kingsville. This theater specializes in new hits, which are shown in digital and 3D formats. Both visual and sound quality are excellent at this Kingsville hot spot.

Corpus Christi Ride-In Theatre

1900 N. Chaparral St.

Hop on your bike and head to the Corpus Christi Watergardens for one of the most unique cinema experiences in Texas: the Corpus Christi Ride-In Theatre. Bring a blanket and take in a movie beneath the stars. Pick up snacks from one of the onsite food trucks or a drink at the full cash bar.

Bay Jammin' Cinema Series at Cole Park

2600 Ocean Drive

Head to Cole Park on a Friday evening for one of several Bay Jammin' Cinema Series showings. Relax in the amphitheater as your favorite films play before a gorgeous waterfront backdrop. A variety of genres are represented, but all featured films are family-friendly.

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