The Best and Worst Movie Theaters in Philadelphia

Our comprehensive, semi-scientific ranking of the good, the bad and the sticky.

The Best and Worst Movie Theaters in South Jersey


AMC Marlton 8

Specialty: None >> 4 STARS

  • Cleanliness: 9
  • Audience Behavior: 8
  • Snack Bar: 9
  • Movie Options: 10
  • Seat Quality: 10
  • Sight Lines: 10
  • Overall Experience: 10

“The theater recently installed double-wide, red leather reclining seats in all of the individual theaters. The seats were oh-so-comfortable, and since they’re new they still have a fresh bounciness.”

“The theater was recently revamped, so I don’t think the public has had a whole lot of time to muck it up.”

Cinemark Movies 16, Somerdale

Specialty: None >> 4 STARS

  • Cleanliness: 9
  • Audience Behavior: 9
  • Snack Bar: 8
  • Movie Options: 9
  • Seat Quality: 8
  • Sight Lines: 9
  • Overall Experience: 9

“Recently renovated, so it was really quite clean! Especially for a Saturday night.”

“Even though we were in one of the non-stadium seating theaters and in the back row, we could see just fine.”

“HUGE improvement from when I used to get dragged there for midnight screenings of Star Wars… Like, huge.”

AMC Loews Cherry Hill 24

Specialty: IMAX >> 3.5 STARS

  • Cleanliness: 8
  • Audience Behavior: 7
  • Snack Bar: 7
  • Movie Options: 10
  • Seat Quality: 8
  • Sight Lines: 9
  • Overall Experience: 8

“Hugely popular theater, and it gets packed.”

“Relatively modern, up-to-date”

Rave, Ritz Center 16, Voorhees, NJ

Specialty: None >> 3.5 STARS

  • Cleanliness: 8
  • Audience Behavior: 9
  • Snack Bar: 9
  • Movie Options: 9
  • Seat Quality: 8
  • Sight Lines: 10
  • Overall Experience: 7

“Bathroom cleanliness can occasionally be an issue here.”

“There’s a coffee/tea/espresso bar that serves baked goods…”

“I liked it better when it was a ‘real’ Ritz theater.”

“Biggest problem is an issue with their movie times sometimes changing.”

Regal Crossing Keys, Turnersville

Specialty: None >> 3 STARS

  • Cleanliness: 6
  • Audience Behavior: 10
  • Snack Bar: 7
  • Movie Options: 6
  • Seat Quality: 9
  • Sight Lines: 8
  • Overall Experience: 8

“The lobby and snack bar area appeared to be dirty… Bathroom was tidy.”

“The sound in the auditorium was awesome, made previews and movie better.”

“The auditorium appeared to be newly renovated, with new seats.”

Regal Burlington Stadium 24

Specialty: None >> 2.5 STARS

  • Cleanliness: 7
  • Audience Behavior: 9
  • Snack Bar: 5
  • Movie Options: 6.5
  • Seat Quality: 7
  • Sight Lines: 8
  • Overall Experience: 8

“The floors were fairly sticky and there were food wrappers in some of the cup holders, but by and large, trash is in receptacles and there isn’t extraneous litter on the floors.”

“The Regal Burlington benefitted from an expansion many years ago, so half of the theater is older, with smaller and shabbier accommodations, while the other boasts larger auditoriums and more comfortable seating.”

“A perfectly average little theater in a quiet Jersey suburb.”

United Artists Washington Township 14

Specialty: None >> 2.5 STARS

  • Cleanliness: 7
  • Audience Behavior: 8
  • Snack Bar: 5
  • Movie Options: 7
  • Seat Quality: 8
  • Sight Lines: 7
  • Overall Experience: 7

“Not sticky anywhere. Restrooms were clean.”

“Creepily empty… It was dead when we walked in at 10:20.”

“Typical megaplex experience.”

Deptford 8, Deptford, NJ

Specialty: None >> 2 STARS

  • Cleanliness: 6
  • Audience Behavior: 9
  • Snack Bar: 6
  • Movie Options: 5
  • Seat Quality: 6
  • Sight Lines: 7
  • Overall Experience: 6

“It’s like a theater from the Brady Bunch. Way outdated. Looked like a Pizza Hut.”

“No roaming teens or long lines like the chaos that can ensue on a Saturday night at a big multiplex.”

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  • Denise Rambo

    The UA in East Whiteland (Chester County) is now a car dealership.