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Movies near me: 23 of the best theaters around DFW!

Where are the movies playing near me?

There are several types of movie theaters nearby around the North Dallas areas, Plano, Frisco, and Richardson. The most common one around is a multiplex theater which is one with multiple screens within a single building.

Look out for Cinemark (West Plano, Central Plano and Cinemark XD), Studio Movie Grill Plano, Alamo Drafthouse and AMC locations around Dallas Fort Worth.

There are a ton of options to watch movies in Dallas.

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Dallas movie theaters are keeping up with the latest technology and trends delivering a better movie-going experience …. you will keep coming back for more!

Who of us doesn’t want to escape life for a few hours?

Well, we can all agree that going to the theater and watching a movie does just that. And, despite the invention of home theaters, we still love to go to movie theaters.

There is something special about it – the taste of movie popcorn with the soda, the big screen, the large speaker system, and being in the audience when all scream, laugh, or oooh at the same time.

These days, many theaters offer good food selection at the movie along with a fully stocked bar and other gaming options onsite. I believe that’s what makes it worthwhile.

Cinemark West Plano Movies

Where are the Movie Theaters Nearby?

Chances are that if you always think about where you can find a Movie Theater near me or a very cool Plano movie, like Studio Movie Grill, you’ll get one! Studio Movie Grill Plano and CInemark West Plano and XD are two of the biggest nearby.

Most also sell movie tickets online and let you get your choice of a reserved seat for you and your family at the push of a button.

Multiplex Movie Theaters nearby

Cinemark West Plano and XD

Address: 3800 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093

First up is Cinemark, the movie theater company that’s headquartered right here in Plano. Cinemark has been doing so great in keeping up with the digital world by making a lot of improvements and trying to find new ways to entice people to their theaters. Here are some of the amazing options they offer:

  • D-BOX seats are changing the way you watch movies by moving the body and sparking the imagination through motion. It creates a hyper-realistic, immersive, one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences that pull you into the story like never before.

Find theater locations with D-BOX.

  • XD has the largest screen in the metroplex, and it’s wall-to-wall! With its state-of-the-art projector capable of 35 trillion colors and custom surround sound with more speakers, you can definitely feel the difference.

Find theater locations with XD.

  • RealD 3D, you just don’t see the movie, you feel it. It states in their site that RealD 3D is the new generation of entertainment, with crisp, bright, ultra-realistic images so lifelike you feel like you’ve stepped inside the movie. RealD 3D adds depth that puts you in the thick of the action, whether you’re taking a voyage through an undiscovered land or dodging objects that seem to fly into the theatre.

Find RealD 3D theater locations.

  • IMAX, according to Wikipedia, IMAX is a system of high-resolution cameras, film formats, film projectors and theaters known for having very large screens with a tall aspect ratio (of ~1.4:1) and steep stadium seating. And this for sure is designed and positioned to create an intense experience for moviegoers.

Unique Features

  • Cinemark’s New Luxury Loungers has features that are worth every penny you pay with Electric-powered oversized seats that are reclining and have extendable footrests
  • Click the link for theater locations with Luxury loungers.
  • Please click here for all the rest of Cinemark locations

Cinemark Central Plano

Address: Westpark Village, 1818, Coit Rd, Plano, TX 75075

Cinemark Legacy and XD

Address: 7201 N Central Expy Suite #100, Plano, TX 75025

Cinemark West Plano Movie Theaters near me

Discount and Dollar Movie Theaters

Cinemark Movies 14

Address: 1701 S Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75069

Dine in Movie Theaters

Dine-In Movie Theaters have been upping up their game as well, bringing you the best of both worlds – great food and the latest movies. What’s better? – Dinner and a movie!

Many of us are looking for something more whether it’s a full-service bar, luxury lounger or a nice meal they can enjoy on ultra-plush seats.

And, for those that have to sit through a kid’s movie that isn’t quite to their liking they can at least sit back, have a decent meal, and, of course, drink a glass of wine or beer to soothe their discomfort.

Some theaters have dining areas and full-service bars and lounge in the lobbies which are great for meeting up before or hanging out after the movie.

Studio Movie Grill is probably the closest to us and most well-known for dine-in movies.

Studio Movie Grill Plano

Address: 4721 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093

Studio Movie Grill is our very own dine-in movie theater, combining a great sit-down bar and eating area outside each screening theater as well as inside it.

Getting cocktails to your seat makes for a perfect movie-watching experience for the adults!

Other local Studio Movie Grill options

  • 10110 Technology Blvd E, Dallas, TX 75220
  • 11170 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75243
  • 13933 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75243
  • 4800 TX-121, The Colony, TX 75056
  • 1600 S Stemmons Fwy, Lewisville, TX 75067

CUT! by Cinemark

Address: 6969 US-380, Prosper, TX 75078

Movies near me Cut by Cinemark Frisco TX
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AMC Dine – In Stonebriar 24:

Address: Located in Stonebriar Centre, 2601 Preston Rd #300, Frisco, TX 75034

LOOK Cinema: 5409 Belt Line Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

IPIC Fairview

Located in Fairview Town Center: 321 Town Pl, Fairview, TX 75069

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

  • 100 South Central Expressway #14, Richardson, TX 75080
  • 1005 South Lamar, Dallas, TX 75215
  • 6770 Abrams Rd., Dallas, TX 75231
  • 320 W Las Colinas Blvd. Building A2, Irving, TX 75039
  • 3220 Town Center Tr, Denton, TX 76201
  • 8380 Davis Blvd., North Richland Hills, TX 76182

Flix Brewhouse:

Address: 1660 FM423, Frisco, TX 75033


Address: 14951 N, Dallas Pkwy STE 300, Dallas, TX 75254

Summer Movies

Cinemark also offers the Summer Movie Clubhouse, a 10-week program of recently released G and PG films for Kids, at selected theaters with varying days and times.

Movies will only cost $1 per person at the door the morning of the program and 10-week punch cards are available online or at the Theatre for $5 too! It’s not quite going to free movies, but it’s pretty close!

AMC Theaters are also available around DFW areas.

Drive-in Movies are also a great option in the Fall, Spring and Summer season.

Indie Movie Theaters

For people who are looking to watch independent films and documentaries, below are few independent movie theaters that you can go to around Dallas.

Angelika Theater: Located in: The Shops at Legacy
7205 Bishop Rd Suite E6, Plano, TX 75024
5321 E Mockingbird Ln Suite 230, Dallas, TX 75206

The Texas Theater: 231 W. Jefferson Blvd. Dallas, TX 75208

The Magnolia Theater: 3699 McKinney Ave. Dallas, TX 75204

Inwood Theater: 5458 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209

Fun Movie Grill for people looking to watch some Bollywood films
Located in: Bent Tree Plaza
2661 Midway Rd STE 200, Carrollton, TX 75006
1210 E Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75081

Lastly, Cinemark and AMC sometimes offer International films for viewing.

Whichever Movie Theater you choose don’t forget to check on ways you can make the most of your visit – with Loyalty schemes, Food and Drink options, discounts and memberships.

Most movie theaters offer discounts with reward points, so please don’t forget to check their websites for more details. Both Cinemark and Studio Movie Grill offer loyalty programs.

Let us know which are your favorite Movie Theaters and why!