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Movie Theaters

In the 1920’s, Ithaca was known as a “Film Capital”. Many of the early films, including the Perils of Pauline, were produced at Wharton Studios in Stewart Park. Today, Ithaca supports three independent movie theaters and one multiplex first run theater.

Cornell Cinema
Cornell Cinema screens nearly 400 films per year, including first-run, foreign and classic films. The Cinema is a program of the Department of Theater, Film, and Dance and is co-sponsored by the Dean of Students.

Regal Cinemas Ithaca Mall Stadium 14
40 Catherwood Road (in the Shops at Ithaca Mall)
(607) 257-2700
This new first run multiplex (with stadium seating) is located in the Shops at Ithaca Mall.


120 E. Green Street, Located off The Commons behind the Center Ithaca Building
(607) 277-6115
Cinemapolis, plays independent movies every day.