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Landmark River Oaks Theatre

Map & Directions 2009 W. Gray St.
Houston, TX 77019
  • Sun 12:30pm-10pm, Mon-Thu 1:30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 12:30pm-12am


Houston Press' Description

Houston's bastion for fans of indie and foreign films, Landmark River Oaks Theatre's vintage facilities aren't top of the line, but the movies they show usually can't be seen anywhere else in town. There's also a full bar upstairs - midnight showings on Fridays and Saturdays can get raucous.


Finding Vivian Maier (No Rating) 83 mins (2:35 PM), 4:50 PM, 7:00 PM, 9:20 PM
Le Week-end (R) 93 mins (2:55 PM), 5:10 PM, 7:25 PM, 9:40 PM
The Lunchbox (Dabba) (PG) 104 mins (2:45 PM), 5:00 PM, 7:15 PM, 9:30 PM

Member Reviews

  • sjmarsha
    on 12/08/12

    Went to a midnight showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show here with some friends last May and we had a BLAST. I didn't dress up like a lot of others did, but I want to go again and have us all dress up. The shadow cast "Beautiful Creatures" were great and even though I didn't know all the stuff to shout out and all the things to do, I still had a lot of fun. There is a bar... More >>

  • AlainHarvey
    on 06/16/11

    Moviegoers with savoir-faire can catch an independent or foreign flick at this theater, built in 1939. The downstairs theater is grandiose and baroque, all heavy red-velvet curtains, patterned carpet and ornate carvings, with moderately comfortable seats. The two upstairs screening rooms are tiny and cramped; even the most diminutive person will want for more space. Two... More >>

  • on 01/15/11

    Go out of your way to sit downstairs. Not only is it much more beautiful, but upstairs the sound from the movie next door tends to bleed in. But it is a wonderful place in general.

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  • Houston Press on 01/25/11

    2010 Best of HoustonĀ® Winner: Best Film Series: Regular midnight screenings run the gamut, with action flicks, classics, thrillers and the ever-popular The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

  • Alexis on 07/21/11

    Every movie theater should have a bar.

  • Sarah W. on 06/29/10

    Happy Hour ALL DAY & NIGHT, Monday - Thursday (at the upstairs bar)

  • April Y. on 08/17/11

    show student id for discount!

  • Conrad S. on 05/29/11

    Best movie theater in Houston. Excellent film selections for Friday and Saturday midnight shows.

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