If you happen to be in the beautiful Jordaan area of Amsterdam, you must go a little out of your way to try out one of Amsterdam's oldest running cinema houses. Simply called, The Movies, the cinema is housed in a building that dates back to the 17th century and was turned into a cinema in 1912. The Movies is a century old and has been considerably upgraded over the years. It now has four screens and caters an international sampling of movies with the multi cultured population in mind. Primarily art-house cinema with a dash of Hollywood blockbusters, The Movies has an interesting round up of movies every week. Situated inside a building that belies the actual space inside Aside from the restaurant, there is a bar with a decent wine list to visit before or after your cinematic experience.
Haarlemmerdijk 161 , Jordaan, 1013 KHView Larger Map