Vista Theater

Row 1

4473 Sunset Dr (at Hillhurst Ave.)
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 660-6639

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  • get here early - the box office tends to queue up!
  • This old movie theater has been beautifully preserved. The manager sometimes dresses up like characters from the movies they are screening!
  • Here, in 1916, D. W. Griffith built a massive Babylon set for his film Intolerance. A tourist attraction visible from miles away until removed in 1921, it inspired the mall at Hollywood and Highland.
  • Awesome leg room
  • LA Weekly's Best of LA 2010 pick - Favorite Old-Time Movie House!
  • Lovely theatre. My favorite in LA
  • Its got a unique vintage atmosphere: the 1920s Egyptian-themed dcor harks back to movie palaces of the day like TLC Egyptian Theatre. But the best part is the expansive leg room between rows.
  • Built in 1923 atop the ruins of Griffiths Babylon, this 800-seat Egyptian theater, originally a legit stage called The Bard is now a movie theater hosting hipsters in the Los Feliz area.
  • This is Mikel Jollett of the Airborne Toxic Event's favorite place to see a movie in LA. He says, Its this huge, beautiful theater, but it always feels more intimate, like youre in a living room.
  • This was the theater where Clarence meets Alabama in TRUE ROMANCE. :-)
  • A historic single-screen theater, the Vista, while huge and beautiful, has the feel of an intimate setting, as through you're watching the movie in someone's living room.
  • I don't care what anyone says.. Vista has the BEST sound theater in LA.
  • Every last friday of the month at midnight ATTK presents Repo! The Genetic Opera. With a full shadowcast. Come once and be hooked
  • Click this link to experience "Date Night at the Vista," one of three site-specific poems by Emmet Penney. The two other nearby are locations are the Sunset Pacific Hotel and the KCET Studio.
  • Crazy wierd decor adds to the movie experience and killer (literally) sound system!
  • Beware of Timmy C. Hes a snake!
  • Best theater to see any film in. Pour some M&Ms in your popcorn and clap along to the opening pre show commercials.
  • There is no parking lot. The only thing that sucks.
  • CA (See) This classic single screen theater provides a great movie-going experience right in the heart of Los Feliz.
  • Seats are spaced far apart lots of leg room. Manager frequently dresses in costume.