Best Movie Theaters (and Outdoor Theaters) in Houston | West University Moms
  • River Oaks Theatre – This historic theater is known for its unique selection of independent and foreign films. The theater has been around for over 80 years and has a loyal following of movie-goers.
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – This theater chain has several locations in Houston and is known for its food and drink service, as well as its strict no-talking policy during movies.
  • iPic Theaters – With locations in both Houston and nearby Pasadena, iPic offers a luxurious movie-going experience with plush seating and gourmet food and drink options.
  • Studio Movie Grill – This chain has several locations in the Houston area and is known for its comfortable seating and in-theater dining options.

Here are some outdoor movie theaters that you might be interested in:

  1. Rooftop Cinema Club – With locations in various cities around the world, including Houston, Rooftop Cinema Club offers a unique outdoor movie experience on the rooftop of a building. Guests can watch classic and recent movies while enjoying food and drinks.
  2. The Showboat Drive-In Theater – Located in nearby Hockley, Texas, the Showboat Drive-In Theater is a classic drive-in theater that shows new releases and classic movies.
  3. The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In – This drive-in theater has locations in various cities, including Austin and Miami, and offers a nostalgic movie-going experience with a retro setting and classic movies.
  4. Movies Under the Stars – This outdoor movie series is hosted by the City of Houston and takes place at various parks throughout the city. Guests can bring blankets and chairs to watch family-friendly movies under the stars.
  5. Moonstruck Drive-In Cinema – Located in nearby Spring, Texas, Moonstruck Drive-In Cinema offers a classic drive-in movie experience with a modern twist. Guests can watch movies from their cars or from a designated seating area, and enjoy food and drinks from the concession stand.



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