America sets the bar when it comes to unusual ways to see a movie.
Leave the Netflix and Chill life at home, because while on holiday, it is all about having those unique experiences – even if it involves spending time at the cinema. Here we have compiled a showcase reel of some of the most unusual ways to see a movie – a world away from your living room.
Melrose Rooftop Theatre, West Hollywood
Located in the heart of West Hollywood’s uber-chic district is this stylish outdoor theatre. Melrose Rooftop Theatre screens both new releases and cult classics in creature comforts of bean bags and wireless headphones. Better yet, it is attached to the popular restaurant and rooftop bar, E.P. & L.P, making the trip to the cinema more than just popping corn with its signature cocktail list and modern menu. Eat, sip back and watch your favourite flick while indulging in the ultimate theatre experience.
Sci-Fi Dine-in Theatre, Florida
To the movies and beyond! Disney Hollywood Studios in Florida’s Sci-Fi Dine-In Theatre takes the best from the old drive-in theatres of yesteryear to create a truly unique cinematic experience.
It allows you to enjoy the lux comforts of a 1950s style convertible while watching old clips from classic sci-fi movies- all under a galaxy of stars, far far away.
Film on the Rocks, Denver
Enjoy watching your favourite movie stars onscreen with Colorado’s iconic landmark in the midst. Each summer, Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre hosts’ Film On The Rocks’ – film nights combined with live performances (comedy shows or concert). If you want to be wowed with entertainment in a one-of-a-kind stunning natural environment, this cinematic location is worth the ticket and ride.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles
This one spooky setting to catch a film, yet it will grip you for the right reasons. Hollywood Forever outdoor cinema in a cemetery attracts thousands of moviegoers each year gathering along Fairbanks Lawn to watch classic Hollywood movies projected onto the side of a mausoleum.
Set a picnic and watch a film amongst past celebrity greats including Estelle Getty, Johnny Ramone and Cecil B.DeMille. Some of the screenings attract the film’s stars, directors or filmmakers, making this a legendary cinematic experience like no other.
Dive-In Movie, Palm Springs
Float on to see a film at La Quinta Resort in Palm Springs. It’s about keeping your cool while enjoying a splash in the pool with this fun Dive-In Movie night in the Californian desert. Now that’s hot!
Beach Front Cinema, Huntington Beach
Have California’s Huntington Beach, also known as Surf City USA, as your ultimate beachfront movie backdrop – especially at sunset! Taking place along the golden shores of America’s surfing capital, Beach Front Cinema is located along a reserved area of Huntington Beach, featuring one of the largest inflatable outdoor cinema screens in the state. Forget laying down the towel as you can kick back and enjoy the show on a jumbo-sized beanbag and lap up food vendors, beach bar and live bands on offer.
The advantage of Huntington Beach’s free public fire pits and enjoy s’ mores under the stars – with the stars.
Hot tip: Enjoy a post-movie trickle at Huntington Beach’s newest late-night destination, Social Kitchen + Craft Bar.
Related Reads: How To Spend A Day At USA’s Surfing Capital Huntington Beach
SeaDream, Caribbean & Mediterranean
Watching movies by the edge of your seat or by the sea? Have both with SeaDream Yacht Club, allowing you to view your fave flicks while cruising the Mediterranean or the Caribbean on the deck of a mega luxury yacht under an open night sky. Kick back, recline and pop the corn while you have this sea-nsory movie experience.
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