Avon Cinema

260 Thayer St
Providence, RI 02906
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Customer Reviews (10 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jun 04, 2010
Avon shows an excellent variety of independent and foreign films. The location on Thayer Street is very close to local restaurants and stor... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jan 07, 2009
This gem sparkles on Thayer St. A true escape during Wintersession Blues in snowwy Prov. They show great artsy flicks and watch out for th... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 14, 2007
An old time feel, complete with red velvet seats (albeit a tad uncomfortable) and a pretty front lobby, where the ticket seller will surely provide you with a crisp two dollar bill as change. The movies shown here are... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Nov 25, 2005
This theater has been a staple on the Eastside of Providence. Showing lots of limited run and indie films. Prices aren't too bad, but be pr... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Nov 03, 2005
One of two truly great theaters in Providence, the other being the Cable Car. The seats are exceptionally cramped... evidently the owner be... (more)

Susan W.

on Judys Book Aug 20, 2005
The Avon is a local independent cinema on Thayer Street in the middle of the Brown University area. It shows independent, first run movies at a reasonable price and in a comfortable if not luxurious setting. Also... (more)

Jeanette S.

on Judys Book Aug 17, 2005
The Avon Cinema has a wonderful, old-fashioned feel to it. The film showings are usually pretty artsy or older flicks, but always good picks. going to the midnight showing at the avon is just one of those things you... (more)

John B.

on Judys Book Aug 15, 2005
The Avon Theater on Thayer Street has been home to scores of independent and short-run films for years. I finally got to experience this theater first-hand recently, and I fell in love with it.The theater itself is... (more)

M L.

on Judys Book Aug 12, 2005
The Avon is another one of the great local theatres in Providence. It's old and it retains this feel with the intros played before the film. It's located conveniently on Thayer near the Brown campus. Unfortunately... (more)

Elliot B.

on Judys Book Aug 08, 2005
Avon usually has a good selection of older movies. It has an old feel to it, as it was around since the first half of the 20th century. There is not that much to choose from at a given time, but they will eventually play... (more)

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