The top 5 movie theaters in Chicago have remained popular due to their unique nature and high quality.

With the traditional method of movie watching disappearing and more members of the public preferring video on demand on their flat screen, HDTVs, a movie theater has to rise above the ordinary.

These top 5 movie theaters in Chicago do just that.

Music Box Theater
3733 North Southport Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60613
773-871-6604

For people who prefer foreign and independent films, all year long, Chicago's Music Box Theater is a premiere venue. Founded in 1929, the theater maintains the traditional feel of days gone by. The price of admission is less than $10, and Monday specials, weekend matinees, midnight movies and special events are also offered. The top five movie theaters in Chicago have remained popular due to their unique nature and high quality.

With the traditional method of movie watching disappearing and more members of the public preferring video on demand on their flat screen, HDTVs, a movie theater has to rise above the ordinary.

These top 5 movie theaters in Chicago do just that.

Music Box Theater
3733 North Southport Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60613
773-871-6604

For people who prefer foreign and independent films all year long, Chicago's Music Box Theater is a premiere venue. Founded in 1929, the theater maintains the traditional feel of days gone by. The price of admission is less than $10, and Monday specials, weekend matinees, midnight movies and special events are also offered.

Gene Siskel Film Center
164 North State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601
312-846-2800

There are over 1,000 screenings a year at one of the top five movie theaters in Chicago, the Gene Siskel Film Center. The Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago was renamed the Gene Siskel Film Center in Siskel's honor, following his death in 2009. Chicagoans have been treated to foreign, independent and classic films at the location for over 30 years.

Doc Films
1212 East 59th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
773-702-8575

Run by students of the University of Chicago since 1940, Doc Films presents a diverse collection of films from classic to foreign to modern. This no-frills, affordable theater, run by student volunteers, strives to entertain and educate. Doc Films also has a mission to "nurture and inspire future writers, filmmakers, and creative artists to tackle the professional world of cinema."

Navy Pier IMAX Theatre
700 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
312-595-5629

Chicago's Navy Pier is known for it's Chicago Children's Museum, Ferris wheel, restaurants and shops. It's also known for the Navy Pier IMAX Theatre. This is where people go to watch popular, current movies on a giant screen with top quality sound.

AMC Loews 600 North Michigan 9
600 North Michigan Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611
888-AMC-4FUN

After a day of shopping on Chicago's famous Magnificent Mile, shoppers like to watch movies at AMC Loews 600 North Michigan 9. As AMC Loews theaters go, this location is one of the best. The theater has nine screens.
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