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Travelers headed to the Outer Banks often come this way to make the most of the outdoor fun. However, if you find yourself here on a rainy day or you’re just in the mood for a good film, there are a few places you’re going to want to be sure to check out. The following are some of the best places to go to the movies in the Outer Banks when movie night is a must on the itinerary!

Enjoy A Movie at the Pioneer Theatre

If your Outer Banks getaway has you spending time near Manteo and you happen to have a heart for historical theaters and cinema alike, catching a movie at the Pioneer Theatre might just be the highlight of your stay! Located at 113 Budleigh Street, the Pioneer Theatre is a historic stop in a town that dates back to 1918. While the original building was lost in a fire, the current architecture was put in place in 1934 and to this day, continues to welcome movie-goers each week. Upon arrival, it’s easy to be enamored with the English Tudor-style architecture waiting to greet you. The Pioneer Theatre is now a family-owned and operated establishment that has proudly earned the title of the oldest family-operated theater in the nation! The theater prides itself on showing family-friendly flicks so everyone can enjoy the movie-going experience in a comfortable and welcoming style.

Stepping inside the Pioneer Theatre is a bit like stepping back in time to the hay day of movie-going at its finest. That includes the prices! Tickets to see a film here are $7 a person and concessions are only $2 each. The concept is to make movies extremely accessible, and guests are often thrilled to find they can order up all of their favorite movie foods from popcorn and soda to a variety of candies. You’ll want to keep your eye on the movie calendar at Pioneer Theater as this destination shows one first-run movie a week starting at 8:00 pm. While the surroundings here speak to a time gone by in movie history, the owners have invested in state-of-the-art digital equipment to make the entertainment top-tier with every show. A recent remodel project gives guests a chance to appreciate some upgrades to the space in the way of details like cozier seating and new drapes too! If you don’t have a chance to check the movie lineup online, be sure to keep your eyes on the Highway 64 billboard which announces the latest flick each week. Any questions about showings or the theater itself can be answered by calling the ownership team at 252-473-2216.

Make it a Movie Night at R/C Theatres Movies 10

If you happen to be the type of film enthusiast who appreciates an ultra-modern take on movie-going, then heading over to R/C Theatres Movies 10 is going to be a good idea when you’re visiting the Outer Banks. Located at 1803 N. Croatan Highway, in Kill Devil Hills, this theater pairs comfort and flavorful concession options with the latest Hollywood hits. First-run films are always available to be enjoyed at R/C Theatres Movies 10 and if you happen to find yourself in Kill Devil Hills on a rainy day, you might just find that the theater is running a special rainy day morning show schedule! Any questions about the theater itself or showtimes can be directed to the on-site staff at 252-441-5630.

Theatre amenities at R/C Theatres Movies 10 are designed to impress at every turn. Each theater on-site enjoys digital projection as well as 3d digital projection for select films. Wall-to-wall curved screens enhance the entertainment experience for guests with every showing while stadium seating with high backs and plush coverings makes for a luxurious movie-going experience too. Guests can even book seats that rock for a one-of-a-kind viewing. Daily matinees are offered at R/C Theatres Movies 10 for those who are looking to enjoy a film mid-day at a discount rate. Online ticketing makes it easier than ever to reserve seats in advance while the digital sound by Dolby ensures you’ll feel like you’re in the heart of the cinema action! If you’re enjoying a movie night with the little ones, there’s a game room at the theater for kids to enjoy as well. If you’re in town with a group, it’s possible to book a private screening here upon request.

Book Today & Enjoy Movies in Outer Banks Vacation Rentals

Savoring time in the Outer Banks is always a good idea for travelers. When you’re ready to reserve your luxurious accommodations to match, Shoreline OBX has you covered. Get in touch with our team today to learn about our incredible lineup of vacation rentals across the Outer Banks that keep you close to the places you can’t wait to explore while living in style every step of the way. We look forward to seeing you in North Carolina soon!