Majestic Bastille

4 Boulevard Richard-Lenoir,
Paris 75011

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Majestic Bastille

Located in the Bastille district in the north of central Paris. The impressive facade of this movie theatre which opened as the Bastille-Palace on 28th March 1933 hides a smaller auditorium than one would imagine. In the former one screen auditorium seating 450, the stalls were at the first floor level and a design made of plaster blazons was on the walls at the balcony level, a little faded by the 1970’s.

Action movies attracted many immigrant patrons. A change of ownership around the 1980’s brought adult movies. The new owner also twinned the auditorium.

Closed for many years, nobody expected a reopening in 1995, after a remodeling, with stadium seating, a first run program, and renamed as the Majestic Bastille. Seating is now provided for 254 and 102.

Contributed by Xavier Delamare

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SethLewis on January 12, 2015 at 1:35 am

A good neighbourhood first run Saw Gone Baby Gone here in early 08 with maybe 5 other people on a cold January Friday night

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