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Westside Theatres: by street address



North/South streets: 
even numbers are on the east side, odd numbers on the west.
East/West streets: 
even numbers are on the south side, odd numbers on the north.
Listings are from West to East and North to South. 

In Santa Monica:  Wilshire Boulevard was originally Nevada Ave. Santa Monica Blvd. was originally Oregon St. Broadway was originally called Utah St. Colorado Blvd. was originally Railroad Ave. Pico Blvd.was originally Front St.

If you can't find what you're loking for you might try the westside alphabetical list -- which includes alternate names the various theatres have used. Or go a bit wider in territory with the main Los Angeles alphabetical list or the main Los Angeles list by street address



2ND ST. 

Pussycat Theatre
1442 2nd St. Santa Monica
[demolished]

Monica Film Centre
 
1332 2nd St. Santa Monica
[movies] 



3RD ST.

1313 3rd St. Promenade Santa Monica
[retail]

 AMC Santa Monica 7
1310 3rd St. Promenade Santa Monica
[movies]

La Petite/Dreamland/Lyric
1434 3rd St. Santa Monica
[demolished]

Elmiro / AMC Broadway 4
1441 3rd St. Promenade Santa Monica
[movies] 
 
Steere's Opera House
N.E. Cor. 3rd & Broadway Santa Monica
[demolished]

Orpheum Theatre
1511 3rd St. Santa Monica
[demolished]



4TH ST. 

Santa Monica:
Hitching Post Theatre
1448 4th St.
[demolished]

Sawtelle:
National Theatre
208 N. 4th St.
[demolished]


7TH ST.

Lake Theatre
2118 W. 7th St.
[retail]

 Playhouse/Teragram Ballroom
1234 W. 7th St.
[concerts]



8TH ST.

Wilshire Ebell Theatre
4401 W. 8th St.
[concerts, etc.] 

Beaux Arts Theatre
1709 W. 8th St.
[senior dining hall]

 


9TH ST.

Georgia Theatre
1002 W. 9th St.
[demolished]




10TH ST.
later renamed Olympic Blvd.

Uptown Theatre 
10th & Western
[demolished]
 


ALVARADO ST.

Westlake Theatre
638 S. Alvarado St..
[closed] 

Theatre De Luxe
656 S. Alvarado St.
[retail]


Westlake Theatre
680 Alvarado St. (1912 -14)
[demolished] 

Alvarado / Park Theatre
710 S. Alvarado St.
[retail] 


AVENUE OF THE STARS

Shubert Theatre
2020 Avenue of the Stars
[demolished]

Century Plaza Theatres
2040 Avenue of the Stars
[demolished] 



BEVERLY BLVD.

Laurel Theatre
8056 Beverly Blvd.
[synagogue]

Fairfax Theatre
7907 Beverly Blvd.
[vacant - to be condos] 
   
Pan Pacific Auditorium
7600 Beverly Blvd.
[demolished] 
 
 Pan Pacific Theatre
7554 Beverly Blvd.
[demolished]

New Beverly Cinema
7165 Beverly Blvd.
[revival cinema]  


BEVERLY DR.

Beverly Theatre
206 N. Beverly Dr. Beverly Hills
[demolished]



 BROXTON AVE.

Regent Theatre
1045 Broxton Ave.
[movies]

Fox Westwood Village
961 Broxton Ave.
[movies]

Bruin Theatre
948 Broxton Ave.
[movies]


 

CAHUENGA BLVD.

Bijou Adult Theatre
1651 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
[adult video store]

Po-No Theatre  
1610 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
[restaurant]



CANON DR.

Beverly Canon Theatre
205 N. Canon Dr. Beverly Hills
[demolished]




CULVER BLVD.
  
Meralta Theatre
9632 Culver Blvd. Culver City
[demolished]

 Culver City Theatre
9400 Culver Blvd. Culver City
[demolished]


DOHENY DR.

Writers Guild Theater
135 S. Doheny Dr. Beverly Hills
[members only screenings] 



EL CENTRO AVE.

804 N. El Centro Ave.
[legit- closed]


FAIRFAX AVE.

Silent Movie Theatre
611 N. Fairfax Ave.
[cult films, indies, revivals] 

Esquire Theatre
419 N. Fairfax Ave.
[Canter's Deli] 
Fairfax Theatre
Fairfax Ave. and Beverly Blvd.
[vacant - to be condos]


GAYLEY AVE.

Mann Westwood 4
1050 Gayley Ave.
[Whole Foods]




GLENDON AVE.

Plaza Theatre
1067 Glendon Ave.
[demolished]  

  


HOLLYWOOD BLVD.

Bijou Theatre 
7059 Hollywood Blvd. 
 [remodeled]
7021 Hollywood Blvd.
[remodeled - LA Fitness]
 
Grauman's Chinese Theatre 
6925 Hollywood Blvd.  
[movies]

6915 Hollywood Blvd.
[demolished]

6838 Hollywood Blvd.
 [movies]

  Chinese 6 Theatres
6801 Hollywood Blvd.
[movies]

Dolby Theatre  
6801 Hollywood Blvd.
 [Oscars, other events] 

Hollywood Theatre 
6764 Hollywood Blvd.
[Guinness Museum]

6712 Hollywood Blvd.
[movies] 
 
6675 Hollywood Blvd.
[vacant]
6676 Hollywood Blvd.
[hologram theatre  
project - not open]
 
Idle Hour Theatre 
6525 Hollywood Blvd.
[ demolished ]

Holly Theatre 
6523 Hollywood Blvd.
[retail] 
  
Fox Theatre
6508 Hollywood Blvd. 
[club/restaurant]

Warner Hollywood 
aka Hollywood Pacific
6433 Hollywood Blvd.
[vacant]
 
6417 Hollywood Blvd.
[demolished] 

 Vine Theatre 
6321 Hollywood Blvd.
[Dolby demo facility]

6315 Hollywood Blvd.
[strip club]
6262 Hollywood Blvd.
[demolished]

Pantages Theatre 
6233 Hollywood Blvd.
[legit]

Music Box / Fonda Theatre  
6126 Hollywood Blvd.
[music club] 

 World Theatre
6025 Hollywood Blvd.
[remodeled]

X Theatre 
5959 Hollywood Blvd.
[demolished]

  Hawaii Theatre 
5941 Hollywood Blvd.
 [remodeled]  

5903 Hollywood Blvd.
[tatoo parlor]
5651 Hollywood Blvd.
[retail]

Star Theatre
5544 Hollywood Blvd.
[demolished]

5228 Hollywood Blvd.
[former storefront porno
]
 
Century Theatre 
5115 Hollywood Blvd.
[demolished]



IVAR AVE.

1742 Ivar Ave.
[demolished]
 
Ivar Theatre
1605 Ivar Ave.
[film academy]



JUANITA AVE.

The Theatre Mart
605 N. Juanita Ave.
[vacant]



LA BREA AVE.
 
Cine 1
1358 N. La Brea Ave.
[porno - now American 
Academy for the Dramatic Arts]

Showcase / Gordon
614 N. La Brea Ave. 
 [church + special events]

Fox La Brea Theatre
857 S. La Brea Ave.
[church]


 
 
LA CIENEGA BLVD.

Cine Cienega
755 N. La Cienega Blvd. West Hollywood
[demolished]


Turnabout Theatre
716 N. La Cienega Blvd. West Hollywood 
[retail]

Coronet Theatre
366 N. La Cienega Blvd.
[music/comedy venue]


LARCHMONT BLVD.

Larchmont Theatre
149 N. Larchmont Blvd.
[demolished]
 


LAS PALMAS AVE.
1625 N. Las Palmas
[indie movies, classes]
 
1642 N. Las Palmas Ave.
[Sound nightclub]

1445 N. Las Palmas Ave. 
[acting classes]



LE CONTE AVE.

Geffen Playhouse
10886 Le Conte Ave.
[legit shows]

 

LINDBROOK AVE.

National Theatre
10925 Lindbrook Dr.
[demolished]


Festival Theatre
10887 Lindbrook Dr.

[remodeled]



LUCERNE BLVD.

Wilshire Ebell Theatre
743 S. Lucerne Blvd.
[concerts, etc.]


MAIN ST.

Santa Monica:
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
1855 Main St.

[closed] 

Culver City: 
Culver City Theatre
Main St. at Culver Blvd.
[demolished]



MELROSE AVE.

Marquis/Academy Award Theatre
9038 Melrose West Hollywood
[demolished]

 Melrose Theatre
5315 Melrose Ave.
[Ukranian Culture Center]

Academy Theatre
4667 Melrose Ave.
[transmission shop]

Melrose Theatre
4350 Melrose Ave.
[c.1916 - mini-mart]
 
Continental Theatre
5308 Melrose Ave.
[demolished] 




MONTANA AVE.

Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave. Santa Monica
[revivals and more]




MOTOR AVE.

Palms Theatre
3751 Motor Ave.
[demolished]


  
OCEAN AVE.

North Beach Auditorium
North Beach  Santa Monica
[demolished]



OLYMPIC BLVD.

Uptown TheatreOlympic & S. Western Ave
[demolished]



PICO BLVD.

Bundy Theatre
3141 Pico Blvd.  Santa Monica
[demolished]

The 10

Picwood Theatre
10872 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles
[demolished]

Pico Drive In
10850 Pico Blvd. @ Westwood
[demolished]

The Landmark
10850 W. Pico Blvd.
[movies]

Westside Pavilion Cinemas
10800 W. Pico Blvd.
[demolished]

Westwood Blvd.

Westland Twins
10754 W. Pico Blvd.
[demolished]

Stadium Theatre
8906 W. Pico Blvd.
[synagogue]

Lido Theatre
8507 W. Pico Blvd.
[demolished]

La Cienega Blvd.

Picfair Theatre
5879 W. Pico Blvd.
[demolished]

Fairfax Ave.

Theatre Theatre
5041 W. Pico Blvd.
[legit]

Del Mar Theatre
5036 W. Pico Blvd.
[post-production sound studio]

Crenshaw Blvd.

Forum Theatre
4050 W. Pico Blvd.
[Korean church]

Midway Theatre
3138 W. Pico Blvd.
[retail]

Western Ave.

Keystone Theatre
3064 W. Pico Blvd.
[retail]

Fedora Theatre
2698 W. Pico Blvd.
[retail]

Victoria Theatre
2570 W. Pico Blvd.
[retail]

Empire Theatre
2131 W. Pico Blvd.
[church and retail]

Sunbeam Theatre
1408 W. Pico Blvd.
[church]
 
The 110

Pico Theatre
736 W. Pico Blvd.
[demolished]

Cinematour
W. Pico & Georgia
[demolished]



ROYCE DR.

Royce Hall - UCLA
340 Royce Dr.
[performing arts]





SAN VICENTE BLVD.

Carthay Circle Theatre
6316 San Vicente Blvd.
[demolished] 

 


SANTA MONICA BLVD.

Mayfair Theatre
214 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica
[only facade remains]


Royal Theatre
11523 Santa Monica Blvd.
[movies]

Crown Theatre
11380 Santa Monica Blvd.
address approximate: 342 and 504
on earlier numbering systems
[demolished]
 
Nuart Theatre
11272 Santa Monica Blvd.
[movies] 


Cinematheque Club
9055 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood
[retail] 
 
Coast Playhouse
8325 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood
[legit shows] 

Quickie Theatre
8253 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood
[porno venue - now retail]

  Carmel/Paris Theatre
8163 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood
[demolished]

Monica / Pussycat Theatre
7734 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood
[porno] 

Western Ave.

Loma/Paramount Theatre
5528 Santa Monica Blvd.
[demolished]

5462 Santa Monica Blvd.
[storefront porno]



SUNSET BLVD.

Bay Theatre
15140 Sunset Blvd Pacific Palisades
[hardware store] 

Granada Theatre
9000 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood
[branch bank] 

Cinematheque 16
8818 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood
[Book Soup]

  Tiffany Theatre
8534 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood
[demolished]
 
Sunset 5
8000 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood
[movies]

7425 Sunset Blvd.
[Guitar Center]

Arena Cinelounge Sunset
6464 Sunset Blvd.
[ indie films ]
 
6360 Sunset Blvd.
[movies]

 
 6360 Sunset Blvd.
[movies]
   
6230 Sunset Blvd.
[Nickelodeon Studios]

6215 Sunset Blvd.
[concerts ]
 
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Dr.
[first run movies]

Ramona/Studio Theatre
2139 Sunset Blvd. Echo Park
[restaurant] 

Globe/Sunset/Holly Theatre
1624 Sunset Blvd.
[market]


TEMPLE ST.

Belmont Theatre
Temple near Belmont
[demolished]

Palms Theatre
1703 W. Temple St.
[demolished]

 Rampart Theatre
2625 W. Temple St.
[church]



VERMONT AVE.

Los Feliz Theatre
1822 N. Vermont Ave.
[first run films]

 Studio Theatre 
1715 N. Vermont Ave.
[demolished]

  Campus Theatre
1020 N. Vermont Ave.
[vacant]
Ravenna Theatre
233 N. Vermont
[demolished]


The Theatre Mart
600 N. Vermont Ave.
[vacant]
 
Fox Belmont Theatre
126 S. Vermont Ave.
[demolished]


Fox Parisian Theatre
803 S. Vermont Ave.
[demolished]



VINE ST.

Hollywood Playhouse/Avalon
1735 Vine St.
[music venue]
1615 Vine St.
[legit]

1313 Vine St.
[AMPAS film screenings]
1228 Vine St.
[office space]



WASHINGTON BLVD.

Culver/Kirk Douglas Theatre
9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City
[legit playhouse]



WELLWORTH AVE.

UA Westwood
10889 Wellworth Ave.
[drug store]




WESTERN AVE.


Sunset Theatre
1508 N. Western Ave.
[demolished]

Cinema Theatre
1122 N. Western Ave.
[church] 

Clinton Theatre
526 N. Western Ave.
[retail]

 Wilshire Theatre
143 S. Western Ave.
[demolished]


Windsor Theatre
 

221 S. Western Ave.
[demolished]


Embassy Theatre
331 S. Western Ave.
[retail]


CGV Cinemas 
621 S. Western Ave.
[Korean and Hollywood films] 


Wilshire and Western
[concerts]
 

 Uptown Theatre
1008 S. Western Ave.
[demolished] 
  


WESTWOOD BLVD.

Crest Theatre
1262 Westwood Blvd.
[closed]



WILSHIRE BLVD. 

Ocean Ave.

<< 2 1/2 blocks south
Pussycat Theatre
1442 2nd St. Santa Monica
[demolished]

<<
1 1/2 blocks south
Monica Film Centre

1332 2nd St. Santa Monica
[movies]

2nd St. 
 
<< 2 blocks south
Mayfair Theatre
214 Santa Monica Blvd.
[only facade remains]

<< 1 block south
AMC Santa Monica 7
1310 3rd St. Promenade Santa Monica
[movies]

<< 2 1/2 blocks south
La Petite/Dreamland/Lyric
1434 3rd St. Santa Monica
[demolished]

<< 7 blocks south
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
1855 Main St. Santa Monica
[closed]
  
3rd St.
 
<< 1 1/2 blocks south
Criterion Theatre
1313 3rd St. Promenade
[retail]

<< 2 1/2 blocks south
Elmiro / AMC Broadway 4
1441 3rd St. Promenade
[movies]

<< 3 blocks south
Steere's Opera House
N.E. Cor. 3rd & Broadway
[demolished]

<< 3+ blocks south
Orpheum Theatre
1511 3rd St.
[demolished]

<< 2 1/2 blocks south
Hitching Post Theatre
1448 4th St.
[demolished]
  
4th St.

[skipping 8 blocks]

Euclid St.

Nu Wilshire
1314 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica
Santa Monica
[retail]

4 blocks north >>
Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave. Santa Monica
[revivals and more]

14th St.

[skipping a few blocks]

25th St.

Brentwood Twin Theatre
2524 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica
[demolished]
 
[skipping 17 blocks]
 
Barrington Ave.

 Barry Ave.

Brentwood Theatre
11611 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles
[demolished]

Federal | San Vicente

<< 6 blocks south
Royal Theatre
11523 Santa Monica Blvd.
[movies]

Brentwood Theatre
11301 Wilshire Blvd.
[legit shows and concerts]

Wadsworth Theatre
11301 Wilshire Blvd.
[legit shows and concerts]

<< 6 blocks south 
Crown Theatre
Santa Monica Blvd.
[demolished]

Bonsall | Sawtelle

<< 6 blocks south
Nuart Theatre
11272 Santa Monica Blvd.
[movies] 


The 405

Sepulveda Blvd.


Veteran Ave. 

Midvale | Gayley

2 blocks north >>
Mann Westwood 4
1050 Gayley Ave.
[Whole Foods]

1 block north >>
National Theatre
10925 Lindbrook Dr.
[demolished]
 
Westwood Blvd.

2 1/2 blocks north >>
Regent Theatre
1045 Broxton Ave.
[movies]

<< 1 1/2 blocks south
Crest Theatre
1262 Westwood Blvd.
[closed]

3 blocks north >>
Fox Westwood Village
961 Broxton Ave.
[movies]

3 blocks north >>
Bruin Theatre
948 Broxton Ave.
[movies]

<< 2 blocks south
UA Westwood
10889 Wellworth Ave.
[drug store]

4 blocks north >>
Geffen Playhouse
10886 Le Conte Ave.
[legit shows]

1 block north >>
Festival Theatre
10887 Lindbrook Dr.
[remodeled]
 
Glendon Ave.

 2 1/2 blocks north >>
Plaza Theatre
1067 Glendon Ave.
[demolished]

Billy Wilder Theatre
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
[UCLA Film Archive screenings]

iPic Theatres / Avco Cinemas
10840 Wilshire Blvd.
[movies]

1 mile north >>
Royce Hall - UCLA
340 Royce Dr.
[performing arts]
 
Malcolm Ave.

[skipping east to Beverly Hills] 

Beverly Dr.

1/2 block north >>
Beverly Theatre
206 N. Beverly Dr. Beverly Hills
[demolished]
 
Reeves Dr. 

Warner Beverly Hills
9404 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills
[demolished]

1 block north >>
Beverly Canon Theatre
205 N. Canon Dr. Beverly Hills
[demolished] 

Canon Dr.

[skipping a few blocks] 

Oakhurst Dr.

<<<1/2 block south
Writers Guild Theater
135 S. Doheny Dr. Beverly Hills
[members only screenings] 

Doheny Dr.

Music Hall Theatre
9036 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills
[ movies]

Wetherly Dr.

Almont Dr.

AMPAS Goldwyn Theatre
8949 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills
[special screenings]
 
La Peer Dr. 

[skipping 8 blocks]

Stanley Dr.

Fine Arts Theatre
8556 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills
[movies]

Le Doux Rd.

La Cienega Blvd.

Hamilton Dr. 

Saban / Fox Wilshire Theatre
8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills
[concerts]
 
Gale Dr.

[skipping 5 blocks]  

Mc Carthy Vista | Crescent Heights

<< 3 blocks south
Carthay Circle
6316 San Vicente
[demolished] 

 Fairfax Ave.

AMPAS Museum/Theatre
[under construction] 

Orange Grove Ave.

 Ogden Dr.
 
Bing Theatre - LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd..
[classic films and more] 

Spaulding Ave.

[skipping 7 blocks]

Burnside Ave.

El Rey Theatre
5515 Wilshire Blvd..
[concerts]

Dunsmuir Ave.
 
[skipping 4 blocks]
 
<< 3 blocks south
Fox La Brea Theatre
857 S. La Brea Ave.
[church]

 
La Brea Ave. 

9 blocks north >>
Gordon/Showcase Theatre
614 N. La Brea Ave.
[church]

Fox Ritz Theatre
5214 Wilshire Blvd.
[demolished]

Sycamore Ave.

Orange Ave.

Four Star Theatre
5112 Wilshire Blvd.
[demolished]

Mansfield Ave. 

Citrus Ave.

Highland Ave.

[skipping a few blocks]

Fremont Pl. | Arden Blvd.

Wilshire Ebell Theatre
4400 Wilshire Blvd.
[concerts, etc.] 

Lucerne Blvd.

[skipping a few blocks]

Manhattan Pl.

7 blocks north >>
Wilshire Theatre
143 S. Western Ave.
[demolished]

4 1/2 blocks north >>

Windsor Theatre

221 S. Western Ave.
[demolished]

3 1/2 blocks north >>
Embassy Theatre
331 S. Western Ave.
[retail]


1/2 block north >>
CGV Cinemas 
621 S. Western Ave.
[Korean and Hollywood films]

Western Ave.

Wiltern Theatre
3790 Wilshire Blvd.
[concerts]

<< 6 blocks south
Uptown Theatre
1008 S. Western Ave.
[demolished]
 
Oxford Ave.

[skipping 8 blocks]
 
Alexandria Ave.

Ambassador Theatre
3400 Wilshire Blvd.
[demolished]
 
Kenmore Ave.

 Catalina St.

 Berendo St.

New Hampshire Ave.

MPark 4 Theatres
3240 Wilshire Blvd.
[closed]


<< 3 blocks south
Fox Parisian Theatre
803 S. Vermont Ave.
[demolished] 


 Vermont Ave.

5 1/2 blocks north >>
Fox Belmont Theatre
126 S. Vermont Ave.
[demolished] 

Shatto Pl.

Bullock's Wilshire
3050 Wilshire Blvd.
[skipping 8 blocks]

Coronado St.

Hayworth / Vagabond Theatre
2511 Wilshire Blvd.
[legit theatre]


Corondelet St.

MacArthur Park
 
Park View St.

<< 1 block south
Lake Theatre
2118 W. 7th St.
[retail]

Alvarado St.

Theatre De Luxe
656 S. Alvarado St. @ Wilshire
[retail]

1/2 block north >>
Westlake Theatre
638 S. Alvarado St..
[closed]

<< 1 block south
Alvarado / Park Theatre
710 S. Alvarado St.
[retail]  

Westlake Ave.

Bonnie Brae St.

Burlington Ave.

<< 2 blocks south
Beaux Arts Theatre
1709 W. 8th St.
[senior dining hall]

 
Union Ave.

 Valencia St.

Witmer St.

<< 1 block south 
Playhouse/Teragram Ballroom
1234 W. 7th St.
[concerts]


Lucas Ave.

[skipping 5 blocks]

<< 4 blocks south
Georgia Theatre
1002 W. 9th St.
[ demolished ]


The 110

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