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Good movie experience

After looking around for a cinema showing a film in english, this was a good option. There is no... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
grace_den_dulk
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Nairobi, Kenya
The only one in original language version

After the closure of Metropolitan cinema in Via del Corso, Nuovo Olimpia is the only cinema in Rome... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2012
Joachim1975
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Oslo, Norway
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13 Feb 2018
“See recent films in the original language at this movie theatre in central Rome!”
31 May 2017
“Good movie experience”
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This cinema has been around since I was a small child, I remember it from the '60's. I first saw Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty' here! Of course it has been remodeled since and now shows 2 films simultaneously, it has 2 cinemas. For those of us...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

After looking around for a cinema showing a film in english, this was a good option. There is no concessions stand, therefore you have to bring your own snacks. Managed to catch a Woody Allen classic, which made for a fun experience (having never watched...More

Thank grace_den_dulk
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a lovely, simple little cinema. They show films in original language (rare in Italy) with Italian subtitles. They also usually show a good range of films, not just films in English. They tend to avoid the Hollywood Blockbusters, which is good (as most...More

1  Thank Elite81
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Yes, they show films in the original language so we caught up on Hail, Caesar! and Room on a couple of afternoons. The screens and sound are good and the location, just off the mad Via del Corso, is really handy but best of all...More

Thank Fiona_and_Ian
Reviewed 28 December 2015

In the very heart of Rome near via Tomacelli is this small cinema with two small cinema theaters. Their films are often in original language with italian subtitles. very cosy for a different afternoon in Rome.

Thank Annamaria T
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Fabulous cinema showing films in their original version, an island in a fake sea of dubbed nonsense. Should be packed every day of the week but isn't. Please start showing films for kids too early at weekends or at 5 on weekdays - hundreds of...More

Thank deepster24
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I get upset every time I go to Nuovo Olimpia. It is the only original language cinema in Rome, and for this reason it is always a popular place for tourists and cinema enthusiasts in the city. However, this small cinema lacks in customer service,...More

4  Thank kpontar1
Reviewed 9 January 2012

After the closure of Metropolitan cinema in Via del Corso, Nuovo Olimpia is the only cinema in Rome offering this. It's truly a shame that a capital cannot offer anything more, but the dubbing industry is too strong down here.... Anyway, I am a frequent...More

3  Thank Joachim1975
Reviewed 11 February 2011

Although it should not be considered a sufficient replacement to the recently deceased Metropolitan cinema (rest in peace), Nuovo Olimpia is a decent place to see mainstream or independent films in original language. Situated between Spagna and Flaminio on Metro A, the location is convenient...More

1  Thank kpontar1
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