The 12 Coolest Movie Theaters in the World Castro Theater San Francisco, CA Go big or go home, right? Architects modeled the elaborate Castro Theatre after -- and in the same Spanish Colonial Baroque style as -- a Mexican cathedral in nearby Mission Dolores.
For movie lovers nothing beats a balcony seat in the historic Castro Theater. Even during a packed showing of a romantic classic you can feel like you're all alone. What could be better than sharing a few stolen kisses during a black and white love story? (Drew Altizer Photography)