Our theater is based on the belief that our customers’ needs are of the utmost importance. We strive to make your experience the best. We pride ourselves in top quality picture, sound, and seating.
Add the largest selections of both traditional and unique concessions, along with a huge variety of beer and fine wines from around the corner and around the world, it's clear that the Terrace is simply the best.
Don't just take our word for it, the Terrace has been voted best movie theater by the annual Charleston City Paper awards 7 years running. USA Today voted us one of the Top 10 attractions in South Carolina, and Moviefone awarded us one of the Top 12 independent theaters in America.
Escape the soulless box store theater chains and gather where people love movies! Support your independent small business. We answer our phones and our emails. We have a vibrant Facebook following and exchange ideas regularly.
The Terrace has partnered with numerous local charities to use its fortunate position to raise awareness and money for a variety of causes, including Lowcountry Orphan Relief, Darkness To Light, Charleston Jewish Federation, Pet Helpers, and Lowcountry Food Bank, along with many others.
The Terrace is simply your best cinema.


MATINEE (any show from doors open to 2:59pm) : $9.00
EVENING (any show from 3:00pm)
Adult : $12.00
Seniors (65+), Military, and Students (with Valid ID) : $9.00
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day: $12.00 (all tickets)
**Special event screenings may vary***
Passes may not be used for the first two weeks of new films


(in place to make your experience as pleasant as possible!)

No outside food or beverages.

Please check in at the concessions counter or box office if you purchased your ticket online. Your ticket order must be confirmed before you enter an auditorium

Children under 16 are not permitted in the theater unless accompanied by an adult guardian(over18). The guardian must be present the entire time. 

Corkage  Fee for bringing your own bottle: $20.00



“The level of service at TERRACE THEATER is fantastic. Having been a customer for many years, I am consistently impressed by the professionalism of every staff member I have come in contact with. Thank you!” -The Sparricino Family
“We sometimes go to the Terrace Theater without even checking the listings, because we know there will be at least one movie that we want to see. In fact, the hard thing is usually choosing which film to see first. The atmosphere in The Terrace is so nice, and it’s great being among other film lovers, including the staff themselves. We don’t know what we’d do without the Terrace– it’s one of our main meccas here in Chas. We are so glad to have access to so many great independent movies thanks to the Terrace.” -The Capalungan Family


* Voted one of America’s top 12 independent movie theaters.
* Voted best local movie theater 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021-Charleston City Paper
* Home of The Charleston Film Festival 10 Years Running.


Rent the Terrace Theater for all of your personal and business events. We have 6 theaters available for all of your needs, including digital projection for power points. We also have a spacious lobby with a full bar serving over 60 different beers and wines. Please email terracecharleston@gmail.com for more information.


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