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Monica 4
1332 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Monica Film Center Coming Soon!

After 44 years serving Santa Monica and West L.A., the venerable Monica 4-Plex is now closed for renovations! After a major overhaul, it will reopen as the MONICA FILM CENTER with six auditoriums, a restaurant and and lounge, and rooftop deck with an ocean view. The new and improved Monica is currently slated to re-open in the Fall December of 2015. Check back on this page for updates along the way.

UPDATE 11/17/2015: We are now hiring for entry level positions! Interested? Visit our Jobs page here.

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