9 Depot Street, Bridgton, ME 04009


Storm Closure Policy

If The Magic Lantern closes due to inclement weather any tickets prepurchased will be refunded in form of a gift certificate.


Thank you for choosing Magic Lantern Movie Theater, Bridgton. Maine Theaters generally open 20 minutes before showtime. PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK YOUR TICKETS IN YOUR CART- BALCONY SEATS ARE FOR 21+ ONLY- NO ACCEPTIONS! Online ticketing customers will have to pick up their tickets at the ticket counter and this may require waiting in line at the theater.  All online sales are final. No refunds!

Here at the Magic Lantern, we do not allow any backpacks, bags or large purses into our theaters. If you need the contents for medical (or other) reasons, we reserve the right to inspect them. Otherwise, please leave them in your vehicle.

Outside food and beverages (including outside containers and bottled water) are also not allowed into our theaters.


Tickets sold for balcony you must provide a valid photo ID stating you are 21+! Please make sure you have handy when purchasing balcony seating- there will be no one under 21 admitted to the balcony area!



Here at the Magic Lantern, for the safety of both our customers and team members, we do not allow any weapons to be brought into the theaters. We reserve the right to ask you to bring your weapon back out to your vehicle.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

Mask Policy:

Updated 3/26/2022

The University of Maine System is making face coverings optional for students, faculty, staff, and visitors in it's non-classroom facilities on campuses statewide, both indoors and out, regardless of vaccination status, starting March 26th. They are recommended for anyone who is not vaccinated and/or has underlying health concerns. Thank you for complying with our recommendations today and in the past.


The Maine 4h Foundation/ Magic Lantern working in partnership with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension is requiring all staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 9, 2021.


Magic Lantern Movie Theater

9 Depot Street, Bridgton, ME 04009


Refunds can only be issued in the first half hour of the scheduled movie for tickets bought in house.

Movie Rating Policy

We strictly enforce the MPAA rating system here at The Magic Lantern.