Opinions about movies - audience in Santa Maria

Popular films shot in Santa Maria

article by Alayna Chaney

Cities like Santa Maria where often used as place of movie location. In 'Twister' the collapsing building was generated by CGI but model was based on a real building in Santa Maria at 1007 E Main St. If you want to find our more places in Santa Maria that has been placed in movies across last year - please read the description below.

Top spy movies by citizens of Santa Maria

Special effectsStory / ScreenplayTotal
The Man with the Golden Gun484498982
Live and Let Die406416822

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Santa Maria, an outdoor cinema screens 'Notorious', drawing a captivated crowd who laugh, chat, and enjoy the movie together as the sun sets.
Amidst the hustle and bustle of Santa Maria, an outdoor cinema screens 'Notorious', drawing a captivated crowd who laugh, chat, and enjoy the movie together as the sun sets.

What Does the Audience in Santa Maria Think about Movies?


Movies have become an integral part of our lives; we watch them to relax, learn something new, or just have a good time. Therefore, the opinions of the audience about movies matter to movie directors, producers, and scriptwriters. These opinions shape the future direction of the movie industry. In Santa Maria, people have varying opinions about movies. Here, we delve into what people in Santa Maria think about movies.

Movie Preferences

When it comes to choosing movies, the people of Santa Maria have different preferences. Some go for action movies while others opt for romantic or comedy movies. A recent survey conducted by a local media company indicated that most people in Santa Maria love drama movies. These are movies that are focused on serious topics such as societal issues, relationships, and prejudice.

Movie Experience

Most people in Santa Maria prefer to watch movies in cinemas. They feel that it enhances the movie experience through the big screens and the theatrical sound. However, in recent times, the Covid-19 pandemic has made many people resort to online platforms to watch movies.

Quality of Movies

In Santa Maria, most people feel that the quality of movies has been improving over time. They appreciate the advancements in technology that have made movies look more realistic and believable. However, some people feel that there is a lack of creativity and originality in movies of late. They feel that most movie scripts are recycled from other movies.

Spa & Wellness Resorts in Santa Maria

Santa Maria has several top-notch spa and wellness resorts. These resorts offer an exciting experience for people who love to pamper themselves while on vacation. They feature swimming pools, fitness centers, and massage parlors. Moreover, they provide different health and wellness programs that aim to help clients reach their physical and mental wellness goals.


The opinions of the audience in Santa Maria about movies continue to shape the movie industry's growth and success. Preferences, movie experiences, and the quality of movies are some of the factors that determine the audience's approval or disapproval. Additionally, the presence of spa and wellness resorts in Santa Maria has contributed to the growth of tourism in the region. They have improved the overall experience of visiting Santa Maria, making it a favorite travel destination for many people.

Recommended places in Santa Maria

Edwards Santa Maria 14 & RPX

100 Town Center E, Santa Maria, CA 93454, United States

GPS : 34.9502008, -120.4352128

Users reviews of Edwards Santa Maria 14 & RPX Santa Maria

Regal Cinemas Arroyo Grande 10

1160 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420, United States

GPS : 35.1271183, -120.5967616

Users reviews of Regal Cinemas Arroyo Grande 10 Santa Maria

Park Cinemas

1100 Pine St, Paso Robles, CA 93446, United States

GPS : 35.6256732, -120.6885958

Users reviews of Park Cinemas Santa Maria

Rating: 5/5 reviewed: 2023-04-11 by Mariah Morton

I recently visited Park Cinemas with my business partner to catch a nail-biting disaster film, and it was an experience worth sharing. Upon entering the theater, we were greeted by comfortable seating and state-of-the-art audio and video quality. The sound was crystal clear, and the picturesque visuals made us feel like we were part of the action. Park Cinemas also offers a variety of extra services such as 3D viewing and in-seat dining options, which definitely added to our overall experience.

The staff at Park Cinemas are friendly and professional, always going above and beyond to ensure we had everything we needed during the movie. We felt right at home from the moment we walked in, making it a great place for both business meetings and leisurely outings with friends and family. Overall, I highly recommend Park Cinemas as a fantastic destination for catching your next film.

Rating: 3/5 reviewed: 2023-04-24 by Christian

While Mariah Morton's review of Park Cinemas praises the comfortable seating, state-of-the-art audio and video quality, extra services such as 3D viewing and in-seat dining options, friendly and professional staff, and its ability to cater to both business meetings and leisurely outings with friends and family, I must disagree with some of her points.
Firstly, while it is true that Park Cinemas offers a variety of extra services, the prices for these amenities can be quite steep. For example, the 3D viewing option costs an additional $5 per ticket, which can quickly add up if you're planning on seeing multiple films during your visit. Additionally, the in-seat dining options may seem like a convenient feature, but the menu is limited and the prices are high.
Secondly, while I agree that the staff at Park Cinemas are friendly and professional, there have been reports of inconsistent service levels. Some patrons have complained about having to wait longer than necessary for assistance or being unable to get help when needed.
Lastly, while Park Cinemas is a great destination for catching films, it may not be the best choice for everyone. For those who prefer a more intimate setting or a unique experience, other options such as independent cinemas or drive-ins might be better suited.
Overall, I believe that while Park Cinemas does offer some fantastic amenities and services, there are areas where it could improve, particularly in terms of pricing and consistency in customer service.

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