These theaters had to overcome tough challenges to become reality.
Garage Becomes Theater: Before
Garage Becomes Theater: After
Ping-Pong Basement: Before
Ping-Pong Basement: After
DIY Theater: Before
DIY Theater: After
Old Theater Updated: Before
Old Theater Updated: After
Indoor Pool Becomes Theater: Before
Indoor Pool Becomes Theater: After
Flooded Basement: Before
Flooded Basement: After
Retro Basement: Before
Retro Basement: After
Odd-Shaped Room: Before
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Kid-Proof Theater: After

What kid wouldn’t want to watch Harry Potter on a 106-inch projection screen? This one’s a Dragonfly model, housed in a bulkhead so it doesn’t get hit by any flying objects when not in use. Lighting zones highlight the framed movie posters that dot the walls of the theater, including the two that are revealed when the screen is retracted. To the left of the screen is a ticket booth, and on the ceiling a fiber-optic starfield for added decor.

Read more: Old Playroom Becomes Kid-Proof Theater