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71dude commented about Penn Hills Cinemas on Dec 17, 2021 at 6:25 pm

https://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movies/2021/12/17/penn-hills-cinemas-closes-movie-theaters/stories/202112170121

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71dude commented about RC Pittsburgh West 12 on Jul 13, 2021 at 8:26 pm

Screens 6-8: June 13, 1980
Screen 9: June 14, 1985
Screens 10-11: Oct. 25, 1985
Screen 12: Dec. 18, 1987

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71dude commented about Spotsylvania Mall 4 on Jun 2, 2020 at 9:09 pm

Opened on June 26, 1981 with “Dragonslayer”, “For Your Eyes Only”, “History of the World Part 1” and “Stripes”.

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=aPZNAAAAIBAJ&sjid=FosDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4203%2C4036515

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71dude commented about State Theatre on Apr 19, 2020 at 2:44 pm

The last day of operation was May 27, 1982 with “Fighting Back”, a “Death Wish” clone with Tom Skerritt.

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71dude commented about Cinemas IV on Dec 8, 2018 at 2:31 pm

Opening day was Dec. 18, 1981 with “Buddy Buddy,” “Neighbors” and “Sharky’s Machine”. “Cinderella” opened on Dec. 25.

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71dude commented about Carmike Southland 9 on Dec 7, 2016 at 9:49 am

This theater closed on August 25, 2016.

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71dude commented about Ambridge Family Theatre on May 18, 2015 at 7:40 pm

This theater closed on Aug. 14, 2014.

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71dude commented about AMC Classic South Pike 10 on Nov 13, 2014 at 7:49 pm

The last of the Mulone family theaters is now owned by Carmike Cinemas.

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71dude commented about Hampton Theater on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:09 pm

Closed with “Freeway” and “Hot to Trot” on Sept, 29, 1988.

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71dude commented about Mount Oliver Theater on Feb 24, 2013 at 7:16 pm

Closed April 14, 1983 with “E.T.”.

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71dude commented about Galaxy Theater on Feb 19, 2013 at 7:50 am

Closed June 18, 1987 with “Lethal Weapon”.

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71dude commented about Showcase Cinemas East on Jun 19, 2012 at 9:06 am

Was the far-left theater quartered?

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71dude commented about McKnight Cinemas I & II on Apr 23, 2012 at 10:14 am

Opened on Fri, Aug. 30, 1968 with “The Graduate” showing on both screens.

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71dude commented about Washington Mall Cinemas on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:30 am

Some theater history of this area:
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According to the story, the twin that opened in 1974 closed in 1986; the eight-screen complex opened on Dec. 18, 1987 and is still open.

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71dude commented about North Hills Theatre on Jun 4, 2010 at 6:54 pm

Opening…

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and closing…

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71dude commented about McKnight Cinemas I & II on Jun 4, 2010 at 6:26 pm

Opening day ad:

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71dude commented about Regent Square Theatre on May 25, 2010 at 7:22 pm

Here is a profile Ed Blank did of this theater in 1987:

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71dude commented about Fiesta Theater on Mar 5, 2010 at 8:54 am

1986:

01/01 Rocky IV
01/31 Youngblood
02/07 F/X
02/21 The HItcher
02/28 Hollywood Vice Squad
03/07 Runaway Train
03/14 Gung Ho
03/27 April Fool’s Day
04/11 Nightmare on Elm St. 2
05/02 Jo Jo Dancer
05/23 Cobra
06/13 The Manhattan Project
06/20 Short Circuit
06/27 American Anthem
07/02 Psycho III
07/18 Aliens
08/22 – 09/01 The Fly

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71dude commented about Bank Cinemas I & II on Mar 5, 2010 at 8:53 am

1986:

01/03 Jewel of the NIle; Young Sherlock Holmes
01/10 Jagged Edge; Transylvania 6-5000
01/17 Iron Eagle; Troll
02/07 Witness; Youngblood
02/14 Quicksilver; Prizzi’s Honor/Youngblood
02/21 Quicksilver; F/X
02/28 The HItcher; My Chauffeur/Quicksilver
03/07 Wildcats; HIghlander
03/14 Crossroads; Highlander
03/21 Crossroads; House
03/28 Lucas; The Color Purple
04/07 House; The Color Purple
04/11 Nomads/Police Academy 3; The Color Purple
04/18 Murphy’s Law; The Color Purple
05/02 Nightmare on Elm St. 2; Sudden Death
05/09 Fire With Fire; Dangerously Close
05/16 Hamburger; Hands of Steel/Fire With Fire
05/23 Jo Jo Dancer; Free Ride/Loose Screws
05/30 Critters; House on the Edge of the Park
06/06 Critters; Invaders from Mars
06/13 Cobra; Invaders from Mars
06/20 The Manhattan Project; Poltergeist 2
06/27 Labyrinth; Short Circuit
07/02 Big Trouble in Little China; American Anthem/Labyrinth
07/11 Big Trouble in Little China; Running Scared
07/18 Running Scared; Psycho III
07/25 Out of Bounds; Vamp
08/01 Maximum Overdrive; Karate Kid II
08/08 Karate Kid II; A Fine Mess
08/15 Manhunter; The Fly
08/22 – 08/28 Manhunter; Aliens

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71dude commented about Fiesta Theater on Feb 28, 2010 at 8:08 am

1985:

01/01 Beverly Hills Cop
03/22 Friday the 13th Part 5
04/12 Ladyhawke
04/19 Ladyhawke/Cat’s Eye
04/26 Avenging Angel
05/03 Code of Silence
05/17 Certain Fury
05/22 Rambo: First Blood Part II
06/28 Pale Rider
07/10 Silverado
08/02 Fright Night
08/16 Return of the Living Dead
08/30 Women’s Prison Massacre
09/04 CLOSED
10/19 The Hills Have Eyes 2
10/25 American Ninja
11/01 Death Wish 3
11/08 Target
11/15 Krush Groove
11/27 Rocky IV

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71dude commented about Bank Cinemas I & II on Feb 28, 2010 at 8:07 am

July – Dec. 1985:

07/03 Back to the Future; Rambo
07/10 Back to the Future; Pale Rider
07/19 Back to the Future; E.T.
08/07 Real Genius; Back to the Future
08/16 Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure; Fright Night
08/23 Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure; The Bride/Fright Night
08/30 Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure; The Gods Must Be Crazy
09/06 Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure; Year of the Dragon
09/20 Cocoon; Year of the Dragon
09/27 When Nature Calls; Warning Sign
10/04 Invasion USA; Walking the Edge
10/11 Silver Bullet; Remo Williams
10/25 Silver Bullet; The Stuff
11/01 Guardian of Hell/Fright Night; Commando
11/08 Death Wish 3; That Was Then, This Is Now
11/15 Target/To Live and Die in L.A.; That Was Then, This Is Now
11/22 King Solomon’s Mines; Once Bitten
11/27 Santa Claus; King Solomon’s Mines/Godzilla 1985
12/11 Santa Claus; Jewel of the Nile

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71dude commented about Bank Cinemas I & II on Feb 20, 2010 at 9:58 pm

Jan. – June 1985:

01/01 Starman; Johnny Dangerously
01/11 Dune; The Flamingo Kid
01/18 Dune; That’s Dancing!
01/25 Maria’s Lovers; That’s Dancing!
02/01 Heavenly Bodies; The Cotton Club
02/08 Heaven Help Us; A Soldier’s Story
02/15 Turk 182; Vision Quest
02/22 Vision Quest; Mrs. Soffel
03/01 Night Patrol; Missing in Action 2: The Beginning
03/08 Missing in Action 2: The Beginning; The Sure Thing
03/15 Dungeonmaster; Missing in Action 2: The Beginning
03/22 Porky’s Revenge; Beverly Hills Cop
03/29 Porky’s Revenge; The Last Dragon
04/12 Police Academy 2; The Last Dragon
04/19 Moving Violations; The Last Dragon/Police Academy 2
05/03 Gotcha; The Last Dragon/Police Academy 2
05/10 Zombie Island Massacre; Rustlers' Rhapsody
05/17 Gymkata; Rustlers' Rhapsody
05/24 A View to a Kill; Ghoulies
06/07 A View to a Kill; Brewster’s Millions
06/14 Daryl; A View to a Kill
06/21 Perfect; Daryl
06/28 Lifeforce; Secret Admirer

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71dude commented about Chatham Cinema on Feb 19, 2010 at 9:52 pm

1984:

01/01 Scarface
02/10 Rear Window
03/16 Vertigo
04/20 The Man Who Knew Too Much
05/11 The Trouble With Harry
06/01 Once Upon a Time in America
06/22 The Natural
06/29 Notorious/The Man Who Knew Too Much
07/06 The Lady Vanishes/Spellbound
07/13 Rope
07/27 Meatballs Part 2
08/03 Joy of Sex
08/10 – 08/30 CLOSED
08/31 Dial M for Murder
09/14 North by Northwest
09/28 A Star Is Born
10/05 Silk Stockings
10/12 South Pacific
10/19 Places in the Heart
10/26 Body Double
11/09 Oh, God! You Devil
11/16 CLOSED
12/14 The Cotton Club

1985:

02/01 CLOSED
02/08 Mrs. Soffel
02/22 The Mean Season
03/01 The Sure Thing
03/08 CLOSED
03/29 King David
04/12 – 04/21 Bizet’s Carmen
END

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71dude commented about Fiesta Theater on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:31 am

1984:

01/01 Sudden Impact
02/03 Angel
02/17 Blame It on Rio
03/09 Splash
04/06 Police Academy
05/04 Hardbodies
05/11 Firestarter
05/25 Chattanooga Choo Choo
06/01 Blind Date
06/08 Beat Street
06/25 Executioner Part II/The Slayer
06/29 Bachelor Party
07/20 Best Defense
08/03 Grandview USA
08/10 Eagle vs.Silver Fox/Golden Monkey
08/17 Sheena
08/24 Red Dawn
08/31 Bolero
09/14 Exterminator 2
09/21 The Evil That Men Do
10/05 Wild Style
10/12 Hollywood Hot Tubs
10/19 Thief of Hearts
10/26 The Terminator
11/16 Missing in Action
12/05 Beverly Hills Cop

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71dude commented about Bank Cinemas I & II on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:30 am

July – Dec. 1984:

07/01 Cannonball Run II; Rhinestone
07/06 Cannonball Run II; Top Secret
07/13 The Last Starfighter; Cannonball Run II
07/20 Gremlins; The Last Starfighter
07/27 Gremlins; The NeverEnding Story
08/03 Gremlins; Best Defense
08/10 Gremlins; Ghostbusters
08/24 Sheena/Oxford Blues; Ghostbusters
08/31 The Karate Kid; Ghostbusters
09/14 Tightrope; Ghostbusters
09/21 Tightrope; Escape from Women’s Prison
09/28 The Wild Life; Brady’s Escape
10/05 Teachers; The Wild Life
10/12 Teachers; Irreconcilable Differences
10/19 The Razor’s Edge; Teachers
10/26 The Razor’s Edge; Thief of Hearts
11/02 American Dreamer; Ninja III: The Domination
11/09 Ninja III: The Domination; Body Double
11/16 Just the Way You Are; Oh, God! You Devil
11/21 Supergirl; Just the Way You Are
11/30 Supergirl; Give My Regards to Broad Street
12/07 Missing in Action; Revenge of the Nerds/Bachelor Party
12/14 Starman; The Terminator
12/21 Johnny Dangerously; Starman