AMC Downtown Disney 12

1565 Disneyland Drive,
Anaheim, CA 92802

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Firms: Elkus Manfredi Architects

Previous Names: AMC Theatres at Downtown Disney

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AMC Downtown Disney 12

Opened January 12, 2001. The AMC Theatres are right in the middle of Downtown Disney. The theatre auditoriums are designed with great care in a modern day retro look reminiscent of the golden age of theatres. The entry way is full of bright neon and meticulous ironwork. The front lobby is sort of rounded, and where the ticket area is located. In addition to live ticket takers, they also have automated ticket purchasing windows, where you can use a credit card if you so choose.

From the ticketing area, you then pass through glass doors into the concession area. The theatres are nicely designed and have loveseat-style stadium seating, THX Surround Sound and many other state-of-the-art amenities. It was closed June 17, 2018 and will be demolished to build a hotel.

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Recent comments (view all 27 comments)

moviebuff82 on November 26, 2017 at 6:44 am

This leaves the amc theater in Disney springs as the only theater located near a disney theme park in the us if the plan goes through.

jmarellano on November 26, 2017 at 9:00 pm

rayman29 – Anaheim still has a couple theaters inside the city (Edwards Festival 14, Cinema City 12). Plus a few right on the city limits (Century Orange Stadium for example).

rayman29 on November 27, 2017 at 6:50 am

Well, neither of those theatres in Anaheim are listed on here, and I overlooked theatres in neighboring towns. I guess the only loser of this theatre closing is AMC and people paying for Stubs membership, and people seeing Disney preview showings. (For example Coco had advanced screenings for annual pass holders)

jeffpiatt on March 10, 2018 at 5:44 am

current name is AMC Downtown Disney 12

CTCrouch on March 10, 2018 at 10:11 pm

AMC will be reopening the former Movie Experience/Ultra Star Garden Walk theatre (the side which wasn’t converted in to the House of Blues). So, the area will have a movie theatre after Downtown Disney closes.

Zootopialover98 on April 6, 2018 at 9:47 pm

That is good news AMC Is reopening the other theatre so there will still be a movie theatre in anaheim

rayman29 on June 18, 2018 at 6:18 am

Yesterday was the final day of operation.

rayman29 on October 10, 2018 at 8:33 pm

No word about the future of this movie theater, but the hotel has been cancelled.

Flix70 on October 15, 2021 at 11:15 am

It’s still standing, but more or less just part of the scenery now as vendor kiosks dot the front entrance area.

CorusFTW on October 28, 2021 at 6:22 am

This theatre’s opening movies include The Emperor’s New Groove, What Women Want, Miss Congeniality, The Family Man, Thirteen Days, Cast Away, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Finding Forrester, Antitrust, Save the Last Dance, Double Take, and Traffic.

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