AMC Celebration 2

651 Front Street,
Celebration, FL 34747

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sirluckydrow on July 5, 2021 at 5:52 am

AMCs lease ends in October of 2021. A local group, Front Porch Theater Inc., is trying to bring back this location as a Dine-In Stage and Screen venue. The whole town would love for this location to be up and running again.

jeffpiatt on March 26, 2018 at 4:40 am

Ironically AMC if they still own the building could reopen it as a AMC Classic Theater or just sell it off to New Vision Theaters who took over most of the locations divested by order of the DOJ to acquire Carmike. I would guess that AMC took the management contract when Disney built the town as they owned the other theater in disney’s Reedy Creek Improvement District in Lake Buena Vista, FL. the town was put in a different county but having a Vintage style Twin when in driving distance is a 24 screen operated by the same company tht must have caused internal cannibalization with it’s older sister. it would just market better as a Budget Theater and if AMC does not want to sell it running it as a AMC Classic would bring in more bodies as the ticket prices would be cheaper and locals would get the Theater day camp program the classic’s run.

rivest266 on November 20, 2016 at 3:42 pm

This opened on October 25th, 1996. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section.

mharmon999 on July 19, 2015 at 4:47 pm

It was sad to see this place close. I always thought the theater brought a closeness to the Celebration Community.

SURFACEART on September 19, 2013 at 6:30 pm

As an interested theatre manager working in the area ,I inquired about its availabilty recently. It still is vacant but is also still part of AMC-couldn’t get any further information than that.

cvolosin on May 17, 2013 at 2:34 pm

Still sitting vacant with a high lease that no one wants to deal with for such a small profit margin. I assume that once AMC’s obligation to operate this location and subsidize profits from other locations they bailed!

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John Fink on December 19, 2011 at 10:37 pm

….the Enzian is Orlando’s dedicated venue for independent and foreign films, along with a screen or two down the street from them at Regal Winter Park Village.

JackCoursey on December 19, 2011 at 6:22 pm

This is a beautiful and architecturally significant building but with only two screens it does represent a challenge on how to keep it running as a cinema. Since Orlando does not have dedicated venue for independent and foreign films the Celebration could possibly fill this void.

crunchocky on December 8, 2010 at 2:45 pm

It appears based on news reports related to the recent crimes in the area as well as its absence on the AMC website that this theatre was part of AMC’s November 28 closing wave (the theatre does not appear when searching “Orlando” on the AMC website)

moviebuff82 on December 3, 2007 at 10:55 am

not only that, but once in awhile a Disney movie plays there, as is the case with the studio’s newest hit “Enchanted”. Same goes for Universal, which sometimes shows its best movies at theaters near its theme parks in Florida and Hollywood.

Mikeoaklandpark on December 3, 2007 at 10:51 am

AMC would have never opened this in 96 as a twin had they not known it would be a gold mine. It is also a stadium seating theatre. The town it is located in a owned by Disney so I am sure they had something to do with them putting in the theatre.

moviebuff82 on December 3, 2007 at 10:47 am

how many seats does each theater serve? I guess they’re big. And the theater’s been around for more than 10 years, and it’s doing well because it has stadium seating, digital sound, and all the perks of a modern AMC theater. The only downside is that only two movies can be shown on its two screens.

longislandmovies on December 3, 2007 at 8:33 am

This theater must do well if AMC is keeping a twin>>>>>>>>>