Hylan Plaza Cinemas

107 Mill Road,
Staten Island, NY 10306

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rivest266
rivest266 on November 6, 2021 at 12:33 pm

Two screens on November 12th, 1975. first ad posted

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on July 12, 2021 at 9:10 pm

Please update, closed as a twin on September 9, 1988 under Cineplex Odeon, they were originally supposed to due the renovation, but due to chapter 11 they never did the work. It open under UA on June 30, 1993. Other previous owners, NGC, Mann, Cinema 5, RKO Century and Cineplex Odeon.

Pete Delaney
Pete Delaney on April 12, 2019 at 11:38 am

The last movies shown at the FoxPlaza/Hylan Plaza 5 on January17, 2017 were
ASSASSIN
SLEEPLESS
SING 3D
PATRIOT DAY
ROUGE 1

dfc
dfc on March 22, 2019 at 10:26 am

The entire Hylan Plaza shopping center was torn down in 2017 and is being replaced with a modern shopping center called ‘The Boulevard’ which will include an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

http://www.theboulevardstatenisland.com/

Movieswithdad
Movieswithdad on November 14, 2018 at 11:43 am

FOX PLAZA 1966-1990
CLOSED 1990-1993
HYLAN PLAZA 1993-2017

Garth
Garth on January 27, 2017 at 5:31 am

The theatre at Hylan and Ebbitts was actually the Rae Twin.

jsbreezy
jsbreezy on January 25, 2017 at 1:12 pm

I was a projectionist at the Hylan Plaza from its opening under the UA banner in 93 through January of 96. I’m sorry to say that this location has just closed.

fred1
fred1 on December 8, 2016 at 1:52 pm

Car: That Was The Hylan Twin

Car
Car on December 8, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Does anyone remember a movie theater on hylan blvd and Ebitts , today location cvs , I remember Saturday night fever late 1970’s

LAF
LAF on December 20, 2015 at 8:46 pm

With the release of the latest Star Wars Movie episode VII I was inspired to search for the movie theatre where I saw the original movie back when I was a kid. I remember seeing Star Wars at this theatre for the first time when I was 5 ½ years old back in May of 1977 when it was known as the Fox Theatre. My older sister as myself loved this movie and she took me every week during the weekends while it played there throughout the rest of 1977. I do not know how long the Star Wars run lasted at the Fox, but If I were to guess it was 6+ months and I probably saw the movie 30+ times back then. Walking with my sister to go see Star Wars from where I use to live on Hett Avenue were very happy days and for me and a defining moment in my child hood memories.

darrenparlett
darrenparlett on August 27, 2013 at 9:24 pm

i love these cinema experiences stories!

jimmyhank
jimmyhank on August 27, 2013 at 8:01 pm

Thanks Mattglynn for responding to my post about the King Kong 1976 movie showing at The Lane in New Dorp. Yes, I do remember now because I saw it in early January of 1977, and in the lobby they had a poster that said King Kong for Christmas and he was holding a candy cane in one hand and they put a Christmas hat on him. It was really funny and when you are a kid you remember the silliest details about your first horror film. I am pretty sure that the Mary Poppins film was shown at the UA Cinema in the mid 70’s but still can’t confirm…if anyone remembers would appreciate any info you may have. Thanks again. :)

Garth
Garth on June 6, 2013 at 6:30 am

I was here yesterday to see “Iron Man 3”.All 5 theatres have brand new seats and the sight line is much better. A matinee was $6. Still, there were only 2 other patrons in my theatre, and 2 of the others were empty.

AdamBomb1701
AdamBomb1701 on January 23, 2013 at 1:09 pm

That was the Richmond Theater. Check out the page for it on this site.

mattglynn
mattglynn on October 23, 2012 at 10:31 am

Anyone remeber the name of the theatre behind the mall, where Crazy Eddies was? and where DMV used to be?
Thanks

mattglynn
mattglynn on October 23, 2012 at 10:29 am

At the Fox…biggest movie i remember was A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 maybe? Beat Street

mattglynn
mattglynn on October 23, 2012 at 10:24 am

jimmyhank, I think King Kong was at the Lane on New Dorp. I remember going to see that when i was like 5 or 6 too. Halloween II opening night Fri. Oct 30, 1981. Rambo. Those are the movies that stick out for me at the Lane. Last movie i saw there was Rocky IV.

Garth
Garth on September 11, 2012 at 5:10 am

I was here last weekend and it has been cleaned up. It also now has bargain ticket prices – only $5.50 on a Saturday matinee. They were not stingy with the A/C like they once were. One complaint – some seats are worn out and should be replaced.

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on March 13, 2012 at 3:13 pm

The address is Staten Island, NY, and not New Dorp, NY/

dfc
dfc on August 3, 2011 at 9:29 am

That whole Pathmark/KMart shopping center is a mess. Stores are vacant for years with no explanation. Friends who patronize this theater all say that the place is in poor shape. And yet the theater stays open.

A few years ago the rumor was that the Hylan would take the large space that Toys-R-Us had vacated. But Toys-R-Us reopened their store after years of vacancy. So no one really knows whats going on with that entire shopping center property.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 29, 2011 at 1:17 pm

jimmyhank,if no one can tell you; you might have to start looking old theatre ads in the local paper.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 29, 2011 at 1:16 pm

love that 007 ad.Pity the business has changed so much and not for the best in this Old theatre Dawgs opinion.

jimmyhank
jimmyhank on June 29, 2011 at 1:13 pm

Does anyone know if this is the theater that showed King Kong back in 1976/1977? I went there when I was 5 years old but I can’t recall if it was in this movie house or the UA theater in Staten Island. Also does anyone remember the rerelease of Mary Poppins in the mid 1970’s? Was that in this theater or the UA? Hope someone out there remembers. thanks

GaryCohen
GaryCohen on February 5, 2011 at 12:09 pm

This theater is probably the biggest dump of any theater currently opened on Staten Island. I went there a few times right after I moved here and wasn’t sure where the other theaters were. I saw Star Wars-The Phanton Menace, Space Cowboys and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas there. The last time I was there was a couple of years ago to see An American Carol, a film I was dying to see that wasn’t playing anywhere else. There were literally rows of seats that were roped off and broken. Terrible. They even showed just 1 trailer!! I would never go there again. As Bette Davis said in one of her films: (I think All About Eve,) “What a dump.”

Bill Hebner
Bill Hebner on August 24, 2007 at 10:54 pm

It was much better as the Fox Plaza. Being hidden in the back corner made parking horrible. There was plenty of parking on the Mill Rd. side, but the entrance there was not used. The rooms are small and cramped and the conditions you have described are mainly due to being frequented mostly by teens. Anyone old enough to drive usually goes to the Stadium instead.