Landmark Quad Cinema

34 W. 13th Street,
New York, NY 10011

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ridethectrain on March 16, 2021 at 3:08 pm

Please update previous owners: Golden and City Cinemas. Lesser Theatre Services is a film booking company and never own this theatre at all.

mhvbear on March 5, 2021 at 10:13 am

Received email today that the Quad is re-opening today March 5th. Showtimes and reservations available on Fandango.

ridethectrain on March 4, 2021 at 11:19 am

Grand Opening ad as Landmark Theatres Quad just uploaded

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on November 14, 2020 at 8:35 pm

Cohen Media Channel streams films. They own the lease on this location.

Robert Kratky
Robert Kratky on November 14, 2020 at 11:32 am

Has the Quad Cinema ever considered an “on-line streaming” program, like the Film Forum to bring in some much-needed funds?

robboehm on November 14, 2020 at 11:27 am

Just saying the pandemic in general will be responsible for the closure of many theatres period. Local ordinances may also be too restrictive, such as New York’s, to overcome.

robboehm on November 13, 2020 at 8:43 pm

So, under Gov. Cuomo’s edict of 25% of capacity with a maximum of 50 persons per screen, we’re talking 25, 27, 26, 24 for a total of 102. No way can movie theatres survive.

ridethectrain on November 12, 2020 at 9:00 pm

Please update, total seats 430

Screen Count
Auditorium Q 101
Auditorium U 118
Auditorium A 114
Auditorium D 97

Total 430

ridethectrain on October 7, 2020 at 1:43 am

please update, Landmark Quad Cinema. Theatre now in Landmark app

ridethectrain on November 5, 2019 at 1:40 am

Please update, theatre open October 18, 1972

DavidZornig on May 13, 2019 at 2:35 pm

The full line-up of June films at the Quad.

rcdt55b on April 12, 2019 at 1:53 pm

Cohen bought the Landmark chain a few months ago. The main change will be that the Landmark people will be booking the Quad Cinema starting around June. They will continue with rep titles, just not as many.

Robert Kratky
Robert Kratky on April 12, 2019 at 1:48 pm

When you say soon to be a “Landmark Theatre”, does this mean the Quad is being taken over by a “national chain” ? If so will the type of films they present (independent, foriegn etc.) change in any way or will they continue with this type of films as they have in the past?

rcdt55b on April 12, 2019 at 1:37 pm

Yes, but still owned by Charles Cohen.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on April 12, 2019 at 1:34 pm

This will soon be a Landmark Theatre.

robboehm on February 22, 2019 at 1:43 pm

Don’t forget the need for Valet parking, too.

Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on February 22, 2019 at 8:12 am

At least one New Yorker has been driven bonkers by the lack of coat-checking facilities at the Quad Cinema and all other movie theatres throughout the metropolitan area. The full text of his rant in Time Out New York magazine can be read here

rcdt55b on November 30, 2018 at 2:33 pm

He has complained for years. Yes, even when nothing was running in said theaters.

StanMalone on November 20, 2018 at 5:08 pm

Interesting story in the Post this morning. The tenants association for the residential floors above the theater have filed an action against The Quad for violating their lease in regards to residents being disturbed by the new sound systems installed during the recent renovation. The theater has cut way back on the subs and lowered the overall volume.

This seemed to quell most of the complaints but there is always somebody who can not be satisfied, in this case someone living two floors above two of the auditoriums. It seems that not only the sound but the HVAC as well have been cited as a cause for this action. The article did point out that some of the complaints have been made during periods when there was no movie running and others when the theater was closed and the HVAC off.

stang119 on November 17, 2017 at 8:50 pm

I’ve just downloaded 2 pictures of the new interior of one of the auditoriums

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on October 5, 2017 at 5:42 pm

NYer, I ran a different theatre in Florida, but we just put an usher at the door to the x-rated auditorium at all times.

bigjoe59 on April 16, 2017 at 3:08 pm


to AL A. thanks for your info as to this theater’s porn period. i had a feeling it was before i starting coming here which turned out to be the case. from 1978’S “Nighthawks” to “G.B.F.” which opened Jan. 2014 i never noticed anything “seedy” about the Quad.

but then again the N Y Post is a very negative newspaper so I shouldn’t be surprised they painted a negative picture of the Quad. till the last time i went Jan. 2014 i found the auditoriums, lobby and
men’s room to be well maintained and clean. i always found the staff to be courteous as well.

so the N Y Post’s article making it seem as if the place was worn out, run down, etc… prior to closing for renovation is in my view simply not true.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on April 15, 2017 at 4:46 pm

Re-opening ad in the photo section.

mhvbear on April 15, 2017 at 6:56 am

Here is a link to photos of the remodel.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on April 14, 2017 at 4:29 pm

The Quad did play quite a bit of hard core porn in the early seventies when the major distributors refused to play first-run in the village, so that may have been the hooker era. This lack of mainstream product lead to a major lawsuit by the Quad owners against all the major theatre chains and distributors operating in New York at the time for unfair trade practices. The Quad won that lawsuit and went first-run dropping most x-rated titles.