Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers

2548 Central Park Avenue,
Yonkers, NY 10710

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ridethectrain on June 24, 2021 at 3:09 pm

Please update, BS Moss added two additional screen to the curent six in early June 13, 1986

stang119 on October 7, 2020 at 5:01 am

Two of the screen were considerably reduced in size to accommodate the kitchen

ridethectrain on October 6, 2020 at 10:15 pm

The theatre open in 1977 as 4 screens, BS Moss (aka Bow Tie) added two screens in June 1986. Please look at the display ads in the photos. Alamo kept the 6 screens when they took over in 2013.

stang119 on October 6, 2020 at 10:01 pm

ridethectrain. There are six screens now. The area where the other screens were are now the kitchen and food prep areas

rivest266 on October 2, 2020 at 7:25 pm

Grand opening ad posted

stang119 on August 29, 2020 at 8:32 pm

Response to BearMount Not sure what you’re talking about. Have you ever been there before? The front of the theatre is all glass, I assume it was covered up for safety reasons. There is zero graffiti. The outside is not forlorn, it just seems that way because…the theatre is temporarily closed. All theatres look this way right now! It is not a depressed area. The restaurants and other stores are all open. I am quite certain that my Drafthouse will reopen as soon as it’s possible.

BearMount on August 29, 2020 at 11:09 am

as of august 2020 this theater is boarded up and closed. it shut down in march 2020 due to covid. its future is uncertain. its outside is forelawn with portions covered with graffiti. its located in a somewhat depressed area behind a strip mall.

ridethectrain on November 8, 2019 at 3:57 pm

Please update theatre open under Alamo on 8/3/13

SethLewis on September 4, 2019 at 5:56 am

If this was the old Movieland I saw Going in Style here in 1979…Perfect serviceable multiplex but loved the Movieland brand

ridethectrain on September 3, 2019 at 3:14 pm

Please update, the theatre open around December 16, 1977 with Close Encounters. The theatre had 4 screens, expanded to six screens in the 1980s or 90s. If I can find something thru looking at old newspapers. There was NO GRAND OPENING AD in the New York Daily News or The Journal News. Guess BS MOSS didn’t advertize.

stang119 on August 29, 2014 at 9:54 am

Time to change the old “Movieland” photo on homepage. I downloaded a new picture and more to come. I live this place

John Fink
John Fink on October 15, 2013 at 4:58 pm

Bow Tie unfortunately departed from Central Plaza so Alamo can pretty much show whatever they want now. I had originally thought Alamo would be the place for genre kinds of films, while Central Plaza might get more family friendly stuff – even though Alamo does play both (in fact I spoke with families when I was the director a tech camp two summers ago in Austin and many families make the Alamo a theater of choice for a day out).

I had visited Yonkers opening night and had a good experience even if it wasn’t perfect (it was opening night – and they took 75% off our bill so I’m not complaining). They have pictures up on Facebook – and while they didn’t install Stadium Seating they made extensive lobby changes while keeping some of the vintage charm of this one painting the brick walls red and installing a theme (this one is Dr. Strangelove). Over all, like the locations I visited in Austin, this is first class operation.

Still I regret not getting to Central Plaza before they closed – I’ve been told much of the GCC charm is in tact :(

stang119 on August 12, 2013 at 6:37 pm

I think optimist008 is jumping the gun. Alamo is not playing a few of the same films. It’s only one “2 Guns” and I personally think this is an anomaly. When it was the Movieland 6 there were enough films for both theatres and with the Alamo’s policy of also playing art films this shouldn’t happen again

HowardBHaas on August 12, 2013 at 5:40 pm

Chill. Alamo is about upscale food & drinking so the same movies might play at both cinemas.

optimist008 on August 12, 2013 at 4:58 pm

Google: Beech Cinema vs. Twentieth Century Fox Film

optimist008 on August 12, 2013 at 4:53 pm

Question: Noticed that this theater is running a few of the same films also palying up the block at Bow Tie Central Plaza. Does this mean as the newest theater here, Bow Tie now loses the distribution tracks of several major studios??? This is how it happened in the 1960’s with the advent of shopping center theaters , the downtown theater became second fiddle to the film distributors. Are the studios bound to the exhbitors with exclusive licensing agreements?? If you Google “Beech Cinemas vs. General Cinema,” you will see a past lawsuit against 20th Century Fox involving alleged collusion between exhibitors and studios here in Westchester County, NY. John J. Fink and Scott Neff, please chime in on this!!!

mhvbear on August 7, 2013 at 5:28 am

Would like to see some additional pictures of the theaters themselves. Got a count on the seating looking at the reservation pages. Theater 1: 172 seats Theater 2: 64 seats Theater 3: 68 seats Theater 4: 191 seats Theater 5: 68 seats Theater 6: 26 seats

fred1 on July 25, 2013 at 11:15 am

Its good to have a new company in the NYC area. I’m sick and tired of AMC and Regal popping out new theaters. It nice that there’s no more territories.

stang119 on July 25, 2013 at 9:48 am

Good news. Alamo is having a pre-opening weekend Aug. 2, 3 and 4. It’s a run-thru for the staff. “Singin' in the Rain” @ $2 and all food is half price! I already have my tickets. Grand opening is the following week.

fred1 on January 14, 2013 at 12:05 am

Stang119: Here is a listing for the Alamo drafthouse in yonkers ,including a artist rendering of the theater.

stang119 on January 13, 2013 at 5:40 am

Fred…I don’t know if you’re in that area but I’m so looking forward to this, especially after seeing their PSAs. As of now, the only theatres showing ‘specialty fare’ is the Bronxville Triplex (where there is zero parking) and the god-awful Cinema 100 Greenburgh. I just hope their pricing policy is more in line with Westchester County than Manhattan ($14 and up)

fred1 on January 13, 2013 at 5:24 am

No problem , in the oringinal annoucement Alamo stated for a Christmas2112 opening but there were delay. It will be worth the wait if they are able to do it right.

stang119 on January 12, 2013 at 10:05 pm

Opps. I obviously meant 2012. Thanks Fred for the update

fred1 on January 12, 2013 at 3:18 pm

I was tweeted by the Alamo Drafthouse that the opening maybe during the spring of 2013.