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This must be where I saw FIGHT CLUB.
Came to see if this was the theater Roger Ebert mentions in his review for “The Devils” and check it out, here’s a photo of the marquee with that movie title. How about that.
Saw JFK here, UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 1992’s GLADIATOR.
COBRA opened here on two screens, 12:30-1:30-2:30-3:30-4:30-5:30-6:30-7:30-8:30-9:30-10:30. Movies playing on more than one screen wasn’t a regular thing then.
Yeah I saw BASIC INSTINCT here and JENNIFER 8, REALITY BITES, and a late show of SEVEN on a November weeknight along with a family who had a child in a stroller. For SEVEN. At like a 10:30 show on a Thursday night.
First movie I saw here was PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES. Last, so far, was CREED II. Saw one of the F&F movies there on my birthday in house 6, whichever one opened on April 29.
The AMCs here and in Marlton were notable - eight screens were a lot in the ‘80s.
RHPS here on Saturday nights gave teen me life.
This is where I saw SONG OF THE SOUTH in 1986, its last release.
Saw The Cable Guy here, and there were mounds of trash piled up in front of the screen. Ick.
But back in the day I took in Dirty Dancing, Star Trek IV, Critters II, Karate Kid II..bud used to mention having a blast at Ski Patrol there.
The powers that be at TLA never programmed their festivals here…there’s some kind of animosity there.
Anyhoo, remember the Inquirer ad for Lair of the White Worm at the Roxy Screening Rooms. Never went there until they picked up Grindhouse, an obviously apropos reason to finally check the house out. Eh, lousy sound, the EXIT sign blocks the screen…just like a grindhouse?
And, oh yeah, Newsies! Promo newspapers were handed out. That’s all I remember about this movie.
Remember seeing Eddie Murphy’s “Boomerang” here, and not being impressed. Also the Gladiator with James Marshall, and Home Alone 2. How’s that for ecleticism?
Saw the Brady Bunch movie here while attending Rowan. Only other one I recall is Scream.
Not bad, but do remember being a student at Rowan and being carded by the teen ticket seller for Kids.
Last Seduction, Outbreak, Swingers, Welcome to the Dollhouse, Empire Strikes Back, second time for Blair Witch…
Nondesript plex competing with a nearby Regal.
Oh yeah, add The Fugitive and In the Line of Fire to ‘93…crazy summer.
True Romance, Six Degrees of Separation, Boxing Helena, Shattered, The Commitments, The Good Son, Leaving Las Vegas, Get Shorty, Shadowlands, Jason Goes to Hell, a Faces of Death at a midnight show, Pulp Fiction, Malice, My Life, In the Name of the Father, Philadelphia, The Piano, Mrs. Doubtfire, Planes Trains & Automobiles (back in the day with my dad), For Love or Money, Fearless, Dazed & Confused, A Bronx Tale, Pelican Brief, Mortal Thoughts, T2, Muppet Christmas Carol, A Perfect World, Tombstone, Four Weddings, The Ref, The Professional, Independence Day…
Not too many here: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, Glengary Glen Ross, Clueless, Batman Forever, Braveheart…the early-mid ‘90s.
Before the summer of ‘93: One Crazy Summer, The Manhattan Project, Haunted Honeymoon, Club Paradise, Three O'Clock High, Pinocchio, 101 Dalmatians, Bonfire of the Vanities, Raising Cain, Ferris Bueller, The Crying Game, Big, Beetlejuice, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Batteries Not Included, Disorderlies, Johnny Be Good, The Pope Must Die, Thelma & Louise, JFK, Without a Clue, Beverly Hills Cop II, F13 The New Blood, Eddie Murphy Raw, Wall Street, Fatal Attraction, Tango & Cash, Pretty Woman, Days of Thunder, Best Seller, Nuts, Empire of the Sun, Some Kind of Wonderful, The In Crowd, Ricochet, People Under the Stairs, Lethal Weapon 3, White Men Can’t Jump, Class Act, Crocodile Dundee II, Three Fugitives, Shakedown, Shoot To Kill, The Great Outdoors, Summer School…
That summer of 1993: Sliver, Last Action Hero, Rookie of the Year, The Firm, Jurassic Park, Cliffhanger, My Boyfriend’s Back, Hot Shots II, Sleepless in Seattle, Son-In-Law, Indecent Proposal, Free Willy, The Dark Half, Bad Moon…
Since then: Space Jam, Long Kiss Goodnight, Jerry Maguire, Bound, Sleepers, Ghosts of Mississippi, Trainspotting, That Thing You Do…years later I saw Rent….unnoteworthy night, last time.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Legal Eagles, Stand By Me, Field of Dreams, The Abyss, A League of Their Own, Sleeping with the Enemy, Lord of the Flies, The Cutting Edge, War of the Roses, Point Break, Benji The Hunted, Ghost, The Big Easy, The Running Man, For Keeps, Baby Boom, Hannah and Her Sisters, later Liar Liar, Beavis & Butthead, The Truth About Cats and Dogs, A Very Brady Sequel…Jaws 4 and Howard the Duck played here too…
Clue (the Scarlet ending), Aliens, Lucas, Jumpin' Jack Flash, Big Trouble in Little China, Gung Ho, The Money Pit, Top Gun, Crocodile Dundee, Pretty in Pink played here…last time I was in the mall, it was a Limited.
Oh my, here I was carded for Manhunter, but saw so many movies here: Batman, She’s Having a Baby, Maximum Overdrive, Dick Tracy, Little Shop of Horrors, Bull Durham, Millennium, Apprentice to Murder, Flowers in the Attic, Police Academy 3, Pickup Artist, Jason Lives, Playing For Keeps, Working Girl, Naked Gun, Deadly Friend, Back to School, Mannequin, Hoosiers, Lethal Weapon 2, Last Boy Scout, If Looks Could Kill..cool that Tower Records was right there.
I take back what I said about Marie Robinson. She was there before I came and after I left, and who was I at 15 to usurp her authority?
Been thinking about the 5 since I picked up 52 Pickup on DVD…this played in Theater 5, and its UltraStereo phonics remain in my mind. Theater 5 was unique – when will a B movie ever again play in a 1000-seat house?
Ah, all those movies I saw in 5: Rain Man, The Color of Money, Indy3, Future2, Rocky IV, Shy People, Cage, Freddy’s Dead, Child’s Play, Uncle Buck, Angel Heart, Black Rain, Look Who’s Talking…but not T2, which I saw at AMC Deptford 8, or Jurassic Park, at the Marlton 8…
But I’m taken back to 2 these days, where I experienced Patrick Swayziness in RoadHosue, the movie where we carded a score of crispy-banged Jersey chicks. A fun weekend that was. Gawd forbid a “minor” was exposed to Swayze Bum.
That same house, #2, held the opening night of The Fabulous Baker Boys, and there was a publicist from the studio there, worrying about the less-than-crowded crowd there. Ooh, Hollywood cares about the numbers at a Jersey plex, how exciting I admit it sort of was at the time.
2 was where Do The Right Thing wound up its second weekend after 4 couldn’t hold the mass.
Was this that twinplex in a stripmall? I think this is where I saw Jason Takes Manhattan, a split shoebox not unlike the Eric Westmont twin. This was part of the Eric chain, yes?
Why, that’s me! Yes, all those movies KingBiscuits mentioned did play at the Millside 4. Why, I don’t know, as they all played there well after their copyright date. That’s what made the theater cool in its way – it played movies nowhere else did, like the Pennsauken 5.
The quality is slipping already – saw Darjeeling Limited here and the sound was low and muddled, like it wasn’t even in stereo.