Montauk Movie

15 S. Edgemere Street,
Montauk, NY 11954

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Previous Names: Montauk Theater

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Montauk Movie

First opened in the 1970’s, this theater was one of the few summer only theaters left in the USA. The theater is located in the resort town of Montauk, New York, in the eastern most part of the state. It was closed in November 2014 and all the equipment has been sold and removed from the building.

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Michael Furlinger
Michael Furlinger on August 26, 2008 at 11:27 am

Great…I have never seen a picture of this theater.One of the few seasonal theaters left in the USA!

robboehm on November 2, 2009 at 6:49 pm

According to the manager the season is generally April to October but others factors may influence those dates, particularly the availability of a film that he particularly wants to screen. He also said the theatre goes back to the 70’s which surprises me.

bicyclereporter on August 30, 2010 at 11:34 am

I totally forgot someone on here took pics. I was racing my bike to catch the train last nite and went right past it. Had my camera in my pocket. The building is indeed very nondescript, almost the size of a small gentleman’s club.

magistramc on January 5, 2013 at 7:54 pm

This theater was indeed built in the 70’s. I remember seeing the first “Alien” there. It became the town movie house after the Montauk Manor Playhouse closed.

robboehm on August 28, 2013 at 12:08 pm

Tinseltoes the problem is unless you are a subscriber to the Wall Street Journal online you can’t access the story. A synopsis please.

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on November 30, 2014 at 11:08 am

Correct address is 15 S Edgemere St.

The theatre’s last movies were shown on November, 28, 2014. It shutdown rather than convert to digital projection.

robboehm on November 30, 2014 at 11:10 am

Was the shutdown permanent or just the usual winter hiatus? I’m going to call the theater and see what more I can determine.

robboehm on November 30, 2014 at 11:18 am

Yes, it’s true. After 30 years it’s bye, bye. When I called the Theater the message referred me to the Cinema Cycle site. On there was more info. Tomorrow, 12/1 is the final, special showing. Subsequently they’ll be having a sale of spinning and movie items.

magistramc on June 20, 2015 at 12:20 pm

I didn’t want to believe it was gone until I saw the Soul Cycle logo in place of the familiar “The Movie.” For the first time in my memory, Montauk has no movie theater of its own. I will wait eagerly for a new place to open.

RobertR on August 7, 2023 at 11:17 am

I always wanted to see a picture of the interior of this

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