JC Cinema

15375 S. Helmer Road,
Battle Creek, MI 49015

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Operated by: Moore Theatres

Previously operated by: Butterfield Theatres, GKC Theatres

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: Towne Cinema, Cheap Flicks

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JC Cinema

Originally, the theatre was built with two screens in the 1970’s, opening as the Towne Cinema on November 3, 1978. It became a three screen cinema in August 1984. It became an eight-screen cinema in 1989 and was renamed Cheap Flicks. It was downsized to 5-screens in 2012. It was closed in 2014 and reopened June 17, 2016 by Moore Theatres as the JC Cinema.

Contributed by Michelle Herzing

Recent comments (view all 6 comments)

rivest266 on November 18, 2012 at 11:10 am

This is down to 5 screens as of 2012.

Trolleyguy on April 9, 2016 at 9:13 am

Status should be closed. Closed in 2014 and scheduled to reopen under new management in 2016/

JAlex on July 2, 2016 at 10:16 am

A series of photos available with the Enquirer story.

rivest266 on September 12, 2016 at 4:45 pm

This was opened as Towne Cinemas by Butterfield Theatres on November 3rd, 1978 as a twin cinema. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on September 13, 2016 at 10:43 am

Their current showtimes appear to suggest they’re back up above five screens.

rivest266 on September 18, 2016 at 8:03 am

This expanded to 3 screens in August 1984 and 8 screens in 1989 and renamed Cheap Flicks on October 19th, 2001.

2001 grand opening ad in the photo section.

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