AMC Foothills 15

7401 N. La Cholla Boulevard,
Tucson, AZ 85741

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Operated by: AMC Theatres

Previously operated by: Cineplex Odeon, Plitt Theatres

Firms: CDG Architects

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: Foothills Cinemas, AMC Loews Foothills 15

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 520.742.5050
Manager: 520.742.5050

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The Foothills Cinemas are located in the Foothills Mall shopping center in suburban Tucson, Arizona.

It was opened as a 4-plex ("Plitt Foothills Cinemas") on October 1, 1982. Became "Cineplex-Odeon Foothills Cinemas" c. 1987. Renovated June 29, 1988 to a 7-plex and again on November 7, 1997 to a 15-plex.

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Recent comments (view all 8 comments)

Logan5 on February 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm

The original 4-plex (then “Plitt Foothills Cinemas”) presumably opened along with the Foothills mall in 1983. A new IMAX┬« theatre opened at the AMC Loews Foothills 15 on September 3, 2010.

Logan5 on February 16, 2012 at 3:03 pm

A fairly recent photo can be found here:

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 7, 2015 at 12:19 pm

Local firm CDG Architects designed the 8-screen expansion of the Cineplex Foothills 7, according to this page at the web site of the builders, BFL Construction.

rivest266 on October 17, 2016 at 3:52 pm

This opened on October 1st, 1982 with four screens. Ad in photo section.

rivest266 on October 17, 2016 at 4:46 pm

June 29th, 1988 grand opening ad in the photo section. 7 screens. Ad also in photo section.

rivest266 on October 19, 2016 at 1:10 pm

November 7th, 1997 grand opening ad as a 15-plex in the photo section.

MSC77 on February 25, 2018 at 9:53 am

Here’s the link to a new historical article about large format and roadshow presentations at Foothills and other Tucson cinemas.

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