Westwood Cinema

182 Center Avenue,
Westwood, NJ 07675

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Previously operated by: Galaxy Theatre Corporation, Skouras Theatres, United Artists Theater Circuit Inc.

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Styles: Streamline Moderne

Previous Names: Pascack Theatre

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 201.664.3200
Manager: 201.664.3201

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Westwood Cinema

The Pascack Theatre was opened on August 30, 1928 presenting vaudeville & the movie “The Skyscraper” starring William Boyd. It was equipped with a Wurlitzer 3 manual, 10 ranks theatre pipe organ. It is a little gem just off the main drag in Westwood, New Jersey. Unfortunately, the beauty of the theatre is hidden behind the walls of this sixplex. The Pascack Theatre was 1,275 seats including the balcony. Operated by the Skouras Theaters Corp. chain in the 1940’s, United Artists turned it into a quad on December 13, 1985.

The theatre was subsequently sold and now has six screens, two in the original orchestra, two in the balcony, and two on the original stage. The Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ was removed in 1997 and relocated to the Brook Theatre in Bound Brook, New Jersey. By 2018 it had been renamed Westwood Cinema.

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Recent comments (view all 30 comments)

ridethectrain on May 30, 2021 at 12:52 am

theater just reopened

ridethectrain on May 30, 2021 at 11:25 am

Please update theatre name Wastwood Cinema-Pascack Theatre

ridethectrain on May 30, 2021 at 11:51 am

United Artists open it as a quad on December 13, 1985. Grand opening ad in photos section.

vindanpar on July 20, 2021 at 6:32 am

This was my boyhood theater starting with movies like PT 109 and Lady and the Tramp. Beautiful theater and nice size screen. Was never in it since it was turned into shoe boxes. Why bother? My TV is probably as large as the screens. And to have gotten rid of that organ! Vandalism.

markp on July 21, 2021 at 2:51 pm

vindanpar, I wonder if the organ survived the Floyd flood of 1999 when the Brook Theatre got flooded with 14 feet of water.

Moviefan333 on December 7, 2022 at 12:27 pm

This is a very nice downtown theater. Always very clean spotless and fact . Friendly staff. There are two theaters upstairs in the original balcony. Two theaters downstairs. 155 seats in each of the upstairs theaters. 280 in one of the downstairs theaters in 250 in the other downstairs Theatre Good site lines and decent size screens especially in the downstairs theaters. There are two other theaters down the long hallway. The screens are pretty small along with the auditoriums. But it’s definitely worth going to if you’re in the area. Much better to support a local theater then a big multiplex

ridethectrain on December 7, 2022 at 10:56 pm

what the capacity for the two small ones

Moviefan333 on January 26, 2023 at 1:24 pm

The capacity for the two smaller ones is probably just around 100 or under around 95 I’d have to check to make sure of the count next time I go there

Bill Huelbig
Bill Huelbig on November 25, 2023 at 4:54 pm

Just saw Napoleon here. Excellent sound system and a bigger screen than I expected in a multiplexed older theater. It first opened in 1928 and I’m glad it’s still here.

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