Movie Theatres in New York City

New York City has been home to hundreds of movie theatres ranging from ornate movie palaces built in the 1920s to short-lived storefront porn theatres in the 1970s. This section covers theatres that have spent some or all of their lives as venues for motion picture entertainment, with a focus on classic houses that have been restored, repurposed or demolished. Special emphasis is given to theatres in the Midtown theatre district which have generally had lower profiles than their live theatrical brethren.

Albermarle Theatre
American Theatre
Amphion Theatre
Anthology Film Archives
Bliss Theatre
Bunny Theatre
Carroll Theatre
Chaloner Theatre
City Cinemas Cinema 1, 2, and 3
Coliseum Theatre
Embassy Theatre
Eros Theatre
Film Forum
Fort Jay Theatre
Forum Theatre
The Hollywood Twin
Ideal Theatre
Jerome Theatre
Loew's 175th Street Theatre
Loew's Coney Island / Brandt's Shore Theatre
Loew's Delancey Theater
Loews Gates
Loew's Kings
Loews Plaza Corona
Loews State
Loew's Victoria Theatre
Melrose Theatre
Metro Theatre / Homegrown Theatre
Miami Theatre
Paramount Theatre
Prospect Theatre
Regent Theatre
Ritz Theatre
Bushwick RKO
RKO Chester Theatre
RKO Mayfair
Sunshine Cinema
Terminal Theatre
Willis Theatre

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