Apple Valley Cinemas

445 Putnam Pike,
Smithfield, RI 02917

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Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on August 26, 2005 at 10:04 am

In April of 1993, when they re-opened after a long closure, refurbished and with additional screens, they were a discount house. The first day…they were charging only 50 cents per film. I saw Forever Young and * Body of Evidence* for 50 cents each. Needless to say, there were long lines.

DOS76 on August 6, 2005 at 6:44 pm

this place needs a major overhaul- the marquee needs to be replaced-doesn’t anyone know how to spell- National Amusements needs to spend some $ or is it a write off for them.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on May 14, 2005 at 8:59 am

Funny, but I too saw “Desperate Characters” there in December of 1970, according to my film-viewing log.

brianmichela on May 14, 2005 at 8:35 am

That’s an accurate description of the theater, Gerald, which explains why I hardly ever went there to see movies. The only occasion that comes to mind was to see “Desperate Characters,” an obscure film with Shirley MacLaine, early seventies, I think.

BritneyIsHott on November 23, 2004 at 2:37 pm

8th graders should be banned from the theather. they are stupid, they are a distaction and should allowed in.


Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 27, 2004 at 7:15 am

I have been coming to this place for over 35 years, frequently but not religiously, because it is a short drive from where I live. There is no magic here. The place has no real character, just a bunch of nondescript screening rooms built around a concession stand, and hardly any lobby. It is a tad bit spiffier since they put in new seats a while ago. I had a bad experience with CHICAGO here a while back. The auditorium where it was being screened had the most awful tinny sound imaginable, which could ruin a musical like that one.