AMC Orleans 8

2247 Bleigh Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19152

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Eddiej1984
Eddiej1984 on October 15, 2005 at 2:25 pm

Orleans cant get closed, it has the distinct honor of being the worst AMC ever!

Phillyhoward
Phillyhoward on October 11, 2005 at 7:49 pm

See i knew it was going to become a target. I told mike awhile ago. I really think that they should do a remodel of orleans and quite frankly Franklin Mills 14.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on September 1, 2005 at 4:05 pm

There has been rumors that Target is supposed to acquire the land which hoses the AMC (Goldman’s)Orleans 1-4, the AMC Orleans 5-8/Pep Boys Auto (Pathmark/Shop Rite), the Hollywood Bistro, and the Pet Smart (Lionel’s Kiddie City), but it just rumors.

timquan
timquan on August 3, 2005 at 3:11 pm

I wouldn’t be surprised that if the old Orleans is torn down in the near future, a megaplex would be built in its place. Look at how much open space there is! As for the 309 Cinema 9, that complex and the UA Montgomeryville 7 up north at the 309/202 interchange are the only two theatre complexes serving North Wales, Montgomeryville, and Ambler/Springhouse. I think that area really needs a megaplex, and soon.

ronniecolbert
ronniecolbert on August 3, 2005 at 12:40 pm

hey eddie
thanks for the update about the orleans.
that is one of the theatres that i still
go to see movies when i go to phila to see
my dad went i am in the phila area

Eddiej1984
Eddiej1984 on August 3, 2005 at 11:01 am

View link

thats a picture of both buildings (1-4, 5-8)

Eddiej1984
Eddiej1984 on July 11, 2005 at 6:16 pm

AMC Orleans was rumoured to be closed by the end of this month, but I just asked a manager from there and they are not closing down, they are staying open.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on July 2, 2005 at 7:07 pm

The Orleans 8, as well as the 309 Cinema 9, the Woodhaven 10, and the Franklin Mills 14 are not doing as well as the theatre I work at, the Neshaminy 24. Neshaminy 24 is the #1 theatre in all of Pennsylvania, and a top 20 AMC Theatre nationwide. 5 years from now, the only AMC Theatres in the Philadelphia area, I beleve, will be: The Neshaminy 24, The Hamilton 24, The Cherry Hill 24 (After the merger with Loews goes through), The Franklin Mills 14, The Plymouth Cinema 12, The Woodhaven 10, The Marple 10, The Painter’s Crossing 9, The Marlton 8, and The Deptford 8. The Orleans 8 and The 309 Cinema 9, will most likely be closed, and Orleans #1 to 4, and the 309 Cinema 9 will be demolished, and the Orleans #5-8 converted into a extension of Pep Boys Auto Store.

ronniecolbert
ronniecolbert on July 2, 2005 at 3:52 am

THE AMC ORLEANS 8 THEATRES IS OPEN AND THEY
ARE DOING VERY GOOD BUSINESS.
I USED TO TO WORK AT THEATRE TOO.
2004 CAME AND GONE AND THE THEATRE IS STILL OPEN.
IN THE OLDER BUILDING ONE OF THE THEATRES HAS 70MM
IT BE NICE IF AMC BUILD A 18PLEX THERE .
I USED TO GO TO THAT THEATRE ALL OF THE TIME WHEN I HAD MY DAYS
OFF FROM WORK WHEN I WASNT WORK AT THE OTHER BUDCO THEATRES
IN PHILA.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on July 1, 2005 at 7:01 pm

The planned closure of the AMC Orleans 8 was planned at least 2 years ago, well before being acquired by JP Morgan Chase, and before the planned merger with Loews Cineplex.

The theatre (screen #3 & #4) has been opened since 1963, and the building that houses Screens #1 to #4 has been falling apart since 1985, in the final years of Budco ownership. Most guest comes to AMC Neshaminy 24 to complain about the AMC Orleans 8.

Mikeoaklandpark
Mikeoaklandpark on June 30, 2005 at 1:49 am

This is a perfect example as to why the AMC/Lowes deal should not happen. AMC pulls this crap all the time. I grew up in Phila and the Orleans was always a popular theater. The smaller single screen theaters in NYC and Chicago will really be in danger if AMC gets their hands on Lowes.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on June 29, 2005 at 10:51 pm

The AMc (Former William Goldman/Budco) Orleans 8 is now slated to close in July, 2005. Don’t know if it will happen

Eddiej1984
Eddiej1984 on October 6, 2004 at 5:08 pm

Who knows if AMC will tear this down and build one over. The building for theatres 5-8 is the back of pep boys (as it say it was a pathmark, which closed the same year i was born) Sadly now there will not be a theatre in walking distance from my house (well the devon is becoming the devon performing arts theatre)

timquan
timquan on September 26, 2004 at 8:32 am

So which new megaplex will be in place in NE Philadelphia?

Eddiej1984
Eddiej1984 on September 25, 2004 at 9:16 pm

AMC Orleans 8 is due to close at the end of 2004

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on August 21, 2002 at 11:23 pm

The William Goldman’s Orleans originally had 900 seats, before it was twinned (Today, the original Orleans is the current Orleans' Theatre # 3 & #4). Visit <www.amctheatres.com> for info