AMC Rockaway Inner 6/Outer 6

301 Mount Hope Avenue,
Rockaway, NJ 07866

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AMC Rockaway Inner 6/Outer 6

Opened on November 2, 1977 as the AMC Rockaway 6. On February 6, 1981 another 6-screens were added. The inner theatres were closed in June 1998 and the outer theatres were closed in July 2002.

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moviebuff82 on June 21, 2017 at 12:13 pm

Later this month will be 15 years since the Outers were closed, leaving Rockaway without a a movie theater for more than four years until AMC returned to rockaway big time. I miss those twilight specials.

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moviebuff82 on July 9, 2017 at 4:34 pm

During the star wars reissue in 1979, the inners had dolby stereo. This reissue featured the teaser trailer to Empire Strikes Back.

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moviebuff82 on August 30, 2017 at 2:45 pm

40 years ago this weekend the mall was opened. Construction on the inners would take awhile before it finally opened and became the first AMC theater in north jersey to open.

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moviebuff82 on December 9, 2017 at 2:29 pm

It was at these theaters that employees started to inform moviegoers about the moviewatcher rewards program around the 1990s. Advance tickets became the norm .

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moviebuff82 on March 6, 2018 at 4:14 pm

20 years ago this year the inner 6 was closed and replaced by FYE which became forever 21.

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moviebuff82 on April 24, 2018 at 4:13 pm

15 years ago this year the Best Buy opened where the outers used to be and has done good business even with Amazon ruling the roost.

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moviebuff82 on August 12, 2018 at 1:03 pm

Were the screens at this theater bigger or the same size as the successor theater near route 80?

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moviebuff82 on November 27, 2018 at 1:42 pm

Most of the seats in each complex were sloped seating, unlike the stadium seating that its successor has.

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moviebuff82 on May 19, 2019 at 3:57 pm

On this date 20 years ago, The Phantom Menace came out to record crowds at this theater. Back then, reserved seating was not a thing.

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moviebuff82 on June 24, 2019 at 12:28 pm

25 years ago today, The Lion King was released and became the biggest animated 2d cartoon of all time. It would get a reissue in the fall holiday season in order to qualify for the oscars, which it did and won some awards.

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