Rialto Theatre

250 E. Broad Street,
Westfield, NJ 07090

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Westfield Rialto

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Helped rejuvinate downtown development in Westfield, NJ. The town was awarded the 2004 Great American Main Street Award. The Rialto Theatre was opened September 1, 1922 with Richard Barthelmess in “Sonny” and Buster Keaton in “Cops”. Two more screens added on May 26, 1978. A further three screens were added in 1997 after it was purchased from United Artists. Later taken over by Digiplex, followed by Carmike Cinemas, in March 2017 it was taken over by NewVision Theatres and renamed Rialto Theatre once again.

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Recent comments (view all 24 comments)

joker on June 8, 2010 at 2:45 pm

i like this theater got to see alot of movies there.

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on March 20, 2011 at 9:46 am

Now owned by the Digiplex Destinations chain.


Cinemasavvy on July 16, 2012 at 10:42 am

All screens digital as of 2012.

ALLANF on January 25, 2014 at 2:20 am

I can remember seeing Jaws and Rollercoaster(in Sensurround) here

markp on March 5, 2016 at 8:43 am

Since AMC just purchased Carmike (this is currently a Carmike Theatre) I can see this place closing once AMC assumes control.

rivest266 on October 23, 2016 at 1:34 pm

3 screens on May 26th, 1978. no ad found.

walterk on October 24, 2016 at 1:01 pm

I’ve just uploaded the gala opening ad from the 08-30-1922 edition of the Westfield Leader.

crazyformovies on January 12, 2017 at 4:13 pm

good theater saw alot of movies there i wish someone had a picture when they had only 3 theaters before having 6 in 1998

jeffpiatt on April 15, 2017 at 12:19 am

This Location is listed as New Vision Theaters Headquarters according to there site.

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