Tilton 9 Theatre

331 Tilton Road,
Northfield, NJ 08225

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Tilton 8 Imax

Opened in 1965, the Tilton 9 is located in the Tilton Shopping Center on Tilton Road just 15 miles from Atlantic City. The theatre is a squared cinder block building with the front painted red and a small flat marquee over the entrance.

The auditoriums are comfortable and clean but small. No large screen auditorium. The theatre was awarded favorite theatre for 2004 by the Atlantic Press.

Contributed by William Murray, Chuck Van Bibber

Recent comments (view all 47 comments)

Mikeoaklandpark on December 7, 2010 at 10:47 am

Does anybody know if Charlie Tannembaum still owns this theater.

John Fink
John Fink on January 10, 2011 at 8:27 pm

It’s on Franks Theaters website now -I wonder what this will mean as this theater split product with the Towne 16 – leading to several indie films to play in the area across 25 screens.

brooklynfilm on December 31, 2011 at 11:48 am

Ahh…The Glory Days. No more. R.I.P.

CSWalczak on January 3, 2012 at 12:03 am

Frank Theaters will be closing the Tilton 9 at the end of January, 2012 for major renovations and plans to reopen it in May:


John Fink
John Fink on September 25, 2012 at 8:47 pm

Currently closed – – however they’ll be getting an IMAX screen (not sure if its a retrofit with stadium seating or a new addition…)

Whoman Jim
Whoman Jim on December 28, 2012 at 12:18 pm

Just wondering – does anybody know what happened to Bill Murray – NO – NOT the actor, but the manager of the Tilton?? I’m guessing that when the Franks took over the theatre, Bill decided to go bye-bye…..

brooklynfilm on March 7, 2013 at 11:17 am

Hey, Bill Murray (me) moved to New York City five years ago and is on the other side of the camera now…I loved the Tilton, but, the time had come. 45 years was a good run for the original owners and many of them mine also…r.i.p.

Whoman Jim
Whoman Jim on May 2, 2013 at 4:46 pm

BILL!!!!! It’s Jim Perry – I’m on Facebook, under the “nom de plummage” ya see here. Drop me a line there. GOOD TO SEE YA!


rivest266 on August 25, 2013 at 8:30 am

I have uploaded an aerial of the theatre showing its expansions in 1988 and 1998.

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