AMC Downtown Disney 12

1565 Disneyland Drive,
Anaheim, CA 92802

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AMC Downtown Disney 12

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Opened January 12, 2001. The AMC Theatres are right in the middle of Downtown Disney. The theatre auditoriums are designed with great care in a modern day retro look reminiscent of the golden age of theatres. The entry way is full of bright neon and meticulous ironwork. The front lobby is sort of rounded, and where the ticket area is located. In addition to live ticket takers, they also have automated ticket purchasing windows, where you can use a credit card if you so choose.

From the ticketing area, you then pass through glass doors into the concession area. The theatres are nicely designed and have loveseat-style stadium seating, THX Surround Sound and many other state-of-the-art amenities.

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Recent comments (view all 23 comments)

rayman29
rayman29 on October 25, 2017 at 3:21 pm

AMC Downtown Disney’s days are numbered. Disney has announced they are going to tear down the theatre and other buildings to make room for a new hotel.

http://www.ocregister.com/2017/10/25/disneyland-cancels-eastern-gateway-project-will-build-new-parking-structure-and-four-diamond-hotel-on-the-west-side-of-the-resort/

Zootopialover98
Zootopialover98 on November 15, 2017 at 7:09 am

I really hope Disney will at least save this theatre or have it in the new hotel

rayman29
rayman29 on November 16, 2017 at 8:05 pm

That will not happen. The new hotel will be exactly where the theatre is, and their isn’t enough room in the new building. The first floor will contain other shops and restaurants that will be torn down, but those take up much less room than a movie theatre does.

I’m sure AMC or someone else where open a new theatre somewhere in Anaheim. Without the AMC Downtown Disney, Anaheim will be one of the the most populated cities in the country not to have a single movie theatre. It just doesn’t make sense to keep one on a property that contains two of the most popular theme parks in the world, and limited room for hotels, shops, restaurants, and parking. Those people need a place to sleep or a place to eat. There’s only two Disney theme park resorts in the United States, but thousands of places to see a movie.

Zootopialover98
Zootopialover98 on November 25, 2017 at 10:50 pm

rayman29 maybe Disney will relocate the theatre outside of Downtown Disney

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on November 26, 2017 at 6:44 am

This leaves the amc theater in Disney springs as the only theater located near a disney theme park in the us if the plan goes through.

jmarellano
jmarellano on November 26, 2017 at 9:00 pm

rayman29 – Anaheim still has a couple theaters inside the city (Edwards Festival 14, Cinema City 12). Plus a few right on the city limits (Century Orange Stadium for example).

rayman29
rayman29 on November 27, 2017 at 6:50 am

Well, neither of those theatres in Anaheim are listed on here, and I overlooked theatres in neighboring towns. I guess the only loser of this theatre closing is AMC and people paying for Stubs membership, and people seeing Disney preview showings. (For example Coco had advanced screenings for annual pass holders)

jeffpiatt
jeffpiatt on March 10, 2018 at 5:44 am

current name is AMC Downtown Disney 12 https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/los-angeles/amc-downtown-disney-12-los-angeles

CTCrouch
CTCrouch on March 10, 2018 at 10:11 pm

AMC will be reopening the former Movie Experience/Ultra Star Garden Walk theatre (the side which wasn’t converted in to the House of Blues). So, the area will have a movie theatre after Downtown Disney closes.

Zootopialover98
Zootopialover98 on April 6, 2018 at 9:47 pm

That is good news AMC Is reopening the other theatre so there will still be a movie theatre in anaheim

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