AMC Loews 84th Street 6

2310 Broadway,
New York, NY 10024

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theatrefan on August 12, 2015 at 5:50 am

Sad the got rid of the David Rockwell designed concession stand in the AMC redo in 2013. I believe the stand was originally one of the first to feature a gigantic popcorn tub above the stand when it was redone in 1996, each popcorn kernel was as big as a basketball. Also AMC got rid of the color LED Daktronics Marquee sign advertising the films showing, instead we have the AMC logo on a yellow metal background, so much for progress.

mharmon999 on June 20, 2015 at 10:28 am

Me and my Mom went to opening day at the theatre on 3/15/85 and we saw Lost in America with Albert Brooks.

areacode212 on May 6, 2015 at 9:13 am

I saw Avengers: Age of Ultron here last night (downstairs in Theater 5) and it was awesome. Lots of space between rows, so you barely have to move your feet if someone is trying to get to/from their seat. I’ll definitely be coming to this theater a lot from now on, unless I want to see something in IMAX.

moviebuff82 on February 17, 2015 at 6:45 pm

Logan5 on September 24, 2014 at 11:12 am

“The Rocketeer” showed at the Loews 84th Street 6 in 70mm 6-Track Dolby Stereo SR beginning on Friday June 21, 1991 (the film’s nationwide release date).

celboy on May 23, 2014 at 6:10 am

I went last night for the first time to this theater. Wow!

So worth the extra subway stops.

Do all screens here have the same seats?

hdtv267 on March 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm

I didn’t visit the concession stand on my trip. They did re-do the lobby and moved it over to the side. I had attended a 9:30 am showing and well with having Artie’s down the street, I didn’t have need to visit.

No sign of a bar of any kind there and it might be a good thing,since I located an article about this now being called the “perfect theatre for couples”– knowing that the arm-rest in adjoining seats can be lifted up, who knows.

Here’s that linkage….

dave-bronx™ on March 15, 2014 at 3:08 pm

hdtv267: In other areas of the country they have taken some of their aging, smaller but still profitable theatres [ ] and installed the reclining seats and upgraded the concession operation, plus they have installed ‘MacGuffin’s Bar’ in the lobby, serving beer, wine and spirits that you can drink there or take to your seat. Have they done that here? I’m curious to know if that creates problems in that particular theatre, especially if they are still booking it as an action house.

hdtv267 on March 15, 2014 at 1:48 pm

in answer to Dave’s question, there is now stadium seating and quite ample space between rows.

If you live in New York City or live any place near it I don’t understand why you wouldn’t attend a movie here than some nondescript mall googolplex.

This was one of my favorite film going experiences today. Reserved seating, plush recliners, courteous and attentive staff (when I was dashing out to refill my water bottle, someone standing on the floor I was in [bottom floor] informed my I could use the Coke FreeStyle machine and get my water from there.

It’s so enjoyable even with the reserved seating if you wish to not view previews you don’t have to. You’ve got a ticket reserved. The only downside was what I noticed when I left and headed out onto Broadway- the ticket buying process at the box office can be quite cumbersome with people picking their seat locations , so if you’re running late this could be a problem.

I used my AMC Stubs reward and bought ticket online and selected my seat that way and picked up using ticket kiosk.

Movie I attended was “The Grand Budapest Hotel"which was a really enjoyable movie- but you need to be a fan of Wes Anderson to truly enjoy it.

dave-bronx™ on October 26, 2013 at 11:19 am

Was the new seating installed on the original sloped floor, or have the auditoriums been converted to stadium seating?

moviebuff82 on October 26, 2013 at 10:26 am

there was an article in last week’s NYT about the luxury seat resurgence and has photos of the seats in this theater.

DavidMorgan on May 28, 2013 at 2:48 pm

The theatre is being renovated in stages. In at least one room comfortable reclining chairs have been installed, which cuts down on seating capacity while making the audience virtually horizontal. When attending “Star Trek Into Darkness” other audience members were similarly bemused by the recliners. It was like being in your living room with the largest TV screen in the world. The hazard is if the movie is a real dozer – reclined, you are more inclined to fall asleep.

ErikH on April 28, 2013 at 4:54 pm

I checked the listings for the Loews 84th this weekend and noticed a drop in the number of films playing there. Based on the listings for the weekend (and into the following week), it seems that films are only being shown on three of the six screens. I haven’t had the chance to walk by the theater to inquire, but my hunch is that the auditoriums are being renovated. If so, an overdue development, to put it mildly.

Garth on March 7, 2013 at 8:37 am

Garth on March 7, 2013 at 8:36 am

An article in The Gothamist names this as the worst theatre in NYC, listing a myriad of problems. I have never been to this theatre, I would like to see comments from patrons.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on February 28, 2010 at 10:41 am

This theatre opened on March 15, 1985 and the intro needs to be corrected.

KingBiscuits on December 17, 2008 at 10:50 pm

The opening films were Mask, Into The Night and Lost In America.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on December 17, 2008 at 8:48 pm

From the intro:
“At one time, the Loews 84th Street was the highest grossing movie theatre in the country. It was the highest grossing theatre in NYC until the Loews Lincoln Square opened in late 1994.”

From 1989 to 1994 the Chelsea 9 was the highest grossing theatre in NYC.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on December 15, 2008 at 12:54 pm

This theatre opened on March 15, 1985 and the intro needs to be corrected.

asnet on December 11, 2008 at 9:21 pm

Wall to wall C plus movies.
It aint the building.
It’s the management.

edblank on May 27, 2008 at 6:01 pm

I, too, noticed this theater started deteriorating around the time Sony started funneling almost all of the more important movies into its newer, tonier Lincoln Square.

lgk697386 on December 3, 2007 at 12:02 pm

How could you tell it was “dried blood?” Are you a medical professional?
posted by Warren on Dec 3, 2007 at 8:43am

No, but my friend was a nurse. And, two days prior, I understand that there was a gang fight in the theater.

moviebuff82 on December 3, 2007 at 11:53 am

very funny. Real D is no Imax 3d, since Imax 3d is still my favorite 3d format of all time.