Sharon Cinema

815 Abbott Boulevard,
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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Matthew Prigge
Matthew Prigge on November 12, 2012 at 5:27 pm

If anyone has any stories about going to/ working at this threatre in its adult days, I would love to hear them. I am chronicling the histories of adult theatres in the US. Please contact me at Thanks!

countup
countup on September 10, 2012 at 10:08 am

seen my first porn flicks in the 70’s at this place

teecee
teecee on March 5, 2006 at 10:36 am

Listed as far back as the 1944 FDY with 850 seats, under Palisades.

teecee
teecee on March 1, 2006 at 10:36 pm

Listed as a Lightstone Theatre (“Grant-Lee”) in the 1985 International Motion Picture Almanac.

teecee
teecee on March 1, 2006 at 10:13 pm

Listed as a single screen independent theatre in the 1991 International Motion Picture Almanac. Owner is D. Braduk.

bamtino
bamtino on November 5, 2005 at 8:32 pm

Yes TC, that is the buidling.

teecee
teecee on July 8, 2005 at 1:24 am

1963 ad for this theater, courtesy of Bill Huelbig:
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Theater name is Grant Lee at the time.

bamtino
bamtino on May 19, 2005 at 5:42 pm

The Grant-Lee was a long time adult theatre which later turned to commercial fare as the Sharon Cinema (before closing in the late 1980s). It was located at 815 Abbott Blvd. in the Palisade section of Fort Lee. The theatre building still exists as the home to several local retailers and service providers.
(Function can be changed to “Retail.”)

teecee
teecee on May 19, 2005 at 4:52 am

Was a porn house in its later years.

teecee
teecee on May 19, 2005 at 4:50 am

“In 1987, The Sharon Cinema on Abbott Boulevard made way for a strip mall.” The Record (Bergen County, NJ), Sept 19, 2003 pL03

Not sure if the buidling was demolished or gutted.

teecee
teecee on March 14, 2005 at 8:22 am

Read the 1/18/05 comments under the Lee theater in Fort Lee, NJ for clarification on the Grant-Lee (aka Sharon).

Jerseygal
Jerseygal on March 13, 2005 at 5:21 pm

I just discovered that the Sharon Cinema had another name. The former name was the Grant-Lee Theatre. Hope this helps.