Pacific Sherman Oaks 5

14424 Milbank Street,
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

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Sherman Oaks Entrance

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When this theatre was built by GCC, it was a replacement for their damaged Sherman Oaks 3,4,5 complex. Because of zoning in the area they only could build on the former site of the old triplex and only could seat the same amount of people. So they built four high ceiling little balcony theaters and a small little auditorium upstairs. It opened on December 15, 1995.

This theater is currently operated by Pacific Theatres, but was operated by AMC after the merger of GCC and AMC Theatres.

Contributed by William Gabel

Recent comments (view all 21 comments)

markinthedark on July 17, 2008 at 4:56 pm

…and easy parking and no crowds…

ronnie21 on May 22, 2010 at 7:36 pm

wasn’t this the theater that was in the mall, that was seen in fast times at ridgemont high???

meheuck on August 21, 2011 at 11:01 pm

No, the theatre that was in FAST TIMES was the previous AMC complex at the old Galleria mall, before the whole thing was torn down and rebuilts as the current open-air shopping district with the Arclight Cinema.

This was, however, the theatre that appeared in “ENTOURAGE” when the ficticious AQUAMAN movie had it’s well-received premiere.

Coate on August 22, 2011 at 12:03 am

The theater in the Galleria that was featured in “Fast Times At Ridgemont High” was run by Pacific, not AMC.

dtrigubetz on December 31, 2011 at 5:53 pm

Sat in the balcony for the XMAS Eve showing of the new Mission Impossible movie. I like the free parking, easy accessibility and $8.75 senior price. New Years Eve I will see the 8:10P showing of “Shame.” Surprised they got that limited release Oscar buzz movie and hope they get more special movies in the future. One can easily combine a movie with shopping at Gelson’s and Best Buy or one of many local restaurants.

markinthedark on May 5, 2016 at 6:39 pm

Still 35mm. Some very old titles at 1st run prices. Heart of the Sea 5 months in anyone?

No showtimes listed for Friday. Is it closing? Converting?

meheuck on May 7, 2016 at 7:19 pm

They had showtimes for today (May 6th) and Sunday, but no further. Could be switching to weekends only, or composing showtimes on the fly based on turnout.

On the upside, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR in 35mm!

Danny Baldwin
Danny Baldwin on May 8, 2016 at 12:52 am

I called on Thursday and they indicated they were having issues with Fandango. They also said they’d be getting GREEN ROOM.

OCRon on July 17, 2016 at 1:50 am

From Los Angeles Times, December 20,1995:

“General Cinema’s Sherman Oaks Cinema at Van Buys Boulevard south of Milbank Street reopened Friday (December 15) marketing director Bob Artz said. The two-screen sister complex on the north side of Milbank gives the Sherman Oaks location a total of seven screens. “It’s a really nice location,” Artz said. “It’s nice for the community; it’s nice for us Four of the five new theaters are "200-seaters plus some change,” Artz said, and they have so-called stadium balconies—balconies with enough of an angle so that everyone can see.”

“The fifth venue has no balcony and seats 170. This theater will house art house films or commercial movies that are late in their run. But, Artz said, “The smaller theater isn’t earmarked for any one type of film.” It will also be used for morning trade screenings. On the seven screens, viewers should expect a mix of family, action, drama, avant-garde and comedy offerings. In addition to standard concession fare, the theater expects to carry Starbucks coffee within two weeks. “We want this to feel like the community’s cinema,” Artz said. And the most important amenity? “We have cup-holder armrests too,” Artz noted. “Let us not forget the cup-holder armrests.” “

rivest266 on August 6, 2016 at 3:44 pm

December 15th, 1995 grand opening ad in photo section.

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