United Artists Beaucatcher Cinema 7

321 Haw Creek Lane,
Asheville, NC 28805

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United Artists Beaucatcher Cinema 7

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The Beaucatcher Cinemas 7 is located in Asheville on Haw Creek Lane, directly off South Tunnel Road and across the street from the Asheville Mall. It originally opened as a five-screen theatre under Litchfield Theatres on December 13, 1985. By the time United Artists Theatres took over the Beaucatcher Cinemas in 1988 it expanded from five screens to seven screens, with auditoriums 1 & 7 being the largest. All auditoriums are equipped with the latest Dolby Digital stereo systems and astounding large screens. All auditoriums are lined with drapes.

The Beaucatcher Cinemas 7 remained one of the best theatres in Asheville, to see all the latest Hollywood releases, where it has been in operation for more than 30 years. It was closed by Regal on January 16, 2017.

Contributed by Mike Martinelli, Raysson

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raysson on June 30, 2014 at 1:55 pm

The Beaucatcher Cinemas upon it’s opening on December 14,1984 was Litchfield’s first-ever multiplex theatre in the Western part of the state. It originally opened as a five screener operation. It has been in business for over 30 years.

The feature presentations for its grand opening on December 14,1984 was showing on two screens……

Jeff Bridges in John Carpenter’s STARMAN

The other showings were…..

Ralph Macchio in THE KARATE KID

Arnold Schwarzenegger in THE TERMINATOR

William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy for STAR TREK III

The Coming Attractions for the Beaucatcher Cinemas for December 21,1984 were……

Walt Disney’s PETER PAN-(re-release)

Dudley Moore and Amy Irving in MICKI AND MAUDE


Michael Keaton and Shelley Duvall JOHNNY DANGEROUSLY

Mikeoaklandpark on May 13, 2015 at 8:10 am

Very upsetting News. See the Citizen Times article

ASHEVILLE — A Texas-based real-estate investment company has bought East Asheville United Artists Beaucatcher Cinemas 7 at roughly half its assessed value.

UDC Global LLC paid about $2.46 million to the Las Vegas Trail Theatre Company for the property at 321 New Haw Creek Lane, according to Buncombe County Register of Deeds documents.

The land and structure have a 2015 assessed value of $4.58 million, those documents say.

Register of Deeds officials recorded the sale on April 9.

William McGuire, a UDC Global LLC executive, did not respond to a voicemail left for him Tuesday at the company.

He also did not respond to a phone message left for him Tuesday with Belinda Burke, a paralegal who prepared the deed. Burke works at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, the Atlanta-based law firm that represented UDC Global during the purchase.

Properties owned and managed by UDC Global include a golf resort in Villa Rica, Georgia, and a residential community in Atlanta, according to its website.

A manager at the movie theater declined comment when a reporter called and asked when the cinema was scheduled to close.

He referred all questions to Ken Thewes, of the Regal Entertainment Group, the company based in Knoxville, Tennessee, which runs United Artists Theatres.

A phone message left for Thewes on Tuesday was not returned.

A sheville city officials said that as of Tuesday, UDC Global had not filed any documents that show plans to develope the property.

Mikeoaklandpark on May 13, 2015 at 8:11 am

The theater is United Artist Beaucathcher not Regal. I am not sure who or why the name was changed.

Mikeoaklandpark on May 5, 2016 at 3:46 pm

The developer has put up a sign saying land redevelopment so I called him and asked will this theater get to stay or possible a rebuild or a new modern theater and I was told no. The plans are retail shops which really pisses me off more than you can imagine. We need more retail like a hole in the head. I can only hope that the city council denies there plans for redevelopment. According to the man I spoke with the theate will be gone by early 2017. UGH :(

rivest266 on August 21, 2016 at 5:44 pm

December 14th, 1984 grand opening ad in photo section.

rivest266 on August 21, 2016 at 6:27 pm

December 13th, 1985 grand opening ad with 7 screens also in photo section.

Mikeoaklandpark on August 22, 2016 at 5:39 pm

Thank you rivest 266 for all the Asheville theater pics. So sad this theater is going to close by the end of the year.

Mikeoaklandpark on January 9, 2017 at 4:51 pm

The official closing is Monday January 16. The theater will be demolished to make way for a strip plaza, a Panera Bread and a Chipotle. Just what Asheville needs another strip plaza and more restaurants. We have very limited theaters here. UGH

Mikeoaklandpark on January 17, 2017 at 6:51 am

The theater officially closed last night. Please update status to CLOSED :(

Mikeoaklandpark on January 20, 2017 at 1:32 pm

New marquee photo added.

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