Allwood Cinemas 6

96 Market Street,
Clifton, NJ 07011

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Allwood Cinemas

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Originally a big screen movie theatre, the Allwood is still the only remaining small theater in a town that now has a 16 screen multiplex owned by AMC, which makes more money than this local cinema. Two auditoriums have digital sound, while the others have Dolby Stereo and mono sound. Still a cheap way to go to the movies, and easier now that online ticketing is available. The Allwood Cinemas 6 was closed by Clearview Cinemas on May 19, 2013.

It was reopened by Empire Cineplex Cinemas on June 21, 2013.

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John Fink
John Fink on May 22, 2013 at 12:55 am

Good news is they’ve signed a lease with a new operator! (Unnamed but they operate several theaters throughout the country….I have a guess….)

moviebuff82 on May 22, 2013 at 2:18 am

What is the name of the operator come June 9th…

moviebuff82 on June 19, 2013 at 3:22 am

Theater now open as of Friday.

moviebuff82 on December 17, 2013 at 8:44 am

they even have a facebook page too. All screens now digital, both picture and sound, though there’s no 3d projection.

RHETT52 on December 28, 2013 at 1:13 am

All digital but did they change the architecture. This is a horrible theater. The two theaters in the front are like sitting in a basement. The others are just as bad. Haven’t been there in 10 years and plan to never go back.

John Fink
John Fink on August 6, 2014 at 11:20 pm

Visited yesterday for Hercules – the good: it was clean and leather recliners. The Bad: yes, they’ve gone digital (no 3D but thats no deal breaker for me) but they never bothered to replace the glass in the projection booth – so in at least two auditoriums you’ll see a dark line running down the frame at some point. The picture was ¼th dark and out of focus – not acceptable (at least two others walked out along with me). The reason the management gave “the owners are working on it”.

Otherwise with a little more fixing up it could be great – they need new wall treatments (the one in the theater I was in had water damage), new glass in the booths and an automated lighting system that doesn’t leave the theaters dangerously pitch black between screenings – – and then the place would be fine.

fred1 on August 7, 2014 at 12:27 am

This place went through a cheap renovation. You see the wires for the recliners stick out and a post where you plugged in the recliners. You see the footprint of the former row of seats. The just touch up rather than to paint the floor.

moviebuff82 on December 27, 2014 at 3:05 am

moviebuff82 on May 18, 2015 at 1:32 am

I doubt that this theater will survive even if Clifton Commons gets renovated by AMC soon…

RHETT52 on December 28, 2015 at 10:06 pm

Saw “Still Alice” last winter. The theater looked like a messy room with stuff laying all over the floor. The theater had a dank, dark atmosphere and there was a lot of noise throughout the film (air blower?) Not a good theater but for the neighborhood I’m sure it works. This theater is still up and running

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