AMC Clifton Commons 16

405 Route 3 East,
Clifton, NJ 07013

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AMC Clifton Commons - Main Entrance

Opened on April 30, 1999, this popular multiplex features all the amenities of all the megaplexes (stadium seating, digital sound, and THX) plus a lot more.

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John Fink
John Fink on June 11, 2018 at 5:06 am

I recall it being loud – they did add the left/right rear IMAX speakers. The IMAX here is terrible – so terrible I’m not sure how the IMAX corporation approved it. They added a “larger” screen that runs floor to ceiling but because of the shape of the auditorium that barely matters. The bigger issue I have with this auditorium is they have a poorly placed emergency exit behind the screen (you can actually see the “exit” light from any vantage point in the auditorium). Clifton Commons is another example of just how terrible AMC is – even their IMAX theaters (which should live up to a higher set of standards) are awful.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on November 11, 2018 at 3:10 pm

How about the dolby auditorium?

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on January 8, 2019 at 1:47 pm

Reserved seating will be enforced at this theater starting with the release of The Kid Who Would Be King according to AMC’s website, becoming the second 16 screen theatre by AMC to get it as it approaches its 20th anniversary when it started life as a General Cinema two years before it entered bankruptcy and got bought out by AMC the year after.

poland626
poland626 on February 8, 2019 at 3:43 am

Has anyone tried the dolby here yet?

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on March 9, 2019 at 10:06 am

I hear it’s ok. My local AMC in Rockaway has Dolby and IMAX so there’s no need to go to Clifton unless there’s an exclusive movie playing there.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on March 10, 2019 at 6:28 am

Last night brie Larson surprised everyone when she went to a screening of captain marvel at this theater and introduced the film to a sold out crowd.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on April 23, 2019 at 5:28 pm

How is dolby in clifton compared to paramus and rockaway ( i saw two movies there)?

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on May 19, 2019 at 3:24 pm

On this date 20 years ago, the phantom menace made its debut in dolby digital surround ex and thx and broke records and lines.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on June 24, 2019 at 12:29 pm

Do they keep the scope frame on even for flat movies here in dolby?

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