Movies at The Market Fair 10

3521 Route 1,
Princeton, NJ 08540

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amcbayplaza13
amcbayplaza13 on December 29, 2014 at 5:09 pm

Regal had to closed their Movies at the market fair Multiplex 10 . I thought they gonna fix it up but they didn’t renew their lease. Looks like AMC will reopen the Movies at the market fair 10 over after the renovation done by 2015.

RickB
RickB on December 23, 2014 at 11:16 am

Theater closed December 18; will reopen as an AMC house after renovations, including conversion to stadium seating. The theater’s lease expired and was not renewed, but it’s unclear whether that was the operator’s decision or the landlord’s. Brief NJ.com story here.

rivest266
rivest266 on September 2, 2013 at 12:13 pm

Opening date: July 17th, 1987.

realgone222
realgone222 on July 8, 2013 at 4:59 pm

Nice memories of taking some dates to see movies there. To be honest, once the AMC opened in Hamilton I haven’t gone back to this theater in the last 10 years.

UATC08
UATC08 on October 14, 2008 at 9:28 pm

Regal plans to update all theaters to digital Projection in the future. This theater looks like its already preparing to be updated. As the screens in theaters 5,6 and 7 have been updated to Silver Screens making the picture much brighter. Recently I spoke to a manager who informed me that they are scheduled to have Christie Digital Projectors installed sometime in the future (April/March of 2009).

UA Movies at Market Fair is the theater to go to in the Princeton Area.

UATC08
UATC08 on October 14, 2008 at 9:22 pm

Prior to the renovation in 2002, Theater’s 1-9 had Dolby sound. While a few theaters 2,7,8,9 ran in SDDS. Theaters 1,3 and 4, 6 ran in DTS. Many of the theaters were updated through out the years so it difficult to say when they were exactly updated.

Today all 10 theaters are equipped with DTS,(or at least being updated to DTS) also theater 8 has the capability to run movies with Open Caption.

UATC08
UATC08 on October 14, 2008 at 9:13 pm

Actually the theater did have 70mm installed on a Century Projector for quite sometime.(Projector #2) They did have several showings of 70mm shows but this quickly fell off due to the lack of films/bookings available at the time.

Century projectors where replaced after the theater renovated in 2002-2003. Currently they have Strong projectors and Christie platters.

amatin
amatin on October 7, 2008 at 12:00 pm

This theater originally opened in the summer of 1987 shortly before the rest of the mall did. Robocop and Harlem Shuffle were two of the first movies that played. Also, the mall itself was not a success since it was so much smaller than the Quakerbridge Mall and lacked a good anchor store (ie: Macy’s). The movie theater was the main success (and quickly crushed the Lawrence Eric and the Eric Garden).

It was originally a 9-plex. Two big theaters (over 300), three medium sized theaters, and four smaller theaters (under 200). I am pretty sure that the four smaller theaters were mono and the others were Dolby Stereo. There were plans for a 70mm projector but that went to another theater instead. And Jack is right, it did not have stadium seating when it opened.

JackS124
JackS124 on December 27, 2005 at 6:57 pm

The stadium seating at the UA MarketFair is a much later addition. Originally the theater had standard floor seating. A major renovation was done in the last 5 years to add stadium seating.

teecee
teecee on June 19, 2005 at 3:46 am

Opened in the late 1980s shortly after this one story mall opened. Immediately became strong competition for GC’s Mercer Mall and AMC’s Quaker Bridge Mall, both very close and both of which are now closed. The big selling point at the time of opening was stadium seating, which the others didn’t have. The opening of the AMC Hamilton 24 also attributed to the demise of these two mall theaters.