Bannister Square 6 Cinemas

5301 East Bannister Road,
Kansas City, MO 64137

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The Bannister Square 6 was located opposite the Bannister Mall just down from the Bannister Mall 5 Cinemas. I could find not time line of the theatre and very little information. I believe this theatre and the Mall Cinemas were originally part of the AMC chain, but not positive.

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swdailey
swdailey on August 7, 2006 at 2:27 am

Bannister Square 6 was AMC. A friend and I actually drove up from Springfield in the early 80s and went there because it had Dolby Stereo, still a novelty at the time (we were seeing “Blade Runner”). Although built just a few years before the Oak Park Plaza, it never seemed as nice. The Bannister 5 in the mall was owned by a different chain.

rivest266
rivest266 on September 16, 2006 at 12:31 pm

This was a Commonwealth, which was sold to United Artists in 1987

jumpinjiminy
jumpinjiminy on August 22, 2007 at 10:45 pm

Theater opened approximately 1983, closed 1998. At present the theater sits empty. There were some incidents of vandalism and a shooting which prompted the closing of this theater.

Logan5
Logan5 on September 22, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Correct address is 5301 East Bannister Road, on the opposite (south) side of Bannister Road from Bannister Mall, rather than on the mall property. After the AMC theatre closed, the building was occupied by Pro Plex Entertainment as a venue for boxing, concerts, etc.

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