UA Twin A & B

530 Westminster Mall,
Westminster, CA 92683

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United Artists had two theatres at the Westminster Mall, this was advertised as being on the outside. It opened December 20, 1974.

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JakeM on January 4, 2006 at 6:07 pm

I think I went to this theatre only once. It was bigger and nicer than the crummy little place inside the mall. I saw some sort of crappy family movie about a kid’s dad who dies and his soul ends up in a toy robot the kid builds. I had very poor taste in movies at this time, as you can clearly see.

One of the last things I remember about this place is that they showed “Showgirls” on both screens at once, probably to combat the problems of kids paying to get into a G rated flick and sneaking into the other screen for some low-grade smut. The place sat empty for years until the offensivly massive Babies-R-Us was built in it’s place. Why does a store that sells nothing but baby clothes and accesories need to be several cubic miles in size?

Oh, and by the way, this should be listed as closed/demolished, as the theatre was completely torn down and its structure was not used for the above monstrosity.

MagicLantern on March 27, 2006 at 10:18 pm

The address of this theatre was 530 Westminster Mall.

moviebluedog on March 28, 2006 at 4:04 am

This theatre is featured here by scrolling to the bottom of the page under Westminster:

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BradE41 on March 28, 2006 at 12:26 pm

UA also had a Twin A & B outside the Cerritos Mall with a smaller 4 plex in the mall. Same as Westminster. They are All closed also.

kencmcintyre on April 11, 2008 at 9:02 pm

Status should be closed/demolished, as noted on ¼/06.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on August 4, 2010 at 5:56 pm

Gone and Forgotten jugding by the posts.All ways sad to see a theatre like that.

Richie_T on January 15, 2014 at 12:41 pm

This was a cool theater back in the day. Saw ET and Jedi there. Jedi was 70mm. The building now houses a BABY’S R US. You can see it from the 405.

LuckyBastard76 on October 24, 2015 at 9:45 am

Saw a ton of films here. Empire Strikes Back a bunch of times. The Shining, Bear Island, GhostBusters. I think the first film I saw here was shortly after it opened was a double feature of Bambi and The Apple Dumpling Gang. Great times here.

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