Chunky's Cinema Pub

371 Lowell Avenue,
Haverhill, MA 01832

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Chunky's Cinema Pub

Not bad restuarant with good food reasonably priced (except for drinks) but not necessarily a place to SEE a movie.

Sound system leaves much to be desired.

Started as a one screen theatre had second screen added then both screens were twinned to make it a four screen complex.

In the mid-1980’s it had an arcade which was acessable without having to pay admission.

Ran second run films for many years.

Chunky’s used one of its auditoriums for a kitchen when it opened here in mid-1990’s. In the fall of 2018 it was annonced that Chucky’s Cinema Pub would closed on January 6, 2019.

Contributed by Jim Fraas

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jfilm
jfilm on June 10, 2009 at 11:40 pm

This used to be the 495 Cinemas. It was first run, as far as I’m aware, in the 80’s and 90’s. This was the only cinema I knew of in Haverhill, along with the cinema in Stateline Plaza, which I guess was technically Haverhill (though I thought of it as being in Plaistow, NH). I remember seeing E.T. in the cinema at Stateline with a bunch of neighborhood kids when I was about four or five, and that the parent in charge gave us all popcorn in brown lunch bags to sneak into the theater. That cinema was turned into a mattress store, and I think it’s still standing though recently there was a new Shaw’s put in and the whole plaza was changed- haven’t been by there to see if it survived. There was also a drive-in screen on route 125 in Plaistow, which may have still been in use in the early 80’s, I can’t remember for sure- the decrepit screen stood for years, but is now gone.

chitchatjf
chitchatjf on September 15, 2010 at 11:58 am

Going ALL DLP! I may return to this place to check it out afterwords.

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on November 6, 2018 at 4:18 pm

Last day announced as Jan. 6, 2019.

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