AMC Woodhaven 10

1336 Bristol Pike,
Bensalem, PA 19020

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Cinedelphia on May 26, 2017 at 8:41 am

Was at the Woodhaven 10 last night for the first time since the re-model. The recliners are nice and new screens were installed in all the auditoriums, sound and projection were very good and the theater has a nice new shiny clean look and feel to it but….no more movable screen masking. You can actually see the rounded corners of the screens. 8 out of the 10 auditoriums have 2.39 to 1 screens while 2 have 1.85 to 1 screens. The ‘scope films that were being shown on those screens 1.85 to 1 screens, while being projected in the proper aspect ratio really looked crappy and like a giant letterboxed TV without even top masking. They can get away with that with Digital IMAX because the bars above and below the frame are actually black but for regular digital project it is just funky old blank screen. Bad choice AMC.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on November 18, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Recollection and memories vs. a photo of the 4-plex being at the other end of the shopping center than the current 10-plex.

Whatever keeps you warm.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on November 15, 2016 at 10:21 am

So helpful of a response.

Check out the pictures of the 4-plex at Cinematour — in a totally different spot than the 10-plex.

And then if you go check Google Earth/Historic Aerials you’ll see that the corner of the shopping center where the current 10-plex is was not there prior to 1995.

So I’m going to go with YEP.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on November 14, 2016 at 1:09 pm

From what I can gather from old pictures, the AMC Woodhaven 4 was a in the space that is now the Pet Store right next to, and butting up to Home Depot. The AMC 10 appears to be an altogether new build, separate from the 4-plex.

rivest266 on October 9, 2016 at 5:56 am

February 28th, 1973 and November 10th, 1995 grand opening ads in the photo section.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on September 22, 2015 at 3:44 pm

The AMC Woodhaven 10 is in the process of receiving recliners and is slated to receive a “MacGuffin’s” bar

markp on June 13, 2015 at 3:01 pm

We did the same thing last summer at the AMC Mountainside 10 in New Jersey. I thought it was weird that they would cklose half the complex during the summer.

EdD5 on November 28, 2014 at 7:35 am

I tried to see Star Wars here in 1977. The theater was jammed and I stared at a package next to a woman till she moved it and I grabbed the seat. My brother got a seat somewhere else far away. Then I noticed that my mother couldn’t find a single seat. She was heading out to the car to wait for us for two hours. I felt too guilty at the idea of that, so I got my brother and we left with her. To this day, I’ve never seen Star Wars. Well, except for the first five minutes.

Cinedelphia on February 5, 2014 at 8:02 pm

Hate to burst “film” fans bubbles, but the Woodhaven is now all Digital projection.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on November 29, 2012 at 7:19 pm

The original Woodhaven Mall 4 Theatre seated 1,200, with 300 in each auditorium. The theatre also had Bright Red and Gold in the Wall coverings and the carpets when first opened.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on November 29, 2012 at 7:16 pm

actually, according to Boxoffice Magazine (Week of April 3, 1972) The AMC Woodhaven Mall 4 was scheduled to opened in Fall of 1972. It’s announcement of construction was in March of 1972.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on July 18, 2012 at 10:19 pm

The AMC Woodhaven 10 Theatre opened in 1973 as the AMC Woodhaven Mall 4 Cinema. It was late 1995 when the current AMC Woodhaven 10 opened.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on February 23, 2012 at 5:34 pm

I’ve saw “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – The Special Edition” here on 2/23/1997, in Auditorium #7, and “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” in 2D, in Auditorium #1 on 2/20/2012.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on February 21, 2012 at 7:26 am

Here is a partial seatcount for the AMC Woodhaven 10:

1 – 274

2 – 204

3 – 179

5 – 215

6 – 205

8 – 148

9 – 144

I couldn’t get the counts for #4, #7 and #10

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on January 8, 2008 at 8:58 pm

The Woodhaven Mall 4 Cinemas, and the AMC Woodhaven 10 Theatre are, although 2 seperate buildings, one continuous operation.

AMC opened this theatre in 1973 as “Woodhaven Mall 4 Cinemas”, changed the name to AMC Woodhaven Mall 4 Theatre after they acquired the Leo Twin Theatre, the Bucks Mall Colonial Twin Theatre, and the Premiere Twin Theatre from Ramon Posel in 1980.

The AMC Woodhaven 10 uses the same original phone number that the Woodhaven Mall 4 Cinemas first used back in 1973.

HowardBHaas on August 25, 2007 at 2:50 pm

The June 1999 Philadelphia Magazine rated the AMC Woodhaven 10 a “3.8” on a 1 to 5 scale with comment “Across the road from GCC Franklin Mills and just as nice.” (that’s now AMC Franklin Mills). Highest possible rating was achieved in the Seating category, and very high ratings for Cleanliness and Screen & Sound.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on June 19, 2007 at 10:48 am

The Woodhaven Mall that has the AMC Woodhaven 10 Theatre, is now called Home Depot Plaza, and is located at the interseection of PA 63 (Woodhaven Road & Expressway) and US Route 13 (Bristol Pike), in Bensalem, PA. Less than a ¼ mile west from the Woodhaven Mall/Home Depot Plaza is Franklin Mills Mall, in Philadelphia, PA.

This mall opened in 1973 with Woolco, Woodhaven Mall 4 Cinemas, Gaudio’s Garden Center and Acme Super Saver Supermarket. Today, the Home Depot is on the site of the Woolco store, Babies R us is in the Gaudio’s building, and Acme Super Saver is just called Acme, and the Woodhaven Mall 4 became the AMC Woodhaven 10.

FrancineEisner on June 16, 2007 at 9:08 am

Hi –

Wasn’t the Woodhaven Mall what is now the Queens Center Mall? I don’t remember a theatre there, but I do remember a mall located at Woodhaven Blvd / Slattery Plaza subway stop, in the 1970’s. One of the department stores (I don’t remember which one) and the mall itself could be entered at the mezzanine level. The windows, remnants of which are still there, showed merchandise and a view of the basement level of whichever store it was.

As I recall, the mall itself was called “Slattery Plaza,” and I used to shop there when I was a college student at Pratt Institute, 1971-1975. I never, ever went outside, and never saw Queens Blvd. until I was working at the Elmhurst Jennifer Convertibles in 2005.

Comments /replies are welcome.

Francine Eisner

Eddiej1984 on December 15, 2006 at 6:53 pm

Actually the Woodhaven 10 doesn’t have stadium seating, but for non-stadium its really nice. I much prefer it over franklin mills! Of course tho Neshaminy is the best imo.