AMC Rockaway 16

363 Mount Hope Avenue,
Rockaway, NJ 07866

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AMC Rockaway 16

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Opened on November 17, 2006, this theatre is more advanced than its predecessor, which closed in the fall of 2002 and was replaced by a Best Buy store. A total of nearly 3,500 seats, plus stadium seating, digital surround sound, and all the amenities of the AMC franchise are in this big theatre, which is located right across from Sears and is easily visible from Route 80.

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moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on March 24, 2014 at 5:51 pm

Just came back from seeing Mr. Peabody and Sherman in RealD3D. While i enjoyed the movie, the short film before it, and the 3d previews complete with excellent surround sound, i thought the 3d lenses were a bit separated and somewhat blurry. The ticketing machine that prints out tickets printed out the wrong movie yet the cashier was lucky to write in the correct auditorium number. Theater was very clean.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on May 19, 2014 at 11:58 am

Some people on Yelp and twitter have complained that movies start too late due to technical issues and gripe about high prices. It won’t be long before AMC raises prices later this year…makes me want to stay home and watch a bluray or stream a movie inside my home or watch with friends. This year marks five years since the Imax installation and digital 4k projection was installed. Nothing much has changed although prices have gone up and ticket providers changed although this theater now serves both movietickets and fandango. The preshow can be shazamed by cellphone for more info. They need to hire better personell for the theater. And maybe some reclining seats ala Morristown for the non stadium seats.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on May 25, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Just came back from seeing X-Men Days of Future Past. Crowd was busy for the first showing of a Sunday of a long weekend. The movie was great and thankfully I saw it in 2d. It was a bit dark in some spots (projection) but the audio was great and they showed some cool policy trailers before and after the movie. One weird thing I saw during the trailer for Kingsman..at the end they showed one of AMC’s competitors, Cinemark, and the XD logo. Weird. One thing I like about this theater is it’s within walking distance of other stores straight across from the theater with the sidewalks between cars. It’s great during a nice day. The preshow didn’t show a picture until later before it ended.

hdtv267
hdtv267 on May 26, 2014 at 5:16 am

Your comment about “Kingsman : The Secret Service” trailer is quite intriguing. I’ve attended screenings for AMC theaters in venues in many different regions. Lately the conclusion of the trailer would have a slide with the graphic of the movie’s title , AMC logo and date in which the movie was scheduled to open.

I’ve seen commercials for other movies during the pre-show. Perhaps that is when you saw it.?

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on May 26, 2014 at 7:51 am

yes. I’ve been not getting any emails regarding comments on gmail.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on June 1, 2014 at 6:34 am

I heard people have complained that the imax digital projector sometimes breaks down….

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on June 21, 2014 at 4:37 pm

Yes hdtv267. When the trailer reel starts at AMC, after the announcer says, “Coming Soon to AMC”…the words zoom out and the green band is on for the first trailer. All other trailers don’t have bands and conclude with not only the movie title date and amc logo but the film’s rating on the lower left corner of the screen.

hdtv267
hdtv267 on June 22, 2014 at 6:09 am

I am very well aware of how AMC is presenting it’s coming attractions now.

It brought you to this site that a Cinemark XD logo was shown on an AMC screen.

I was merely offering a solution as to how that could have occurred.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on July 13, 2014 at 1:18 pm

Might have been a delivery error by the studio to amc. Today, I went to see “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” in 2d, and came in just in time for the trailer reel. I already saw the second Hunger Games Mockingjay trailer so i didn’t know if they showed it before the amc policy trailer or after the movie was over. Presentation was pretty good and the crowd seemed to enjoy it. I also got a free Imax Transformers poster even though i’ll wait for the bluray to come out for rental. Pretty soon this theater will have comfier seats. Some of the seats are a bit stiff for me to sit through.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on August 10, 2014 at 11:30 am

Just came back from seeing “Guardians of the Galaxy” in IMAX 3D….it was worth going to…the 3D conversion was pretty good and I like the aspect ratio changes and scenes in which things pop out of the scope aspect ratio as well as full screen transitions. During the preshow, the last few minutes were cut off by the preshow. Nearly all of the trailers were 2d, one of which was windowboxed (Night at the Museum 3), and others that didn’t fill up the IMAX screen that were in scope, and one 3D trailer that looks really good, the next Hobbit movie. I was a bit dissapointed that the third trailer for Interstellar wasn’t shot in IMAX as that film was near completion at the time of this comment. As for the movie, it was quite enjoyable and the audience loved it. Stay after the credits for a funny scene. The audio mix is a bit loud but very good.

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