AMC Showplace Niles 12

301 Golf Mill Center,
Niles, IL 60714

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Operated by: AMC Theatres

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: Showplace 12 at Golf Mill

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 847.544.7380

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AMC Showplace Niles

The Showplace 12 at Golf Mill opened on November 17, 2006 in the Golf Mill Shopping Center in Niles. Unlike the old Golf Mill Theater (which was located on the east side of the mall facing Millwaukee Avenue), this theater is located on the west side of the mall facing Greenwood Avenue.

The theater contains stadium seating and luxurious high back rocker-style seats with flip-up armrests.

Two of the screens are known as the “big units”. They have 500 seats in each auditorium (similar to the Cinemark Melrose Park’s theater #5 and #6) to have the biggest presentation.

It was taken over by the AMC chain in July 2010 and renamed AMC Showplace Niles 12.

Contributed by James Piscitelli

Recent comments (view all 15 comments)

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on December 4, 2006 at 12:11 pm

CinemarkFan, thanks for all that great info!

Broan
Broan on December 4, 2006 at 12:21 pm

I went here on Saturday. Great place, classy atmosphere. However, a few seconds of Casino Royale were spliced in upside down. The free refills are a nice touch. I think this place gives, say, Century Evanston a run for its money. Definitely the best in the immediate area. At least until Muvico Rosemont Walk rolls in.

Life's Too Short
Life's Too Short on June 15, 2007 at 4:19 pm

Passed it yesterday. Looks nice from the outside anyway.

CinemarkFan
CinemarkFan on June 29, 2007 at 11:10 am

I’ll be checking out the new Showplace at Galewood tomorrow. They’re showing movies for free before noon. I’ll give everybody a report when I get back.

Broan
Broan on September 30, 2007 at 9:13 pm

Recent photos of this theatre are HERE

nancylia
nancylia on July 13, 2010 at 12:50 pm

How do I find out what’s playing at this theater?

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on July 13, 2010 at 1:10 pm

As this now an AMC theater, go to the AMC website: http://www.amcentertainment.com/ and search for the theater using its zipcode of 60714.

Broan
Broan on February 3, 2022 at 5:50 am

Slated to close - too bad as this was a nice theater with traditional seats, big screens, no projection problems. https://www.journal-topics.com/articles/final-curtain-coming-for-amc-niles-12-theaters/

Life's Too Short
Life's Too Short on March 12, 2022 at 8:20 pm

Jesus. Only open sixteen years? Doesn’t seem like much for such a large capital investment. But then again Golf Mill looked like it was on life support last time I was through there.

Larry Wilson
Larry Wilson on May 19, 2022 at 9:50 am

It’s a shame we’re going to be losing this screen. It seemed like a pretty decent theater. I only went to see two movies there, both in IMAX: “Sully” and the IMAX presentation of “Marvel’s Inhumans,” where I experienced the digital equivalent of the film breaking in the projector.

Somehow the digital stream got corrupted and it eventually locked things up about five minutes into “Inhumans.” I think they finally fixed for showings the next day, but they might have cancelled all other showings after mine until they could fix the problem. I really miss the days when all you had to do was splice the print together and get it running again in ten minutes or so…

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