Movie Tavern Richie Road

15719 North Freeway,
Houston, TX 77090

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Movie Tavern Richie Road

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Originally opened in 1984 as AMC Commerce Park 8.

It became part of the movie Tavern chain. They had seven theaters in Texas and Kentucky. They serve food and alcoholic beverages. The Movie Tavern Richie Road was closed in 2017.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

Recent comments (view all 8 comments)

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on May 31, 2010 at 7:34 pm

Cool Offical website.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 16, 2011 at 12:03 pm

The conversion of the Commerce Park 8 into the Movie Tavern at Richie Road was designed by the Dallas architectural firm Partners in Architecture.

sepiatone
sepiatone on February 16, 2011 at 1:56 pm

The correct zip code for this address is 77090.

Greg_Smith
Greg_Smith on February 15, 2012 at 10:29 pm

Remember this as the Commerce Park 8 in the early 1990’s. While is was not stadium seating, it was a step up from the mall theaters for legroom and overall ambiance. One of my favorites back in the day.

jasonm74
jasonm74 on January 7, 2014 at 7:07 pm

When this theatre was the AMC Commerce Park 8 in December 1996, it was robbed and a manager and floor worker were shot. The floor worker later died. AMC closed the facility soon after.

http://www.leagle.com/decision/20008723SW3d64_180

bham1130
bham1130 on March 2, 2017 at 10:05 pm

Jasonm74, I vaguely remember the shooting. I was still a kid at the time, but I remember that the area was already going downhill in terms of crime and after that shooting, we never visited that theater again. Oddly enough, I can not seem to find anything online about that shooting other than what you posted.

I remember seeing Free Willy, Home Alone 2 and The Santa Clause at this theater.

jasonm74
jasonm74 on December 11, 2017 at 3:50 am

https://www.movietavern.com/richey-road-movie-tavern/ This location has permanently closed. Considering the area, I doubt this location will ever re-open as a movie theatre. There is a nearby Premiere Cinema at Greenspoint mall that competed for business, plus with the recent renovation at the AMC Spring 10, I can’t imagine anyone would re-enter this market (and I was surprised when Movie Tavern did)

bham1130
bham1130 on December 11, 2017 at 12:41 pm

Does anyone have any pictures, inside or outside, of the old AMC Commerce Park 8 that they could post on here?

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