Gull Road Cinema 5

5280 Gull Road,
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

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Gull Road Cinema 5

This is a small family theater but friendly staff and well maintained. The two largest auditoriums only hold less than 200 hundred people and do not have stadium seating. The prices are very reasonable and the movies are almost always first run. This theater almost never shows R-rated movies though.

It was closed around September 2012.

Contributed by Tory Johnson

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Twistr54 on October 30, 2009 at 9:38 am

Opened in 1976 Eastowne 5 Theatres were a Jack Loeks theatre, as the Plaza 2 also in Kalamazoo, at the time the largest ( by screen count, not seats) theatre in town .

Twistr54 on October 30, 2009 at 9:47 am

Cinema 5 reopened approx 2003, privately run family theatre, they put new seating in, screens, and stereo!, something that the theatre never had. Cheaper prices on admission and concession. A good place for enjoyable lower priced entertainment. Small theatres and small screens, but top notch presentation.I attend at least twice a week. They dont seem to have the talky teenagers and phones ringing thru the film, They also try to show some independent films as well,I saw Frozen River and The Queen before it was at other theatres, and before the Academy Awards.

CSWalczak on July 2, 2012 at 8:57 pm

The strip mall in which this theater is located has been purchased and will be leveled in order to build a home improvement store. Loyal patrons have helped launch fund-raising efforts to relocate, expand, and upgrade the theater’s operations. View article

CSWalczak on August 26, 2012 at 6:18 pm

It looks as though this theater’s operations may not be rehoused in Kalamazoo after all; the couple that operates the theater is looking to relocate to Fenton, MI and reopen a closed theater there if they can raise the funds. View article

CSWalczak on October 14, 2012 at 2:00 am

According to the official website as 0f 10-12-2012, the needed funds to build a replacement for this theater could not be raised, and the lack of listings there implies that theater has closed.

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