Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas

1001 Broad Hollow Road,
Farmingdale, NY 11735

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Beautiful theater, especially when it’s lit up at night. I’ve been working here for a while now, and I think it just has a really great and friendly atmosphere. Tickets aren’t cheap, general admission is $10.50, but I’m sure they would probably be cheaper if the film makers didn’t spend so much money making the movies.

Anyway, an interesting tid bit about this theater: The first Wednesday of every month we show an old classic movie in the afternoon (as of late it’s been at 1pm ) and admission is only a dollar! Lots of fun! Just get there early because it can get pretty crowded.

Contributed by C. M. C.

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Ed Solero
Ed Solero on November 8, 2007 at 10:41 pm

I’ve been working down the road from this multiplex for the past couple of weeks. While these sorts of megaplex cinemas are not my cup of tea when it comes to theatre aesthetics, this sprawling building is rather impressive when lit at night. I think that’s mostly due to the look of the center lobby glass atrium that faces the intersection of Rt. 110 and Conklin Avenue. How big are the theaters themselves – looks like the building is large enough to offer some fairly sizeable rooms. I presume the classics are merely DVD’s projected onto the screen rather than actual 35 mm film presentations?

I only wish that theatre chains would at least make an attempt to name their cinemas with a bit more style and originality. The generic “MULTIPLEX CINEMAS” signage on the building speaks to a stunning lack of imagination and promises none of the magic that movies (at their best) have to offer. In any event, this place sure looks more inviting (as far as cineplexes go) than the shabby looking UA Multiplex down the road.

Meredith Rhule
Meredith Rhule on December 19, 2008 at 4:48 am

The booth and equipment are very nice. I miss working there.

robboehm
robboehm on February 25, 2009 at 4:18 am

Because a stadium theatre opened just down the road, literally, the owners were forced to convert some of the theatres to stadium seating. But not all. Theatre number two is a big, traditional auditorium. That’s where the Silver Screen Classics are shown. They used to rotate between the multiplexes, Hickville Tuesday, Farmingdale Wed etc. Now it seems that every Monday in every Multiplex there is a classic. Now the price has doubled to $2.00.

robboehm
robboehm on June 19, 2009 at 4:30 am

There was also to be another multiplex at Republic Airport containing 12 theatres but that never materialized. It would have been ridiculous to have three multiplexes with 36 screens within walking distance of each other in a town that, in good times, had trouble supporting one theatre.

robboehm
robboehm on June 18, 2011 at 3:50 am

People take advantage of the Silver Screen Classic ticket price and go to another auditorium. I know. A friend of mine used to meet me there and sometimes couldn’t get in because it was sold out. Yet there were seats available including one I had for her. My solution. Buy two tickets and leave one at the “box office” for her.

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