Pike Theater

12109 Rockville Pike,
Rockville, MD 20852

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Mommer1964
Mommer1964 on March 9, 2018 at 2:43 am

I saw the Beatles movie “Help!” repeatedly there, just continuing to sit through all of the showings. Loved it! I think I saw “A Hard Day’s Night” there also. But I was only 10 years old, so my memory is is not great, at this point. I lived in Garrett Park Estates from Kindergarten through 6th grade, so I LIVED at that theater, going with my 2 brothers & my friends. Loved it, such happy memories ❤ Any

Mommer1964
Mommer1964 on March 9, 2018 at 2:35 am

Hi rivest266, I looked for the photos you mentioned, and found nothing. How would I search for it? I first searched for Pike Theater photos, zero results (after skimming through the Photos page.) Then I searched in the Seach Photos bar for Pike Theater Rockville Maryland, zilch, & lastly,searched for May 26 1964, again, nada. Thanks so much!

rivest266
rivest266 on June 27, 2015 at 11:53 am

May 26th, 1964 grand opening ad in photo section

2ndStix
2ndStix on March 27, 2014 at 9:24 pm

This was pretty much the only big single-screen for miles in the 70’s. Got a lot of good mileage out of the Pike; endlessly stood in line in freezing weather there to see “Superman” in 1978; saw many other titles there as well — “Logan’s Run,” “Capricorn One,” “Star Wars” and finally “All of Me” in 1984. Had no idea “Car Wash” premiered there; that’s cool. (And thanks for the info, sconnell1.)

sconnell1
sconnell1 on December 28, 2013 at 12:21 pm

The Pike theater opened on Wednesday, May 27, 1964 with “The Pink Panther” which opened in its local run with many other theaters after playing 9 weeks at RKO Keith’s in downtown D.C.

Giles
Giles on December 18, 2013 at 10:07 pm

there was a movie theater here? I honestly don’t remember seeing anything here, but did see movies now and then up the Pike at the Congressional 5.