Apple Tree 6

2875 Union Road,
Cheektowaga, NY 14227

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Additional Info

Previously operated by: AMC Theatres, General Cinema Theatres

Functions: College

Previous Names: AMC Como Mall 8

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Como 8 Marquee March 1980

The Apple Tree 6 (formerly the AMC Como Mall 8) was located in the Appletree Business Park (formerly the Como Mall). It opened in 1979 and closed in 2004.

Contributed by Robert Lackemeyer

Recent comments (view all 6 comments)

railroad on April 6, 2008 at 9:20 pm

The AMC Como 8 was located in the southern end of the Como Mall at Union and Bennett Rds.

psomerf on October 20, 2009 at 2:30 am

Originally a General Cinemas theater. First saw a movie here in the early 1980’s, when the the mall was a mall.

psomerf on October 20, 2009 at 3:05 am

Now that I think about it, AMC did through the ‘80’s and early 90’s have multiple cineplexes in the Buffalo area. This might have been the other one. I hate fading memory.

WNYPilot on November 19, 2009 at 6:59 pm

I remember this cinema mostly from the late 1990’s when it was run by AMC as a $2 theater. The original six theaters are now Empire State College while the 7 & 8 were located across the mall. While it was a standard 1970’s shoebox type movie house, an enthusiastic staff gave the place its character. Too bad its no longer open. Going to the Appletree Business Park these days, its hard to believe that space fit six theaters.

tsar on May 13, 2015 at 2:16 am

Loved this theater, loved this mall. They had fantastic midnight cult movies on Friday and Saturday nights in the early 80s and not just on one screen but a variety of cult favorites on several screens. First time I saw Dawn of the Dead was here and I was blown away. Loved the unique layout, popcorn was delicious and the films booked were always intriguing. This is one I sorely miss.

tsar on May 13, 2015 at 2:17 am

And yes, this was always AMC.

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