Turnpike Drive-In

12850 NW 27th Avenue,
Opa-locka, FL 33054

670 cars

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One of the most enduring drive-ins in South Florida history, the Turnpike Drive-In opened in 1958 as a single screen. It was later twinned and closed in 1987. It had a change of owners around 1980 and may have been closed for a while.

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Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on September 15, 2011 at 3:44 pm

This apparently closed as a Twin, sometimes showing regular films on one screen and porn on the other.

rcgaine on December 4, 2017 at 2:20 pm

My Dad Richard Gaine was the projectionist 1969 to 1970. He was killed in a auto accident on his way to work…

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