Monroe Drive-In

1404 W. Roosevelt Boulevard,
Monroe, NC 28110

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PatriciaCarol on August 24, 2014 at 4:37 pm

MonroeHistory – yes, after it changed over to X-rated, locals said bright lights were installed to face out towards 74 so that drivers on the highway could not see what was on the screen at the Monroe Drive-In.

MonroeHistory on February 28, 2014 at 11:34 am

The Monroe Drive In lost customers to the Super Drive In (½ mile east on US 74) which was newer, cleaner and showed first run movies. When the market for B movies and 2nd run movies slowed in the 70s they changed over to X rated movies until they were forced to close in the early 80s.

PatriciaCarol on January 23, 2012 at 5:53 pm

The approximate address would have been 1404 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC. I apologize for not putting that in my original post. The street view photo currently with this theatre is too far west.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 18, 2010 at 12:25 pm

Very small drive-in parking only 125 cars in 1956. It was owned by C.Few.

raysson on May 8, 2009 at 10:35 am

I highly remember this! This was a pretty good size drive-in theatre that was located between two major highways(Intersection of U.S. 74 West at U.S. 601)on the outskirts of Monroe. Did tremendous business until its closing somewhere during the 1980’s.