Cineworld 4 Theatre

6130 E. Speedway Boulevard,
Tucson, AZ 85712

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Cineworld 4 Theatre

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The Cineworld 4 Theatre was opened May 5, 1971 to circa. October, 1994. Reportedly AMC owned this theatre from the early-1980’s to closure.

In 2009, it was a Chuck E Cheese’s restaurant, playground and amusement area, which relocated across the road in 2014. The former theatre building is now vacant.

Contributed by Edward Cook

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rivest266
rivest266 on January 7, 2011 at 4:03 pm

May 5th, 1971 grand opening ad is at
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Tucsonman
Tucsonman on July 11, 2014 at 7:10 pm

Right now, they’re building a new Chuck E. Cheese’s across the street at 6125 East Speedway Boulevard. I hope they save the old building, restore it, and reopen it as a performing arts venue.

Tucsonman
Tucsonman on July 18, 2014 at 8:40 pm

This was originally operated by The Cineworld Corporation Of California, then TM Theatres, & finally AMC Theatres.

Tucsonman
Tucsonman on August 29, 2014 at 7:48 am

Here’s an ad from the TM Theatres era:http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:1FWV8DhhPfsJ:newspaperarchive.com/us/arizona/tucson/tucson-citizen/1977/07-18/page-14+&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ca&lr=lang_en

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on July 1, 2015 at 4:12 am

Mid-century modern architecture specialist Ann Rysdale, pioneering female architect as Arizona’s only licensed female architect from the 1940s to the 1960s, designed Cineworld. She designed more than 400 projects in greater Tucson area. The 1,000 seat facility cost $350,000 and had four equal 250-seat auditoria. The theatre was automated which was a good thing as the it had four double features at its opening. After Cineworld Corp. of California, the theatre was operated by TM Theatre Circuit which launched the Oracle in 1976.

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