Cinema 6

5335 Oleander Drive,
Wilmington, NC 28403

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rivest266
rivest266 on October 27, 2013 at 10:08 am

This opened on December 16th, 1983. Grand opening ad uploaded here.

NightHawk1
NightHawk1 on September 25, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Cinema 6 in Wilmington was Carmike’s last discount theater east of Raleigh; it replaced the Independence Mall 3 as Wilmington’s second-run house.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 13, 2011 at 4:55 pm

thanks for the pictures.

smyjmy
smyjmy on December 12, 2010 at 4:58 am

I passed this theater last night on my way to “Mayfaire Town Center Cinema 16” and noticed that the outdoor movie poster display cases were on. Empty but on. Odd sight.

smyjmy
smyjmy on November 11, 2010 at 4:29 pm

above is a link for a newspaper article dated Januery 18, 2006. It talkes about the closing of this theater and the sale to UNCW

smyjmy
smyjmy on July 31, 2010 at 6:04 pm

Was built in 1983 by Stewart and Everett Theaters on the site of the former Oleander drive in. Carmike took over December 1986 after their purchase of the Stewart and Everett Theaters chain. The theater became a second run theater in the early 00s. I remember going to see 2nd run movies there is 2005 for $1.50. Carmike closed the theater in January 2006 when The University of North Carolina at Wilmington made an offer to purchase. The property is currently owned by UNCW. The parking lot is used as overflow for students and the theater building is used for UNCW’s film studies program. On the theater building still remains the sign “CINEMA 6” wich until recently was still lit at night for some reason. The building is
white stucco and doesn’t show any signs of decay.