Greenbriar Mall 12

2841 Greenbriar Parkway SW,
Atlanta, GA 30331

Unfavorite 1 person favorited this theater

Help us make this street view more accurate

Please adjust the view until the theater is clearly visible. more info

Greenbriar Mall 12

Viewing: Photo | Street View

The Magic Johnson Theatres was built just outside the Greenbriar Mall.

Contributed by Alonzo Jeter

Recent comments (view all 14 comments)

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on July 30, 2010 at 3:02 am

PLEASE ADD WEBSITE:

http://www.revolutioncinemas.com/

Magic Johnson 12 Theaters open 1996-2009?

1998 Loews Theaters?

2005 AMC Theaters?

2010 Greenbriar Mall 12/Revolution Cinemas

Need more info and photos.

jeterga
jeterga on August 29, 2010 at 5:13 am

It’s been 13 years since Magic Johnson opened the theatre bearing his name at Greenbriar Mall on the southside. THIRTEEN dayum years! Now…after all that time, the 12-screen movie complex is shutting it’s doors for good. I remember when the theatre first opened it’s doors, giving all on the southside hope that it would help bring the ailing mall back to life. It seemed to work for a minute, since the theatre’s location was combined with Magic Johnson’s TGI Fridays. But after a few years, the restaurant disappeared as well. It was boarded up for a while then reappeared as another restaurant and now it’s a club (Pearle Bistro). I don'tno what it is about Greenbriar
but stores/restaurants/grocery stores have all come and gone and it’s still an Atlanta staple.

jeterga
jeterga on August 29, 2010 at 5:21 am

News that the theatre is closing hurt my heart but I understand that business is business. Magic Johnson Theatre at Greenbriar faced stiff competition once the theatres at Camp Creek Marketplace opened it’s doors and it seemingly never recovered. What we all feared would happen is happening. Good news for Camp Creek, but devastating to all around Greenbriar Parkway. After JC Penney left the mall empty for some time and finally Burlington settled in. Circuit City came and went leaving an emptly building and so did Cub Foods. Now this. I’m just hoping that our beloved Greenbriar can recover from this huge blow.

In case you want to visit the theatre one last time, you have until Sunday, October 11th 2009.

jeterga
jeterga on August 29, 2010 at 5:29 am

AMC spokesman Andy DiOrio said the company has closed a handful of theaters nationwide this year as it seeks to upgrade or close aging theaters.

“While we understand and appreciate that community’s affinity with that theater, we also have two others in that vicinity, AMC Parkway Pointe 15 and AMC Southlake Pavilion 24,” he said.

jeterga
jeterga on August 29, 2010 at 5:34 am

Revolution Cinemas will reopen the former AMC Theater.

Life's Too Short
Life's Too Short on March 3, 2011 at 7:54 pm

Now apparently closed again:

View link

fred1
fred1 on March 3, 2011 at 8:30 pm

I checked the theater website . there are no showtimes listed

StanMalone
StanMalone on May 24, 2016 at 11:09 pm

The status of this location should be changed to “Closed” probably for eternity. Roughly speaking, the original mall theater lasted about 25 years, 10 as a 1000 seat single and 15 or so as a twin. This parking lot location lasted about 15 years total although it was closed in between some of the different owners.

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater