Countryside Six

2591 Highway 580,
Clearwater, FL 34621

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Opened by AMC in March 12, 1976, it was closed by that chain in 2000. It is now a fitness center.

Contributed by Christopher Walczak

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Coate on February 4, 2011 at 9:06 am

Countryside 6 played “Star Wars” for 39 weeks during 1977-78, the second-longest run of that film in the Tampa Bay region and third-longest in all of Florida. I would imagine it also is the longest run of any film ever to play in Clearwater.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on February 5, 2011 at 8:07 am

Unless “JAWS” topped it.

Coate on February 5, 2011 at 2:48 pm

MikeRogers… “Jaws” played 14 weeks first-run in Clearwater (at the Capitol).

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on February 7, 2011 at 12:52 pm

Geez, 14 weeks,I guess it was playing also in Tampa was the reason only 14 weeks.Thanks.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on February 10, 2011 at 12:40 pm

Wish my picture weren’t so damn blurry. Sometimes, especially with gyms, I don’t want to go up and start snapping pictures lest somebody come out and get paranoid and start yelling at me.

CSWalczak on February 10, 2011 at 2:32 pm

‘Tis better than no picture at all, Scott.

cvolosin on October 18, 2011 at 4:03 pm

Cobb is building a NEW 12 screen theater attached to the mall near this location. Obviously Cobb understands the NON-NECESSITY of over screening the area.. If I remember correctly signs said opening Summer 2012,

greenth1ng on September 7, 2015 at 9:42 pm

I think I remember coming here in June 2000 to see “Chicken Run”.

BudMelba on June 23, 2016 at 2:18 am

This was my first theatre job. Worked from ‘97 until we closed in October 2000. I started the last film to ever run there and also bought the last ticket sold. If you do an image such the first photo you will see of the theatre was taken as I shut the lights off and locked the doors…on the last night. I am the white and black blur to the right of the box office. I miss that place.

rivest266 on October 4, 2017 at 3:20 pm

This opened on March 12th, 1976.

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