Muvico Centro Ybor 20

1600 E. 8th Avenue,
Tampa, FL 33605

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Muvico Centro Ybor 20

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Opened in 2000, the theater has four auditoriums with leather seating that is for ages 21 and up only. The theater also has a full service bar.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 18, 2011 at 10:17 pm

The Centro Ybor 20 was designed by the Baltimore architectural firm Development Design Group, Inc., which has been designing Muvico’s themed theaters since 1997.

Nick DiMaggio
Nick DiMaggio on September 1, 2011 at 6:37 am

The only film I saw here was Spielberg’s “The Terminal” back in 2004. I saw the film in one of the deluxe premier theatres for 21 & over. Admission was $10 and included complimentary popcorn, beautiful leather seating, and a full liquor bar (liquor not complimentary of course.) Aside from myself and two friends there were only 3 other patrons in the theatre and this was a weekend matinee. I don’t recall seeing very many people either for any of the other films. It’s very hard to fathom how these theatres managed to survive since opening in 2000. Yes, I realize I’m part of the problem considering I patronized this theatre only once! There was some talk about a year ago of cutting the complex in half by shutting down 10 screens and transforming the space into offices but that hasn’t materialized as yet. That would be a shame since this is a beautiful complex.

tejojo
tejojo on July 1, 2013 at 10:04 pm

I went here a few days ago, and found out that 1/5 of the complex still has 35mm projection. In my opinion, as with many others, film stock has a much higher picture and color quality than digital projection. This complex should stay the way it is, so anyone, regardless of format preference, can see their preferred method here.

Also, the service and ticket prices are better than what’s found at other theatres in the area (AMC Brandon, AMC Veterans).

Robert_G_Kelley
Robert_G_Kelley on November 4, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Why is there no page for Muvico Palm Harbor 10, which was the first of their themed theatres, not to mention their oldest theatre. And for a number of years was their flag ship location

DarknessBeyondTime
DarknessBeyondTime on November 5, 2013 at 1:05 am

Palm Harbor never had a theme and still doesn’t, even after the remodel. The first themed theater was the Muvico Pointe 21, which was sold to Regal in 2007.

Robert_G_Kelley
Robert_G_Kelley on November 16, 2013 at 10:17 pm

Actually Darkness you are incorrect. While its not as elaborate in its desgin as Hamid’s Themed theatre’s built in the years that followed while he still owned Muvico it was infact their first themed theatre. It is a very subtle greek theme, themed as such due to the theatres close proximity to the Palm Harbor/Tarpon Springs border. Tarpon of course being heavily populated greeek community in Pineallas County. I was actualy part of the opening team for both Palm Harbor 10 and Pointe Orlando.

When I have time to I will upload the original press video from Palm Harbor 10’s opening. And it very clearly brings up the “Theme” of the theatre and that it was his intention in the future to bring back a good deal of that showman ship that is now for the most part lost in theatre chains.

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