Genesee Valley Cinemas

G-3600 Miller Road,
Flint, MI

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A four-screen multiplex built by Butterfield, later expanded to six and sold to Kerasotes. The complex closed in 1997 following the opening of a larger multiplex nearby, and was torn down for a Best Buy.

Contributed by Bobby P.

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Cobalt
Cobalt on April 30, 2011 at 12:03 pm

Mike’s JAWS anniversary article has this theatre listed as a twin.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on April 30, 2011 at 7:53 pm

Google Map is over a mile off. It is Southwest of the Red Dot, a bit Northeast of Miller Road and Ketzeler Drive.

AKA:

GENESEE VALLEY TWIN

Open in ~1969 or ~1973-~1997? Can anyone verify the exact dates?

Opened as a twin by Butterfield Theatres, of Detroit, they had about 60 theaters all in Michigan.

Around 1977 2 more theaters added.

Around 1985 bought by Kerasotes Theatres of Springfield, Ill. George Kerasotes, President, they had over 30 theaters in Illinois and Michigan. They split the original 2 theaters to make a total of 6 screens.

Around 1995 bought by National Amusements, Inc. (Redstone Management, of Boston, Michael, Edward & Summer Redstone, Officers) they had 44 theaters in Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. They made it into a discount cinema.

1997 closed by National Amusements when they opened Cinema 10.

2001 torn down

Seats: 169, 162, 194, 183, 390, 399.

More info and photos always welcome.

TenPoundHammer
TenPoundHammer on May 7, 2011 at 1:32 pm

I don’t know why Google Maps has such trouble with Miller Road. Do the numbers reset at some point?

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