Carrollton Movies 8

1130 West Trinity Mills,
Carrollton, TX 75006

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Carrollton Movies 8

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This Cinemark theater was open from 1989 through 2000. It was then sold to a church that used it for youth activities. It has had a “For Sale” sign posted in front of it for several years now.

Contributed by Bruce Calvert

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Bruce Calvert
Bruce Calvert on September 1, 2011 at 6:26 pm

I drove by this theater today and it is now occupied by MediaTech.edu, a video and music technology school.

jsnww81
jsnww81 on January 8, 2015 at 12:40 pm

Cinemark built this one in the late 1980s as a dollar-run theater. It never showed first-run films. General Cinema had two properties within a half-mile (the Furneaux Creek and Carrollton 6 theaters) and this was Cinemark’s attempt to have some kind of presence in Carrollton.

The planned Loop 9 freeway was scheduled to run right past this theater, but construction was repeatedly delayed (it finally opened as the George Bush Turnpike in 2001) and moviegoers began deserting the Carrollton multiplexes for the larger megaplexes in Lewisville and Plano. It became “Neotropolis,” a youth center run by Carrollton’s Covenant Church, in 2000.

I saw many dollar films here as a kid and the layout was pretty straightforward – three auditoriums on each side, two in the rear, and a concession stand in the middle. The lobby was done up in garish late 1980s neon colors (which seemed so fresh and modern back then!)

In 1999, just after graduating from high school, I saw “Analyze This” at this theater. There were only a handful of other customers in the auditorium and it was obvious the property was on its last legs.

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