Cinema 6

472 Western Boulevard,
Jacksonville, NC 28546

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Cinema 6

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The first movie theater in Jacksonville with more than four screens, the Cinema 6 was opened by Stewart & Everett in 1985. The Cinema 6 was nearly identical in design to the Havelock Cinema 4 (now Carmike Cinema 6 in Havelock) and was one of the last theaters built by Stewart & Everett.

Carmike acquired this theater in 1986 as part of its takeover of S&E. The Iwo Jima Theatre and Cinema Drive-In closed around the same time as the Cinema 6 opened, leaving Jacksonville without either a downtown theater or a drive-in.

Cinema 6 was Jacksonville’s largest, highest-grade multiplex until 1990 when the Carmike Cinema 7 opened; it remained a first-run house until closing in 2003 (along with the Carmike 7 and second-run Brynn Marr 3). This theater has since been demolished and replaced by a Home Depot.

Contributed by NightHawk1

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NightHawk1 on April 15, 2013 at 8:07 pm

Correction to above post: Cinema 6 replaced the Iwo Jima Theatre (downtown) and the Cinema Drive-In, not the Iwo Jima Drive-In (no drive-in in Jacksonville to my knowledge was called Iwo Jima).

rivest266 on October 26, 2013 at 9:57 am

Grand opening ad uploaded here.

robboehm on June 6, 2015 at 6:46 pm

Uploaded a photo from the Jacksonville, NC Theaters – site.

raysson on June 27, 2015 at 1:45 pm

Address is 472 Western Boulevard, Jacksonville, NC 28546…. Theater was located the intersection of Commerce Road and Western Boulevard. This theater has been demolished. A Wasabi Japanese Sushi and Steak House now sits where the Cinema 6 once stood.

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