AMC Deer Valley 17

3033 West Agua Fria Freeway,
Phoenix, AZ 85027

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AMC Deer Valley 17

The AMC Deer Valley 30, designed by Will Bruder Architects, opened December 15, 1998.

In April of 2004 the theatre was one of three AMC theatres bought by Entertainment Properties Trust (EPR), which AMC will operate through long-term leases. EPR’s portfolio includes all of the major theater chains and many of the minor ones.

An IMAX screen was added to the AMC Deer Valley 30 in September of 2005. By early 2017 it had been downsized to 17 screens.

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Recent comments (view all 8 comments)

rivest266 on July 29, 2013 at 9:48 am

As of late 2012, only 17 screens are open.

rivest266 on November 18, 2015 at 4:33 pm

Theatre opened on December 15th, 1998 with Charlton Heston with his movies playing on all of its screens. Opened for regular business on December 18th. Grand opening ad in photo section

December 15th movies: Airport


Big County, The

Buccaneer, The



El Cid

Greatest Show on Earth

Greatest Story ever Told

Grey Lady Down

Hawaiian, The


Naked Jungle

Planet of the Apes

Ten Commandments, The

Touch of Evil

True Lies

Two Minute Warning

Wayne’s World

jaye123 on December 4, 2017 at 10:21 pm

the box office was moved inside the building

jaye123 on January 11, 2018 at 11:02 pm

did they re-number the auditoriums after the renovation?

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on January 12, 2018 at 9:44 am

It would depend on which side of the theatre they closed down. Since most of the AMC 30-plexes were essentially two 13-plexes flanking four screens that surround the snack bar, they achieve 17-screens by closing down one entire wing. Most of the 30/24 plexes that AMC has cut down to 17/14 screens, they’ve simply closed the 18-30/15-24 wing making it impossible to tell there were ever more screens unless you knew they were there. I would be interested in seeing one where they close the 1-13 side down and kept everything numbered the same.

jaye123 on January 16, 2018 at 1:59 pm

From the pics i saw on google, it seems like they are using the right side auditoriums and the 4 middle are #1-4…which seemed odd, thats why i asked

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on January 16, 2018 at 3:44 pm

Well would you look at that… interesting!

ridethectrain on September 27, 2019 at 10:22 pm

This should be on the list of 30 plexus In the 30. Yes only 17 are open

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