AMC Norridge 6

4520 N. Harlem Avenue,
Norridge, IL 60706

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Entrance to Original Section

The Norridge Theatre originally opened in 1970 as a twin. On July 25, 1975 a third screen was added. It was increased to four screens on June 10, 1977. Later, six more were added in another building.

The AMC Loews Norridge 10 was closed on July 15, 2012. On October 6, 2017 the original twin building (later expanded to 4 screens) reopened as the Norridge Cinema 6. The additional six screen portion of the theatre was demolished in May of 2018.

Contributed by James Piscitelli

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moviebuff82 on September 7, 2017 at 12:10 pm

I wonder if any of the former amc loews houses remaining will become amcs with recliners soon…

Broan on September 7, 2017 at 12:14 pm

Woodfield, South Barrington, Cantera have

aek316 on September 19, 2017 at 10:39 am

Drove by the property today. The half that’s reopening as a theater soon has been completely repainted and looks great! Interestingly, the other building (which I believe is the original building) looks untouched other than the entrance being boarded up. Wonder what will be happening there?

moviebuff82 on September 19, 2017 at 11:29 am

more recliners i bet. Same thing happened with East Hanover earlier this year.

GFeret on October 9, 2017 at 12:10 pm

I’m pretty sure Friday Oct. 6 the Norridge #1-2 theatres reopened for business (with Blade Runner 2049). I had gotten an online AMC advertisement about it so Saturday when I was driving in that vicinity I turned in and the 2 auditoriums furthest west (away from Harlem) in the lot certainly looked ready for customers right now

BobbyS on November 15, 2017 at 11:32 pm

Now Open……Recliners are the last great hope to improve box office returns which are declining. This property was for sale for quite some time. AMC must have owned it all this time. AMC bought LOEWS which bought M&R who built the theaters in the first place. The “M” was for MARKS whose family had the big beautiful theater palaces in the 1920’s in Chicago. Marbro, Granada, Broadway Strand to name a few.

aek316 on May 31, 2018 at 1:10 pm

The other half of the building (formerly theaters 1-4)is sadly being demolished as I type. Too bad, I was hoping AMC would rehab the rest of the original theater. I have very fond memories of seeing Tim Burton’s Batman in this building. The screening room was huge and packed and the seats rocked and were very comfortable.

bhusar on June 3, 2018 at 8:10 am

No longer live in Chicago, so when I heard this was going to be torn down I was sad. I believe they wanted to build a Costco on the property at first, but when I heard AMC was going to renovate the second building I was excited. It’s sad the original building is gone, but finally, something survives from when I left. No more McClurg Court, no more Esquire, no more Golf Mill, but their are still movie theaters in Norridge at the same spot.

Broan on June 3, 2018 at 9:00 am

The original is still there, it’s the additions being removed.

moviebuff82 on June 3, 2018 at 3:44 pm

what a shame….

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