Randhurst 16 Theaters

101 E. Euclid Avenue,
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

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The Randhurst Theater opened at the mall of the same name in 1965, originally a single screen theater. In the early-1980’s, it was twinned, and a few years later, two more screens were added. The theater was operated by General Cinema. The theater closed in the mid-1990’s.

AMC built a new, sixteen screen megaplex at the mall in 1996, which replaced the old fourplex.

The Randhurst 16 Theaters was closed April 21, 2011, and was demolished in the summer of 2011.

Contributed by Bryan

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Broan
Broan on May 2, 2011 at 7:10 pm

Those were all the first-day ones. They might have done a few others during the week.

Broan
Broan on May 30, 2011 at 9:58 pm

The 16 is already half-demolished.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on May 30, 2011 at 11:49 pm

Take advantage of the new photo abilities and take some photos of it half demolished.

Broan
Broan on August 7, 2011 at 1:25 am

Status: Demolished

Chronos
Chronos on October 28, 2011 at 1:06 am

This is wrong. It opened in 1996. November 22nd 1996 to be exact. I know as I worked there the first day.

rivest266
rivest266 on June 23, 2012 at 2:57 pm

November 22nd, 1996 Grand opening ad (along with the Northbrook Court 14) posted here.

billymac72
billymac72 on October 17, 2012 at 10:18 pm

Wow…so hard to believe. 15 years is a very short lifespan for a movie theater. This theater replaced the old Randhurst twin. It is very similar to the AMC at Northbrook Court that opened at the same time. Oh well. I’m glad to see, at least, that AMC opened a new theater there.

Pichu8boy
Pichu8boy on May 27, 2013 at 3:18 pm

I saw movies here, when I was living in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Pichu8boy
Pichu8boy on May 27, 2013 at 3:23 pm

Movies I saw here was Lilo and Stitch, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl, Pokemon: The Movie, Pokémon 3: The Movie, Piglet’s BIG Movie, and Pooh’s Heffalump Movie.

Broan
Broan on October 14, 2013 at 9:06 pm

Original 1965 opening ad is posted. Original architect was Maurice Sornik.

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