AMC Loews Roosevelt Field 8

630 Old Country Road,
Garden City, NY 11530

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AMC Loews Roosevelt Field 8

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One of the largest of the Century Theaters chain built in parking lots of shopping malls in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Century Theaters twinned it and later when they were aquired by RKO, it was made into a quad. Later Cineplex Odeon made it an eight-plex by chopping some theatres and creating some from other space. Some of the houses are quite large and nice but others are small. Always played top notch first run, but now shares bookings with the newer AMC Loews Raceway 10 down the road.

It was closed for extensive renovations in March 2015 and reopened in November 2015.

Contributed by Robert R

Recent comments (view all 71 comments)

robboehm on March 15, 2015 at 9:40 am

Is this a reno or a tear down and rebuild?

amcbayplaza13 on March 18, 2015 at 6:59 pm

This theater is gonna be renovating for real?

robboehm on March 26, 2015 at 5:51 pm

Photo of pylon when Century’s added

amcbayplaza13 on March 27, 2015 at 1:44 pm

Check out the pictures I took of the older seats from this theater before the renovation of this theater

John Fink
John Fink on December 18, 2015 at 9:04 pm

Currently back open per AMC’s website

robboehm on December 29, 2015 at 7:06 am

So what’s it like after the long reno?

RobertR on July 7, 2016 at 9:17 am

Can someone who works or has worked at AMC explain the thinking behind no titles on marquees or on the building? All the free advertising, I used to drive by and see something was playing and go see it. I just don’t get it. As a former theater manager the marquee was so important, we even used to cram the next attractions up there when we could.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on July 8, 2016 at 10:12 am

With the longevity of films it’s fairly unnecessary to advertise what’s playing. If it’s a first run theatre they’re playing all the new movies. Granted at an 8-plex they may not have ALL the new movies, they have most of them.

Besides — most people don’t just show up without already knowing what’s playing. They’ve checked showtimes on the internet and decided that this theatre is the one they’re going to at a certain time.

robboehm on July 8, 2016 at 4:06 pm

Also they’ve probably reserved seats. Are not the pylons still maintained at the entrances to the mall?

theatrefan on July 14, 2016 at 7:12 am

They also probably figure that their targeted audience of millennials will look everything up on their smartphones & will not even look up to see what titles are listed on the marquee of the theatre. Unfortunately it’s not just AMC as Cineplex is also doing the same thing up in Canada as they are renovating the older Famous Players Multiplexes they have owned since 2005.

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