Wehrenberg Ronnie's 20 Cine

5320 South Lindbergh Boulevard,
Sappington, MO 63126

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telliott
telliott on September 19, 2011 at 6:49 pm

I’ve always wondered, are these theatres in this chain pronounced CINE as in “sin” or sin-eh…thought this was a strange name…

Chris Utley
Chris Utley on February 3, 2011 at 6:54 pm

Only went here once in their IMAX (Lite!) auditorium to see “Superman Returns.” It was the last movie I saw with my favorite cousin – who passed away in early 2007.

KingBiscuits
KingBiscuits on August 11, 2010 at 1:28 pm

This theatre had the D-Box motion process in one auditorium but it looks like they have removed those seats.

KingBiscuits
KingBiscuits on October 27, 2009 at 7:34 pm

This theatre’s address should be listed as Sappington, Missouri rather than St. Louis, Missouri.

Needy
Needy on November 21, 2008 at 10:11 am

What was showing in December 1982 when it turned into 8??

JAlex
JAlex on November 17, 2008 at 6:16 pm

The expansion to 8 screens took place in December 1982. These “mini"s seated 200 each, compared to about 350 in each of the original six.

JAlex
JAlex on September 3, 2008 at 7:15 pm

The first of the six opened on December 15th with “Oliver’s Story”; the second of the six opened on December 22nd with “The Wiz.” Wehrenberg opened this complex like they did the later 20 screens—in stages with no big single opening.

Needy
Needy on September 3, 2008 at 2:55 pm

What were the 6 things showing in 1978? Also, when did they open it to 8 screens? Those two additional screens were pretty tiny if you ever ended up in one of them.

JAlex
JAlex on July 29, 2008 at 12:19 am

Ronnie’s 6 opened in December 1978.

KingBiscuits
KingBiscuits on July 5, 2008 at 2:40 am

I saw Shine A Light on IMAX here back in April. I believe it was a city exclusive as they were the only theatre in St. Louis running it.

KingBiscuits
KingBiscuits on March 15, 2008 at 7:31 am

I’ve seen three films here: Beowulf (in IMAX 3-D), American Gangster (in 35mm) and Sweeney Todd (in 35mm). I can see why it’s Wehrenberg’s flagship. DLP in half of the auditoriums, IMAX with big titles and the place is the behemoth in general. Last time I was here, Cloverfield and 27 Dresses had opened that day and the place was busy as mentioned. It got to the point where police officers were yelling at the kids to leave the lobby where a number of them were hanging out/talking on cell phones or not buying tickets to sold out showings of Cloverfield, 27 Dresses, Mad Money, I Am Legend and One Missed Call.

Needy
Needy on December 13, 2007 at 3:31 pm

**Just to clarify, the 20 screened theater was build beside the 8 screen one. Therefore, when construction started, the 8 screen remained open in 1999 until it officially opened its doors in 2000. I remember the first movie I saw at the new theater was Scream 3.

Ronnie’s 8 doesn’t have a page here. I can’t remember what I first saw here but I do remember going ever since the mid to late 1980s.

When Ronnie’s 20 opened, it was roughly a year after the Arnold 14 opened. These two theaters put a squeeze on Wehrenberg’s own Keller 8 Cine. At this time Keller finally started getting every new movie instead of splitting the popular movies with Ronnie’s 8. It didn’t last though as Wehrenberg went bankrupt and Keller closed along with about 4 or 5 other theaters.

You know you’re at Ronnie’s today if you see a million little sloppily dressed teens gawking outside the theater with about 2-4 police officers hanging around too.

Needy
Needy on December 6, 2007 at 2:13 pm

Again, Van Bibbler’s comments are WRONG. The 20 screen theater was built next to the 8 screen theater. Construction started in 1999. This theater did not officially open until early winter/spring 2000, NOT 1998.

When it was Ronnie’s 8, this theater was kind of dumpy, yet it had some charm. Today, it’s this huge ugly mess with a million little 13-15 year old prostitots gawking outside of the theater. I try to avoid this one at all costs.

Chris Utley
Chris Utley on April 13, 2006 at 11:10 am

During the 2005 Holiday season, an IMAX auditorium was built at this theatre.

jnut
jnut on December 16, 2005 at 7:59 pm

Watch out for teen-friendly movies on weekends and school holidays—this theater can get very noisy!