Serramonte Six Theaters

4915 Junipero Serra Boulevard,
Colma, CA 94014

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Fastphilly
Fastphilly on February 3, 2012 at 1:59 am

I agree with the above comment. As soon as you walked in was the snack stand. Then three screens on either side. It was a first run theater until the late 80’s. By then the UA up the block, Cineplex Plaza across the freeway, and Century 8 in South City put the nail in it’s first run coffin. I remember seeing “Golden Eye” there in 1994 when it was a discount theater showing movies at the tail end of their box office runs.

ajtarantex
ajtarantex on August 6, 2011 at 11:00 pm

This was a shoe Box of shoe boxes No Lobby No sooner than
you bought your tickets you were in the Theatre It was the biggest DUMP AMC ever ran.

DavidCNelson
DavidCNelson on December 28, 2010 at 7:34 pm

I was an usher there in 1977/78. I had a lot of fun working there. When I was there, it was an AMC theater.

whitejimrice
whitejimrice on January 18, 2010 at 8:22 pm

I’m currently writing a Book on Theaters in San Francisco and near by cities.
I fondly remember watching movies such as Conan, Robocop, Transformers (Twice to pack it All in) and Dead Time Stories.
Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE Bevmo. But I still Miss the 6 and the Plaza 1 and 2 up the street.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on January 4, 2010 at 1:40 pm

I want to say that I have early newspaper history I did a LOONG time ago that had this theatre originally as a Mann I-II-III… I need to find that.

jcobc
jcobc on October 14, 2007 at 5:38 pm

We threw a lot of hot dogs at the Serramonte 6 in the late 1970’s. I can’t remember seeing any first-run films there, but we never missed an opportunity to see Rocky Horror at the midnight shows. I worked at the rival Plaza I & II for a time (the Fox Skyline before that).

BLFT
BLFT on August 3, 2005 at 4:49 pm

The building wasn’t demolished as indicated here. The interior was gutted, and now the building is a Beverages & More store.

scottfavareille
scottfavareille on April 6, 2004 at 8:26 am

This theater was operated by AMC during its entire run and it was AMC’s first multiplex in the San Francisco Bay Area. It opened in 1972. Its decline came as AMC was pushing its newer San Francisco theaters, the AMC Van Ness 10 and the AMC Kabuki 8. AMC attempted to get extra life out of the theater as a dollar house, but that failed.