Stony Brook 17

2196 Nesconset Highway,
Stony Brook, NY 11790

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Stony Brook 17

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The Stony Brook was one of the first in the wave of the more deluxe multiplexes built. It was opened December 23, 1998 by Loew’s. In January 2006 it was taken over by AMC.

It has been a very well kept theater.

Contributed by Bway Chris

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Bway
Bway on July 10, 2008 at 11:04 am

It used to be a Loews I believe.

SIIN01
SIIN01 on December 2, 2008 at 1:55 pm

This theatre was constructed and opened for operation as a Loews Theatre on December 23rd, 1998. This theatre did originally open as a 15 screen theatre. Shortly after National Amusements opened their Holstville location (Island 16 De Lux) Loews decided to add seats to 2 auditoriums that were already built during original construction. This upgrade (renovation) ensured Loews operated the largest theatre (screens)in Suffolk County. Which is still the case today. This building is currently owned and operated by AMC Theatres following AMC’s merger with Loews which took place in January 2006. If anyone has questions about this building please ask in post, I worked in this building for it’s first 10 years in operation.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on December 2, 2008 at 3:31 pm

Next year it will house an IMAX screen.

Bway
Bway on December 3, 2008 at 9:10 am

Did they cut two of their theaters in half to go from 15 to 17?

SIIN01
SIIN01 on December 3, 2008 at 12:29 pm

No they didn’t change any existing auditoriums. The building was originally constructed with 17 auditoriums 2 of which were never furnished. They were used for dry storage such as maintenance items. They then added seats to these 2 “rooms” changing the theatre to a 17plex.

Bway
Bway on April 20, 2009 at 11:47 am

Thanks for the information.

robboehm
robboehm on January 20, 2016 at 12:31 pm

Better exterior photo uploaded.

CMulcahy9207
CMulcahy9207 on February 4, 2016 at 8:12 pm

My new house is not far from this theatre. When will they be adding the reclining seats for this theatre.

robboehm
robboehm on February 5, 2016 at 6:41 am

Remember the day you just went to a movie? Now they have all these bells and whistles and charge you an arm and a leg.

mhvbear
mhvbear on February 5, 2016 at 7:43 am

The recliners are among the worse “innovation” that chains are adding to their facilities. I avoid them like the plague. They decrease the seating and increase the cost of attending. If I had my dithers there would be no food allowed.

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