Las Olas Cinemas

300 SW First Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

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Las Olas Cinemas

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The Los Olas Riverfront is located in downtown Fort Lauderdale in the Los Olas Riverfront Entertainment, Dining and Shopping Center. The The Regal Cinemas 23 was opened June 18, 1998. Later renamed Los Olas Riverfront Cinemas, it was operated by Sunrise Cinemas until 2010, when Frank Theatres took over.

It featured 15 state of the art stadium style seating auditoriums. The Los Olas played great art, foreign and indepenedent as well as the latest blockbuster films. In 2011, four screens were closed, leaving eleven operating. In 2013, the Los Olas Cinemas was totally closed.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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rivest266 on October 25, 2011 at 4:06 pm

According to the Yelp reviews cinemas 1-4 are now closed off leaving 11 cinemas. I confirmed it by checking the showtimes and find only 11 cinemas in use.

Mikeoaklandpark on October 27, 2011 at 10:17 am

Originally this theater was 23 screens. I am not sure why they could not make all 23 work. I know parking was always an issue.

Mikeoaklandpark on August 2, 2012 at 12:31 pm

Acording to the Frank Theater web site it lists only showings for 9 screens. It was changed to 11 when Frank’s took it over. Please correct information at the top showing 15 screens

sporridge on January 7, 2014 at 7:26 pm

Closed sometime toward the end of 2013, and any mention removed from the Frank Theaters Website.

The whole Las Olas Riverfront complex continues to struggle, and various redevelopment possibilities continue to be floated.

Mikeoaklandpark on January 8, 2014 at 5:25 am

Update status to closed.

andsome96 on August 31, 2015 at 5:45 am

Theater update: Everything still seems to be in place despite being abandoned for almost two years.

Mikeoaklandpark on January 13, 2017 at 6:53 pm

I was at the grand opening Rivest. What a shame it never took off.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on January 13, 2017 at 7:06 pm

Thanks, Rivest. But how did you get a pic posted on CT comments and not the photos section? And can those without membership see it?

rivest266 on March 7, 2017 at 11:13 pm

You can see the page. When I clipped the page, there was an option to embed the ad at

memberships are also available also at

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