Hanes Mall Cinema

180 Hanes Mall Circle,
Winston-Salem, NC 27103

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Previously operated by: General Cinema Corp.

Previous Names: Hanes Mall Cinema I-II-III-IV

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Before being demolished.

Owned and operated by General Cinema Corporation, the Hanes Mall Cinema I-II-III-IV opened on December 22, 1976 with “The Enforcer”, “The Front”, “A Star is Born” and “Silver Streak”. The theatre was located around the back of the shopping center opposite Stratford Road and near Interstate 40 and Silas Creek Parkway. This was the third GC theatre to open in North Carolina (the others were in located in Charlotte, Fayetteville) under the GC banner. This was the first to open in Winston-Salem area, and the first one in the Triad.

The Hanes Mall Cinema was closed on October 19, 2000, when Carmike Cinemas began building a huge 12-screen megaplex just down the street from the Hanes Mall.

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raysson on July 28, 2010 at 4:05 pm

The Hanes Mall Cinemas also had competition as well in the late 1990’s,when Carmike Cinemas built a huge 12-screen multiplex just south of the shopping center near Interstate 40 and Stratford Road that put this theatre out of business in early 2001.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 28, 2010 at 5:41 pm

If “HAPPY GILMORE” was PG-13 they had no business even asking.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 18, 2010 at 5:35 pm

It is a good code.But Parents should know what the kids are watching. I wrote a lot more but decided to delete my feelings on the Motion Picture Code.

Malin_Archia on January 21, 2012 at 5:56 pm

Visited this particular cinema a few times in the mid to late 90’s. It was the only theatre showing the movie ‘Jawbreaker’ in the area and my teenage niece was dying to see it. The movie was awful, and the cinema was empty on a Friday night. This was back in early ‘99, so I’m surprised they kept the doors open until '01.

raysson on May 24, 2012 at 1:38 pm

The Hanes Mall Cinema became a fixture for 25 years until it’s closing on October 10,2000 when Carmike Cinemas built on huge 12-plex just down the street from the Hanes Mall and nearby Interstate 40.

Open in 1976 as Winston-Salem’s first multiplex cinema.

raysson on May 22, 2014 at 1:07 pm

May 24,1984…..at Hanes Mall Cinema I-II-III-IV

INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE DOOM-In Dolby Stereo Playing on 2 Screens with additional early showings at special late shows Friday & Saturday night.

Sorry, No Passes or Special General Cinema Admission Discounts will not be accepted for this feature.

I have the ads.

Element02 on April 14, 2018 at 7:11 pm

The big 12 screen megaplex down the street, actually opened it’s doors in 1997 I believe. This theater lasted for a few years after.

jwmovies on January 19, 2023 at 12:53 am

FYI This theatre was supposed to be a 6 plex as judged by the photo but plans fell through. See GCC Hillsdale 4 in San Mateo and GGC Santa Anita 4 in Arcadia for more details. Later on, they had 6 plexes in Colton and Dublin CA and Scottsdale AZ. If at first you don’t succeed…

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