AMC Deer Valley 17

3033 W. Agua Fria Freeway,
Phoenix, AZ 85027

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Operated by: AMC Theatres

Firms: Will Bruder Architects

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: AMC Deer Valley 30

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 888AMC4FUN

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AMC Deer Valley 17

The AMC Deer Valley 30, designed by Will Bruder Architects, opened December 15, 1998.

In April of 2004 the theatre was one of three AMC theatres bought by Entertainment Properties Trust (EPR), which AMC will operate through long-term leases. EPR’s portfolio includes all of the major theater chains and many of the minor ones.

An IMAX screen was added to the AMC Deer Valley 30 in September of 2005. By early 2017 it had been downsized to 17 screens.

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Recent comments (view all 9 comments)

rivest266 on July 29, 2013 at 12:48 pm

As of late 2012, only 17 screens are open.

rivest266 on November 18, 2015 at 7:33 pm

Theatre opened on December 15th, 1998 with Charlton Heston with his movies playing on all of its screens. Opened for regular business on December 18th. Grand opening ad in photo section

December 15th movies: Airport


Big County, The

Buccaneer, The



El Cid

Greatest Show on Earth

Greatest Story ever Told

Grey Lady Down

Hawaiian, The


Naked Jungle

Planet of the Apes

Ten Commandments, The

Touch of Evil

True Lies

Two Minute Warning

Wayne’s World

jaye123 on December 5, 2017 at 1:21 am

the box office was moved inside the building

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on January 12, 2018 at 12:44 pm

It would depend on which side of the theatre they closed down. Since most of the AMC 30-plexes were essentially two 13-plexes flanking four screens that surround the snack bar, they achieve 17-screens by closing down one entire wing. Most of the 30/24 plexes that AMC has cut down to 17/14 screens, they’ve simply closed the 18-30/15-24 wing making it impossible to tell there were ever more screens unless you knew they were there. I would be interested in seeing one where they close the 1-13 side down and kept everything numbered the same.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on January 16, 2018 at 6:44 pm

Well would you look at that… interesting!

ridethectrain on September 28, 2019 at 1:22 am

This should be on the list of 30 plexus In the 30. Yes only 17 are open

mattshomeworld on October 10, 2021 at 4:03 am

They are really not closed off perse, They close off one wing to movies showings but they are rented out for private events, meetings, and other special events. My work has rented out a few times a theatre and it’s been on the side that’s been closed off, you don’t have to deal with the movie goers and feels more private.

CorusFTW on October 28, 2021 at 8:49 am

This theatre opened on December 18, 1998. Its opening movies include You’ve Got Mail (SDDS; on four screens), The Prince of Egypt (SDDS; on four screens), Star Trek: Insurrection (SDDS; on three screens), A Bug’s Life (SDDS; on two screens), Enemy of the State (SDDS; on two screens), Meet Joe Black (SDDS), Babe: Pig in the City (SDDS), Psycho (SDDS), The Rugrats Movie (SDDS; on two screens), Rush Hour (SDDS), Jack Frost (SDDS; on two screens), Elizabeth (SDDS), Pleasantville, Living Out Loud, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (SDDS), The Siege (SDDS), Antz (SDDS), The Waterboy (SDDS), and Home Fries (SDDS). The IMAX theatre opened on September 30, 2005, and its opening feature was Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D.

jwmovies on August 18, 2022 at 3:33 pm

See AMC Covina 30/17 for more details…

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