AMC Springfield 11 with IMAX

3200 East Montclair Street,
Springfield, MO 65804

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Operated by: AMC Theatres

Previously operated by: Dickinson Theatres, Showplex Cinemas

Firms: Butler Rosenbury & Partners

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: Springfield 8 Cinemas, Springfield 11 Cinemas

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 417.882.7469

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AMC Springfield 11 with IMAX

Opened November 22, 1991 by Dickinson Theatres seating 2,200 in its eight screens. Goodrich took over operation of the theatre in 1996. The box office was located in the outer lobby with two ticket windows. Once in the theatre lobby it is shaped in a V, with the concession stand in the middle. A hallway goes down each side of the of the V to the auditoriums. All the auditoriums are decorated in a bright red with plush red velver seats. Dolby stereo in each auditorium. It was taken back by Dickinson Theatres on August 16, 2008.

In 2010 it was taken over by Showplex Cinemas, and in 2011 they enlarged to 11 screens and a total capacity of 2,400 seats. It was taken over by Starplex Cinemas in 2014. Taken over by AMC December 16, 2015.

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Recent comments (view all 28 comments)

KingBiscuits on August 24, 2010 at 5:12 pm

The theatre is now owned by Showplex Cinemas.

swdailey on December 12, 2010 at 7:33 pm

Read today that they intend to build the IMAX and two additional audtoriums by next summer. Assume the IMAX will be a digital setup.

JoelWeide on June 14, 2011 at 10:36 pm

Construction is currently underway. Article at the following url: Also pictures of construction are at Showplex facebook site, and if you keyword in “Springfield 8” doing a google search and then click on images you will see an drawing of the conversion.

JoelWeide on June 14, 2011 at 10:49 pm

Correction to the above post. Go to facebook and keyword Showplex Cinemas and then click on photo, the picture of the future theatre is on their profile album. Sorry for the mistake! —jw

KingBiscuits on November 14, 2011 at 1:26 pm

The theatre will officially be renamed the Springfield 11 on November 18th. Happy Feet Two is the premiere IMAX engagement with Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (in a one week exclusive) and The Adventures of Tintin planned as future engagements.

volcomsuperhero on February 5, 2013 at 4:54 pm

I really wish that the old photos, before the remodel, were still on here. This is a great theater.

rivest266 on August 7, 2013 at 6:11 pm

Aerial before the 2011 renovention is in the photo section for this cinema.

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Joe Vogel on June 14, 2015 at 2:06 pm

The Springfield architectural firm Butler Rosenbury & Partners designed the 2011 renovation and expansion project for this theater. A thumbnail link to six photos of the Springfield 11 Cinemas can be found on the entertainment projects page of the firm’s web site.

rivest266 on July 16, 2017 at 5:08 pm

This opened on November 22nd, 1991 as the Dickinson 8 theatre. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

rivest266 on July 16, 2017 at 6:11 pm

Springfield 8 cinemas bought back by Dickinson theatres on August 16th, 2008

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