Mall 5 Cinemas

101 N. Rangeline Road,
Joplin, MO 64801

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Previously operated by: Dickinson Theatres

Functions: Retail

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Mall 5 Cinemas

The Mall 5 Cinemas opened December 18, 1986 and was located near the food court in the Northpark Mall.

The theatre had a small lobby and five small auditoriums. It featured first run attractions and was a popular cinema until the Northstar 14 opened. The Mall Cinemas closed December 5, 1999.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

Recent comments (view all 3 comments)

beaumon on July 19, 2005 at 9:20 pm

Originally, Dickinson wanted to build a 3-plex to supplement the Northpark 1&2 at the other end of the mall. Mall management pressured them to build a 5-plex, and they did. The lobby was never made any larger to accomdate the increased capacity. The houses were small, 4 seating 250, and one smaller house. When opened in 1986, houses 1 and 2 got new Dolby systems. House 3 had to settle for the Dolby setup pulled from the Eastgate 5 up the road (dating to 1981). By the time this theatre closed, the sound system in house 3 was pretty much shot. Houses 4-5 (those the mall insisted be added on) were mono. Booth was incredibly cramped, as were the restrooms. I haven’t been in the mall for awhile, but the auditoriums are completely contained within the structure of the mall, so they’re probably still there.

rhodapenmark on October 30, 2006 at 10:57 am

This theater has recently been destroyed (summer 2006) during an aggressive remodeling of the North Park Mall. What was Mall 5 is now food court space and expanded restrooms.

KingBiscuits on August 21, 2010 at 3:26 pm

I was thinking that the former space became Vintage Stock. The one at the Northpark Mall is huge!

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