Regal Union Square Stadium 17

850 Broadway,
New York, NY 10003

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MovieguyNYC on January 12, 2024 at 12:13 am

Check out auditorium 8 and its glowing red EXIT sign BEHIND the screen clearly visible while viewing a movie.

ridethectrain on June 15, 2023 at 7:55 am

Regal enters into lease agreement to continue as operators of recently renovated Union Square theatre

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – Regal announced today that the company has entered into a long-term lease agreement with Related to continue the operation of Regal Union Square in Manhattan, New York. The recently renovated theatre – in the heart of one of New York City’s most iconic neighborhoods – showcases the latest innovations to the theatrical experience with top-of-the line technology and amenities including three premium format options.

“Regal Union Square is a state-of-the-art theatre featuring the latest advancements to the moviegoing experience,” said Mooky Greidinger, CEO of Cineworld, parent company of Regal. “In cooperation with our partners at Related, we are excited to enter into a long-term lease agreement for this premiere entertainment destination providing moviegoers from the area the best place to watch a movie for many years to come.”

“We are thrilled to continue our long-term relationship with Regal in the heart of Union Square,” said Chad Jones, Senior Vice President, Related Companies. “The best-in-class cinema experience will continue to bring the magic of the movies to thousands of Manhattan residents as well as visitors from around the world.”

Manhattan residents and visitors will continue to enjoy the incredible experience at this location, which has provided guests the best place to watch a movie with the most innovative presentations, including a Pepsi 4DX auditorium where the on-screen visuals of action-packed blockbusters are enhanced through special effects including motion-synchronized seats, wind, fog, rain, lightning, snow, bubbles, vibration and scents.

Regal Union Square also features a ScreenX auditorium where movie fans go beyond the frame of the movie screen by expanding feature films to the left and right walls of the theatre. This panoramic format creates an immersive, 270-degree viewing experience. The theatre is also home to the Regal Premium Experience (RPX), which presents movies the way filmmakers intended with powerful, Dolby Atmos surround sound, bright eye-popping laser projected images and theatre seats that feature ButtKicker technology in a custom-built premium environment.

Regal is also proud to offer Regal Unlimited at Union Square. Regal Unlimited allows subscribers to see as many movies as they want, whenever and wherever they want. The Regal Unlimited subscription pass is exclusively available on the Regal mobile app where moviegoers can choose from three different plans based on theatre location. There are no blackout dates and subscribers can purchase advance tickets as soon as they go on sale. Subscribers also receive a 10% discount on all food and non-alcoholic drink purchases along with automatic membership to the Regal Crown Club.

About Regal:

Regal, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group, operates one of the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States, consisting of 6,136 screens in 450 theatres in 41 states along with the District of Columbia and Guam as of May 31, 2023. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the company’s theatre circuit provides its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable moviegoing experience. We are committed to being “The Best Place to Watch a Movie!” Additional information is available on Regal’s website:

Media Contacts:

Richard M. Grover

Head of Marketing, Regal

(865) 925-9539


Scott Neff
Scott Neff on February 23, 2023 at 4:17 pm

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on February 22, 2023 at 8:20 pm

However, this particular multiplex has all the charm of a bus station.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on February 22, 2023 at 2:22 pm

Why can’t a multiplex be a treasure? You don’t think that countless numbers of people think fondly of this theater and all the different experiences they’ve had there? If the theater closed where you saw your favorite movies, perhaps had your first date, spent time with your family, etc. – does the fact that it’s a multiplex make it any less memorable?

vindanpar on February 18, 2023 at 3:50 pm

Since when is a multi-plex a treasure? As once was famously said in another context it should be a buried treasure.

m00se1111 on February 18, 2023 at 10:22 am

Based upon what exactly?

thehorror13 on February 18, 2023 at 8:25 am

There’s a very good likelihood that the theater will not close.

NackAttack on February 18, 2023 at 6:51 am

Does anybody know when this theater is supposed to close? I noticed they’re already selling tickets to Fast X which doesn’t open until May. I know any tickets can be refunded if/when the theater does close, but why even bother programming the showtimes and selling tickets if they know they’re not even going to be around anymore by the time the movie opens?

ridethectrain on January 31, 2023 at 8:39 am

advance tickets on sale doesn’t mean it will close. Regal will refund the tickets if they close

Joshua Bilmes
Joshua Bilmes on January 30, 2023 at 8:02 pm

is it closing? tickets still listed for sale many months from now, Is it possible that Regal filed to reject the lease in order to escape deferred rents from the pandemic, after which a new lease comes into effect?

thehorror13 on January 22, 2023 at 9:21 am

I am not yet closing the book on this being the end of this Regal theater. Hopefully a new deal can be struck with the landlord for the Union Square. Previously other theaters were listed and then got a reprieval. Maybe here too.

If not, this location is crying out to be the city’s first Cinemark location!

Mikeoaklandpark on January 21, 2023 at 12:11 pm

Wow I thought they did recliners in the last remodel. I hate the not using masking. We are doing the Regal here but they have raised their prices ridiculous here in Asheville. After this I will stick with Cinemark and Epic. AMC is even worse.

thehorror13 on January 21, 2023 at 9:53 am

Also, people like having the recliners, and with the remodel they decided to keep regular seats to fit more people. But, the people aren’t coming in for the extra seats, except for the blockbuster titles.

thehorror13 on January 21, 2023 at 9:51 am

Union square has become LESS ATTRACTIVE since it’s remodel. They no longer have masking of the screens to match the flat or scope ratios. Also their screens have become SMALLER. Watching scope movies on most of their screens are now very unattractive. Especially in theaters 4, 5, and 12. Also, after remodel, many of the EXIT signs are in very bad places. Some screens, like theater 2, have the EXIT sign see through behind the movie screen.

Mikeoaklandpark on January 20, 2023 at 12:55 pm

Regal and some of these closures listed like this one is ridiculous. This has always been a popular theater except for an issue with rats

Joshua Bilmes
Joshua Bilmes on January 19, 2023 at 8:43 pm

This used to be an in place to see a movie. I did a comment Dec 2021 that I didn’t see the appeal of coming here when the close by AMCs had nice recliners, and when I occasionally checked the seating availability for movies opening here and Lincoln Square over the last several months did some double takes how few advance seats were being sold here vs for Lincoln Square. I am both surprised and not surprised that it is closing. Ironically, Regal website has showtimes for sale here well into the future while the eWalk only until March 2,

bigjoe59 on January 19, 2023 at 4:45 pm


why did the Chelsea close??? was this something that was known or
was it a literal last minute decision.

markp on January 19, 2023 at 4:22 pm

I guess for now its a stay for 42nd st. I wonder if they left it off because it still has the 70mm set up and Oppenheimer is coming out this summer.

dallasmovietheaters on January 19, 2023 at 3:30 pm

Sorry you lose all the various formats at that location. Regal may close them all on Valentine’s Day as the rejection of the lease is the next day, according to the court documents. But Feb. 12, 2023 would seem more plausible.

Inuchan915 on January 19, 2023 at 2:19 pm

Union Square is my goto theater for years. 42nd St is still not even fully remodeled, guess they have to pay for it somehow. Just throwing it out there, wonder if Regal will try to take over the smaller Chelsea cinemas to stay in town.

ridethectrain on January 19, 2023 at 1:26 pm

Im very shocked, the two AMC locations 19th Street and Village plus the Village East will be busy. This is not good plus the Chelsea just closed

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on January 19, 2023 at 12:27 pm

If they don’t own the site and had a 25 year lease, I bet the renewal rent has gone through the roof.

mhvbear on January 19, 2023 at 10:13 am

This theater was just totally remolded not too long ago. I was a bit surprised. This along with Lincoln Square was one of the go to theaters to see a movies in NYC.

dallasmovietheaters on January 19, 2023 at 9:19 am

Sadly, the Regal Union Square is on the latest Regal closure list. Sadly, the Regal Union Square is on the latest Regal closure list though no firm closing date is associated with that.

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