AMC Dine-In Theatres Essex Green 9

495 Prospect Avenue,
West Orange, NJ 07052

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Operated by: AMC Theatres

Previously operated by: General Cinema Corp.

Firms: Lickel Architecture

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: General Cinema Essex Green 9, AMC Essex Green

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 888.262.4386

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AMC Dine-In Theatres Essex Green 9

Opened on October 12, 1997 this theatre contained nine new stadium seating auditoriums with digital sound and all the bells and whistles. The lobby area contained a 50-foot snack bar and a mini-cafe featuring Starbucks coffees and assorted pastries, The Soundstage Cafe.

When AMC acquired GC in 2001 the chain closed the Soundstage Cafe operation.

Theatre 1 is the largest, and is THX certified.

Contributed by John Fink

Recent comments (view all 42 comments)

moviebuff82 on December 27, 2016 at 2:22 pm

I agree, even with reserved seating and other amenities.

poland626 on December 28, 2016 at 5:14 am

I’ve been here multiple times. I’ve reported them each time and I have emailed Amc after this recent incident. I know what theater I was in, doesn’t mean I can predict the projector working or not.

Examples I’ve experienced first hand: -Cold Food with Warm Sides -Tea that was more water than tea. Literally had no color to it -Breaded Chicken Sandwich was 3 Chicken tenders put between a Bun -Drinks arrived mid movie well after I’ve finished my food -No Salt or Pepper at all unless you ask and then are given you a small cups worth -Sticky Menus replaced with just as Sticky Menus -Broken Tables that don’t move or are complete bent so much my drink falls -And just in general Over priced for this quality

I’ve complained each time. Sometimes I get a free ticket or a “thank you for telling us” speach but nothing ever changes. Look at recent yelp and Google reviews. This isn’t a one time thing. If they want the Dine IN format to succeed they need help


moviebuff82 on April 17, 2018 at 5:30 pm

jeffpiatt on April 17, 2018 at 9:50 pm

this locations current name is AMC Dine-in Theatres Essex Green 9

poland626 on May 31, 2018 at 4:38 pm

heard they got new recliner seats that are smaller now. haven’t tried them yet but are really new, like within the past month type new. I bet they are like the smaller recliners in east hanover or morristown

moviebuff82 on July 27, 2018 at 2:04 pm

Yesterday coming into tonight the theater was closed for maintenance work due to a case of legionairres in west Orange.

Seatoncinema on September 29, 2018 at 7:16 pm

I heard that it was a bad rodent issue as to why it was closed

ridethectrain on November 13, 2019 at 12:47 pm

Please update, theatre open October 12, 1997

ridethectrain on September 18, 2020 at 9:49 pm

Please update, 776 seats.

ridethectrain on September 6, 2022 at 8:15 am

Please update, total seats 811, the location is now fully Dine and Recline

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