7440 SW 88th Street,
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Previously operated by: Wometco Theatres
Architects: A. Herbert Mathes
Previous Names: Wometco Twin Theatre
- Sunset Theatre
- Suniland Triple
- AMC Sunset Place 24 Theatres
- IMAX Theatre at Sunset Place
- Riviera Theatre
News About This Theater
- May 21, 2010 — Happy 30th, "Empire"
- Aug 21, 2009 — "Alien" 30th Anniversary
- Jul 15, 2008 — Remembering "Die Hard" -- A 20th Anniversary Tribute
- Jul 15, 2008 — Remembering "Die Hard"
The Wometco Twin Theatre opened on March 24, 1967 with Paul Newman in “Hombre” & Marlon Brando in “The Countess From Hong Kong”. Seating was provided to 1,000 & 500. It often ran exclusives and roadshow presentations. Located across from Florida’s then busiest mall it was a suburban smash hit later a victim of land values and nearby multiplexes.
Excellent sized screens seating 1,000 and 500 with plush seating were undermined by tacky turnstyle entrance equipment. It later became a triplex.
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