Hudson Mall Cinemas 7

701 State Route 440,
Jersey City, NJ 07304

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Operated by: Empire Cineplex Cinemas

Previously operated by: Boston Culinary Group, Empire Cineplex Cinemas, Galaxy Theatres, General Cinema Corp., Regal Cinemas

Previous Names: Hudson Plaza Cinema, Regal Hudson Mall 7

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Hudson Mall Cinemas 7

Opened December 22, 1967, the Hudson Plaza had a grand foyer as well as about 1,500 seats in its large auditorium. In its role as a modern movie palace, the theatre even contained a grand staircase. The design standards at the Hudson Plaza were quite high for the 1970’s, and in many ways it seemed more like an old style palace than a modern multiplex. A second screen was added on December 22, 1972. It has since been divided and re-divided into seven screens losing all of its 1970’s-era opulence.

In 2015 it is operated by Empire Cineplex Cinemas. It had closed by 2018.

Contributed by Gabe Della Fave

Recent comments (view all 20 comments)

Meredith Rhule
Meredith Rhule on December 19, 2008 at 3:17 am

Sound is mono but projection is good. Mark, the operator, does his best to do a very good job. Nice employees also.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 14, 2009 at 9:48 pm

The Hudson Plaza Cinema opened on December 22, 1967, according to an item in Boxoffice Magazine’s issue of January 1, 1968. It was one of five new theaters opened across the country by General Cinema on the same day.

unclejay73 on April 24, 2012 at 12:41 pm

Many fond memories here when this was a Twin Theater in the 70s and 80s. Among the films I saw “The Empire Strikes Back”, “Altered States”, “Clash of the Titans”, “Return of the Jedi”, “Gremlins”, “Enemy Mine”, “Aliens”, “Crocodile Dundee”, “Star Trek IV”, “Hot Shots”, “Ricochet” and “Beastmaster II”, few others. I haven’t been to this cinema in 20 years, I remember it being getting to be pretty grimey, have they cleaned it up?

fred1 on October 6, 2012 at 7:01 pm

This theater is closed once again. Bad booking and not getting the top movies did not generate enough revenue for this theater. Also BCG gave back the lease back to Nelson Page who owns

moviebuff82 on May 23, 2017 at 1:55 pm

They should get recliners soon like Newport.

rivest266 on February 14, 2018 at 3:28 pm

Grand opening ad in the photo section.

rivest266 on July 10, 2018 at 12:21 pm

Two screens opening on December 23rd, 1972. Another ad posted.

fred1 on November 6, 2018 at 4:54 pm

The theater is closed . Its website is disabled

GDellaFa on May 9, 2020 at 9:46 am

Sorry to hear this theatre closed. It was a great place to see a movie once upon a time. It was a modern and well run presentation house. Professional. It slowly faded over time.

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