Newington Cinemas

3250 Berlin Turnpike,
Newington, CT 06111

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Previously operated by: General Cinema Corp.

Previous Names: Cinema I-II-III

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Newington Cinemas

Opened February 20, 1969. It became a triple-screen cinema on October 15, 1976. It was closed in 1997.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

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e1337n00b on March 4, 2008 at 9:50 pm

One of the only General Cinemas in CT. Had the shadowbox screen in the large auditorium.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 8, 2010 at 3:32 pm

Well, on March 24 1970 it was playing “A BOY NAMED CHARLIE BROWN” in theatre one and theatre two had “ANNE OF A THOUSAND DAYS”.

kerryirl on January 14, 2014 at 11:12 pm

I saw The Godfather there in 1972 long long lines. Even the turnoff from the Berlin Tnpk was a long line of cars trying to turn left!

annie11 on November 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm

I remember me and my friends sneaking in to see jaws in the early 70’s it was one of the scariest movies I have seen to date the original movie signpost is being used by the Lowes hardware store that is there now

rivest266 on February 23, 2017 at 1:53 pm

This opened on February 20th, 1969. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

rivest266 on February 25, 2017 at 9:05 am

Three screens on October 15th, 1976. No grand opening ad placed in the newspaper.

winteryroses on April 23, 2021 at 11:02 am

Fred Buffum managed this theatre until he became the Division Manager in Philadelphia.

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