Regal UA Main Street 6

3720 Main Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19127

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Do on August 2, 2023 at 8:17 am

I suppose it’s understandable why Regal kept this theater open. The closest competition is in either Center City,University City, Narberth, Bryn Mawr, Plymouth Meeting. And it is an asset to the neighborhood due to its convenient location but gee whiz,when I got to a movie theater I want my visit to feel like an event. This location doesn’t fit the bill.

ridethectrain on March 6, 2022 at 11:35 am

AT m00se1111, yes it could, had to move seats at the AMC Village VII in New York City, it’s recliners but if it not real stadium seating, obstruction could be a problem. Best to go when it’s not busy.

HowardBHaas on March 6, 2022 at 11:13 am

There are other raked, non stadium seated multiplexes in the Philly area that were converted to recliners, and became very popular with audiences.

ridethectrain on May 25, 2021 at 10:34 pm

Please update, total seats 541. All screens has recliners now.

Mikeoaklandpark on April 16, 2017 at 12:13 pm

Glad they are keeping the theater and putting money into it rather then redevelop it for commercial use

HowardBHaas on April 15, 2017 at 7:33 pm

Big plans for an 11-acre parcel on the Schuylkill River in Bala Cynwyd

Quote from Philadelphia Business Journal-April 14, 2017- Sean McCloskey’s Penn Real Estate Group………. recently bought the United Artists movie theater and its associated shopping center from Bart Blatstein’s Tower Investments for $5.6 million. It was one of Blatstein’s first projects and was built more than 20 years ago. “Time to transition it,” Blatstein said about the sale.

The theater will get more than $1 million in renovations. New plush seating will halve its 1,500 seats and new food and beverage offerings will be provided.

rivest266 on October 9, 2016 at 5:08 am

March 7th, 1997 grand opening ad in photo section.

HowardBHaas on August 26, 2007 at 11:34 am

The June 1999 Philadelphia Magazine rated the UA Main Street 6 a “3” on a 1 to 5 scale with comment: “Manayunk deserves better” A high rating was awarded in the Seating category. Instead of the characterization “First-run mainstream” applied to other mainstream moviehouses, the term “Lame mainstream” was used.

From November 2006 Philadelphia Weekly:

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If you catch a flick on one of the United Artists' Main Street 6’s two giant screens, you’re in for an enveloping treat. If you get stuck in one of its four smaller houses, well, you’re screwed.