Hillcrest 4 Theatres

617 N. Belt Highway,
St. Joseph, MO 64506

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Chris1982 on October 17, 2014 at 11:04 am

Opened on Thursday, December 25, 1969, Adults $1.75, Students with AMC Cards $1.25, under 12 $.75 Grand Opening films were: James Garner in “Marlowe”, Paul Newman and Robert Redford in “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, Steve McQueen in “The Reivers” and “This Is My Alaska”.

CTCrouch on April 16, 2013 at 3:16 pm

In 1977, the Hillcrest 4 hosted the “world premiere” of the super cheesy movie “Supervan” (the movie had been filmed in the area).

MovieMan on August 27, 2011 at 9:36 pm

Hillcrest 4 closed in December 1999. The correct address is 617 N. Belt Highway (it is on the odd number side). As to the earlier comments, Richard Durwood owned Crown Cinema Corp. including the Hillcrest. His brother Stan Durwood was AMC. Both companies were officed in Kansas City. Crown Cinema operated from the VFW building.

jasonmovieman on February 10, 2011 at 4:01 pm

Worked here during my high school years, from 1992-1995. Great place to work. However, it was so worn out and falling apart. Great memories!

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 24, 2010 at 10:06 pm

AMC i think was founded in Missouri.