Rancho Mirage 16 & IMAX

72-777 Dinah Shore Drive,
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

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Regal Entertainment Group (Official)

Additional Info

Operated by: Regal Cinemas

Previously operated by: Resort Theatres of America, Signature Theatres

Firms: Thorp Associates

Previous Names: Rancho Mirage Stadium 16

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Rancho Mirage 16 & IMAX

The Los Angeles Times reported that Metropolitan Theatres broke ground for this stadium theater on July 31, 1998. In March of 1999 Metropolitan sold their Coachella Valley holdings to Resort Theatres of American (RTA) who opened the theater July 16, 1999.

RTA facing financial problems sold the theater to Signature Theatres in 2003.

The Times reported in April of 2004 that Regal Entertainment Group purchased all of Signature theatres for $226 million.

Contributed by Ron Pierce

Recent comments (view all 3 comments)

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on July 29, 2013 at 2:44 pm

The Rancho Mirage 16 Cinemas was designed for Metropolitan Theatres by the Estes Park, Colorado, architectural firm Thorp Associates. It is one of ten of their the firm’s projects that is featured on this page of their web site.

RobertAlex on June 25, 2014 at 11:44 am

name should be changed to Rancho Mirage 16 and IMAX, as they opened a digital IMAX in one of their existing auditoriums last month.

rivest266 on January 11, 2017 at 3:41 pm

This opened on July 16th, 1999. Grand opening ad in the photo section.

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