Tower Place Festival Cinemas

8700 Pineville-Matthews Road,
Charlotte, NC 28226

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Previously operated by: General Cinema Corp.

Previous Names: Tower Place Cinema 8

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Tower Place Festival Cinemas

Opening on October 3, 1986 the Tower Place Festival Cinemas was the fourth theatre in the greater Charlotte area to operated under General Cinema Theatres which also operated the Charlottetowne Mall, Southpark,and Eastland Mall Cinemas. Located in the Tower Place Shopping Center at the intersection of Highway 51 and Park Road. At the time of it’s opening, all auditoriums featured state of the art Dolby digital sound with plush velvet seats and advanced ticket sales for upcoming features. Not to mention acres of free parking. General Cinema Theatres closed this theatre in 1998.

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raysson on July 12, 2013 at 9:22 pm

General Cinema operated this theatre until 2001.

PatriciaCarol on November 4, 2013 at 2:45 am

I wish I could remember when it closed but 1998 sounds about right. Here is link of photo at my flickr site

raysson on November 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm

Seating capacity for this theatre was at 2,230.

rivest266 on February 27, 2020 at 12:17 pm

Grand opening ad posted.

rivest266 on February 27, 2020 at 7:10 pm

GCC must have built at least 20 of these.

CaseyTheElectabuzzFan on November 30, 2023 at 12:31 am

This cinema did not close in 2001. It was shut down sometime in 1998.

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