Town Plaza Cinemas

2136 William Street #205,
Cape Girardeau, MO 63702

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bodkin6071 on June 5, 2022 at 3:18 am

Now a Harbor Freight Tools store.

bodkin6071 on April 10, 2017 at 12:09 am

Added 5 new pics taken today, of the former Town Plaza in its current state.

I only saw the two original auditoriums, I guess the three added on in ‘83 were off to the east side?

I see what looked like a doorway off of the east wall, that was “expanded” during the demolition…

Chris1982 on August 6, 2014 at 11:56 pm

Should be listed as closed, closed in 2011.

micahmcdowell on December 4, 2011 at 12:47 am

It’s closed for good now.

Went by there today; they’re gutting the building. I picked up four screens and 15 surround speakers that were headed for the dumpster. Chairs are getting tossed tomorrow. I suppose Cape is a one-theater town now.

KingBiscuits on November 22, 2011 at 6:08 pm

I imagine an independent will pick it up. The Cape West will become the only game in town and with Cape Girardeau being a college town that’s more or less isolated, a second theatre would make sense.

It could reopen as a second-run house.

micahmcdowell on November 22, 2011 at 5:33 pm

Has anyone heard anything about the future of the theater after it closes?

Went there two days ago, and the presentation was fair but certainly not great. Staff seemed joyful?

KingBiscuits on November 21, 2011 at 10:56 pm

What looks to be the final engagements in the theatre’s history: Courageous, J. Edgar, Jack and Jill, Sarah’s Key, The Thing and The Way (the last two playing on the same screen).

rivest266 on November 19, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Picture and grand opening ads has been uploaded here.

bodkin6071 on November 19, 2011 at 3:38 pm

The Town Plaza 5 is scheduled to close December 1st:

CSWalczak on November 12, 2010 at 5:45 am

Currently operated by AMC.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 12, 2010 at 5:13 am

June 5 1979 sees “GREASE” and a return Engagement of “YOUNG FRANKENSTIEN”.playing at the Twin.

rivest266 on February 2, 2010 at 12:36 am

5-Plex opening on April 1st, 1983. ad is at View link

rivest266 on January 21, 2010 at 1:45 am

Grand opening ad is at 1973/12/23 View link 5 screens in April 1983.

momoviebuff on July 8, 2009 at 8:41 pm

It was between 1984-1985 when the theater expanded to 5 screens.

momoviebuff on July 8, 2009 at 8:41 pm

It was between 1984-1985 when the theater expanded to 5 screens.

momoviebuff on July 6, 2009 at 3:20 am

I lied, it has an amazing future ahead. It looks remodeled.

momoviebuff on April 10, 2009 at 7:32 pm

I dont know if it has a bright future ahead, but they recently have aquired more high-profile movies recently. Such as
Gran Torino
The Unborn
Quantum Of Solace
Four Christmases
Marley and Me
Race To Witch Mountain
Madea Goes To Jail
The Haunting In Connecticut
Obeserve and Report.
All of these films have been screened here, or are now being shown here. I havent been there since 2006, however. That was when I saw the Pink Panther.

bodkin6071 on January 14, 2009 at 11:20 pm

Originally opened as a twin in 1973. Expanded to 5 screens sometime in the 1980’s. Has recently had DTS Digital sound installed. This theater appears to have a bright future ahead of it.

sueh on August 7, 2007 at 7:36 pm

how do i buy tickets for 5.00

bodkin6071 on July 19, 2006 at 1:54 am

Was this theatre operated by Kerasotes from day one?