Polaris 18 + XD

1071 Gemini Place,
Columbus, OH 43240

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Additional Info

Operated by: Cinemark

Previously operated by: Rave Motion Picture Theatres

Firms: Stotser & Associates

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: Rave Motion Pictures 18, Polaris 18 + Extreme

Nearby Theaters

Rave Polaris 18

Rave Motion Pictures built its second Ohio theatre next to the Polaris Fashion Place in Columbus, which opened in Summer 2005. Rave Motion Pictures was an 18-screen stadium seating multiplex with 4,000 seats and all the modern equipment. It was Columbus first of two new theatres opening in 2005 the second was the College Point in Fall 2005. Rave Motion Pictures estimates the cost of the new eighteen-plex at $16.4 million.

It was taken over by Cinemark Theatres in May 2013.

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Recent comments (view all 22 comments)

Mark_L on October 3, 2007 at 11:45 am

According to a source at RAVE, they have pulled all 35mm equipment from all of their theatres.

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on October 3, 2007 at 11:47 am

Doesn’t that seriously limit what movies can be shown?

Mark_L on October 3, 2007 at 11:58 am

I don’t know of any major release they have not played.

Nicholas Herum
Nicholas Herum on March 19, 2012 at 12:50 pm

They will be opening their retrofitted “RaveXtreme” auditorium on 3/23/12 for The Hunger Games. It will compete for the large format audience that have been going to the AMC IMAX and Marcus UltraScreen locations in Columbus.

Nicholas Herum
Nicholas Herum on March 24, 2012 at 11:51 am

Link to an article I wrote about the new RaveXtreme auditorium they just opened.


nextinline on January 4, 2013 at 12:32 am

This location is going to be AMC.

Keith on February 26, 2013 at 6:33 am

amc is buying the grove city 14 not polaris.

Mark_L on February 26, 2013 at 7:26 am

The address, according to the Rave website, for this theatre is 1071 Gemini Place Columbus, OH 43240. It is located adjacent to the Polaris Mall, not inside as the current address suggests.

Mark_L on May 30, 2013 at 3:17 pm

Now owned by Cinemark.

Kevin Tredway
Kevin Tredway on December 7, 2016 at 10:37 pm

The ‘Rave Xtreme’ screen has been rebranded to ‘Cinemark XD’. The theatre is now called “Polaris 18 and XD”.

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