Here is our unique list of the largest cinema halls across the US. Because these cinema halls are large, they are also very comfortable. The auditoriums are largest, the concession stands are large- even their restrooms are large!
1. AMC Empire 25
This cinema hall is among the largest in Manhattan. The exterior of the theater is flashy and merges with the bright and glamorous surroundings. AMC Empire 25 has about 25 screens and showcases all the popular movies as and when they release. The seating is extremely comfortable, even for those who sit in the front row.
2. AMC Loews Kips Bay 15
AMC Loews Kips Bay 15 is not only among the largest but also one of the most beautiful movie theaters. The lobby of the cinema hall resembles that of a palace and the murals on the wall are movie-themed and absolutely stunning. It showcases a wide variety of movies and is extremely spacious. However, it has been noticed that it tends to get very quiet, which is why people tend to avoid it.
3. AMC Lincoln Square 13
This cinema hall has murals of those New York cinemas that existed in the past and therefore, makes the entire experience very nostalgic. Unlike other movie halls which assign numbers to each auditorium, this cinema hall allots cinema namesakes and the main lobby has been designed with a retro theme. This cinema hall is among the most comfortable and modern cinema halls.
4. BAM Rose Cinemas
The BAM Rose cinema hall was founded in 1998 and its structure and architecture is similar to that of an opera hall. The entryway is vast and the ceilings are extremely high. What’s more, even the wooden banisters are massive! This movie theater is extremely popular amongst actors, screenwriters and directors.
5. City Cinemas Angelika Film Center
The Angelika Film Center showcases some of the best and most popular independent films in the United States. The main lobby is large and holds the Angelika Café which is beautiful and trendy.
6. Film Forum
Film Forum was founded in 1970 and showcases independent films as well including American classics and other foreign selections. This cinema hall provides memberships to regular movie goers which allow them to get cheaper tickets. The concession stand is unique and stocks up on some of the best food you will ever find.
7. IFC Center
The IFC Center was opened in 2005 in place of the Waverly Theater. It showcases excellent classics during the weekends as well as “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at midnight. This cinema hall is extremely popular and offers plenty of legroom for tall movie-buffs!
8. Landmark’s Sunshine Cinema
Formerly known as the Houston Hippodrome, it was reopened in 2001. It showcases artsy films and holds a number of events through the year. The concession stand is large and includes unusual snacks like apple cinnamon pretzels and gourmet jelly beans. The seat is comfortable and said to be much better than the Angelika.
9. Regal Union Square Stadium 14
This cinema hall is nothing if not state of the art and has extremely comfortable stadium seating. It is located at a convenient spot in Manhattan which is what makes it so popular. This movie theater has over 12 screens which showcase all the major blockbuster and mainstream films. Even though this theater gets slightly crowded sometimes, it is definitely recommended.
10. Radio City Music Hall
The Radio City Music Hall is located in New York City and is the largest cinema hall even though it has only 1 screen. It is an extremely popular landmark in the city and stretches across 12 acres of land.