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list of remaining theaters still showing the hobbit in the u.s.

Tol Eressea

Mar 11 2013, 12:15am

Post #1 of 15 (419 views)
list of remaining theaters still showing the hobbit in the u.s. Can't Post

not sure if this includes second run theaters, but using this site, i discovered the closest place is about two hours away from me...


hope you all have better fortune.


(This post was edited by Maciliel on Mar 11 2013, 12:16am)


Mar 11 2013, 12:44am

Post #2 of 15 (194 views)
Many thanks for this link! [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks to your post I may get another viewing at a theater I didn't even know about! I'm sorry there are no showings closer to you.

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Tol Eressea

Mar 11 2013, 12:52am

Post #3 of 15 (187 views)
i'm so glad it was helpful!!!! [In reply to] Can't Post

so glad!

wish there was one closer to me. i am seriously contemplating an unexpected journey next weekend.



Mar 11 2013, 12:57am

Post #4 of 15 (183 views)
Thanks! [In reply to] Can't Post

Wish I'd had better news reading it (nothing in my area, as I thought). But just wanted to say thanks anyway!

Tol Eressea

Mar 11 2013, 12:59am

Post #5 of 15 (180 views)
Very Helpful [In reply to] Can't Post

Mac thanks so much for this. very helpful. There actually is a theatre in the next town next to me showing it. Im going to see if I can get out there this week.

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Tol Eressea

Mar 11 2013, 1:12am

Post #6 of 15 (176 views)
hurrah! [In reply to] Can't Post


watch for one of my favorite lines during the unexpected party:

bilbo grabs a plate of tomatoes from ori, grumbling, "not my prize-winners, thank you!" i +love+ the line, his delivery, and his facial expressions. poor, beleaguered hobbit!



Tol Eressea

Mar 11 2013, 1:14am

Post #7 of 15 (175 views)
my pleasure.. [In reply to] Can't Post

..sorry it didn't provide a likely locale.

we should think about something to tide over the hobbit-bereft with, between now and the release of the dvd.



Mar 11 2013, 1:18am

Post #8 of 15 (193 views)
That's not all the theaters [In reply to] Can't Post

This is the list from the Twin Cities:

Brookdale 8 Cinemas
5810 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN

Mann St. Louis Park Cinema 6
5400 Excelsior Blvd, St. Louis Park, MN

New Hope Cinema Grill
2749 Winnetka Avenue North, New Hope, MN

Plaza Maplewood Theatre
1847 East Larpenteur, Maplewood, MN

Only St. Louis Park is in the list you linked to

It hasn't made it to the Riverview Theater in Minneapolis as second run but it will.

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Tol Eressea

Mar 11 2013, 1:23am

Post #9 of 15 (176 views)
thanks for the additions, magpie [In reply to] Can't Post

it's been frustrating trying to find complete listings by state. past, say, 30 minutes or so, the movie locators just sort of... give up.

if anyone has additional theaters, please feel (very) free to add.

many thanks.


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Mar 11 2013, 1:33am

Post #10 of 15 (173 views)
I think that includes second-run theaters. [In reply to] Can't Post

I just returned from a showing in Bensenville, IL, which was a second-run theater.

Thanks so much for the link! Very helpful.Smile

(This post was edited by entmaiden on Mar 11 2013, 1:34am)


Mar 11 2013, 2:11am

Post #11 of 15 (167 views)
I'm going to the last lonely theatre in my area tomorrow. [In reply to] Can't Post

Plan to see it one last time (although I said that three or four "last times" ago).

Then I will hole up in my house with it playing on a continual loop.

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I just returned from a showing in Bensenville, IL, which was a second-run theater.

Thanks so much for the link! Very helpful.Smile

Tol Eressea

Mar 11 2013, 8:05pm

Post #12 of 15 (126 views)
Somewhat surprised, but then again [In reply to] Can't Post

many smaller towns have limited theater screens and the hit movies hit the "secondary" theaters later as they cycle through the movies available. Then, you have the multiplex cinemas that may have the extra capacity to keep the film until the screen is needed for new releases.

(This post was edited by Eruonen on Mar 11 2013, 8:06pm)


Mar 12 2013, 12:41am

Post #13 of 15 (95 views)
"The Last Lonely Theater..." [In reply to] Can't Post

that is very poignant wording, Kimtc. Sad that it seems to be upwards of three or four hours from me Frown

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Mar 12 2013, 12:54am

Post #14 of 15 (88 views)
Going Saturday [In reply to] Can't Post

AUJ is playing in a second run theater in my area. This is a wonderful theater. Big. Old. $1.50 to get in and real butter on the popcorn.

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Mar 13 2013, 4:34am

Post #15 of 15 (85 views)
It isn't complete [In reply to] Can't Post

There are two theaters in Utah that are still showing TH in first run that are not on that list. The theater chain is local to Utah and Arizona but has around 100 screens if not more. It doesn't matter that it missed some screens in Utah but only that it may have missed others as well. Just worth mentioning.


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