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Loveable Losers: Remembering “The Bad News Bears” on its 40th Anniversary

April 7, 2016 - 11:56 am   |   by
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KENTUCKY

  • Erlanger — Redstone’s Showcase 5-plex* (20)
  • Lexington — General Cinema Corporation’s Fayette Mall Twin*** (8)
  • Louisville — Redstone’s Showcase 6-plex* (15)
  • Paducah — Transcontinental’s Paducah Twin* (7)

LOUISIANA

  • Alexandria — General Cinema Corporation’s Alexandria Mall Twin*** (7)
  • Baton Rouge — University 4-plex*** (21)
  • Gretna — General Cinema Corporation’s Oakwood Triplex*** (9)
  • Lafayette — Nona***
  • Metairie — General Cinema Corporation’s Lakeside 4-plex*** (11)
  • Monroe — Joy’s Eastgate Triplex*** (11)
  • Shreveport — General Cinema Corporation’s Southpark Twin*** (7)
  • Shreveport — Ogden-Perry’s Eastgate 4-plex*** (7)

MAINE

  • Lewiston — General Cinema Corporation’s Northwood Plaza Twin* (4)
  • Old Town — Cinemette’s University Twin* (4)
  • Portland — E.M. Loew’s Fine Arts Twin* (6)
  • Waterville — Sonderling Broadcasting Corporation’s Cinema Center 4-plex* (4)

MANITOBA

  • Winnipeg — Famous Players’ Northstar Twin*** (7)

MARYLAND

  • Catonsville — Einbinder & Brehm’s Westview 4-plex* (15)
  • Frederick — Rechir/Cohen’s Holiday* (4)
  • Hagerstown — Interstate’s Long Meadow Twin* (7)
  • Landover — Neighborhood’s Landover Mall 6-plex* (15)
  • Parkville — General Cinema Corporation’s Perring Plaza Twin*

MASSACHUSETTS

  • Boston — Sack’s Cinema 57 Twin* (10)
  • Braintree — General Cinema Corporation’s South Shore Plaza Twin* (11)
  • Framingham — General Cinema Corporation’s Shoppers World 4-plex* (11)
  • North Dartmouth — General Cinema Corporation’s North Dartmouth Mall 4-plex* (10)
  • Peabody — General Cinema Corporation’s Northshore Center Twin* (11)
  • West Springfield — Redstone’s Showcase 6-plex* (11)
  • Woburn — Redstone’s Showcase 4-plex* (11)
  • Worcester — Redstone’s Webster Square*** (7)

MICHIGAN

  • Ann Arbor — Mann’s Fox Village***
  • Battle Creek — Butterfield’s West Columbia Twin*** (7)
  • Benton Harbor — CinemaNational’s Fairplain Twin*** (7)
  • Bloomfield Township — Suburban Detroit’s Kingswood* (7)
  • Dearborn — Wayne Amusement’s Dearborn Entertainment Center Triplex* (10)
  • Flint — Butterfield’s Genesee Valley Twin*** (14)
  • Grand Rapids — Butterfield’s Eastbrook Twin*** (14)
  • Harper Woods — Suburban Detroit’s Eastland Twin* (7)
  • Jackson — Butterfield’s Plaza Twin*** (7)
  • Kochville Township — Goodrich’s Tri-City Quad 4-plex*** (9)
  • Lansing — Mann’s Spartan Twin***
  • Livonia — General Cinema Corporation’s Livonia Mall Triplex* (8)
  • Madison Heights — Suburban Detroit’s Abbey Triplex* (8)
  • Mt. Clemens — Suburban Detroit’s Parkway Twin* (7)
  • Port Huron — Huron*** (4)
  • Portage — Loeks’ Plaza Twin***
  • Rochester Hills — Nicholas George’s Hampton Triplex* (12)
  • Southfield — Nicholas George’s Americana 4-plex* (11)
  • Taylor — Suburban Detroit’s Southland Twin* (10)
  • Westland — Wayne Amusement’s Quo Vadis Entertainment Center 4-plex* (7)

MINNESOTA

  • Bloomington — General Cinema Corporation’s Southtown*** (11)
  • Duluth — Cinema Entertainment Corporation’s Kenwood Twin*** (12)
  • Rochester — Plitt’s Oakview*** (5)
  • Roseville — General Cinema Corporation’s Har-Mar Twin*** (11)
  • St. Louis Park — Cooper-Highland’s Cooper*** (7)

MISSISSIPPI

  • Hattiesburg — ABC Interstate’s Cloverleaf Mall Twin*** (4)
  • Jackson — ABC Interstate’s Jackson Square*** (8)

MISSOURI

  • Clayton — Arthur’s Shady Oak*** (12)
  • Columbia — Wehrenberg’s White Gate Village Twin*** (7)
  • Florissant — General Cinema Corporation’s Jamestown Mall Twin*** (11)
  • Joplin — Dickinson’s Eastgate Triplex* (7)
  • St. Ann — General Cinema Corporation’s Northwest Plaza Twin*** (11)
  • St. Joseph — Mann’s Fox East Hills* (4)
  • Springfield — Dubinsky’s Petite Triplex*** (8)
  • Sunset Hills — General Cinema Corporation’s Sunset Hills Twin*** (11)

MONTANA

  • Billings — Theatre Operators’ World* (4)
  • Great Falls — Carisch’s Twilite Cinema Center Twin*

NEBRASKA

  • Lincoln — Cooper-Highland’s Cooper/Lincoln*** (10)
  • Omaha — Cooper-Highland’s Indian Hills*** (11)

NEVADA

  • Las Vegas — Plitt’s Parkway Triplex* (11)
  • Reno — Syufy’s Century 4-plex* (11)

NEW BRUNSWICK

No theaters in New Brunswick played The Bad News Bears during Release Wave #1

NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • Manchester — Movie Center Twin*
  • Portsmouth — Jerry Lewis Twin* (2)

NEW JERSEY

  • Asbury Park — Baronet* (4)
  • Bloomfield Township — Royal* (6)
  • Brick Township — Circle Twin* (7)
  • Cherry Hill — General Cinema Corporation’s Cherry Hill Mall Twin* (11)
  • Clifton — Clifton* (6)
  • East Brunswick — Loews’ Route 18 Twin* (8)
  • Fort Lee — Moss’ Linwood* (8)
  • Freehold Township — Triangle’s Pond Road* (7)
  • Hackensack — RKO Stanley-Warner’s Oritani* (6)
  • Hackettstown — Mall* (6)
  • Hazlet Township — Redstone’s Route 35 Drive-In* (2)
  • Jackson Township — Director’s Chair* (6)
  • Jersey City — Loews’ State Triplex* (6)
  • Lawrence Township — General Cinema Corporation’s Mercer Mall Triplex* (14)
  • Little Ferry — General Cinema Corporation’s Hackensack Drive-In*
  • Livingston — General Cinema Corporation’s Livingston Drive-In*
  • Matawan — Music Makers’ Cinema 34* (7)
  • Morristown — Jersey* (8)
  • Newark — Newark Drive-In*
  • Paramus — RKO Stanley-Warner’s Route 4* (8)
  • Parsippany — General Cinema Corporation’s Morris Hills Twin* (6)
  • Ridgewood — RKO Stanley-Warner’s Warner* (6)
  • Shrewsbury — General Cinema Corporation’s Shrewsbury Plaza Twin* (6)
  • Somerset — General Cinema Corporation’s Rutgers Plaza Twin* (6)
  • Somerville — General Cinema Corporation’s Somerville Circle Twin* (8)
  • Totowa — General Cinema Corporation’s Totowa Twin* (8)
  • Union — RKO Stanley-Warner’s Union* (6)
  • Ventnor City — Frank’s Plaza Twin*
  • Watchung — General Cinema Corporation’s Blue Star Twin* (6)
  • West Milford — Music Makers’ Abby 4-plex* (7)
  • West Orange — General Cinema Corporation’s Essex Green Twin* (6)

NEW MEXICO

  • Albuquerque — Commonwealth’s Cinema East Twin* (21)

NEW YORK

  • Amherst — General Cinema Corporation’s Boulevard Mall Triplex*
  • Bay Shore — Loews’ South Shore Mall* (6)
  • Cheektowaga — Holiday’s Holiday 6-plex*
  • Chester — Quickway* (4)
  • Colonie — Sonderling Broadcasting Corporation’s Northway Mall 6-plex* (23)
  • Commack — RKO Stanley-Warner Twin* (6)
  • Coram — United Artists’ Coram Drive-In* (3)
  • DeWitt — CinemaNational’s Shoppingtown Twin* (11)
  • Hartsdale — General Cinema Corporation’s Hartsdale Twin* (7)
  • Henrietta — Jo-Mor’s Towne Twin* (6)
  • Hicksville — Mann’s Mid-Island Plaza Twin* (7)
  • Kingston — Walter Reade’s Mayfair* (6)
  • Liberty — Liberty Triplex*
  • Manhasset — United Artists’ Manhasset* (6)
  • Merrick — Brandt’s Merrick* (6)
  • Middletown — Fair Oaks Drive-In* (3)
  • Mineola — Calderone’s Mineola* (6)
  • Mohegan Lake — General Cinema Corporation’s Westchester Mall Triplex* (7)
  • Monticello — General Cinema Corporation’s Monticello Mall Twin* (7)
  • Mt. Kisco — Mt. Kisco*
  • New Rochelle — RKO Stanley-Warner’s Proctor’s Triplex* (7)
  • New York (Bronx) — Loews’ Riverdale* (6)
  • New York (Bronx) — Redstone’s Whitestone Drive-In* (2)
  • New York (Bronx) — RKO Stanley-Warner’s Fordham Triplex* (7)
  • New York (Brooklyn) — Loews’ Georgetowne Twin* (6)
  • New York (Brooklyn) — Loews’ Oriental* (6)
  • New York (Brooklyn) — RKO Stanley-Warner’s Kenmore* (6)
  • New York (Manhattan) — Cinema 5’s Paramount (7)
  • New York (Manhattan) — Cinema 5’s Sutton (7)
  • New York (Queens) — Interboro’s Elmwood* (6)
  • New York (Queens) — Interboro’s Parsons* (6)
  • New York (Queens) — Loews’ Bay Terrace* (6)
  • New York (Staten Island) — Goldman’s Rae Twin* (6)
  • New York (Staten Island) — United Artists’ Island Twin* (5)
  • Newburgh — CinemaNational’s Brookside Drive-In* (2)
  • Orangeburg — Orangeburg* (6)
  • Ossining — General Cinema Corporation’s Arcadian Twin* (7)
  • Patchogue — United Artists’ Sunwave Twin* (7)
  • Poughkeepsie — CinemaNational’s Dutchess* (7)
  • Rochester — Loews’ Ridge Road Twin* (7)
  • Spring Valley — Brandt’s Cinema 45* (6)
  • Stonybrook — Loews’ Stony Brook Twin* (6)
  • Valley Stream — Calderone’s Valley Stream* (6)
  • Valley Stream — Redstone’s Sunrise Drive-In* (2)
  • Warwick — Warwick Drive-In* (3)
  • Westhampton — United Artists’ Westhampton* (1)

NEWFOUNDLAND

No theaters in Newfoundland played The Bad News Bears during Release Wave #1

Bad News Bears (lobby cards)

NORTH CAROLINA

  • Asheville — Irvin-Fuller’s Merrimon Twin*** (7)
  • Chapel Hill — Eastern Federal’s Plaza Triplex*** (7)
  • Charlotte — ABC Southeastern’s Park Terrace Twin*** (9)
  • Charlotte — General Cinema Corporation’s Eastland Mall Triplex*** (14)
  • Durham — Fuqua’s Northgate Twin*** (7)
  • Fayetteville — ABC Southeastern’s Cardinal*** (9)
  • Greensboro — Stewart & Everett’s Quaker Village Twin*** (10)
  • Raleigh — Schneider & Merl’s Valley Twin*** (7)
  • Wilmington — Stewart & Everett’s Oleander Twin*** (6)
  • Winston-Salem — Schneider & Merl’s Parkway*** (6)

NORTH DAKOTA

  • Fargo — Cinema Entertainment Corporation’s West Acres Twin*** (12)

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

No theaters in Northwest Territories played The Bad News Bears during Release Wave #1

NOVA SCOTIA

  • Dartmouth — Famous Players’ Penhorn Mall Triplex*** (7)
  • Halifax — Famous Players’ Paramount Twin*** (4)

OHIO

  • Akron — National’s Akron Square 6-plex* (11)
  • Boardman — National’s Boardman Plaza* (9)
  • Canton — General Cinema Corporation’s Mellett Mall Twin* (10)
  • Cleveland — Loews’ Yorktown Twin* (10)
  • Columbus — General Cinema Corporation’s Eastland Mall*** (7)
  • Columbus — Sugarman’s Cinema North Twin*** (12)
  • Cuyahoga Falls — Loews’ State Twin* (10)
  • Dayton — Loews’ Ames Twin* (9)
  • Kettering — Mann’s Fox Kettering* (10)
  • Mansfield — Cinemette’s Cinema World 4-plex* (10)
  • Mentor — National’s Great Lakes Mall Twin* (9)
  • Niles — National’s Eastwood Twin* (10)
  • Richmond Heights — Loews’ East Twin* (10)
  • Rocky River — Loews’ West Twin* (10)
  • South Euclid — Loews’ Cedar Center Twin* (10)
  • Springdale — Redstone’s Showcase 5-plex* (20)
  • Springfield — General Cinema Corporation’s Upper Valley Twin*** (8)
  • Steubenville — Cinemette’s Fort Steuben Mall Triplex* (9)
  • Toledo — Redstone’s Franklin Park Twin* (13)

OKLAHOMA

  • Oklahoma City — Family Theatres’ Shepherd Twin* (27)
  • Tulsa — Family Theatres’ Boman Twin* (16)

ONTARIO

  • Hamilton — Famous Players’ Jackson Square Twin*** (10)
  • Kingston — Famous Players’ Capitol Twin*** (4)
  • London — Famous Players’ Century Twin*** (12)
  • Mississauga — 20th Century’s Square One 4-plex*** (11)
  • Ottawa — 20th Century’s Elgin Twin*** (23)
  • St. Catharines — Famous Players’ Pen Centre Twin*** (9)
  • Sudbury — 20th Century’s City Centre Triplex*** (8)
  • Thunder Bay — Famous Players’ Paramount Twin*** (7)
  • Toronto — Famous Players’ Cedarbrae 4-plex*** (11)
  • Toronto — Famous Players’ Hollywood Twin*** (11)
  • Toronto — Famous Players’ Imperial 6-plex*** (11)
  • Windsor — Famous Players’ Devonshire Twin*** (11)

OREGON

  • Beaverton — Moyer’s Town Center Triplex* (8)
  • Corvallis — Adamson’s State*
  • Eugene — Western Amusement’s Oakway* (7)
  • Portland — Mann’s Hollywood* (10)
  • Portland — Mann’s Music Box* (11)

PENNSYLVANIA

  • Allentown — United Artists’ Colonial*
  • Altoona — Neff’s Playhouse Twin* (6)
  • Camp Hill — CinemaNational’s Capital City Mall 6-plex*** (11)
  • Center Township — Cinemette’s Movie World 4-plex* (12)
  • Erie — Cinemette’s Cinema World 4-plex* (12)
  • Harrisburg — Trans-Lux’s Colonial Park Plaza Twin*** (7)
  • Hazleton — Fox’s Church Hill* (3)
  • Johnstown — Act Twin* (10)
  • King of Prussia — General Cinema Corporation’s Valley Forge Twin* (11)
  • Lancaster — RKO Stanley-Warner’s Twin* (7)
  • Lebanon — Trans-Lux’s Lebanon Plaza Twin*** (5)
  • Matamoras — Tri-States Indoor/Outdoor Twin* (4)
  • Philadelphia — Budco’s Orleans Twin* (11)
  • Philadelphia — Budco’s Regency* (3)
  • Pittsburgh — Cinemette’s Warner* (11)
  • Reading — Fox’s Fox East 4-plex* (8)
  • Scranton — Sportservice’s Comerford* (5)
  • Stroudsburg — Sherman Twin* (4)
  • Uniontown — Manos’ Uniontown Mall Twin 40*** (7)
  • Washington — Cinemette’s Cinema 19 Twin* (10)
  • Wilkes-Barre — Sportservice’s Barre Triplex* (5)
  • Williamsport — Cinecom’s Rialto*
  • York — Trans-Lux’s York Mall Twin***

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

No theaters in Prince Edward Island played The Bad News Bears during Release Wave #1

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