Recliner seats are an option at some local movie theaters. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

Following is a list of the full-time moviehouses in the greater Buffalo area.

AMC MAPLE RIDGE

4276 Maple Road, Amherst

First-run theater.

Number of screens: 8

Type of seating: Recliners.

General ticket prices: $12.49 evening; $10.99 matinee and senior evening; $9.49 child and senior matinee.

Advance ticket options: Fandango, amctheatres.com with reserved seating.

Cost of large popcorn: $8.49

Cost of large pop: $6.19

Unusual concession items: Mozzarella sticks, fries.

Special pricing: Military and student pricing available. Kids pack with popcorn, drink and fruit snacks for $6.89.

Howard Farrell and Angela Tyson, both of Buffalo, sit in the reclining seats at the Maple Ridge AMC Theater in 2013. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

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DIPSON AMHERST

3500 Main St.

First-run movies, classics, special events.

Number of screens: 3

Type of seating: Recliners

General ticket prices: $10 adults; $8.50 students; $8 child and military; $7.75 seniors. Matinees, $7.75-$8.

Advance ticket options: amherst.dipsontheatres.com, Fandango

Cost of large popcorn: $8.25

Cost of large pop: $5.25

Unusual concession items: Heath toffee cookies dipped in chocolate from Dessert Deli.

Special pricing: Bargain Tuesday, $7.25 tickets.

Dipson Amherst Theatre general manager Rich DiSalvo puts butter on the popcorn for a customer. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

*****

AURORA THEATRE

673 Main St., East Aurora

Built in 1925. Shows first-run, classics, family movies.

Number of screens: 1

Type of seating: Traditional

General ticket prices: $8.50 adults; $7 seniors and children ages 11 and younger. Matinees, $7.

Advance ticket options: theauroratheatre.com

Cost of large popcorn: $5.95

Cost of large pop: $5.35 (jumbo)

Unusual concession items: Gourmet popcorn, specialty teas, brewed-per cup coffee.

Special pricing: Discount Mondays, $7; free refills on tubs of popcorn.

The old movie reels from Aurora Theatre. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

*****

DIPSON EASTERN HILLS

4545 Transit Road, Clarence

First-run movies, special screenings.

Number of screens: 3

Type of seating: High-back rockers with movable arm rests.

General ticket prices: $9.75 evening; $8.25 student; $8 military; $7.75 matinee and children; $7.50 seniors.

Advance ticket options: easternhills.dipsontheatres.com, Fandango

Cost of large popcorn: $8.25

Cost of large drink: $5.25

Unusual concession items: Cappuccino, espresso, $1 flavor shots, various tea flavors and cookies from the Dessert Deli.

Special pricing: $7 for all shows on Tuesdays with half-price popcorn and fountain drinks.

*****

DIPSON FLIX STADIUM 10

4901 Transit Road, Lancaster

First-run movies.

Number of screens: 10

Type of seating: Stadium with rocker, D-Box.

General ticket prices: $9.75 adults; $8 students and military; $7.75 ages 12 and younger; $7.50 seniors. Matinees,  $7.50-$7.75.

Advance ticket options: flix10.dipsontheatres.com, Fandango.

Cost of large popcorn: $8.50

Cost of large pop: $5.25

Unusual concession items: Corn dogs, funnel cake fries, pizza logs, Mini Melts, poppers.

Special pricing: Bargain Tuesday, $7 for select movies. Kid combos, $6-$6.50. Free pop refills.

*****

REGAL ELMWOOD CENTER

2001 Elmwood Ave.

First-run movies.

Number of screens: 16

Type of seating: Converting to recliners (reserved seating).

General ticket prices: $10.85 evening; $8.35 matinee, child and seniors.

Advance ticket options: Fandango with reserved seating.

Cost of large popcorn: $8.49

Cost of large pop: $6.29

Unusual concession items: Breaded chicken sandwich, poppers, cheese stix.

Special pricing: $6.95 tickets on Tuesdays, 25 percent off candy on Mondays, 50 percent off popcorn on Tuesdays. Snack pack with popcorn, drink and fruit snacks for $5.99. Free refills on large pop, popcorn.

*****

FOUR SEASONS NIAGARA

2429 Military Road, Niagara Falls

First-run movies.

Number of screens: 6

Type of seating: Traditional.

General ticket prices: $5

Advance ticket options: None

Cost of large popcorn: $6, $7 family bag.

Cost of large pop: $5 (with $1 refills).

Unusual concession items: Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino, soft pretzel bites.

Special pricing details: Bargain Tuesdays, $3 tickets.

*****

HAMBURG PALACE

31 Buffalo St., Hamburg

Movie palace built in 1926. First-run movies, classics.

Number of screens: 1

Type of seating: Traditional

General ticket prices: $6 adults; $5 children, seniors and matinees.

Advance ticket options: None

Cost of large popcorn: $6

Cost of large pop: $4

Unusual concession items: Mallo cups and loganberry.

Special pricing: $5 all-day Monday.

Hamburg Palace is an independently owned movie theater at 31 Buffalo St. in Hamburg. It opened in 1926. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

*****

JOYLAN

11 W. Main St., Springville

Built in 1949. First-run movies.

Number of screens: 1

Type of seating: Traditional

General ticket prices: $6 adults; $5 children and seniors.

Advance ticket options: none

Cost of large popcorn: N/A

Cost of large pop: N/A

Unusual concession items: None

Special pricing: $5 matinee

*****

DIPSON McKINLEY MALL

3701 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg (McKinley Mall)

Second-run movies.

Number of screens: 6

Type of seating: Recliners

General ticket prices: $2.50-$3 general; $4.50-$5 3D.

Advance ticket options: mckinley.dipsontheatres.com, Fandango

Cost of large popcorn: $8

Cost of large pop: $5

Unusual concession items: Loganberry, Mini Melts.

Special pricing: Free refills on large pop, popcorn.

Dipson Theatre at McKinley Mall offers reduced price movie tickets, yet still offer the plush recliner chairs.(Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

*****

REGAL NIAGARA FALLS STADIUM

720 Builders Way, Niagara Falls

First-run movies.

Number of screens: 12

Type of seating: Stadium.

Tickets: $11.20 general, $9.20 children and $8.70 seniors. Matinee, $9.20 adults.

Advance ticket options: Fandango

Cost of large popcorn: $8.49

Cost of large pop: $6.29

Unusual concession items: Churros, Queso Blanco Nachos.

Special pricing: $6.95 tickets on Tuesdays, 25 percent off candy on Mondays, 50 percent off popcorn on Tuesdays. Free refills on large pop, popcorn.

*****

NORTH PARK THEATRE

1428 Hertel Ave.

Movie palace built in 1920. First-run movies, classics, special series.

Number of screens: 1

Type of seating: Traditional

Tickets: $10.50 evening; $8.50 matinee, military and children; $7.50 seniors; $5 most 11:30 a.m. weekend series screenings.

Advance ticket options: northparktheatre.org, Fandango

Cost of large popcorn: $7.50

Cost of large pop: $4.50

Unusual concession items: Special popcorn seasonings plus refreshment options that tie in with movies such as Nordic sweets. Japanese gummis and Ramune soft drinks.

Special pricing: $7.50 for all shows on Tuesdays, and half-off popcorn and soft drinks.

The North Park Theatre's dome was refurbished in 2014. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

*****

REGAL QUAKER CROSSING

3450 Amelia Drive, Orchard Park

First-run movies.

Number of screens: 18

Type of seating: Recliners

Tickets: $11.25 general, $9.25 children and $8.75 seniors. Adult matinee, $9.25.

Advance ticket options: Fandango with reserved seating.

Cost of large popcorn: $8.49

Cost of large pop: $6.29

Unusual concession items: Lava BBQ Burger, churros, Cinnabon bites, poppers.

Special pricing: $7 tickets on Tuesdays, 25 percent off candy on Mondays, 50 percent off popcorn on Tuesdays. Free refills on large pop, popcorn.

*****

REGAL TRANSIT CENTER STADIUM 18 & IMAX

6707 Transit Road., Lancaster

First-run movies and IMAX screenings.

Number of screens: 19

Type of seating: Stadium

General ticket prices: $11.20 evening; $10.20 military; $8.70 matinee, child; $8.20 senior.

Advance ticket options: Fandango

Cost of large popcorn: $8.49

Cost of large pop: $6.29

Unusual concession items: Starbucks coffee, smoothies, pizza, corn dog nuggets, Cinnabon bites, queso blancho nachos, onion rings, Lava BBQ Burger and fries.

Special pricing: $6.95 tickets on Tuesdays, 25 percent off candy on Mondays, 50 percent off popcorn on Tuesdays. Snack pack with popcorn, drink and fruit snacks for $5.99. Free refills on large pop, popcorn.

*****

REGAL WALDEN GALLERIA

Walden Galleria, Cheektowaga

First-run movies.

Number of screens: 16

Type of seating: Recliners, RPX theater.

Tickets: $10.85 evening; $8.35 matinee, child and senior.

Advance ticket options: Fandango with reserved seating.

Cost of large popcorn: $8.49

Cost large pop: $6.29

Unusual concession items: Starbucks coffee, pizza, hot dogs, corn dog nuggets, chicken tenders and fries, Lava BBQ Burger and fries

Special pricing: $6.35 tickets on Tuesdays, 25 percent off candy on Mondays, 50 percent off popcorn on Tuesdays. Snack pack with popcorn, drink, and fruit snacks for $5.99. Free refills on large pop, popcorn.

Regal Walden Galleria movie theater. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

*****

SCREENING ROOM CINEMA CAFE

Boulevard Mall, 880 Alberta Drive, Amherst (separate outdoor entrance near Macy's and JC Penney).

A cinema café showing art, indie and classics.

Number of screens: 1

Type of seating: Mixture of couches, cafe tables, bar stools, stuffed chairs and traditional theater seats.

General ticket prices: $5-$8

Advance ticket options: None, reservations available for groups of five or more.

Cost of large popcorn: $4.50

Cost of large pop: $2.50

Unusual concession items: Beer, wine, floats, Jamaican Ginger Beer, personal flat bread pizza.

Special pricing: None

 

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