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  • Movie Theaters
    • Aero Theater
        • Where Donnie and Gretchen (and Frank the bunny) watch The Evil Dead. The Aero Theater is real - at least in Santa Monica where the movie was filmed, but there's no Aero theater in Middlesex, Virginia where Donnie Darko is set.
    • Alex Theater
        • Old movie theater that Kramer helps restore. (Season 7 episode The Gum)
    • The Alto
        • Movie theater that Norm mentions (Season 5 episode 16/17 Never Love a Goalie Part 1&2)
    • Aztec Theater
        • Movie theater in Springfield, from various episodes.
        • Playing Space Mutants 4: The Trilogy Continues. (Season 1 episode The Telltale Head)
        • Principal Skinner takes Patty to see Space Mutants V. (Season 2 episode Principal Charming)
        • Background. (Season 3 episode Flaming Moe's)
        • Flashback of Homer and Marge going to see The Empire Strikes Back. (Season 3 episode I Married Marge)
        • Playing Ernest Needs a Kidney (Season 3 episode Bart the Lover)
        • Playing Tame the Mighty Hudson. (Season 5 episode $pringfield Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)
        • Playing When Harry Met Sally. (Season 6 episode And Maggie Makes Three)
        • The Simpsons watch Mel Gibson's new movie. (Season 11 episode Beyond Blunderdome)
        • Marge takes Homer to see Showgirls. (Season 11 episode Brother's Little Helper)
        • Homer watches Love is Nice with Julia Roberts. (Season 12 episode HOMR)
        • Seen during the opening of Kent Brockman's Eye on Springfield. "Closed for repairs" (Season 14 episode The Strong Arms of the Ma)
        • The premiere of science fiction movie Cosmic Wars: The Gathering Shadow, parody of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. (Season 15 episode Co-Dependents' Day)
        • Ned Flanders' religious movie Tales of the Old Testament plays at the Aztec Theater. Running time 800 minutes. (Season 16 episode Homer and Ned's Hail Mary Pass)
    • The Bark Tower: A Dog's Lighthouse
        • Movie playing at Haven movie theater in Season 2 episode 13 Silent Night. Stephen King's Dark Tower reference.
    • Big Shiny Spears
        • 1966 film by the Lifetime Achievement Award winner Mr. Broncowitz at the Academy Award ceremony (characterized as "Some of the greatest moments ever captured on celluloid").
    • Capitol Theater
        • Movie theater in Derry.
    • Chinese Man's Theater
        • Movie theater in Hollywood next door to Mann's Chinese Theater. (Season 11 episode Beyond Blunderdome)
    • Cine 66
        • Movie theater where tickets to Prognosis Negative are sold out. (Season 3 episode The Dog)
    • Cinematheque
        • Haven movie theater featured in Season 2 episode 13 Silent Night.
    • Cinethrax
        • Featuring new immersive movie theater technology, actually an alien entity, a galactic hive mind, that came here to unite us. "Embrace the Experience" (Season 1 episode Cinethrax)
    • Coronet
        • Movie theater in the Westview Town Square showing The Incredibles and The Parent Trap on Halloween. (Season 1 episode All-new Halloween Spooktacular!) The Coronet movie theater is shown in present day Westview featuring the fictional movies Tannhauser Gate and Put the Fun in Dysfunction. Following Wanda's transformation, the movies featured are real - Kidnapped from 1959, and Big Red from 1962. (Season 1 episode Previously On) Visible in background. (Season 1 episode The Series Finale)
    • Deluxe
        • Movie theater playing pornographic movies in Gotham City.
    • Dockside Green
        • Outdoor movie theater from Season 1 episode 10 The Hand You're Dealt.
    • Facination
        • Adult movie theater in New York from Homer's flashback story, featuring Jeremiah's Johnson. (The City of New York Vs. Homer Simpson)
    • Galaxy Cinemas
        • Local movie theater in Grizzly Lake. Now showing horror movie Cinderhella 2.
    • Galaxy Drive-in
        • The gang destroys the local drive-in while test driving their spaceship.
    • Greendale Palladium
        • Where Jeff went to see Star Wars (mentioned in season 4 episode 12)
    • The Hawk
        • Movie theater in Hawkins. Steve and his friends write graffiti about Nancy being a slut on the marquee after Steve sees her with Jonathan Byers. (Season 1 episode Chapter Six: The Monster)
    • Hollywood Movie Theater
        • Rob Reiner’s video to persuade the pro football league to bring a team to Los Angeles includes a generic version of Mann’s Chinese Theater and celebrities singing a song called Springfield Blows. (Season 17 episode Million-Dollar Abie)
    • The Independent
        • Local theater playing Suspiria that Uncle Dusty suggests to his niece Chloe for their movie night. (Season 1 episode Cinethrax)
    • Larry's Chinese Theatre
        • Local movie theater in Springfield, featured during the opening credits of Kent Brockman's Eye on Springfield TV show, parody of Grauman's/Mann's Chinese Theatre. (Season 3 episode Flaming Moe's) Movie theater in Springfield seen during the opening of Kent Brockman's Eye on Springfield. (Season 14 episode The Strong Arms of the Ma)
    • The Leather-clad Centurion
        • 1960 film by the Lifetime Achievement Award winner Mr. Broncowitz at the Academy Award ceremony (characterized as "Some of the greatest moments ever captured on celluloid").
    • Lethargique
        • The name of the movie house where Arthur and Carmelita go see the movie Love Under Siege (Season 3 episode 3 Sidekicks Don't Kiss)
    • Limited Appeal Theater
        • Lisa wins 4 free tickets to see Kosovo Autumn, the latest film by acclaimed director Mladzieul Klernt, playing at the Limited Appeal Theater. Winner of the Romanian Film Festival's prestigious Golden Bucket award. (Season 16 episode Home Away from Homer)
    • Loew's ℵ0-Plex
        • Cinema in New New York, where they show popular films such as All My Circuits: The Movie.
    • The Majestic New record added 9/25/2021
        • The Velasco theater, an old movie theater is being torn down by Fletco Development, of which Dan is an investor. Harry works with the Velasco Preservation Society to save it. Bull says he used to work there as an usher, but then later remembers it was actually The Majestic. Its used to be a Vaudeville house in the 1920s. (Season 7 episode Razing Bull)
    • Maresi
        • Theater where Martins and Schmidt hide after discovering the porter's death.
    • Merry Pervert
        • Adult movie theater in New York from Homer's flashback story, featuring The Godfather's Parts, II and Five Sleazy Pieces. (The City of New York Vs. Homer Simpson)
    • The Moorehouse Cineplex
        • Chapter 41. Movie theater from one of Tender Branson's wrong number calls. A woman calls to ask what time the late movie starts. Tender Branson tells her to kill herself.
    • Motor Vu Theatre
        • Drive-in movie theater. Marquee: "Stran get oo Dep ech em ode" (World in My Eyes music video)
    • Moviehaus
        • Movie theater Berlin where classic black and white films are played.
    • New Haven Uptown Uniplex
        • Local cinematorium where Mr. Burns takes Larry's mother Lily to see Gone with the Wind, where their passions are inflamed by Clark Gable's reckless use of the word Damn. (Season 8 episode Burns, Baby Burns)
    • New Utopia
        • Cinema featuring retro movies, near Madison Square Garden, across from what used to be the Institute for Extraspatial Studies and Gunga Diner.
    • Oakfair Theaters
        • Local theater. Derek checks in on Facebook, allowing David to track him, confront him, attack him and send him to hospital with a broken jaw.
    • The Octoplex
        • Movie theatre Lynn mentions (Season 3 episode Do You Believe in Magic?)
    • Overlook Theater
        • Movie theater playing Stanley Kubrick's The Shining that resembles The Senator Theatre in Baltimore, MD.
    • Palace
        • The movie theater The Palace on the mandatory organ donor world is playing Back to the Future 4. (Season 3 episode The Breeder)
    • Paradise Drive-in
        • Where Ig and Lee would drink beer like madmen in hockey masks and chase half naked teenagers.
    • Paragon Theater
        • New York movie theater. (Season 4 episode The Movie) Theater showing Plan 9 from Outer Space, which Jerry was supposed to see the night at the Chinese restaurant. (Season 7 episode The Postponement)
    • The Pawnee Mono-plex
        • The prize for bringing in the most donations during the 12th Leslie Knope Fundraising Phone Bank is 2 tickets to the Pawnee Mono-plex movie theater. (Season 4 episode Bowling for Votes)
    • The Pohatchee Drive-In
        • Movie theater outside of town near Hill Valley in 1955. Not a real theater - it was created in Monument Valley for the film.
    • Pussycat Theater
        • The Inland Empire's oldest operating Erotic theater. "Since the doors opened in 1963, we've had but one motto: Be courteous, have fun and come again. And again. And again..." (Season 2 episode 6 Hours Till Hedonism II)
    • Raja
        • Movie theater in Seattle where NTAC tracks Kevin and Tess. (Season 3 episode The Ballad of Kevin and Tess)
    • Raja Cinema
        • Closed theater in Carl's neighborhood. (Season 1 episode The New and Improved Carl Morrissey)
    • The Rep
        • Local theater playing Re-Animator that Uncle Dusty suggests to his niece Chloe for their movie night. (Season 1 episode Cinethrax)
    • Revival House
        • The Revival House movie theater is playing an alternate world version of The Man Who Would Be King, this one starring Clark Gable and Humphrey Bogart. In our world, director John Huston originally planned to make the film since the 1950s, originally with Clark Gable and Humphrey Bogart in the roles of Daniel and Peachy. He was unable to get the project off the ground before Bogart died in 1957. He eventually made the movie with Sean Connery and Michael Caine. (Season 4 episode World Killer)
    • Route 18 Flea Market And Drive-in
        • Drive-in movie theater showing the movie Muppets Go Medieval, where Troy takes Selma. (Season 7 episode A Fish Called Selma)
    • Sandals And Loincloth
        • 1958 film by the Lifetime Achievement Award winner Mr. Broncowitz at the Academy Award ceremony (characterized as "Some of the greatest moments ever captured on celluloid").
    • Spencer-Plex
        • Name Spencer gives his new movie watching set-up in his trailer (Season 1 episode Alienated)
    • Springfield Cinema
        • Marge and Lisa watch the new movie Tango de la Muerte at Springfield Cinema at Springfield Mall. Marge mentions that she's been dying to see it, and Lisa mentions that it got rave reviews from both the Entertainment Radio Network and the Radio Entertainment Network. (Season 11 episode Last Tap Dance in Springfield) The Simpsons spot the Mr. Movie Phone guy at the phone company store, he mentions Springfield Cinema 6. (Season 13 episode Blame it on Lisa)
    • Springfield Drive-in
        • Movie theater visible from Apu rooftop garden at Kwik-E-Mart, currently showing real film "I Spit on Your Grave", and fake film "I Thumb Through Your Magazines". (Season 7 episode Lisa the Vegetarian) Homer watches Hail to the Chimp instead of stealing Moe's car, which he is supposed to be leaving on the railroad tracks to be destroyed so Moe can get the insurance money. (Season 9 episode Dumbbell Indemnity) Bart and his friends sneak into the Springfield Drive-in to watch horror movie The Bloodening, previously advertised on Channel 6. (Season 10 episode Wild Barts Can't Be Broken)
        • Abe Simpson takes his date Zelda to see Dude, Where's My Virginity at the Springfield Drive-In, a movie starring Bridget Fonda, Jr. and Judd Nelson as Dean Probationly. (Season 13 episode The Old Man and the Key)
    • Springfield Googolplex Theatres
        • Local movie theater in Springfield, from various episodes.
        • The Simpsons park in a compact car spot. (Season 3 episode Colonel Homer)
        • Bart, Milhouse and his girlfriend Samantha Stanky go see Space Mutants. (Season 3 episode Bart's Friend Falls in Love)
        • The Simpsons go see The Poke of Zorro, inspiring Homer to challenge people to duels. (Season 11 episode E-I-E-I-Annoyed Grunt)
        • Homer gets impatient with all of the previews while The Simpsons wait to watch Shenani-Goats. (Season 13 episode Jaws Wired Shut)
        • Everything is sold out, so Homer takes the kids - including Rod and Todd Flanders - to see horror movie The Re-Deadening. (Season 15 episode The Ziff Who Came to Dinner)
        • The Simpsons go to the movies. (Season 16 episode Mommie Beerest)
        • Homer and the kids watch Left Below, a parody of Left Behind, about the rapture. (Season 16 episode Thank God it's Doomsday)
    • Springfield IMAX
        • Bart takes Edna out on a "pity date from a ten year old” to see Nature's Biggest Holes at the Springfield IMAX. (Season 14 Special Edna)
    • Springfield-X
        • Adult movie theater in Springfield Krusty passes on his way home from dinner at the Simpsons' house, showing For Your Thighs Only, Crocodile Done Me and Doctor Strangepants. (Season 3 episode Like Father, Like Clown) Adult movie theater where Chief Wiggum busts Krusty the Clown. (Season 4 episode I Love Lisa)
    • Star Theater
        • Movie theater bathroom that Charles thinks about, compares to the bathroom at his school. (story Here There by Tygers)
    • Stardust Drive-in
        • While on their truck driving adventure, Homer and Bart watch The Monster that Ate Everybody at the Stardust Drive-in. (Season 10 episode Maximum Homerdrive)
    • Starplex
        • Movie theater playing Ass, the number one movie in the country.

    • State Theater
        • After Monroe County Hospital medical worker Henry Seward is exposed to pet shop owner Rudy Alvarez's blood sample, he spreads the virus to patrons of the local movie theater.
    • Sugar Creek Drive-in Theater
        • Dwayne gazed over the sleeping city. He had been born there. He had spent the first three years of his life in an orphanage only two miles from where he stood. He had been adopted and educated there. He owned not only the Pontiac agency and a piece of the new Holiday Inn. He owned three Burger Chefs, too, and five coin-operated car washes, and pieces of the Sugar Creek Drive-In Theatre, Radio Station WMCY, the Three Maples Par-Three Golf Course, and seventeen hundred shares of common stock in Barrytron, Limited, a local electronics firm. He owned dozens of vacant lots. He was on the Board of Directors of the Midland County National Bank.
    • Sweaty Boat Men
        • 1959 film by the Lifetime Achievement Award winner Mr. Broncowitz at the Academy Award ceremony (characterized as "Some of the greatest moments ever captured on celluloid").
    • The Talon Movie Theater
        • Before Lana turns it into a hip new coffee shop, The Talon used to be an old movie house. (Season 1 episode Leech)
    • Town Theater
        • Movie theater in Hill Valley in 1955 - building used for a church in Hill Valley in 1985.
    • Twi-Lite Drive-in
        • Drive-in movie theater that closes down - and closes out with an all night Godzilla marathon (Season 11 episode 18 The Last Picture Show)
    • Velasco New record added 9/25/2021
        • The Velasco theater, an old movie theater is being torn down by Fletco Development, of which Dan is an investor. Harry works with the Velasco Preservation Society to save it. Bull says he used to work there as an usher, but then later remembers it was actually The Majestic. Its used to be a Vaudeville house in the 1920s. (Season 7 episode Razing Bull)
    • The Venus Adult Theater
        • Carol’s date - a member of Bob’s fat group - takes her to the The Venus Adult Theater to see a 7 minute adult film called Lady in the Barracks. (Season 4 episode The Heavyweights)
    • The Vista
        • Local movie theater Abed mentions is playing all 4 Indiana Jones movies in season 1 episode 4.
    • Wiltern
        • Movie theater showing Pitch Perfect 2 in Kermit and Miss Piggy's flashback. (Season 1 episode Pig Girls Don't Cry)

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