Friday, December 12, 1980 - Thursday, January 29, 1980 (7 Weeks)
Popeye
Starring Robin Williams and Shelly Duvall
Directed by Robert Altman
A Paramount Picture
114 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00 and 10:30 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:30 AM
Opens Nationally on 901 Screens Including:
National Theatre, Westwood
--
Studio Theatre, Studio City
Topanga Theatres, Woodland Hills
Mann Old Towne 6, Torrance
Glendale Theatre, Glendale
Hawthorne 2, Hawthorne
Mann Pasadena, Pasadena
Fox Covina Theatre, Covina
El Rey Theatre, Alhambra
Puente Hills East 6, Rowland Heights
Lakewood Center Theatre, Lakewood
UA Movies, Long Beach
Montclare Cinemas, Montclare
UA Movies, Brea
South Coast Plaza Theatres, Costa Mesa
La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada
Cinema West, Westminster
Edwards Saddleback Cinema 6, Lake Forest
Inland Cinema, San Bernadino
Mann 8, Oceanside
UA Cinema 4, Riverside
Mann Rancho San Bernardo, San Diego
UA Movies, Santa Maria
UA Movies, Bakerfield
UA Movies, Thousand Oaks
Fox Oxnard Theatre, Oxnard
Fiesta Drive-In Theatre, Pico Rivera
San Pedro Drive-In Theatre, San Pedro
Rosecrans Drive-In Theatre, Paramount
Los Altos Drive-In Theatre, Long Beach
Winnetka Drive-In, Chatsworth
Foothill Drive-In Theatre, Azusa
Lincoln Drive-In Theatre, Buena Park
Mission Drive-In Theatre, San Juan Capistrano
101 Drive-in Theatre, Ventura
Camelot Theatre, Palm Springs
Cinedome 21 Theatres, Orange
Fiesta Theatre, Santa Barbara
Mt. Baldy Drive-In Theatre, La Verne
Crest Drive-In Theatre, Norco
Airport Drive-In Theatre, Goleta
Lancaster Drive-In Theatre, Lancaster
99 Drive-In Theatre, Bakersfield
Simi Valley Drive-In Theatre, Simi Valley
 
Reported Average Gross "Popeye"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Screens
Av. Gross
1
Thursday, December 18, 1980
37
 
 
2
Thursday, December 25, 1980
37
 
 
3
Thursday, January 1, 1981
37
 
 
4
Thursday, January 8, 1981
37
 
 
5
Thursday, January 15, 1981
37
 
 
6
Thursday, January 22, 1981
37
 
 
7
Thursday, January 29, 1981
37
 
 
Totals
49 Days
Daily Average: $0
--
--
0 Weeks
Average Performance: $0
259
 
Source: Box Office Mojo
 
 
Friday, January 30, 1981 - Thursday, February 12, 1981 (2 Weeks)
The Incredible Shrinking Woman
Starring Lily Tomlin and Charles Grodin
Directed by Joel Schumacher
A Universal Picture
88 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:30, 2:20, 4:15, 6:15, 8:20 and 10:25 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:00 AM
I attended a performance during this engagement -ED
Opens Nationally on 789 Screens Including:
 
National Theatre, Westwood
--
Foothill Drive-In Theatre, Azusa
UA Cerritos Twin Cinemas, Cerritos
Winnetka Drive-In, Chatsworth
Fox Covina Theatre, Covina
El Monte Drive-In Theatre, El Monte
Hawthorne 2, Hawthorne
Fashion Square Theatres, La Habra
UA Movies, Long Beach
UA Movies, Montclair
UA Movies, North Hollywood
Rosecrans Drive-In Theatre, Paramount
Fiesta Drive-In Theatre, Pico Rivera
Puente Hills West, Rowland Heights
UA Cinema 4, Riverside
Pacific's Sherman Oaks Galleria, Sherman Oaks
Fox Conejo Twin, Thousand Oaks
Mann Old Towne 6, Torrance
Van Nuys Drive-In Theatre, Van Nuys
UA Warner Center, Woodland Hills
South Bay Dribe-In Theatre, Carson
Eagle Rock Plaza Theatres, Eagle Rock
Cinedome 21 Theatres, Orange
Stadium Drive-In Theatre, Orange
Simi Valley Drive-In Theatre, Simi Valley
 
Reported Average Gross "The Incredible Shrinking Woman"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Screens
Av. Gross
1
Thursday, February 5, 1981
44
789
$6,626
2
Thursday, February 12, 1981
44
 
 
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $0
--
--
2 Weeks
Average Performance: $0
88
 
Source: Box Office Mojo
 
 
Friday, February 13, 1981 - Thursday, March 19, 1981 (5 Weeks)
American Pop
with the voices of Marya Small and Ron Thompson
Directed by Ralph Bakshi
A Columbia Pictures Release in Dolby Stereo
96 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 1:30, 3:35, 5:45, 8:00 and 10:10 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:00 AM
Day and Date:
 
Avco Cinema Center, Westwood
--
Bristol Cinema, Costa Mesa
Plitt City Center Theatres #1, Orange
Winnetka Drive-In, Chatsworth
Highway 39 Drive-In Theatre, Westminster
--
Theatres Added Friday, March 6, 1981:
Santa Anita 4, Arcadia
UA Movies, Brea
UA Cerritos Twin Cinemas, Cerritos
Edwards Saddleback Cinema 6, Lake Forest
South Coast Theatre, Laguna Beach
La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada
UA Cinema 4, Marina Del Rey
Carriage Square Cinema, Oxnard
Puente Hills East 6, Rowland Heights
South Bay Cinemas, Redondo Beach
Sherman Oaks 1 & 2, Sherman Oaks
UA Movies, Thousand Oaks
UA Warner Center, Woodland Hills
UA Twin Cinemas, Westminster
Foothill Drive-In Theatre, Azusa
Starlite Drive-In Theatre, El Monte
1,000 Oaks Drive-In Theatre, Newbury Park
Centinela Drive-In Theatre, Westchester
Los Altos Drive-In Theatre, Long Beach
Torrance Drive-In Theatre, Torrance
Rosecrans Drive-In Theatre, Paramount
La Habra Drive-In Theatre, La Habra
Sands Theatre, Glendale
University Village 3, Los Angeles
Cinema Center, Northridge
Eastland Theatre, West Covina
 
Reported Average Gross "American Pop"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Screens
Av. Gross
1
Thursday, February 19, 1981
37
 
 
2
Thursday, February 26, 1981
37
 
 
3
Thursday, March 5, 1981
37
 
 
4
Thursday, March 12, 1981
37
 
 
5
Thursday, March 19, 1981
37
 
 
Totals
35 Days
Daily Average: $0
--
--
5 Weeks
Average Performance: $0
185
 
Source: Box Office Mojo
 
 
Friday, March 20, 1981 - Thursday, April 9, 1981 (3 Weeks)
The Postman Always Rings Twice
Starring Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange
Directed by Bob Rafelson
A Paramount Picture
122 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00 and 10:30 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:45 AM
Day and Date:
 
National Theatre, Westwood
--
Topanga Theatres, Woodland Hills
La Reina Theatre, Sherman Oaks
Hastings Theatre, Pasadena
Mann Old Towne 6, Torrance
Hawthorne Plaza 6, Hawthorne
Fox Covina Theatre, Covina
Puente Hills West, Rowland Heights
UA Cerritos Twin Cinemas, Cerritos
Edwards Monterey Mall, Monterey Park
La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada
Brea Plaza, Brea
Edwards Newport Cinema, Newport Beach
UA Twin Cinemas, Westminster
Edwards Cinema Viejo, Mission Viejo
Montclair Theatre, Motntclair
UA Cinema 4, Riverside
Central City Theatres, San Bernadino
Mann 8, Oceanside
UA Movies, Thousand Oaks
Fox Oxnard Theatre, Oxnard
Studio Drive-In Theatre, Culver City
Sepulveda Drive-In Theatre, Van Nuys
Torrance Drive-In Theatre, Torrance
Rosecrans Drive-In Theatre, Paramount
Lakewood Drive-In Theatre, Long Beach
Vineland Drive-In Theatre, City of Industry
Fiesta Drive-In Theatre, Pico Rivera
Fountain Valley Drive-In Theatre, Fountain Valley
Vineland Drive-In Theatre, City of Industry
Baseline Drive-In Theatre, Highland
Mission Drive-In Theatre, San Juan Capistrano
Sky View Drive-In Theatre, Oxnard
Cinedome 21 Theatres, Orange
Camelot Theatre, Palm Springs
Movies 7, Victorville
Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara
Mt. Baldy Drive-In Theatre, La Verne
Crest Drive-In Theatre, Norco
Lancaster Drive-In Theatre, Lancaster
Simi Valley Drive-In Theatre, Simi Valley



Filmex Program courtesy David M. Hunter

FILMEX OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
American Premiere, Thursday, April 2, 1981 at 8:00 PM:

ATLANTIC CITY
Starring Burt Lancaster and Susan Sarandon
Directed by Louis Malle
A Paramount Picture
104 Minutes / Rated R
--
Short: Sunbeam, by Paul Vester / 4 minutes


FILMEX MIDNIGHT SCREENING
Friday, April 3, 1981 at 12:00 AM:

BREAKING GLASS
Starring Phil Daniels and Hazel O'Connor
Directed by Brian Gibson
A Paramount Release in Panavision, Technicolor and Dolby Stereo
104 Minutes / Rated PG

Reported Average Gross "The Postman Always Rings Twice"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Screens
Av. Gross
1
Thursday, March 26, 1981
37
 
 
2
Thursday, April 2, 1981
(6 Days)
32
 
 
3
Thursday, April 9, 1981
(6 Days)
32
 
 
Totals
19 Days
Daily Average: $0
--
--
3 Weeks
Average Performance: $0
101
 
Source: Box Office Mojo
 
Friday, April 10, 1981 - Thursday, May 28, 1981 (7 Weeks)
Excalibur
Starring Nigel Terry and Helen Mirren
Directed by John Boorman
An Orion Pictures Release in Technicolor and Dolby Stereo
140 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 11:45 AM, 2:15, 5:15, 8:00 and 10:45 PM
I attended a performance during this engagement -ED
Opens Nationally on 692 Screens Including:
 
Village Theatre, Westwood
--
Anaheim Drive-In Theatre, Anaheim
Edwards Drive-In Theatre, Arcadia
UA Movies, Brea
UA Cerritos Twin Cinemas, Cerritos
Winnetka Drive-In, Chatsworth
Fox Covina Theatre, Covina
Edwards Saddleback Cinema 6, Lake Forest
Hawthorne 2, Hawthorne
Century Drive-In Theatre, Ingelwood
La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada
Lakewood Drive-In Theatre, Long Beach
UA Movies, Long Beach
UA Movies, Montclair
Edwards Monterey Mall, Monterey Park
Edwards Newport Cinema, Newport Beach
UA Movies, North Hollywood
Plitt City Center Theatres #1, Orange
Rosecrans Drive-In Theatre, Paramount
Academy Theatre, Pasadena
Fiesta Drive-In Theatre, Pico Rivera
Puente Hills West, Rowland Heights
UA Cinema 4, Riverside
San Pedro Drive-In Theatre, San Pedro
Pacific's Sherman Oaks Galleria, Sherman Oaks
UA Movies, Thousand Oaks
UA Del Amo 6, Torrance
Mann 6, Valencia
Fox Ventura Theatre, Ventura
Cinema West, Westminster
Highway 39 Drive-In Theatre, Westminster
UA Warner Center, Woodland Hills
 
FILMEX CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
World Premiere, Thursday, April 23, 1981 at 8:00 PM:

HEAVEN'S GATE (Second Edited Version)
Starring Kris Kristofferson and Christopher Walken
Directed by Michael Cimino
A United Artists Releasein Panavision, Technicolor and Dolby Stereo
149 Minutes / Rated R
--
Short: The Fly (A Legy), by Ferencz Rofusz / 3 Minutes
Monday, May 18, 1981:

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 54th Birthday Today

Reported Average Gross "Excalibur"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Screens
Av. Gross
1
Thursday, April 16, 1981
35
 
 
2
Thursday, April 23, 1981
(6 Days)
30
 
 
3
Thursday, April 30, 1981
35
 
 
4
Thursday, May 7, 1981
35
 
 
5
Thursday, May 14, 1981
35
 
 
6
Thursday, May 21, 1981
35
 
 
7
Thursday, May 28, 1981
35
 
 
Totals
48 Days
Daily Average: $0
--
--
7 Weeks
Average Performance: $0
240
 
Source: Box Office Mojo
 
Friday, May 29, 1981 - Thursday, June 11, 1981 (2 Weeks)
Outland
Starring Sean Connery and Peter Boyle
Directed by Peter Hyams
A Ladd Company Release in Panavision, Technicolor, Dolby Stereo
Released through Warner Bros.
112 Minutes / Rated R
Daily at: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00 and 10:20 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:30 AM
Presented in 70mm, Dolby Stereo
I attended a performance during this engagement -ED
Opens Nationally on 331 Screens Including:
Bruin Theatre, Westwood
Winnetka Drive-In, Chatsworth
Fountain Valley Drive-In Theatre, Fountain Valley
Edwards Newport Cinema, Newport Beach
Plitt City Center Theatres #1, Orange

Reported Average Gross "Outland"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Screens
Av. Gross
1
Thursday, June 4, 1981
37
331
 
2
Thursday, June 11, 1981
37
 
 
Totals
14 Days
Daily Average: $0
--
--
2 Weeks
Average Performance: $0
74
 
Source: Box Office Mojo
 
 
Friday, June 12, 1981 - Thursday, September 24, 1981 (15 Weeks)
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Starring Harrison Ford and Karen Allen
Directed by Steven Spielburg
A Paramount Picture in Panavision, Dolby Stereo
115 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:00, 2:30, 5:15, 8:00 and 10:30 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:45 AM
Presented in 70mm, Dolby Stereo
Opens Nationally on 1,078 Screens Including:

Photo by David M. Hunter.
Mann National Theatre, Westwood
--
Mann South Coast Plaza Theatres, Costa Mesa
Cinedome 21 Theatres, Orange
Mann Old Towne 6, Torrance
Mann La Reina Theatre, Sherman Oaks
Pacific's Topanga Theatres, Woodland Hills
--
Edwards Alhambra Theatre, Alhambra
Mann Fox Covina Theatre, Covina
UA Movies, Long Beach
Mann Alex Theatre, Glendale
Mann Academy Theatre, Pasadena
Pacific's Lakewood Center South, Lakewood
Mann 6, Manhattan Beach
AMC Puente Hills West, Rowland Heights
Edwards Saddleback Cinema 6, Lake Forest
Pacific's South Coast Theatre, Laguna Beach
Pacific's La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada
Mann Brea Plaza, Brea
Edwards Cinema West, Westminster
SRO Montclair Theatre, Motntclair
Mann 8, Oceanside
Mann 6, Valencia
Mann Conejo Twin, Thousand Oaks
Mann Freemont Theatre, San Luis Obispo
UA Movies, Santa Maria
SRO La Mirada Drive-In Theatre, La Mirada
Vineland Drive-In Theatre, City of Industry
Vermont Drive-In Theatre, Gardenia
Winnetka Drive-In, Chatsworth
Lincoln Drive-In Theatre, Buena Park
El Centro Theatre, Imperial Valley
Canyon Crest 5, Riverside
Camelot Theatre, Palm Springs
Plaza Theatre, Escondido
Hemet Theatre, Hemet
Movies 7, Victorville
Crest Theatres, San Bernardino
Ventura Theatre, Ventura
Magic Lantern Theatre, Goleta
Nile Theatre, Bakersfield
Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara
Mt. Baldy Drive-In Theatre, La Verne
Valley Drive-In Theatre, Oceanside
Crest Drive-In Theatre, Norco
Kay Donna Drive-In Theatre, Indio
Simi Valley Drive-In Theatre, Simi Valley
Lancaster Drive-In Theatre, Lancaster
Thursday, September 24, 1981
Burt Reynolds (45) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Average Gross "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Screens
Av. Gross
1
Thursday, June 18, 1981
37
1,078
$12,841
2
Thursday, June 25, 1981
37
 
 
3
Thursday, July 2, 1981
37
 
 
4
Thursday, July 9, 1981
37
 
 
5
Thursday, July 16, 1981
37
 
 
6
Thursday, July 23, 1981
37
 
 
7
Thursday, July 30, 1981
37
 
 
8
Thursday, August 6, 1981
37
 
 
9
Thursday, August 13, 1981
37
 
 
10
Thursday, August 20, 1981
37
 
 
11
Thursday, August 27, 1981
37
 
 
12
Thursday, September 3, 1981
37
 
 
13
Thursday, September 10, 1981
37
 
 
14
Thursday, September 17, 1981
37
 
 
15
Thursday, September 24, 1981
37
 
 
Totals
105 Days
Daily Average: $0
--
--
15 Weeks
Average Performance: $0
555
 
Source: Box Office Mojo
 
 
Friday, September 25, 1981 - Thursday, December 3, 1981 (10 Weeks)
Mommie Dearest
Starring Faye Dunaway and Steve Forrest
Directed by Frank Perry
A Paramount Picture
129 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:00, 2:30, 5:15, 8:00 and 10:30 PM
Late Show Friday and Saturday at 12:45 AM
Opens Nationally on Unknown Number of Screens Including:
Mann Village Theatre, Westwood
--
Mann Old Towne 6, Torrance
Pacific's Sherman Oaks Galleria, Sherman Oaks
UA Warner Center, Woodland Hills
General Cinema Fashion Malll, Northridge
SRO Hastings Theatre, Pasadena
Edwards Monterey Mall, Monterey Park
AMC Puente Hills East 6, Rowland Heights
AMC Rosemead 4 Cinemas, Rosemead
Pacific's La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada
UA Movies, Long Beach
UA Cerritos Twin Cinemas, Cerritos
Mann 6, Manhattan Beach
UA Movies, Brea
SRO Montclair Theatre, Motntclair
Edwards Newport Cinema, Newport Beach
Edwards Huntington Twin, Huntington Beach
Edwards Viejo Twin, Mission Viejo
Edwards Cinema West, Westminster
Mann 8, Oceanside
UA Movies, Thousand Oaks
SRO Carriage Square Cinema, Oxnard
Mann 6, Valencia
AMC Stockdale, Bakersfield
Vermont Drive-In Theatre, Gardenia
Centinela Drive-In Theatre, Westchester
Sepulveda Drive-In Theatre, Van Nuys
Starlite Drive-In Theatre, El Monte
Edwards Drive-In Theatre, Arcadia
Paramount Drive-In Theatre, Paramount
La Habra Drive-In Theatre, La Habra
Los Altos Drive-In Theatre, Long Beach
Highway 39 Drive-In Theatre, Westminster
Foothil Drive-In Theatre, Rialto
101 Drive-in THeatre, Ventura
Westcove Cinema, West Covina
Village Theatre, Palm Springs
Highland Theatre, San Bernardino
El Centro Theatre, Imperial Valley
Canyon Crest 5, Riverside
Mt. Baldy Drive-In Theatre, La Verne
Plaza Theatre, Escondido
Cinedome 21 Theatres, Orange
Movies 7, Victorville
Holiday Theatre, Hemet
Fairview Theatre, Goleta
Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara
Simi Valley Drive-In Theatre, Simi Valley
Lancaster Drive-In Theatre, Lancaster
Mustang Drive-In Theatre, Saugus
Monday, September 28, 1981
Rhonda Fleming (58) Forecourt Ceremonies
 
Reported Average Gross "Mommie Dearest"
Week
Week Ending
Perfs.
Screens
Av. Gross
1
Thursday, October 1, 1981
37
 
 
2
Thursday, October 8, 1981
37
 
 
3
Thursday, October 15, 1981
37
 
 
4
Thursday, October 22, 1981
37
 
 
5
Thursday, October 29, 1981
37
 
 
6
Thursday, November 5, 1981
37
 
 
7
Thursday, November 12, 1981
37
 
 
8
Thursday, November 19, 1981
37
 
 
9
Thursday, November 26, 1981
37
 
 
10
Thursday, December 3, 1981
37
 
 
Totals
70 Days
Daily Average: $0
--
--
10 Weeks
Average Performance: $0
370
 
Source: Box Office Mojo
 
 
Friday, December 4, 1981 - Wednesday, January 13, 1982 (6 Weeks)
Reds
Starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton
Directed by Warren Beatty
A Paramount Release
195 Minutes / Rated PG
Daily at: 12:00, 4:00 and 8:00 PM
Opens Nationally on 396 Screens Including:
Mann National Theatre, Westwood
--
Mann Old Towne 6, Torrance
Mann 6, Manhattan Beach
Pacific's Topanga Theatres, Woodland Hills
Mann La Reina Theatre, Sherman Oaks
Mann Alex Theatre, Glendale
Mann Academy Theatre, Pasadena
Cinedome 21 Theatres, Orange
Pacific's Lakewood Center Theatre, Lakewood
Edwards Newport Cinema, Newport Beach
UA Movies, Long Beach
Edwards Cinema West, Westminster
AMC Puente Hills West, Rowland Heights
Edwards Temple Theatre, Temple City
Pacific's La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada
UA Movies, Brea
Edwards Viejo Twin, Mission Viejo
SRO Montclair Theatre, Motntclair
UA Movies, Thousand Oaks
Mann 6, Valencia
Winnetka Drive-In, Chatsworth
Highway 39 Drive-In Theatre, Westminster
Eastland Theatre, West Covina
Camelot Theatre, Palm Springs
El Centro Theatre, Imperial Valley
Canyon Crest 5, Riverside
Plaza Theatre, Escondido
Highland Theatre, San Bernardino
Cinema Plaza, Carlsbad
Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara
Magic Lantern Theatre, Goleta
Ventura Theatre, Ventura
 
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