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Regal Cinemas will close 39 more movie theaters nationwide.

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(CNN) — Regal Cinemas is closing 39 more movie theaters across the country.

The decision comes four months after parent company Cineworld filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after the pandemic devastated the industry and public screenings.

In documents filed this week, Cineworld says it plans to deny leases of 39 theaters starting Feb. 15, saving it $22 million a year.

Regal Cinemas 16 main entrance
The front door of Regal Cinemas 16.

(Photo: Jim Lane/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

Cineworld is working with landlords to keep other theaters open.After these closures and the previous round there are about 500 left September 2022 12 locations closed.

“Debtors hope these negotiations will lead to lease concessions and modifications, removing the need for refusal and allowing additional theater sites to remain open,” Cineworld said this week. stated in the documents submitted to

When Cineworld announced its decision to file for bankruptcy last year, the company said it wanted to reduce its debt. The bankruptcy filing is expected to “strengthen the balance sheet and provide Cineworld with the financial strength and flexibility to accelerate and leverage Cineworld’s strategy in the motion picture industry.”

Regal Cinemas is the second largest theater chain in the United States after AMC Theaters with 950 locations. its website.

Here are the locations Regal plans to close:

  • Tikanu Stadium 16 in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Metro Point, Costa Mesa, California
  • Berkeley 7, Berkeley, California
  • Parkway Plaza Stadium 18 and Imax in El Cajon, California
  • Escondido Stadium 16 and Imax in Escondido, California
  • Hemet Cinema 12, Hemet, California
  • Sherman Oaks Galleria 16 in Los Angeles, California
  • Yorba Linda and Imax in Yorba Linda, California
  • Meadows Stadium 12, Lyttelton, Colorado
  • SouthGlenn Stadium 14 in Centennial, Colorado
  • Shadowood 16 in Boca Raton, Florida
  • South Beach Stadium 18 and Imax in Miami, Florida
  • Keauhou Stadium 7 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
  • Bolingbrook Stadium 12, Bolingbrook, Illinois
  • Round Lake Beach Stadium 18, Round Lake Beach, Illinois
  • Fenway Stadium 13 and RPX in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Bowie Stadium 14 in Bowie, Maryland
  • Rockville Center Stadium 13 in Rockville, Maryland
  • Brunswick 10, Brunswick, Maine
  • Beaver Creek Stadium 12 in Apex, North Carolina
  • Omaha Stadium 16 in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Concord 10, Concord, New Hampshire
  • Hamilton Commons Stadium 14 in Landing, New Jersey
  • Pohatcon Stadium 12 in Phillipsburg, New Jersey
  • Santa Fe Stadium 14, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Village Square Stadium 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Elmwood Center 16 in Buffalo, New York
  • Ithaca Mall Stadium 14 in Ithaca, New York
  • Cortland Town Center on Lake Mohegan, New York
  • Union Square Stadium 14 in New York, NY
  • Greek Ridge Stadium 12 in Rochester, New York
  • Transit Center Stadium 18 and Imax in Williamsville, New York
  • Montrose Movie Stadium 12 in Akron, Ohio
  • Barn Square Stadium 14 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania
  • Oaks Stadium 24 in Oaks, Pennsylvania
  • Greenbrier Stadium 13, Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Stonefield Stadium 14 and Imax in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Meridian 16 in Seattle, Washington
  • Gallery Place Stadium 14 in Washington DC Regal Cinemas will close 39 more movie theaters nationwide.

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