TORONTO MOVIE THEATRE TIMELINE
BY MIKE RIVEST

1990
Opening
CO 410 and 7 4
CLOSINGS
CO Central Parkway 4
Eve's Paradise
1991
CHANGES
FP Markville 4-6 screens
FP Towne & Countrye 3 to Centerpoint 3
CLOSINGS
FP Skyline 2
FP TePee Drive-In
1992 1993 1994
Opening
MoVIPlex 9
1995
Opening
CO Elgin Mills 10
CHANGES
CO Woodside 3 to Theatre Near You
CLOSINGS
CO Showcase
FP Sheraton Centre 2
1996
CHANGES
CO Sherway 10-13 screens
CO Woodbine 6-8 screens
1997
Opening
CO 401 and Morningside 11
CO Ajax 10
CO Clarington 12
FP Colisuem Mississauga 10
FP SilverCity Mississauga 10
Shopper's Drugmart Omnimax
CHANGES
CO 410 and 7 expanded from 4-11 screens
CO Varsity 2-8 (6 Stadium seating)
FP Cumberland 4 to AA
CLOSINGS
FP 400 Drive-In 3
FP 7/27 Drive-In 2
FP Sheridan Pickering 3
FP Square One 4
1998
Opening
AMC Kennedy Commons 20
AMC Winston Churchill 24
CO First Markham Place 10
CO Grande at the Sheppare Centre 9 (Opened Aug 7 as Canada's Biggest -until Oct.)
CO Varsity VIP 4
FP Colisuem Scarborough 12
FP Pickering 8
FP SilverCity Richmond Hill 10
FP SilverCity Yonge and Eglinton 9
Royal Cinema
Wellington (Tamal)
CLOSINGS
CO Hillcrest 5
CO Madison 5
FP Capitol
FP Skyway 6
FP Westwood 3
1999
Opening
AA Beach Cinemas 6
AMC Interchange 30
AMC Whitby 24
Central Parkway (Reopening)
CO Grande at Orion Gate 10
FP Colossus 18 and IMAX
FP Paramount 13 and IMAX
FP SilverCity Brampton 16
FP SilverCity Empress Walk 10
FP SilverCity Yorkdale 10
Grand
Plaza in Oakville
CHANGES
FP Coliseum 10 to 12 and a IMAX theatre
FP Runnymede 2 to AA
FP SilverCity Richmond Hill 10-14 screens
CLOSINGS
AA Runnymede 2
CO Finch 3
FP Centerpoint 3
FP Hollywood 2
FP Yorkdale 6
Far East
Grand
Premier 3 in Malton
2000
Opening
CO Eglinton Town Square 16
FP SilverCity Newmarket 16
CLOSINGS
Central Parkway 4
CO Centennial 3
CO Champlain Centre 6
CO Scarborough Town Centre 12
FP Markville 6
Plaza in Oakville
Royal
2001
OPENINGS
AMC Courtney Park 16
Central Parkway 4 (Reopening)
CO The Queensway 18
CO Square One 10
Docks Drive-In
FP Canada Square 7 (Nov.)
Rainbow 6
CHANGES
5 Drive-In 3rd screen added
CLOSINGS
CO 410 and 7 11 closed
CO Canada Square 7 (July)
CO Eaton Centre
CO Erin Mills Town Centre 5
CO Fairview 6
CO Hyland 2
CO Market Square 6 (Reopened 2003 by Rainbow.)
CO Oakville Mews 5
CO Promenade 6
CO Sherway 13
CO South Commons 6
CO Warden Woods 8
CO York 2
FP Backstage 2
FP Glenway 5
FP Parkway 6
FP Plaza 2
FP Sheridan North York 4
FP Sussex Centre 4
Film Factory 6
Long Shong 2
2002
OPENINGS
Rainbow Fairview 6
Rainbow Promenade 6
Rainbow Woodbine 8
CLOSINGS
CO Woodbine Centre 8
FP Eglinton
FP Oakville Town Centre 6
FP Victoria Terrace 6
MoVIPlex 9
2003
OPENINGS
Rainbow Market square 6 (reopening)
CLOSINGS
CO Humber 2
FP Cedarbrae 8
FP Uptown 3
2004
CLOSINGS
Music Hall
Bloor (Jan-March only, reopened March 16)

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