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Salt Lake City, Utah

In April 1968, Intermountain Theatres announced plans to divide the Utah Theatre into the state's first two-screen theater complex.  The original auditorium, which seated 1765, was divided by adding a floor from the balcony to the proscenium arch.  The new upper-level theater was known as the Penthouse and included the rows of balcony seating and the original, ornate ceiling.

 
 
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The front of the Sandy Movies 9.

Photographer: Grant Smith
Date: 19 August 2011

Sandy Movies 9
9539 South 700 East
Sandy, Utah 84070
1-800-FANDANGO 1215
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http://www.cinemark.com/
 
Status:
Open 
Chain:
Cinemark 
Auditoriums:
Open:
10 November 1988  
 

Movies 7 opened as a first-run movie theater, sometime before December 1988.  The multiplex is located in the Sandy Mall, near the Olympus Starship discount theater.  Movies 7 featured advanced ticket sales and the first THX certified auditorium in Salt Lake County.

By August 1991, two additional auditoriums were added and the theater's name changed to Movies 9. 

Movies 9 became a discount theater on 25 February 2000, a few months after the opening of the nearby Megaplex 17 at Jordan Commons.[1]

By mid-December 2012, all screens at Movies 9 had been upgraded to digital projection.[2]

1. "Sandy Utah Movies 9 Going All Seats, All Shows $1.00", Cinemark USA, 24 February 2000
2. www.cinemark.com, retrieved 18 December 2012