Just in time for the holidays, Universal CityWalk unwraps a multi-million dollar renovation of its AMC Theatre to create an all-new state-of-the-art Universal Cinema. All 18 theatres have been fully upgraded with Christie RGB Laser projection, Dolby Atmos immersive surround sound, equipped with Christie Vive speakers for optimal audio performance, and includes deluxe recliner seating.  The Director’s Lounge Cocktail Bar also makes its debut on the second level of the theatre for casual pre- and post- movie-going fun.

For film buffs, CityWalk has long been the epicenter for fans seeking an environment that matches the excitement of their favorite blockbuster movies. As part of if its bold revitalization, CityWalk now elevates the movie-going experience to new heights as the 18-screen and IMAX AMC Theatre updates with the most technologically advanced sight and sound achievements.  A complete remodel of the split level structure includes the installation of deluxe recliner seats in 18 theatres—the equivalent of those found in Hollywood screening rooms—making every seat, the best seat in the house.

The recent upgrade to the IMAX theatre features next-generation 4K laser projection and 12-channel sound systems designed to enhance the entire movie-going experience and provide audiences with sharper, brighter, clearer and more vivid digital images than ever.

Additionally, movie-goers can enjoy $5 Movie General Parking with the purchase of a movie ticket.

The below December holiday film release schedule offers movie-goers a diverse selection of blockbusters to enjoy at the new Universal Cinema, including:


Opening           Film                                         Cast

Dec. 16             Rogue One: A Star Wars Story   Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen

Dec. 16             Collateral Beauty                       Will Smith, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton

Dec. 16             Solace                                      Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Colin Farrell

Dec. 21             Assassin’s Creed                      Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard,Jeremy Irons

Dec. 21             Passengers                               Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen

Dec. 21             Sing                                         Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson

Dec. 21             Patriots Day                              Mark Wahlberg, J.K. Simmons, John Goodman

Dec. 23             Silence                                     Liam Neeson, Adam Driver, Andrew Garfield

Dec. 23             Why Him?                                 Bryan Cranston, James Franco, Zoey Deutch

Dec. 23             A Monster Calls                         Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell

Dec. 25             Live By Night                            Ben Affleck, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana

Dec. 25             Fences                                     Denzel Washington, Viola Davis,Stephen Henderson


Since 1993, CityWalk has boosted the city’s rhythm through a foundation built on providing memorable entertainment experiences.  With a series of dramatic enhancements currently underway that includes the introduction of new restaurants, shopping experiences, visually aesthetic design features and the completed state-of-the-art movie theatre renovation, the spotlight shines brightly on CityWalk as it continues to resonate as one of L.A.’s most influential lifestyle centers.

More information on CityWalk is available at www.CityWalkHollywood.com. Regular updates can also be found on CityWalk’s Twitter @CityWalkLA, Facebook-Universal CityWalk Hollywood and on CityWalk’s Instagram@CityWalkLA.