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Eerie abandoned movie theaters no one visits anymore

Love Exploring Logo By Rachel Truman of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 26: A trip to the movies was once the ultimate night out. Watching the latest film to hit the big screen was a highly anticipated event, and going to the flicks on a first date was a teenage rite of passage. But declining audiences, mainly due to competition from modern multiplexes and home streaming, have seen many beloved cinemas close their doors over the decades. Plenty have seen the wrecking ball, others have been converted and some have been left in limbo, gathering dust. Here we look at some abandoned movie theaters in towns and cities around the world. 

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A trip to the movies was once the ultimate night out. Watching the latest film to hit the big screen was a highly anticipated event, and going to the flicks on a first date was a teenage rite of passage. But declining audiences, mainly due to competition from modern multiplexes and home streaming, have seen many beloved cinemas close their doors over the decades. Plenty have seen the wrecking ball, others have been converted and some have been left in limbo, gathering dust. Here we look at some abandoned movie theaters in towns and cities around the world. 

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