Davie, Florida: Egyptian Temple Movie Theater

Although it resembles a faux Egyptian movie palace built in the 1920s, this theater actually opened in 1999.

Cinemark Paradise

15601 Sheridan St., Davie, FL
Cinemark Paradise. I-75 exit 11B. Drive west on Sheridan St., turn right at the stoplight onto SW 160th Ave., then right again at the Coquina Plaza sign. Drive past the Publix on the right to the theater on the left.
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Statues in the theater lobby.

Egyptian Temple Movie Theater

Graumann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood is known worldwide, but southeast Florida has a theater -- Cinemark Paradise -- that looks like an Egyptian temple, with hieroglyphics on the columns and two small sphinxes at the entrance. The interior has more heiroglyphics, a few murals, and two large seated statues behind the concession stand. The whole place looks like it was lifted from the Valley of the Kings.

[signmanjoe, 01/12/2016]

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