August 23, 2021

Experience AZ

Landmark Theatres makes Arizona debut at Scottsdale Quarter

Scottsdale Quarter announced Landmark Theatresthe nation’s largest specialized theatre chain dedicated to independent cinema and high-quality mainstream film with 220 screens in 23 markets, will become the shopping center’s premier movie theatre operator. The 8-screen venue is slated to open in fall 2021.

We’re excited to add Landmark Theatres to our elevated retail lineup and to bring a unique moviegoing experience to the community,” says Richard Hunt, General Manager of Scottsdale Quarter. “The new cinema will be a great compliment to the shopping center and adds to our already dynamic offering of shopping, dining, and entertainment.”

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Landmark Theatres President and COO Paul Serwitz stated: “We are very excited to extend our brand in a beautifully designed luxury theatre in an upscale center. This announcement is especially joyous for us, coming out of a period of pandemic-induced retraction of business in the world at large.” 

The opening of the theatre will time perfectly with the onslaught of prestige pictures that are released during the award season cycle and will offer locals the opportunity to see these films in an upscale setting. This is Landmark’s first theatre in the market. The theatre will open in the former IPIC Theaters space, designed by TK Architects, at 15257 N Scottsdale Rd, Suite 230, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

“The Landmark at Scottsdale Quarter will be a sophisticated setting for a new community to engage with our brand that elevates the moviegoing experience and is known for its wide-ranging programming and discerning audience. This theatre is a perfect fit and we look forward to entertaining the community for years to come.”

Founded in 1974, Landmark Theatres, the nation’s largest specialized theatre chain, is dedicated to independent cinema and high-quality mainstream film with 220 screens in 23 markets. Landmark has established itself at the forefront of sophisticated, adult cinema. The company provides filmgoers with numerous amenities, including the best in digital projection, seating, gourmet concession items, as well as Landmark’s signature brand of customer service and on the programming side, the company has become a recognized industry leader in the sector, anticipating trends and opportunities and new areas for growth and exploration.

Landmark Theatres was added to the Cohen Media Group in 2018. Formed in 2008 by Charles S. Cohen, an executive producer of the Academy Award-nominated Frozen River, the Cohen Media Group (CMG) is an independent theatrical exhibition, distribution and production company with over eight Academy Award nominations and a Best Foreign Language film win for THE SALESMAN. CMG releases the world’s best in contemporary and classic cinema.

Scottsdale Quarter remains focused on providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. For additional information on Scottsdale Quarter, visit or follow along on Facebook and Instagram for additional details.