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AMC Empire 25

AMC Empire 25 (Photograph: Roxana Marroquin)
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This multiplex screens mainstream Hollywood fare and features an IMAX theater.
Venue name: AMC Empire 25
Contact:
Address: 234 W 42nd St
New York
10036
Cross street: at Eighth Ave
Transport: Subway: N, Q, R, 42nd St S, 1, 2, 3, 7 to 42nd St–Times Sq; A, C, E to 42nd St–Port Authority
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