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Landmark Theatres is one of the largest theater chains in the United States. It is part of the Wagner/Cuban Companies, a vertically integrated group of media properties co-owned by Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban that also includes theatrical and home entertainment distribution company Magnolia Pictures, production company 2929 Productions, and high definition cable networks HDNet and HDNet Movies.

Since its inception in 1974, Landmark has grown to 57 theaters in 24 markets. Landmark is known for both its award-winning historic theaters, such as the Tivoli in St. Louis, the Inwood in Dallas and the Oriental in Milwaukee, and its more contemporary theaters, including the Sunshine Cinema in New York City, the Bethesda Row Cinema in Washington, D.C., and the Keystone Art Cinema in Indianapolis.

Landmark Theatres began its ascent in 1974 with the acquisition of West Los Angeles' historic Nuart Theatre. Then Landmark opened the Ken Cinema in San Diego and other outlets showcasing classic American and foreign films and cult features that changed nightly.

By the end of the '70s, Landmark had grown into the nation's largest repertory film circuit. In addition to the programming, increasingly loyal audiences were drawn to one-of-a-kind, historic venues.

In 1982, Landmark merged with Santa Fe-based Movies, Inc. to acquire 12 additional screens in eight new cities in the South and Southwest, and in 1989, it merged with the Seattle-based Seven Gables circuit to add another 33 screens. Over the next five years (during which time the Samuel Goldwyn Company bought Landmark), it added nearly 30 more screens in the San Francisco Bay Area. Almost half of them were in Berkeley.

In the early '90s, Landmark began multimillion-dollar renovations of its historic buildings, and, embarking on a new era, began developing new multiplex theaters of its own for the first time.

In 1995, the company opened three multiplexes, each architecturally distinct, in one year: the Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis, the Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco and the Kendall Square Cinema in Cambridge, MA.

In 1998, Landmark was acquired by Dallas-based Silver Cinemas Inc. and opened the Plaza Frontenac Cinema in St. Louis and the Embassy Cinema in Waltham, MA.

In March of 2000, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema opened in Chicago to phenomenal business. Landmark’s universally acclaimed Sunshine Cinema in New York City opened the following year.

After the company's purchase by Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban in 2003, Landmark Theatres added even more screens, including the Magnolia theatre located in Dallas.

In January 2004, the company opened the E Street Cinema, opened in Washington D.C. and the Keystone Art Cinema in Indianapolis in December 2005.

In 2007, the company opened Landmark Harbor East, a brand new 7-screen theater in Baltimore, located directly on the water in the heart of the city; The Landmark Theatre Greenwood Village, 6 screens located in one of South Denver's fastest growing, lifestyle developments; and new flagship theater, The Landmark, featuring 12 screens in the completely renovated Westside Pavilion Shopping Center in West Los Angeles.

In 2007, Landmark Theatres had a record year of growth that spanned the country, opening three brand new theaters and adding three others on the East Coast. Landmark entered the Philadelphia market in March 2007 by acquiring the famed Ritz Theatre circuit. In June, the company unveiled its flagship theater, The Landmark, in Los Angeles. In November, Landmark opened Landmark Theatres Harbor East in Baltimore's vibrant Inner Harbor. In December, The Landmark Theatre Greenwood Village debuted in Denver's flourishing Tech Center.

Landmark Theatres is at the forefront of exhibition, providing customers with a number of amenities including the latest in film, digital and sound technology, the widest selection of concession items, in-theater sales of DVDs, books and CDs as well as Landmark's signature brand of customer service.

Landmark Theatres Customer Service - 2222 South Barrington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90064. Toll free number: 1-888-7-CINEMA (1-888-724-6362), email: CustomerService@LandmarkTheatres.com

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