After 7 months, some local movie theaters reopening Friday

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SEATTLE — After being closed for more than 7 months, some local movie theaters are opening their doors.

Select AMC and Cinemark movie theaters throughout the state will reopen Friday.

The theaters will reopen with 25% capacity under Gov. Jay Inslee’s revised phase 2 guidelines.

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Theater employees are required to wear masks and both chains have enhanced cleaning processes and safety measures in place. Guests are required to wear masks except while eating and drinking.

Cinemark will open theaters in Federal Way, Bellevue, Tacoma and Walla Walla.

  • Century Federal Way and XD
  • Cinemark Lincoln Square Cinemas
  • Century Point Ruston and XD
  • Cinemark Grand Cinemas (formerly Hallett Grand Cinemas 12)

AMC is opening 14 of its 15 theaters statewide.

  • AMC Alderwood 16
  • AMC Cascade Mall 14
  • AMC Factoria 8
  • AMC Kent Station 14
  • AMC Kitsap 8
  • AMC Lakewood Mall 12
  • AMC CLASSIC Mill Plain 8
  • AMC Oak Tree 6
  • AMC Pacific Place 11
  • AMC River Park Square 20
  • AMC Seattle 10
  • AMC Southcenter 16
  • AMC Vancouver Mall 23
  • AMC Woodinville 12

AMC’s choice to reopen comes almost a week after Regal Theaters closed all its locations for the foreseeable future.