General Cinema Corporation

General Cinema
IndustryEntertainment (movie theatres)
Founded1935 (1935)
DefunctMarch 2002 (March 2002)
HeadquartersChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Key people
Philip Smith, founder

General Cinema Corporation, also known as General Cinema, GCC, or General Cinema Theatres, was a chain of movie theaters in the United States. At its peak, the company operated approximately 621 screens, some of which were among the first cinemas certified by THX. The company operated for approximately 67 years, from 1935 until 2002.