Regal Cinemas up and running under new health guidelines

The movies are back!

Regal Cinemas in the Old Mill District reopens Friday, Aug. 28, with a wide range of new health and safety measures based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). So yes, you’ll be able to see Mulan, Tenet, The New Mutants and Black Widow on the big screen.

Here’s the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received about going back to the movies in the Old Mill District.

Q: Do I have to wear a mask in the auditorium?

A: Yes, moviegoers will be required to wear face masks at all times while in the auditoriums. Masks can be removed inside the auditorium only while eating and drinking. Regal employees monitor auditoriums throughout each performance as standard practice.

Q: What movies are playing?

A: There’ll be a fantastic mix of new films like The New Mutants, Tenet, and Unhinged, as well as classics like the Rocky series, the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Shrek, Interstellar, and even Beverly Hills Cop! As the studios release more new movies the classic films will be gradually phased out. Here’s a link to what’s playing in the Old Mill District: OMD Movie Schedule

Q: Is the IMAX theater open?

A: Yep! The New Mutants and Tenet will both screen in traditional 2D theaters and in the IMAX theater.


Q: How do I know Regal employees are safe?

A: Regal employees will undergo daily health screenings. Employees will be required to wash their hands at minimum every 30 to 60 minutes, depending on job role, and all employees will be required to wear masks.

Q: What are the new rules in the lobby?

A: Guests will be required to wear face masks at all times while in the lobby, hallways and restrooms. As per Regals’ terms of admission, any guest not complying with their policies shall be asked to leave. Guests will be welcome to return once they are compliant. Guests will also be encouraged to proceed to their auditorium as soon as possible, and exit the theater in a timely manner at the conclusion of their movie.

Q: What will the concession stand be like?

A: Every other register will be closed and a reduced menu will be temporarily available. Self-service condiment stands will be closed and the bar area will remain open for walk-up service only.

Q: Can I still get popcorn and soda refills?

A: No, unfortunately refills are not available.