AMC Theatres

AMC South Barrington 30

Multiplex and Movie Theater
175 Studio Dr (at Barrington Rd), South Barrington, IL 60010, United States
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
    • 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–Midnight
  • Sat
    • 9:00 AM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
    • 7:00 PM–8:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

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8.1/10

Based on 290 votes

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Total Visitors
6,650
Total Visits
20,972
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    Thomas O.
    Bring your own bag to mix popcorn w butter & salt(4 Tips)
    darlene l.
    Military discount with Id(2 Tips)
    Chill I.
    AMC stubs and buy concessions(4 Tips)
    JERAD H.
    big theater, great stadium seating, comfo.(2 Tips)
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  • Noah A.

    Massive theater with tons of movie options!

    Noah Adams · 1 week ago
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  • John G.

    $6.40 for a large self-serve fountain drink?

    John Galda · April 5
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  • Matthew G.

    #IMAX here is da Bomb! #AmericanSniper great movie!

    Matthew Gesse · January 18
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  • David S.

    Great seating, clean environment, friendly staff.

    David Stevens · August 8, 2014
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  • Jeff B.

    My favorite theater in the Chicagoland

    Jeff Beck · August 8, 2014
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  • Joachim J.

    A massive sized IMAX theater for the action junkies and thrill seekers.

    Joachim Jocson · August 8, 2014
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  • David J.

    Even though this theatre getting old it is still one of the best around for sound and picture quality. While their IMAX is a retrofit it is still pretty excellent and the best of the retrofits.

    David Johnson · August 7, 2014
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  • Bryan K.

    I'm guessing this theater rakes in A LOT of $$$... Why can't they remodel it like the AMC Lake in the Hills, which has reclining seats and the Coke Freestyle machines (and costs about half the price)?

    Bryan K · March 12, 2014
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  • Laura C.

    Best Picture Showcase for the 6th year.

    Laura Craig · February 22, 2014
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  • Tati ✈

    If you can't pass 2 hours without checking your phone, you need to stay at home! Don't ruin the movie for everyone else >:/

    Tati ✈ · February 21, 2014
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  • Amiete A.

    Cut the line with a stub card

    Amiete Aprekuma · January 12, 2014
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  • Michael P.

    I'll let you know how it is

    Michael Pineiro · August 22, 2013
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  • Miranda H.

    Turn on the A/C, paying this much for a ticket, it is 100 degrees in here.

    Miranda Huddleston · June 29, 2013
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  • Devon G.

    Get here as early as possible..usually, everyone has the same idea.

    Devon G · March 28, 2013
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  • Kristine T.

    Get here early the ticket machines are out of paper

    Kristine Tague · March 10, 2013
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  • Mallory Zecevic Strauch

    Horrible theater.

    Mallory Zecevic Strauch · January 12, 2013
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  • darlene l.

    Military discount with Id

    darlene lafalce · December 27, 2012
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  • Kelly B.

    If you get popcorn, ask them to fill it halfway. You can put butter and salt, then have them fill it up the rest of the way and rebutted and resalt. Mix it by shaking each time.

    Kelly Bolyard · November 25, 2012
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  • CJ R.

    Free Refills on the large Popcorn and drinks!! But there is no beer...

    CJ Romig · September 30, 2012
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  • Joseph R.

    Try the curly fries, they are good

    Joseph Rodriguez · September 17, 2012
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  • Christopher M.

    Avoid the dumb ass at the concession stand with the glasses and big teeth. He doesn't know what he is doing and like to drop your food on the floor and make u wait longer.

    Christopher Mitchell · June 8, 2012
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  • Lisa B.

    Really expensive! But they have YOGEN FRUZ!!! Mmmm

    Lisa Barbieri · May 23, 2012
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  • Jim. P.

    People here usually know how to shut the fuck up. Worth the drive.

    Jim. Plachy · May 5, 2012
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  • Phillip O.

    I bought my own candy <-- REBEL

    Phillip O'Leske · May 5, 2012
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  • Michael H.

    Turn on the air!! Holy crow.

    Michael Hudec · May 4, 2012
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  • ⓈⓐⓋⓐⒼⓔ ℬ.

    Quite possibly one of my favorite spots to catch a flick. The place is cleaned and maintained regularly, and best of all, no sticky floors. Note: If you come on a holiday be prepared it gets packed.

    ⓈⓐⓋⓐⒼⓔ ℬ · April 16, 2012
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  • Carl S.

    Stubs is not worth it. If you average 1 movie a month you will get $10 back. Too bad it cost $12/year. Someone in corporate did the math where they will make a profit.

    Carl Santos · March 4, 2012
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  • Martin M.

    White cherry ice here is fire!!

    Martin M · February 19, 2012
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  • Jessica E.

    Wear layers that you can take off. Hot in here!

    Jessica Edward · January 1, 2012
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  • Johnny P.

    Get the Stubs reward card for only $6 and get free upgrades on med popcorn/pop to large. Large gets FREE refills!

    Johnny Pineda · December 29, 2011
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  • Lewis C.

    $10 for a blurry projector, not a quality theater. Money must go towards the bamboo on the deserted concession stand

    Lewis Conley · December 26, 2011
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  • Thomas O.

    Bring your own bag to mix popcorn w butter & salt

    Thomas ODonnell · December 25, 2011
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  • Kinnari

    Nice restrooms

    Kinnari · December 23, 2011
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  • Natasha R.

    When did movie tix go up to $10.50?!

    Natasha R · December 4, 2011
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  • michiko p.

    They have late night showtimes here so it's nice for those who get off late from work.

    michiko perolino · November 26, 2011
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  • Ryan M.

    Dan is the best worker, and I'm not just saying that because I know him.

    Ryan Madden · August 27, 2011
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  • Floyd H.

    Thats what's up

    Floyd Hodges · August 22, 2011
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  • Chill I.

    If you join AMC stubs and buy concessions don't forget to request to upgrade you pop and popcorn to the best size.. It's free upgrade!

    Chill Imperial · June 18, 2011
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  • Srini B.

    Get amcstubs card and save tons in tkts n food

    Srini B · May 1, 2011
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  • Quest G.

    holy crap 30$ for 4 hot dogs?!! man, thats a lot of money;)

    Quest Graves · March 19, 2011
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  • Dominik S.

    Arm rests go up

    Dominik Szewczyk · January 18, 2011
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  • Amar P.

    theater is one of the nicer ones. seats are comfy and bigger so you're not crushed with the person next to you. but it is expensive!!

    Amar Patel · December 26, 2010
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  • Patrick M.

    Theater is really nice. Parking lot is HORRIBLE.

    Patrick Mullins · December 17, 2010
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  • Vanessa

    hey parents tell your kids to shut up. also why would you bring little babies to the movie?!

    Vanessa · November 23, 2010
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  • Samantha L.

    Buy your tickets through Costco or buy an Entertainment Book for discounted tickets!

    Samantha Leung · November 21, 2010
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  • JERAD H.

    big theater, great stadium seating, comfo. seats

    JERAD HILGER · August 20, 2010
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  • Therese

    The movie trivia repeats every 2 minutes...booooo

    Therese · July 20, 2010
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  • Court P.

    This hi tech movie theater is right off the tollway. IMAX screen, awesome stadium seating. It's a real gem.

    Court Passant · July 18, 2010
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  • Carl L.

    If you watch IMAX 3D, wear the glasses flat on your face. The temple arms don't sit on my ears, maybe yours won't either.

    Carl Lee · February 12, 2010
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  • Jay H.

    Hit first matinee on weekends for lowest ticket price ($6 atm for standard admission).

    Jay Hawkinson · December 19, 2009
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