Theatre History (Charlestowne 18)

Charlestowne 18 Lobby

The largest member of the Classic Cinemas family is Charlestowne 18, which opened on Friday, September 28, 2001. Located at the Charlestowne Mall in far west suburban St. Charles, the theatre features all of the latest amenities including stadium seating and digital sound.


Charlestowne 18 Interior

Among the improvements added by ClassicCinemas are two new birthday party rooms and an updated color scheme to reflect its becoming a part of the family.



In October of 2007 Digital 3D was installed on three of the screens!  Added in 2008 off of Route 64, was a rotating digital marquee! On March 12, 2012 all auditoriums were updated with Enhanced 4K Digital Projection & 7.1 Sound. 

Charlestowne 18 Sign 

December 2016 we added a new theatre entrance right next to the box office.  You can park on the North West side to access the new entrance.






On June 9, 2016 a new 52' Premium Large Format (PLF) curved screen was added along with a new DTS:X Sound System.

In 2017 a DTS:X Sound System was added to auditorium 6. A complete redo of all auditoriums was started on August 7, 2017 to replace all seating with Luxury Recliners plus a new decorating scheme. 




Take a "Virtual Tour"of the Charlestowne 18 Theatre (link will open a new browser window).