Grand opening weekend celebration

Published on: April 19, 2017

Community grand opening weekend celebration at Riverview 14 GDX

Goodrich Quality Theaters announces its Community Grand Opening Celebration Weekend set for Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23, at the state-of-the-art Riverview 14 GDX theater.

Goodrich Quality Theaters is celebrating a community grand opening weekend event April 21 through 23 at 10550 East Bay Road, Gibsonton, just west of I-75 near the Super Walmart on Gibsonton Drive.

“We are so appreciative of the outstanding response we are receiving in attendance and guest feedback during our soft opening phase,” notes Martin Betz, chief operating officer of GQT.

During the weekend celebration, the following deals will be available:

$4 Popcorn and unlimited soft drink combo all weekend

Double points for FMG Rewards members on all purchases all weekend. (FMG: Frequent Movie Goer Rewards Program is FREE to join)

Free Family-Friendly Morning Movie: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m., only for FMG REWARDS members. ICE AGE: Collision Course

Enter to win movie passes for a year (through our free FMG Rewards Program)

In the Gastropub: 

Build your own burger and a Bud for $8

$5 signature margaritas

Select $5 appetizers

Riverview 14 GDX is at the southwest corner of I-75 and Gibsonton Drive directly east of the Super Walmart (exit 250) in Gibsonton. Visit for more information about the theater.

The concession stand at the new Riverview 14 GDX features Pepsi products and free, self-serve refills on any size cup. In addition to an assortment of candy, pizza, nachos, hot dogs, frozen carbonated beverages and more, it will offer 50-cent refills on all popcorn sales. Beer and wine will also be available.

As a welcome gesture during the first two months of opening, guests are encouraged to save any used movie stub from any other movie theater to exchange at the concession stand for a free popcorn tub.


Riverview 14 “GDX” (Giant Digital Experience) features Goodrich’s cutting-edge large format auditoriums with two fabulous 3,200 square foot screens in projected in 4K digital showcasing floor-to-ceiling viewing powered by Premium Dolby ATMOS™ sound system.  In addition, all fourteen theaters feature state-of-the-art digital projection with every seat reserved in extra comfortable full-motion luxurious, plush leather recliners plus these unique offerings:

All Stadium seating with wall to wall screens with every seat reserved by the guest

Spacious, contemporary lobby including “FEATURES”, a Gastro-Pub Restaurant & Bar developed by Celebrity Chef Brian Duffy; innovative scratch kitchen perfect for lunch, dinner and late-night

Multiple box offices and self-serve ticket kiosks

Massive concession stand with self-serve free drink refill stations on all size soft drinks


Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc. (GQT) is a national theater entertainment company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan with deep mid-western roots operating in the theater world since 1930

GQT is a privately held company (Theater address: 9390 Theater Drive, Gibsonton, FL 33534)

GQT operates 31 very successful multiplex family theaters across Michigan, Indiana, Illinois  and Missouri totally 273 screen featuring both digital and 3D projection

Riverview 14 GDX (Giant Digital Experience) is Goodrich’s first theater in Florida totally 66,000 square feet multiplex with 14 screens; officially opened March 16, 2017

Riverview 14 GDX offers 1,665 full motion electric, uber comfortable, leather plush recliners with extra wide arm rests complete with snack trays and cup holders

Guests always select their own seat whether on-line, mobile app or in person prior to the start of every show.  All the box office windows are located inside the air-conditioned lobby

The two GDX auditoriums screens have no theater rival as they are each 3,200 square feet projecting in 4K digital while the other twelve screens range from 34 to 45 feet wide. GDX touts their state-of-the-art Premium Dolby Atmos ™  multi-dimensional sound system pumped out of scores of speakers making    movie-goers “feel” the action.  The acoustic fidelity algorithms perfectly optimize the sound tuning of each theater

The other twelve auditoriums each provide the latest in cinema technology: cutting edge sound system featuring scores of QSC speakers and Trinnov Ovation Sound Processing

The walls between every auditorium are exceed IMAX rated sound walls to ensure no sound will ever bleed through to interfere with any movie

The massive concession stand offers Pepsi products (free refills on all sizes), wide selection of candy, chicken fingers, mozzarella sticks, pizza, nachos & cheese, Eisenberg branded Hot Dogs and Freezes (frozen carbonated beverages)

The fresh daily popped Weaver Popcorn is served directly from the popper cooked in their signature blended oil (reputation of “Best Popcorn”), pairs perfectly with Kernel Seasonings for hand sprinkling (popcorn refills on all sizes are only fifty cents)

“Screen Taps” features a variety of Wines and draught Beers at the concession stands

Martin Betz, chief operating officer for Goodrich Quality Theaters, stands in the Riverview 14 GDX’s commercial kitchen, where high-end bar food is prepared for the cinema’s FEATURES gastro pub and bar.

Riverview 14 GDX is proud to offer an original restaurant concept created byCelebrity Chef Brian Duffy called “FEATURES”; a unique GastroPub, casual dining style serving fresh, never frozen prepared to order innovative dishes with perfectly paired beverages.  It’s open for lunch, dinner and late night seven days a week

Goodrich offers the best theater rewards program as new members of their Frequent Moviegoer Club receive a free soft drink or popcorn simply for signing and many other easy to achieve awards.Points are accumulated with the first dollar spent as both Birthdays and Anniversariesgenerate additional awards for movie-goers of all ages

The multiplex offer two party rooms perfect for unique special occasions and small group rentals whether children birthday parties and family gatherings to reunions and community groups complete with refrigerator, tables and chairs

Current, limited time promotions include Win Free Movie Passes For One Year plus Save A Movie Theater Stub From Any Other Theater and Exchange for a Free Popcorn Tub (one per person).

Riverview 14 GDX offers acres of ample free surface parking; well-lit and clean