AMC Esquire 7 Movie Showtimes
6706 Clayton Rd.
St. Louis MO 63117 map
Listening Devices available
Accessible to Disabled Audiences
Prices:adult: 9.50, senior: 0.00, child: 6.75
User reviews on AMC Esquire 7
As of November, 2014, the place has reopened with completely new auditoriums. There are giant electric recliners, a full-service bar, incredible sound and yes, they left the neon arch skyline in the mainroom. I will definitely see more movies as a result of this incredible reimagination of a great theater.
Surprised to see the last review. I've just moved back to STL after almost 30 years and in 3 visits I have been impressed with how clean and friendly the theater still is.
High ticket prices and rowdy kids affect all theaters - the latter especially during big budget action movies like "The Avengers") but I've always felt comfortable (never threatened) and had no problems with cell phones/talkers.
The Esquire is fine. It's a perfectly acceptable neighborhood, or even destination theater. The prices aren't any higher than anywhere else and there is a schuncks and walgreens nearby where you can get cheaper candy before you go in. The screens, seats, sound, and bathrooms are all fine.
If anyone feels threatened by teenagers playing video games near them then they will probably be surprised and terrified that the movies even have color and sound now. If they feel like they have to protect their wife from being looked at by other people then they would probably really prefer to live in a country with sharia law.
taking a cell phone call in a movie is a horrible thing though, every theater should put up those cell reception blockers.
The Decline and Fall of the Esquire Theater
The big Screen at the Esquire used to be the ultimate St. Louis movie event. I remember watching Independence Day there on its first weekend. The main theater full and the audience was cheering the good guys and jeering the aliens. It was the most fun you could have watching a movie. Fast forward a few years. Neglect and gouging high prices have seen the Esquire go from St. Louis's best theater to a long, deep slide into obscurity. I used to see a movie there every week, now I think I have been there twice in the last year. I was there two weeks ago. I felt threatened by the gang of teenagers playing video games while walking down the hall. I had to move between my wife and a couple of menacing young men staring her down. During the film people talking calls and talking on cell phones ruined the movie. I used to be in love with the Esquire, now I am filing for divorce. It's truly a shame to see this once great theater fall from grace.