Awards

Family Owned and Operated Since 1933

 

Harkins Theatres is a family-owned and operated business, founded and based in Arizona since 1933.  With 34 locations in 5 states, Harkins Theatres is the 5th largest theatre chain in North America.  With more than 80 years of colorful history, Harkins Theatres remains the Southwest’s premier entertainment company.

 


Harkins Awards

AZCentral.com
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Theatres
2014
Best Entertainment Value
Harkins Theatres
2014
Best Discount Movie Deal
Harkins Loyalty Cup & T-shirt
2009 - 2010
Best Place to See a Movie
Harkins Tempe Marketplace 16
Harkins Scottsdale 101
2010
2009
Best Place to See a Subtitled Movie
Harkins Camelview 5
2010
Best Place to See an Art Film
Harkins Camelview 5
2008 - 2009
Arizona republic - AZ Best awards - Since 1979
Best Place To Catch The New Star Wars
Harkins Cine Capri®
2004
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Cine Capri®
2003
Best Place To Catch a Flick
Harkins Valley Art
2001, 2003
Best Place to Dump the Kids While You See a Flick
Harkins PlayCenter®
2002
Best Movie Concessions
All Harkins Theatres
2000
Best Art Film House
Harkins Camelview 5
1998
Best Place To See A Movie
Harkins Camelview 5
Harkins Cine Capri®
1997
1996
Best Place to See a Movie (Reader's Pick)
Harkins Theatres
1995
Best Place to Watch a Movie
Harkins Cine Capri®
1994, 1995
Best Place to Watch a Movie (Kid Pick)
Harkins Southwest
1995
Reader's Pick #1
Harkins Cine Capri®
1994
Reader's Pick #2
Harkins Centerpoint
1994
Best Place to Watch a Movie (Staff Pick)
Harkins Centerpoint
1993
Best Budget Movie - 2nd Place
Harkins Centerpoint
1991
American Advertising Awards
AAF Phoenix - Gold - Ambient Media Interior
Camelview Digital Takeover
2019
Phoenix New Times - Best of PHX Awards - Since 1979
Best Luxury Movie Theatre
Harkins Camelview at Fashion Square
2018, 2016
Best Independent Movie Theatre
Harkins Camelview 5
 
2010, 2014
2005, 2007, 2008
Best Art Film Theatre
Harkins Camelview5
2009
Best Place for a First Date
Harkins Theatres
2008
Best Popcorn
Harkins Theatres
2008
Best Art-Film Movie Theatre
Harkins Theatres
2008
Best Summer Escape With The Kids
Summer Movie Fun
2007
Best Reason to Go to the Movies
Cine Capri® at Harkins Scottsdale 101
2007
Best Place To Catch An Indie Flick
Harkins Camelview 5
2006
Best Chain We're Glad Is A Chain
Harkins Theatres
2005
Best Way To Kill 2 Hours With The Kids
Summer Movie Fun
2004
Best Art House Movie Theatre
Harkins Camelview 5
2003-2004
Best Art House Movie Theatre
Harkins Camelview 5
2001
Best Movie Theatre Snacks
Harkins Theatres
2000, 2001, 2003
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Superstition Springs 25
1999-2000
Best Concession Stand
Harkins Superstition Springs 25
1998
Best Concession Stand
Harkins Centerpoint
1994
Best Movie Theatre - Major Releases
Harkins Superstition Springs 25
1998
Best Theatre Snack Selection
Harkins Superstition Springs 25
1998
Best Bittersweet Fade-Out
Harkins Cine Capri®
1998
Best Special-Interest Movie Repertory
Harkins Cine Capri®
1998
Best Movie Repertory
Harkins Camelview 5
1998
Best Film Editing - Snack Bar Trailer
Harkins Camelview 5
1997
Best Alternative Movie House
Harkins Camelview 5
1997
Best Movie Fight
Save The Cine Capri®
1997
Best Movie Snacks
Harkins Arcadia
1997
Best Movie Theatre & Movie Snacks (Readers' Choice)
Harkins Arcadia
1996
Best Landmark Movie Palace
Harkins Cine Capri®
1995
Best Art House
Harkins Camelview
1994
Reader's Choice
Harkins Theatres
1992, 1994
Best Movie Concession Stand
Harkins Theatres
 
1993, 1995
1990, 1991
Best Movie Selection
Harkins Theatres
1989-1991
Best Foreign Film Programming
Harkins Camelview 5
1987-1988
Best Movie Programming
Harkins Camelview 5
1984-1986
Best Movie Snack Bar
Harkins Camelview 5
1983
Best First-Run Foreign Films
Harkins Camelview 5
1979-1982
San Bernardino County
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Theatres
2018
San Bernadino Sun/Redlands Daily Facts
Readers' Choice Best Movie Theatre 2017
Harkins Mountain Grove 16
2017
Arizona Business Magazine Awards
Best Movie Theatre Snack Bar (Reader's Choice)
Harkins Theatres
2016
Best Movie Theatre Snack Bar (Editor's Pick)
Harkins Theatres
2016
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Scottsdale 101
2007-2009
The Explorer Newspaper
Best Of The Northwest - Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Arizona Pavilions 12
2014
Arizona Daily Star
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Tucson Spectrum 18
2017
Tucson Local Media
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Arizona Pavilions
2016
Your Villa
Best Theatre in Moreno Valley
Harkins Moreno Valley 16
2016
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Reader's Choice: Best of the Inland Valley
Harkins Chino Hills 18
2015
Scottsdale Chamber Of Commerce Sterling Award
Best Big Business
Harkins Theatres
2009
Arizona Foothills Magazine - Best Of Our Valley
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Theatres
2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
Fort Worth Child Magazine
Best Movie Theatre For Families
Harkins Southlake 14
2009
La Voz
Best Movie Theatre Chain
Harkins Theatres
2009
Living Magazine
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Southlake 14
2013
Los Angeles Times
Reader's Choice - Best of Southern California
Harkins Theatres
2012
Mesa Awards Program
Best of Mesa
Harkins Superstition Springs 25
2012
Arizona Daily Sun
Best Rainy Day Diversion
Harkins Flagstaff 11
2008
Best Place To Take The Kids
Harkins Flagstaff 11
2007
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Flagstaff 11
2005
The Yuma Sun
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Yuma Palms 14
 
2018, 2016, 2014, 2013
2007-2011
Best Place To Cool Off
Harkins Yuma Palms 14
2016, 2014, 2013, 2007
Best Local Place To Take A First Date
Harkins Yuma Palms 14
2016
Best $20 Date
Harkins Yuma Palms 14
2007, 2008, 2011
Verde Valley Favorites
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Sedona 6
 
2018, 2014, 2010
2008, 1998
Best Kids Entertainment
Harkins Sedona 6
2010
The Daily Oklahoman
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Bricktown 16
2006
El Nacional De Oklahoma
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Bricktown 16
2007-2008
The Press Enterprise
Best Place For A First Date
Harkins Moreno Valley 16
2008
Best Place To See A Movie
Harkins Moreno Valley 16
2008
Oklahoma Magazine
Best Place To Catch A Flick
Harkins Bricktown 16
2018, 2009
Southlake Times
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Southlake 14
2007-2009
Southlake Journal
Best Of The Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Southlake 14
2008
Star Community Newspapers
Readers' Choice Award - Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Southlake 14
2007
Kids Pages Family Magazine
Best Place For Families
Harkins Northfield 18
2008
West Valley View
Readers' Choice Award - Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Gateway Pavilions 18
2007
Lovin' Life After 50
Reader's Choice Awards - Favorite Movie Theatre
Harkins Theatres
2010
Tribune | Devil's Picks
Best Movie Theatre
Cine Capri® at Tempe Marketplace 16
2007-2008
City of Tempe
Outstanding Employer of the Year (Nominated by the Center for Rehabilitation)
Harkins Theatres
2002
Valley Art Restoration
Harkins Valley Art
2001
Tempe Beautification Award
Harkins Valley Art
1998
Moviefone's American Moviegoer Award
Most Requested Theatre
Harkins Theatres
1998
Progress - Tribune
Best Student Discount
Harkins Theatres
1997
Readers' Favorite
Harkins Centerpoint
1994
Best Concession Stand
Harkins Theatres
1992
Paradise Valley Independent - Paradise Picks
Best Movie Theatre
Harkins Paradise Valley
1996-1998
Arizona Senior World - Senior Choice Awards
Favorite Movie Theatre Chain
Harkins Theatres
1995-1998
Best Movie Theatre Chain
Harkins Theatres
1994
Dan Harkins Awards
NATO Marquee Award
Dan Harkins
2014
Show "E" Award
Dan Harkins
2012
Spirit Of Literacy Award - Scottsdale Public Library
Dan Harkins
2011
Arizona Culturekeepers
Dan Harkins
2010
Phoenix Film Festival Visionary Award
Dan Harkins
2010
ASID Quality Of Life Award
Dan Harkins
2009
Scottsdale Chamber Of Commerce/Scottsdale Hall Of Fame
Dan Harkins
2007
United Cerebral Palsy Humanitarian Of The Year
Dan Harkins
2007
KEDJ-FM One of Arizona's Most Influential People
Dan Harkins
2006
ITEM Magazine One Of The Southwest's Most Innovative Business People
Dan Harkins
2006
Arizona Theatre Operators Association Leadership Award
Dan Harkins
2003
ATOA Lifetime Achievement Award
Dan Harkins
2001
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist
1996, 1999
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist
Dan Harkins
1998, 2001
Outstanding Community Service Award East Valley Boys & Girls Club
Dan Harkins
1999
Sedony Award
Dan Harkins
1999
Entrepreneur Of The Year
Dan Harkins
1999
AZ Business Leadership Association Outstanding Leadership & Corporate Growth
Dan Harkins
1999
Valley Big Brothers & Big Sisters Outstanding Community Service Award
Dan Harkins
1999
American Institute Of Architects Community Vision Award
Dan Harkins
1996
Annual Crittenton Cup Award - Outstanding Community Service
Dan Harkins
1994
Box Office Magazine National Marketing Concept Award
Dan Harkins
 
1987, 1989, 1991
1983, 1984
Metro Phoenix Film Board Award For Achievement
Dan Harkins
1989
United Motion Picture Association Of America National Showman Of The Year
Dan Harkins
1976, 1980, 1982
Showmandizer Award
Dan Harkins
1976, 1978
Red Harkins Awards
ShowEast Hall Of Fame Induction
Red Harkins
2006
AZ Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame Induction
Red Harkins
2006