Adult movie theater

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An adult movie theatre is a euphemistic term for a movie theatre specifically designed for the exhibition of pornographic films.wikipedia
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Sex industry

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Certain theaters may also include a stripshow or sex show between films, or other sex industry services.
Sex channels for television and pre-paid sex movies for video on demand, are part of the sex industry, as are adult movie theaters, sex shops, peep shows, and strip clubs.

Movie theater

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An adult movie theatre is a euphemistic term for a movie theatre specifically designed for the exhibition of pornographic films.

Bijou Theater (Chicago)

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The Bijou Theater in Chicago is the longest-running gay adult theater and sex club in the United States.
The Bijou Theater (often referred to as The Bijou) was a gay adult theater and sex club in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood.

Pussycat Theater

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The Pussycat Theater chain operated thirty pornographic theatres at its height.
The Pussycat Theaters were a chain of adult movie theaters, operating between the 1960s and the 1980s.

Masturbation

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For the patrons, rules are generally less strict regarding partial- or full-nudity and public masturbation or sex, and such behavior may be condoned explicitly or otherwise by the management.

Movie theaters in the Netherlands

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There are approximately sixty adult movie theaters in the Netherlands.
675 screens, in addition to 79 small arthouse cinemas and a number of adult movie theaters.

Pornographic film

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An adult movie theatre is a euphemistic term for a movie theatre specifically designed for the exhibition of pornographic films.
Today, pornographic films are sold or rented on DVD; shown through Internet streaming, special channels and pay-per-view on cable and satellite; and viewed in rapidly disappearing adult theaters.

Sex shop

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They are almost always attached to a sex shop or an adult book store, where magazines, movies, and sexual aids are sold.
In some jurisdictions that permit it, they may also show pornographic movies in private video booths, or have private striptease or peep shows.

Glory hole (sexual slang)

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Between other booths there may be glory holes for oral sex, tolerated by the management (which otherwise would seal the holes).
A glory hole (also spelled gloryhole and glory-hole) is a hole in a wall, or other partition, often between public lavatory cubicles or adult video arcade booths and lounges, for people to engage in sexual activity or observe the person in the next cubicle while one or both parties masturbate.

Prostitution in the Netherlands

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In 2010, a law on sex companies was under consideration.
In addition to municipal rules a national rule is introduced requiring sex companies to have a license, including prostitution companies such as brothels and escort agencies, but also, for example, adult movie theaters.

Peep show

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An arcade, which is a type of peep show, consists of typically a dozen or more private (or sometimes semi-private) viewing booths, containing a video monitor, a panel of controls, and a seat.
The business had a peep show and an adult video arcade.

Sexual intercourse

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For the patrons, rules are generally less strict regarding partial- or full-nudity and public masturbation or sex, and such behavior may be condoned explicitly or otherwise by the management.

Striptease

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Certain theaters may also include a stripshow or sex show between films, or other sex industry services.

Sex show

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Certain theaters may also include a stripshow or sex show between films, or other sex industry services.

Hardcore pornography

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Before the VCR and, later, the Internet, a movie theatre or cinema house was often the only location where people could see hardcore erotic films.

Eroticism

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The earliest erotic theatres in the U.S. were in California, and showed 35-millimetre low-production-quality independently produced films.

Renton, Washington

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Renton, Washington was involved in a 1986 Supreme Court case regarding this issue.

Supreme Court of the United States

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Renton, Washington was involved in a 1986 Supreme Court case regarding this issue.

First Amendment to the United States Constitution

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In its decision on City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc., the Court upheld Renton's statute that no adult theatre be located within 1,000 feet of a school, park, church, or residential zone; the Court rejected the theatre owners' argument that the statute violated the First Amendment, because the statute did not seek to ban the existence of adult theaters outright.

Mitchell Brothers O'Farrell Theatre

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The O'Farrell Theatre in San Francisco, one of America's oldest and best known adult-entertainment establishments, opened as an adult movie theatre in 1969.

Rudy Giuliani

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Before Rudolph Giuliani became mayor, Times Square was New York City's largest district of its "adult" businesses.

Times Square

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Before Rudolph Giuliani became mayor, Times Square was New York City's largest district of its "adult" businesses.

Something Weird Video

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Something Weird Video sells DVDs of many of the movies that were previously played at pornographic theatres in the 1970s in the U.S.

DVD

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Something Weird Video sells DVDs of many of the movies that were previously played at pornographic theatres in the 1970s in the U.S.

Central business district

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They are mainly located in urban areas such as business districts and entertainment districts of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.