North Ridgeville drive-in 5th highest grossing theater in country last weekend

North Ridgeville drive-in 5th highest grossing theater in country last weekend
(Source: Aut-O-Rama Drive-In Theatre)

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (WOIO) - The drive-in movie theater in North Ridgeville made over $60,000 last weekend, according to Deadline.

Aut-O-Rama Twin Drive-In Theatre in North Ridgeville re-opened May 12 and are following the COVID-19 safety guidelines mandated by the Ohio Department of Health.

The family-owned business has been in operation since 1965.

“Right now a lot of people are thinking of the drive-ins, a lot of people it was a forgotten experience,” said owner Tim Sherman.

According to research obtained by Deadline, there are around 300 drive-in theaters in the country and 160 of them are in the top grossing 201 cinemas.

Aut-o-Rama Twin came in fifth last weekend.

The top grossing theater was the Ford Wyoming Drive-in in Dearborn, Mich.

Deadline reported the theater grossed more than $127,000.

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