Here are some of the best movie deals, coupons, and discounts available right now at all your favorite movie theaters.
Updated for October 2019.
For your convenience, we’ve also created a page that highlights all the deals that movie chains offer on Tuesdays!
Matinee showings are often the best way to save money on tickets. Check out when each theatre chain offers matinee pricing here.
Top Movie Theatre Discounts in October
Here are what we think are the best deals at some of the theatre chains this month!
- In celebration of Halloween, Marcus Theatres are showing classic horror flicks every weekend at 10pm. The movies showing are: The Exorcist: Extended Director’s Cut – October 3 – 5; Friday the 13th (1980) – October 10 – 12; A Nightmare on Elm Street – October 17 – 19; Halloween (1978) – October 24 – 26
- Regal has jumped on the movie subscription train with Regal Unlimited. Starting at $18, watch unlimited movies at participating Regal theatres.
- Cinemark is now offering deeper discounts on the first showing of the day! If you can get to a show before 1pm, expect to save $2-3 more per ticket!
- AMC has discounted its refillable popcorn to only $9.99 since there are only a few months left for the year. If you plan to see a lot of movies at AMC in the next 3 months, and gotta get that popcorn fix, don’t pass up this deal!
- Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern are offering a Sunday Passport where $20 gets you into 4 movies (1 per Sunday) between now and Dec. 15. Even better, no extra fees for movies in UltraScreen®DLX, Super®ScreenDLX, IMAX, Five Star Lounge or BistroPlex
AMC Movie Deals and Coupons
Most of this month’s AMC offers are freebies when you go see certain movies or sweepstakes you can enter.
Many AMC deals are for Stubs members. It’s free to join (they do also have a paid tier), and you can read about all the benefits on our review of Stubs rewards.
You should always double check the Offers page on AMC’s website because they add new deals all the time, and we’d hate for you to miss out on a bargain!
AMC Stubs® Member Exclusive Deals
These deals are available to both the free and paid tiers of Stubs.
You Could Win a Trip to Addams Fest!
Purchase your tickets for THE ADDAMS FAMILY through 10/23 for a chance to win airfare, hotel and more for 2020’s Addams Fest in Westfield, NJ!
Your AMC DINE-IN™ theatre is now offering Chips & Queso or a Brownie Sundae for just $5 + tax each with any menu purchase on Discount Tuesdays.
ZOMBIELAND Double Feature
Join us at the ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP Double Feature on 10/16! See both movies, plus take home a commemorative lanyard.
Calling All Angels
Get your besties together to see CHARLIE’S ANGELS early on 11/13 at 7pm, and get a FREE soundtrack download and a pack of hair ties.
You Could Win FREE Popcorn for a Year
AMC Perfectly Popcorn™ is grown in the heartland of America from our unique blend of seeds and popped fresh daily just for you. Enter now for your chance to win a year of FREE, savory, aromatic popcorn!
AMC Stubs Insider, Premiere, or A-List members can save big on Tuesday showtimes! Plus, Discount Tuesdays benefits apply when purchasing through Fandango or Atom Tickets. Just make sure you’re logged into your AMC Stubs account at the time of purchase to receive the benefit.
Tuesday Tickets & Snacks Deal
Pair a Cameo popcorn with your choice of a 21 oz. ICEE® or a Cameo fountain drink for just $5+tax on Tuesdays.
IMAX® Discounts on Tuesdays
AMC Stubs members save up to 50% when purchasing tickets to IMAX® movies on Tuesdays.
AMC Deals Everyone Can Get
Add any flavor m&m’s to a combo for “just” $3.
$5 BBQ Chicken Flatbread
For a limited time, purchase a BBQ Chicken Flatbread for just $5 +tax. While supplies last.
Deal for Teens
Teens, this tasty #cupgrade is just for you. Get an ICEE Coke and popcorn for only $5. Download this offer and head to AMC to enjoy the perfect movie experience.
Only at AMC Classic Theatres
Watch. Eat. Repeat.
It’s the best deal on popcorn, and it lasts the whole year! AMC Stubs members can get the Annual Popcorn Bucket at AMC CLASSIC for only $9.99 (+tax)! That’s $10 off its regular price. Refill it the rest of the year for $4.49 (+tax) per refill, and enjoy crunchy, buttery good times all year long.
Regal Cinemas Deals and Coupons
Some of Regal’s deals are limited to participating locations. You should check the specific deal on Regal’s promotions page to make sure it’s available at the theatre you’ll be visiting.
Before we get to the September’s deals, we think it’s important to share that Regal now offers its own monthly unlimited movie plan! Regal Unlimited has 3 tiers are available, ranging from $18-$23.50 with the only difference being how many (and which) theatres are available at each tier. You can read all about it on our Regal Crown Club page linked below.
Crown Club Member Exclusives
Addams Family Extra Credits
Get 500 extra credits when you use your Regal Crown Club card to see The Addams Family 10/10-10/13!
Joker Vudu Offer
Get $3 off your VUDU preorder of Joker when you use your Regal Crown Club card and see it October 3-13!
Zombieland: Double Tap Double Feature
Get refreshed on the rules and see the new film two days early with the Zombieland: Double Tap Double Feature on October 16! Regal Crown Club members can also get a small popcorn and soft drink combo for just $5! In addition to seeing the Zombieland: Double Tap early, attendees will get a free month’s subscription to Funimation, while supplies last!
STX Movie Bonus
Regal Crown members who see multiple movies from the set of STX Film titles receive additional rewards including extra credits and free popcorn! Members that see all three movies by 12/19 will receive a digital copy of the titles when they become available! The 3 titles are: Hustlers, Countdown, and 21 Bridges.
Charlie’s Angels Girls Night Out
Grab your angels and head to Regal for the Charlie’s Angels Girls Night Out on Wednesday, November 13 at 7pm! Not only will you get to see the film two days early, you’ll also get a card for a download of the film’s soundtrack!
Link Your Regal Crown Club & Disney Movie Rewards
When you link your accounts, you earn a bonus of 250 Regal Crown Club points, and 25 Disney Movie Rewards points.
25% Off Candy Every Monday
Get 25% off any candy on Mondays. Does not apply to concession purchase via ATOM Mobile App.
50% Off Popcorn Every Tuesday
Get 50% off any size fresh popcorn on Tuesdays with your Regal Crown Club® card! Restrictions may apply. Does not apply to concession purchase via ATOM Mobile App.
Extra Credit Wednesday
Download the mobile app and sign into your Crown Club account on Wednesdays to get 20 extra credits. (Valid once per week.)
Regal Crown Club Value Days
At select theatre locations, Regal Crown Club members enjoy discounted movie ticket prices!
Regal Deals for Everyone
Monthly Regal Mobile App Coupon
September offers 15% off when you purchase 1 large popcorn, 1 large drink, and 1 candy in the same transaction using the Regal mobile app.
Receive one free refill with the purchase of a large soft drink and/or large popcorn on the same day of purchase.
AARP: Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy the Perks
Regal offers special promotions for all members of AARP. Just show your AARP card at the concession counter to get $3.00 off the purchase of any size popcorn and soft drink combo. Cannot be combined with Regal Crown Club Rewards.
Any Candy For Just $3.00
All your favorite candies are just $3.00 with the purchase a featured combo.
Cinemark Theatres Deals and Coupons
Cinemark is bringing back Discount Tuesdays! Currently they offer discounted various days, however it varies widely by day and location, so check their discount page to find a theatre near you. But soon they will be switching it so that all their theatres offer the best discount on Tuesdays. Prices will likely vary by location. One change is that you will now need to be a member of their Cinemark Movie Rewards for the discount.
Other discounts are available for students, military, senior citizens, and family days.
Cinemark Movie Club
Members get 20% off concessions and one 2D ticket per month (unused tickets roll over) for $8.99/month (price may vary by location). This is different than Cinemark Movie Rewards, which is a free loyalty program.
Early Bird Discount
Most Cinemark theatres are offering an extra discount for any movie on the first showing prior to 1pm. Expect an additional $2-3 off for going to the early show, so get out of bed and get to a movie to start your day!
Free Refill on Large Fountain Drinks
Get a free same day refill with receipt on a large fountain beverage and a large popcorn! Limited quantities available.
2019 Refillable Cup and Tubs
Available for customers to enjoy discounted refills throughout 2019:
- Refillable Cup for $9.50 (Refill for $4.00)
- Refillable 85oz Popcorn Tub for $8.00 (refill for $4.00)
- Refillable 130oz Popcorn Tub for $9.50 (refill for $4.75)
Marcus Theatres Deals
October Fright Nights
This October, come see your favorite horror films back on the big screen during out Fright Nights Film Series! Movies play throughout the month at 10pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
- The Exorcist: Extended Director’s Cut – October 3 – 5
- Friday the 13th (1980) – October 10 – 12
- A Nightmare on Elm Street – October 17 – 19
- Halloween (1978) – October 24 – 26
See 4 movies for just $20 on Sundays between September 1 – December 15, 2019! See $5 movies on 4 different Sundays (limit 1 movie per Sunday) this fall at both Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern when you purchase a Sunday Passport. And don’t forget that Sundays offer a 20% discount on food and drinks.
Get a FREE $5 Snack Cash with every $25 gift card purchase!
Concessions Deal for Magical Movie Rewards Members
$1 a large popcorn at Movie Tavern , Marcus Theatres, and Bistroplex
See the hottest blockbusters for only $5 on Tuesdays. Magical Movie Rewards members receive a free complimentary-size Popcorn, and more great concession specials like $2 Hot Dogs & $2 Candy!
On Thursdays, students of all ages & school faculty can enjoy movies for only $6 and get a FREE complimentary-size popcorn. Now at ALL locations!
Every Friday Marcus Theatre and Movie Tavern have special admission prices for anyone age 60 and over – only $6.00 for any show that starts before 5:30 PM.
All active and retired Military members can see a movie for only $7.50 at any time! Thank you for your service!
The Grand Theatre and AmStar Cinemas Deals
ONE FREE REFILL on a large popcorn and a large soda – any time, any day, any Grand or AmStar location!
ONE FREE REFILL of the Big 44oz ICEE or Arctic Blast on Friday nights.
Flagship Cinemas Deals
Premium Popcorn Pail
Buy it once, refill it all year for only $4 per refill! In September, receive a refill and a large drink for only $8.
Harkins Theatres Deals
Apply Popcorn Perks to your My Harkins Awards membership for $30 per year and receive a FREE medium popcorn whenever you see a movie with the purchase of a movie ticket. Can be purchased for each member of your family.
Purchase a loyalty cup for $6.75, and enjoy $1.50 soft drink refills every time you bring your Loyalty Cup to the movies through the end of 2019.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas Deals
Each location of Alamo Drafthouse features different highlights, specials, and discounts during October. Check the location nearest you for their deals!
Goodrich Quality Theaters Deals
GQT Rewards members always get 15% off concession purchases. And 30% between 4-6pm. Discounts exclude alcohol.
Showcase Cinemas Deals
Free Sour Patch candy with the purchase of an XTub and XDrink.
Georgia Theatre Company Deals
GTC is currently featuring a classic film series called FLASHBACK CINEMA at select theatres. A different classic movie plays each week on Sundays and Wednesdays. No matter how many times you’ve seen a great film, there’s nothing like experiencing it on the big screen!
Theatres Without any Published Offers
The following theatres either do not offer, or do not list, any special offers this month. If you know of any, please let us know in the comments!
- B&B Theatres
- Bow Tie Cinemas
- Landmark Theatres
- Malco Theaters
- Premiere Cinemas
- Studio Movie Grill
- Regency Theatres
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