Here are some of the best movie deals, coupons, and discounts available right now at all your favorite movie theaters.
Updated for August 2019.
Summer is quickly passing us by, so take your kids to the movies! All the details for every chain can be found on our Summer Kids Movies guide.
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 3 Movie Theatre Discounts in August
Here are what we think are the best deals at some of the theatre chains this month!
- Regal has jumped on the movie subscription train with Regal Unlimited. Starting at $18, watch unlimited movies at participating Regal theatres.
- For popcorn lovers, AMC Classic, Cinemark, and Flagship Cinemas offer a popcorn tin that you can take every time you see a movie and refill it at a discounted price all year long.
- Contest tie: AMC has a contest where you can win a trip for 4 to a private wildlife reserve in California! Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern have a contest where you can win admission to free movies for a year!
- Honorable mention: Marcus Theatres will have a free Angry Birds 2 party at a number of their locations the mornings of August 17th and 18th. Looks like it will be a fun time with lots of activities for the kids!
AMC Movie Deals and Coupons
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.
McLaren Driving Experience Sweepstakes
Buy tickets now to see HOBBS AND SHAW 8/1-8/4 and win a chance to go to California for an exclusive McLaren supercar driving experience.
Dora the Explorer Sweepstakes
You could win an adventure-packed trip to explore a private wildlife reserve in Santa Rosa, California! Simply buy your tickets now to see Dora and the Lost City of Gold on opening weekend, 8/8-8/11 to be entered. The winner can take 3 family members or friends on this 3-day safari adventure! Includes airfare, hotel, and more.
$5 BBQ Chicken Flatbread
For a limited time, purchase a BBQ Chicken Flatbread for just $5 +tax. While supplies last.
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
Free Kids Pack
Get a coupon via email for a free KidsPack (includes small popcorn, bottle of water, Trolls candy, and an Angry Birds 2 mini poster) when you buy 2 tickets to The Angry Birds Movie 2 on the AMC website or app. Offer is only valid 8/13–8/18.
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 $15.99 (+tax)! That’s $5 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.
Summer Movie Camp
Summer is here, and so is Summer Movie Camp! Get admission to a kid-friendly movie and a KidsPack for just $4+tax, every Wednesday all summer long at AMC Classic. Read about all kids summer movie deals.
Regal Cinemas Deals and Coupons
Many 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 August 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
Bonus Credits when you see Hobbs & Shaw
Use your Regal Crown Club card when you buy tickets to Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw between 8/1-8/4 to receive 500 extra credits. Between the ticket price plus the bonus, that’s a free soft drink upgrade!
Sony Movie Bonus
Use your Regal Crown Club card when you see Men in Black: International, Spider-Man: Far from Home, or The Angry Birds Movie 2, and receive additional rewards including extra credits and free popcorn! Members that see all three movies by 9/5/2019 will receive a digital copy of the titles when they become available!
IMAX® Triple Crown
Use your Regal Crown Club card and purchase tickets to two different IMAX titles and get $10 off your third!
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
Regal Summer Movie Express
The Regal Summer Movie Express featuring $1 kid movies every Tuesday and Wednesday morning through the summer at participating theatres
Monthly Regal Mobile App Coupon
August offers 15% off 1 large popcorn, 1 large soft-drink, and a pretzel or pretzel bites when all items are purchased 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 offers discounted tickets on various days, however it varies widely by day and location, so check their discount page to find a theatre near you. Such 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).
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
Free Movies for a Year – Contest!
Win an annual movie pass for Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern in the Dora and the Lost City of Gold Sweepstakes! Follow the clues on this page to enter for your chance to win.
Angry Birds 2 Party
At select Marcus locations, enjoy a FREE Angry Birds 2 Family Party on August 17 & 18 from 10am-12pm. There will be free snacks, and fun activities for the entire family before you see Angry Birds 2 (tickets sold separately):
- Make your own Angry Bird Party Hat
- Build your own Popcorn Box
- Free snacks
- Pin the Tail on the Angry Bird
- Activity/Coloring Sheets
- Giveaways & prizes (while supplies last)
Summer Gift Card Offer
Get a FREE $5 Snack Cash with every $25 gift card purchase!
Concessions Deal for Magical Movie Rewards Members
Movie Tavern and BistroPlex Offer
50% off Dessert
Magical Movie Rewards members IMAX Deal
- See any 2 films in IMAX between April 25 and September 2 and get a $5 Magical Movie Reward
- See any 3 or more IMAX films between April 25 and September 2 and get an additional $5 Magical Movie Reward for each film you see
On Thursdays, students of all ages & school faculty can enjoy movies for only $6 and get a FREE complimentary-size popcorn at participating 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 a discounted price per refill.
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
Free Movies for Teachers Every Wednesday
June 23 – August 28
Most Alamo locations are thanking teachers, professors, faculty, and school staff by treating them to a free matinee every Wednesday before 5 PM at the box office (sorry, no online orders). Just bring a current ID from your place of employment (preschool, elementary, high schools, university, etc.). Homeschooling parents just bring along documentation that shows that you’re a teacher.
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 Cookie Dough Bites or Doughlish Cookie Dough with every XCombo purchase! (Combo contains 170oz Popcorn tub & 44oz Collector Cup.)
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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