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Old 05-17-2009, 07:53 PM
 
Location: Gary, WV & Springfield, ME
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I just looked at admission price at a local theater and was stunned that the price of one adult ticket is $7.50!! Holy moly! I think the last time I went to a movie theater to see a movie was about 6 years ago and I paid $4.00 for a matinee.

Just curious, how much in your area?
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Old 05-17-2009, 10:00 PM
 
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I just looked at admission price at a local theater and was stunned that the price of one adult ticket is $7.50!!
I'm in Charlotte, NC, and "regular" adult ticket prices seem to be in the $9-$10 range.

At the theatre near my house -- literally practically across the street, so it's usually the one I go to -- they charge $5 for ALL shows Monday through Thursday (including evenings) and $5 for shows Friday through Sunday BEFORE 4:00 p.m. (After 4:00 Fri-Sun, the price jumps to $10 for adults.)

It's the CONCESSION prices that are crazy. A medium popcorn is $5.75.
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Old 05-17-2009, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Monroe, Louisiana
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Mall:

$2.50 -- earlier times
$4.00 -- good times

Tinseltown:

$4.50 - earlier times
$8.50 - good times
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Old 05-17-2009, 10:47 PM
 
Location: bay area
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I go to the movies at emery bay on Bay st. in emeryville ca the tickets are $10 I think and the early show tickets are $8.50. I think I cant remember for sure, I havent went in the day time in a while.
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Old 05-18-2009, 03:38 AM
 
Location: Gary, WV & Springfield, ME
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Wow - and to think you can buy most movies for less than the cost of one ticket - ya just gotta wait about a year!
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:58 AM
 
Location: In my house
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$10 here in Vegas. Imax $15. Best price: Netflix.
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Old 05-20-2009, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Far from where I'd like to be
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$10 in suburban Philadelphia. I've become a big Netflix and Redbox user myself. I hate not going to the movies, but it's gotten entirely too expensive.
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Old 05-20-2009, 08:43 AM
 
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Weekday matinees are $5.50 but on Monday the first one is $5.00. Since a bag of popcorn is $5.75 we skip that but will often eat lunch at a restaurant either before or after.

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Old 05-20-2009, 09:12 AM
 
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$11.50 here in NYC for a regular showing.

Large popcorn and large soda is $9.75.
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Old 05-20-2009, 02:53 PM
 
Location: New York City
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I just looked at admission price at a local theater and was stunned that the price of one adult ticket is $7.50!! Holy moly! I think the last time I went to a movie theater to see a movie was about 6 years ago and I paid $4.00 for a matinee.

Just curious, how much in your area?
$7.50 is high, but around here, a ticket is $10 a pop. I live in Stamford--just under an hour outside NYC.
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