FREE and discounted movies to watch this summer!

It’s the time of year we start looking ahead to the lazy days of summer. The problem with these “lazy days” is the kids get bored really quickly!  Start planning now to battle that boredom while keeping your budget in tact.

Every summer lots of theaters offer free or inexpensive movies! Offers, movies and times may vary by location so check out the theaters below that are located near you.

2013 Free or $1 Summer Movies:

AMC Theatres Nationwide:

On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 10pm AMC Theaters are offering $3 tickets for select movies at 10pm showings. Don’t miss your opportunity to see these big movies back on the big screen.

  • The Dark Knight Rises: June 24-26
  • Django Unchained: July 1-3
  • The Amazing Spiderman: July 8-10
  • The Hunger Games: July 15-17
  • Olympus Has Fallen: July 22-24
  • OZ The Great and Powerful: July 29-31
  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation: August 5-7
  • Oblivion: August 12-14

Check with your local AMC theater to make sure they are offering the $3 movie tickets. The best part of this deal is all the money taken in for these special ticket prices will benefit different Autism Organizations!!

AMC Theaters (Regency 20 Theater Brandon, FL only):

For just $1 per person, each Tuesday morning the whole theater will play the same movie starting at 10:00 am (doors open at 9:00 am). AMC Kids pack popcorn and a drink are available for a special price of $4 only during the Summer Fun Flicks. Sponsored by Chic-Fil-A Brandon Villiage to benefit the Emergency Care Help Organization and local YMCAs.

The line up of movies includes:

  • June 11 – Hotel Transylvania
  • June 18 – Horton Hears a Who
  • June 25 – Alvin and the Chipmunks – The Squeakquel
  • July 2 – Dolphin Tale
  • July 9 – Paranorman
  • July 16 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Rodrick Rules
  • July 23 – Ice Age – Continental Drift
  • July 30 – Rise of the Guardians
  • August 6 – Marmaduke

Cobb Theatres Summer Movies:

These movies are FREE!  Movies are shown on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays and you can choose between two movies playing each day.  Doors open at 9:30am. Same day ticketing only.

  • June 11, 12, 13 – Hotel Transylvania or Charlotte’s Web
  • June 18, 19, 20 – The Pirates! Band of Misfits or Madagascar 3 Europe’s Most Wanted
  • June 25, 26, 27 – Ice Age: Continental Drift or The Smurfs
  • July 2, 3, 4 – Rio or The Muppets Take Manhattan
  • July 9, 10, 11 – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax or Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
  • July 16, 17, 18 – Rise of the Guardians or Hop
  • July 23, 24, 25 – How to Train Your Dragon or Alvin and the Chipmunks: the Squeakquel
  • July 30, 31, Aug 1 – Open Season 3 or Puss in Boots

Click HERE to find a Cobb Theatre location near you!

Cinemark Theatres Summer Movies:

There is a $1 charge for each movie you see if purchased at the box office, or if you purchase all of the movies in advance you only pay $5 for 10 shows!  What a great deal! Movies, dates and times vary by specific location.

Click HERE to check local Cinemark Theatres times, movies and find a location near you!

Muvico Theaters Summer Movies:

Enjoy a FREE family movie every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10am from June 11th through August 15th!

  • June 11, 12, 13 – Despicable Me
  • June 18, 19, 20 – Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
  • June 25, 26, 27 – Rise of the Guardians
  • July 2, 3, 4 – The Smurfs
  • July 9, 10, 11 – Hotel Transylvania
  • July 16, 17, 18 – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
  • July 23, 24, 25 – Clifford’s Really Big Movie
  • July 20, 31, August 1 – Happy Feet Two
  • August 6, 7, 8 – How to Train Your Dragon
  • August 13, 14, 15 – Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Click HERE to find a Muvico Theater location near you!

Marquee Cinemas Summer Movies:

FREE movies at 9:30am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. And each day has a choice of two movies to view. But the movies vary by theater, so check HERE to see the specific times for your closest location. The movies showing over the summer are:

  • Ice Age: Contientanl Drift
  • The Three Stooges
  • Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
  • Horton Hears a Who!
  • Parental Guidance
  • Planet 51
  • The Pirates!
  • Open Season 3
  • Paul Blart Mall Cop
  • Puss In Boots
  • Rise of the Guardians
  • Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
  • Thunder Struck
  • The Lorax
  • Big Miracle
  • Megamind
  • How to Train Your Dragon

Regal Cinemas Summer Movies:

There is a $1 charge for each of these movies. The movies are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting at 10:00 am. Be sure to arrive early to grab a seat!

Movies showing at Regal Cinemas this summer are as follows:

Week Title Rating
1 The Three Stooges PG
1 Ice Age: Continental Drift PG
2 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days PG
2 Parental Guidance PG
3 Mr. Poppers’ Penguins PG
3 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked G
4 Monte Carlo PG
4 Rio G
5 Coraline PG
5 ParaNorman PG
6 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax PG
6 Big Miracle PG
7 Yogi Bear PG
7 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island PG
8 Racing Stripes PG
8 Happy Feet Too PG
9 African Cats G
9 Chimpanzee G

Click HERE to check your local Regal Cinema starting date and find a location near you!

Showcase Cinemas Summer Movies:

Attend a FREE Movie @ 10:00 am every on Wednesday from July 10 – Aug 7 just by bringing in a Book Report as your admittance! Download the Book Report form HERE. (children under age 6 and adults accompanying a participate are FREE and do not need to complete the book report for admittance)

Special Movie Screenings are:

  • July 10 – Yogi Bear
  • July 17 – Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • July 24 – Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
  • July 31 – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
  • August 7 – Hotel Transylvania

Go HERE to find a Showcase Cinema location near you! They have theaters in MA, NJ, NY & RI.

~Happy Cheap Summer Movie Watching!