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Free and Low-Cost Summer Movies for Kids 2023

School is out as early as Memorial Day Weekend in some parts of the country! Start thinking about your kids’ summer activities like free summer movies. Depending on the chain, they’re either free or very low-cost, just $1-2.

Look for your local movie chain on the big list below. This list has been updated for Summer 2023.

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National Theater Chains

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has Kids Camp with family movies for $5/person. Program runs June through August, so click on your local theater to see their schedule.

AMC Theatres is offering Summer Movie Camp on Wednesdays. Kids can pay $4 for the movie, popcorn, a fountain drink and gummy snack.

B&B Theatres offers their Kids Summer Series with $3 movies Tuesdays-Thursdays at 10:00am, with some cities also offering shows at 12:30pm. The program begins June 7th. Click on your local theater’s link to download the schedule.

BowTie Cinemas offers FREE movies every Tuesday and Wednesday morning at 10:00am starting June 25th.

Cinemark Theatres offers Summer Movie Clubhouse for $1.50/show, beginning on June 15th and running through August 3rd. They also offer $1 off kids’ snack packs or any size popcorn & drink combo.

Classic Cinemas offers their Wednesday Morning Movie Series for $2.00/show. They have entertainment and games starting at 9:00am, with the movie starting at 10:00am, starting June 8th.

Georgia Theatre Company has their Summer Kid Show Series on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:00am in June and July. Movie admission is $2.00, and so are drinks and popcorn!

Harkins Theatres has Summer Movie Fun every weekday at 9:45, beginning the week of June 6th. Tickets for both kids and adults are just $1/person.

Malco Theatres offers $2.00 movies every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:00am, starting June 5th, with a portion of the proceeds going to local Children’s Hospitals.

Marquee Cinemas offers two FREE movies at 9:30am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning in June. Click on your local theater for schedule and start date.

Megaplex Theaters offers a Summer Movie Pass for $10, which covers 10 weeks of movies. Alternately, pay $1.50 each. Movies are at 10:00am on weekdays. They also offer Sensory-Friendly Showings each day at 10:30am.

Metropolitan Theatres has $2 movies at 10:00am starting June 7th. The day varies depending on the theater, so check your city.

Paragon Theaters offers FREE movies at 10:00am every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, beginning June 14th.

Phoenix Big Cinemas has FREE movies Tuesday-Thursday at 10:00am, with start dates varying per state.

Regal Theatres offers Summer Movie Express all summer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00am for $1.00/person. Choose from a G or PG movie each morning, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Will Rogers Institute.

Showcase Cinemas will offer their Bookworm Wednesdays program again this summer. Kids receive FREE admission when they present a completed book report at a participating Cinema de Lux, Showcase or Multiplex Cinemas. Children under 6 do not need to complete the book report. This year, they require reserved seats through their website or app. They also offer a special Kids Snack Box for just $5 during those showings only.

Stay in the air conditioning and enjoy some low-cost and free summer movies with your kids!

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