In 1980, the average cost of a movie theater ticket was around $2.70 and on September 3, 2022, movie lovers can enjoy the full theater atmosphere – screaming or laughing with the crowd for just $3. It’s all part of a campaign by the Cinema Foundation, a non-profit arm of the National Association of Theater Owners to lure folks back to the theaters during Labor Day weekend, which is normally a slow time at the box office. Cineworld, which owns Regal Cinemas, cited the scant supply of major new releases in its recent plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Dubbed “National Cinema Day,” at least 30,000 of the more 40,700 movie screens across the nation will be participating.
On September 3, 2022, moviegoers can watch a movie for only $3 per ticket for what is being designated as National Cinema Day. Read More