13 Movie Theatre Tips To Make Your Next Trip The Best

There is no movie viewing experience quite like seeing a film in an actual theater. The smell of the popcorn, along with the huge screen and impressive sound system, excite the senses in a way that watching Netflix at home doesn’t quite match up to. However, seeing a film at the theater is not without its trade-offs. Aside from the extra cost and travel, there are a few other annoyances that are commonly experienced. These problems can be mitigated, however, with a few simple tricks.

1. Evenly butter your popcorn by using a straw to reach the middle of the bag.
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2. RunPee is a great app for knowing when it is a good time to run to the washroom during a movie.
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3. If you are planning on going in a group, buy bulk tickets in advance. It will save a bit of money.
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4. If you see a lot of movies each month, consider using a service like MoviePass to save on tickets. For $30 a month, you can see an unlimited amount of films at participating theaters.
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5. If you dislike trailers, try going to your movie about 12 minutes after the start time.
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6. If your theater has one, join its loyalty program for discounts and rewards.
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7. You can experience the best sound quality at the very back of the theater.
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8. The Cinemark app has a CineMode setting. Using it can help you earn rewards for being courteous to others wanting to enjoy the movie.
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9. Some theaters have special screenings for families that have children with autism or other special needs.
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10. AAA and AARP members are occasionally privy to special discounts.
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11. You can buy discount gift cards online at swap sites like Cardpool and Raise.
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12. Sites like Groupon and LivingSocial will sometimes have movie ticket specials or discounts on snacks.
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13. If you absolutely hate the movie, you can always talk to customer service to try to get a discount.
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