Looking for a way to get out of the house with the kids but stay in the air conditioning and not spend a fortune? Look no further than the free and cheap movies offered by various local theaters.
Editor’s Note: We do our best to keep this list up to date but encourage you to call the theater to verify the showing before you get there.
Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse
This is a 10-week program that provides parents and their children a safe, fun, entertainment experience this summer. Each Monday through Thursday, from June 5-August 10 they will show re-released classic G- and PG-rated family-friendly films. Movies start at 10 a.m. Cost is $5 for 10 movies or $1 per show.
June 5-8 – The Secret Life of Pets
June 12-15 – The LEGO Batman Movie
June 19-22 – Trolls
June 26-29 – Shrek The Third
July 3-6 – Goosebumps
July 10-13 – The Iron Giant
July 17-20 – Hotel Transylvania 2
July 24-27 – Megamind
July 31-August 3 – The Angry Birds Movie
August 7-10 – Sing
Regal Hollywood 18 $1 Family Movies
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For nine-weeks, Regal Cinemas will offer selected G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10AM. Both movies play on both days!
Note: A portion of proceeds from the Summer Movie Express will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Will Rogers uses the money to fund the institute’s mission in the areas of medical research and health education. The Regal Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity established by Regal Entertainment Group, also provides monetary grants to local Boys and Girls Clubs to bring club members to the Summer Movie Express.
June 6 & 7 – Kung Fu Panda 3 and Ice Age: Collision Course
June 13 & 14 -Trolls and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
June 20 & 21 -Monster Trucks and Penguins of Madagascar
June 27 & 28 -Rio 2 and The Boxtrolls
July 4 & 5 -The Secret Life of Pets and Sing
July 11 & 12 -Kubo and the Two Strings and Ratchet and Clank
July 18 & 19 -The Spongebob Square Pants Movie: Sponge Out of Water and The Adventures of Tin Tin
July 25 & 26 -Happy Feet 2 and Cats & Dogs 2: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
August 1 & 2 -Storks and The Lego Batman Movie
AMC CLASSIC Summer Movie Camp
Join AMC every Monday & Wednesday at 10 AM to see all your favorite kid-friendly films for nine weeks! Kid’s tickets are just $4 (plus tax) and includes a KidsPack of great AMC snacks, complete with a kid’s popcorn, fountain drink, and FrootiTooti fruit snacks.. Offer valid at box office only at participating locations (note: the AMC Valley Bend location in Jones Valley is not participating this year).
June 5 & 7 – The Lorax
June 12 & 14 – Trolls
June 19 & 21 – The Secret Life of Pets
June 26 & 28 – How to Train Your Dragon
July 3 & 5 – Pup Star
July 10 & 12 – Sing
July 17 & 19 – Home
July 24 & 26 – Despicable Me
July 31 & August 2 – The Peanuts Movie
Movies in the Park (Downtown)
Movies in the Park has quickly become one of Huntsville’s most anticipated summer events. Family-friendly films are shown at sundown on a big inflatable screen in Big Spring Park on the second and fourth Fridays of June, July and August. Folks arrive early to claim a prime viewing spot and enjoy featured entertainment before the movie begins, and families can take advantage of the Kids Corner area as well as food trucks starting at 6PM. Movies begin at sundown.
June 23 – Secret Life of Pets
July 14 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
July 28 – Toy Story
August 11 – Sing
August 25 – Inside Out
Movies in the Park (Providence)
The Village of Providence will once again be hosting outdoor screenings in their own park, the large green space on Providence Main Street right next to Mellow Mushroom. Movies will be held on the second Friday of each month throughout the summer, are free and open to the public, and begin at sundown.
May 12 – The Secret Life of Pets
June 9 – Moana
July 14 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story