&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 Tuesday through Thursday, from June 6-August 8 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, 6, 7 – Boss Baby
June 12, 13, 14 – Smurfs: The Lost Village
June 19, 20, 21 – The LEGO Ninjago Movie
June 26, 27, 28 – Storks
July 3, 4, 5 – The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature
July 10, 11, 12 – My Little Pony: The Movie
July 17, 18, 19 – Ferdinand
July 24, 25, 26 – Paddington 2
July 31, August 1 & 2 – Captain Underpants
August 7, 8, 9 – The Emoji Movie
Regal Hollywood 18 $1 Family Movies
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.
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June 5 & 6 – The Iron Giant & Curious George
June 12 & 13 – Despicable Me & Ice Age: Collision Course
June 19 & 20 – Storks & Mr. Peabody & Sherman
June 26 & 27 – Despicable Me 2 & How to Train Your Dragon 2
July 3 & 4 – The Lego Movie & Alvin and the Chipmunks
July 10 & 11 – Sing & The Peanuts Movie
July 17 & 18 – The LEGO Ninjago Movie & Ferdinand
July 24 & 25 – The Secret Life of Pets & Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
July 31 & August 1 – The Lego Batman Movie & Trolls
AMC CLASSIC Summer Movie Camp
Join AMC every 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: AMC Valley Bend 18 is not participating this year; however, AMC CLASSIC Decatur 12 is!)
June 6 – Boss Baby
June 13 – Paddington 2
June 20 – The LEGO Batman Movie
June 27 – Ferdinand
July 11 – Trolls
July 18 – Despicable Me 3
July 25 – Captain Underpants
August 1 – The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
Cineplanet 15 (Madison)
Starting June 5th, Cineplanet 15 in Madison will show a G or PG rated movie every Tuesday and Wednesday morning at 10:00 AM for $1 per seat. A $3 kid-size popcorn and drink combo will also be offered. Movie titles will be announced on their website and Facebook Page soon.
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.
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 (8:15-8:30PM). Chairs and blankets encouraged, but please, support our local restaurants and businesses that make these events possible with no outside food or drink.
May 11 – Coco
June 8 – Despicable Me 3
July 13 – Remember the Titans
Family Movie Nights at Madison Public Library
Join us the Madison Public Library for free outdoor fun, sponsored by Renasant Bank! On select Fridays, they will screen a family-friendly movie on their new outdoor movie screen on the patio. Bring your blanket or chairs; popcorn will be served! Movie starts at sunset, so come early to grab your spot.
June 1 – Captain Underpants
June 15 – The Sandlot
June 29 – Kung Fu Panda
July 20 – Shrek
August 3 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
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