It’s Spring Break! We’re enjoying the weather and the free time but I have to admit I’ve already heard the cries of what are we doing today? I’m bored!!! One of the things I can always count on to break our “boredom” is to head to the movies. The movies are usually a good idea but tickets can add up quickly. A night at the movies has become painfully expensive. With prices hovering over $10 a person, it can really put a dent in your pocketbook. Thankfully we have several dollar/bargain theaters in the Southern California area. There are local dollar theaters in the Inland Empire, LA , Orange and Ventura Counties. I searched and searched and couldn’t find anything for the San Diego area. If you know of one in the area , please email me so I can add it to the list.
We love visiting bargain theaters because they’re inexpensive and if the kids became bored and we need to leave, we are only out a couple of bucks. Family films are particularly popular at these type of theaters, so it’s usually easy to find something for everyone. We’ve had a great experience and I’m sure your family will too!!
Los Angeles County
Academy Cinema – Pasadena – $2 before 6pm, $3 after
Cinemark Movies – Lancaster- $2 before 6pm, $2.40 after, $1.50 all day Wed
Starplex Cinema – La Mirada -$2 before 6pm, $ 3 after
Cinema City – Anaheim Hills- First run movies- $5 all day Monday and Tue, $5 before noon, $7 before 6
Charter Center Theatre – Huntington Beach – $ 3 all day, everyday
Starplex Cinema – Irvine – $2 Matinee before 6pm, $3 General Admission after 6pm and 3D films are $4 all day
PictureShow@Mainplace Mall – Santa Ana – $2 before 6, $3 after
Regency Towngate 8 – Moreno Valley – $ 2.50 before 6, $ 3.50 after
Temeku Discount Theaters – Temecula – $3.75 before 6, $ 4.50 after
Cinemark Cathedral City – Cathedral City – $2 before 6, $3 after
Regency Buenaventura – Ventura- $3.50 all day