The national average for a movie ticket is
$7.93 that’s up from $5.39 in 2000 and $7.89
Sanford Business school and UC Santa Cruz did a
study that shows that higher concession prices
ensure that movie ticket prices don’t go too
MOVIEGOERS should be
permitted to bring their
own SNACKS to movie
make an estimated
85% profit annually
I’ve patronized IMAX
theaters 6 times this year…
2 Adults & 4 kids general
Concessions= $18 large
popcorn & 32oz drink
Total cost= $64.00
Moviegoers have 4 options:
Eat a filling dinner in advance
Simply ignore your hunger pangs
et S KS…
Bec eak in
COMPLAIN directly to Movie theaters
to offer lower prices for families
3 Main Points:
• Movie Concession prices have
increased & aren’t budget friendly
• Why are movie theaters making an
estimated 85% profit on snacks
• What are the options, if any for
moviegoers on a budget?
I’ve already paid $7-9
for admission, why do I
have to pay DOUBLE for
AMC Theaters raised ticket prices:
Matinee= $9.50 to $10.50
Evening show= $11.50 to $12.00
Retail prices on items like hotdogs
& nachos are 9x’s what it cost
to purchase in a grocery store.
Joshua Thompson from
Livonia, Michigan filed a class
action suit against AMC
Theater for charging him
$8.00 for a drink & candy.
In the past, Thompson brought his own
snacks, until the cinema banned outside
food in the theater.
Purchase a Movie
Pass to save on
Attend a discounted movie theater like
Varsity Cinemas so you’ll spend less on
admission and not so much overall.
Wait until the movie is
released on DVD to
avoid the movie
Subscribe to Netflix after you’ve
complained to your local IMAX or AMC
theater about their high concession
prices and compare your experiences…
Moviegoers should be allowed to bring
their own snacks.
Movie theaters like IMAX & AMC charge
9x’s the retail price for snacks.
There are several options for
moviegoers on a budget.
Moviegoers can avoid being forced
to make life decisions at the
concession stand by being
permitted to bring their own snacks
from home while viewing their
A 30 Day trial of Netflix is $7.99 & you
can always pop your own popcorn and
add extra butter for free…
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