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Snag a $3 movie ticket for National Cinema Day

Aug 28, 2022, 1:39 PM | Updated: Aug 30, 2022, 11:25 am
October 24, 2020, New York, NY, USA: Regal and AMC Empire 25 Cinemas at Times Square in New York. (...
October 24, 2020, New York, NY, USA: Regal and AMC Empire 25 Cinemas at Times Square in New York. (ZUMA Press)
(ZUMA Press)

(CNN) — Movie attendance hasn’t bounced back after the pandemic, leaving Hollywood struggling to lure audiences back into theaters.

So this Saturday, theaters around the country are offering tickets for just $3, part of the new National Cinema Day. Major chains like AMC and Regal are among those participating.

“This day is for movie lovers across the US, celebrating how movies are meant to be seen, on the big screen,” said Ken Thewes, Regal’s chief marketing officer, in a news release.

AMC tweeted it also will offer a $5 drink-popcorn combo.

Find participating theaters on the National Cinema Day website.

Last week, it was reported that Regal’s parent company Cineworld was exploring options for bankruptcy after low admissions, and revenues at the U.S. box office are still nearly 30% lower than before the pandemic.


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Snag a $3 movie ticket for National Cinema Day