Looking for cheap movies this summer, or a “dollar movie theater”? Many theaters offer low-cost movie deals to keep the entire family entertained throughout the summer.
So, find that “cheap movie theater near me” with the help of this list, then grab some delicious popcorn and escape the humid summer heat. These upstate movie theaters offer showings of popular movies at an affordable price.
These promotions are so cheap that even your kids might break open their piggy bank and treat you to a movie date!
This article includes:
Regal Cinemas Summer Movie Deals: Greenville, Spartanburg & More
Anderson, SC Cheap Summer Movie Deals
Gaffney, SC Summer Movie Deals
Spartanburg, SC Movie Deals
Seneca, Easley, & Greenwood Summer Movie Deals
Did you know that several of the movie theaters in the Greenville area offer super cheap movies over the summer months?
With plenty of hot afternoons ahead and cranky kids to entertain, catching one of these movies would be the perfect way to spend your afternoon. Please check with venues before attending as information may change without notice.
Also, don’t forget the fun experience of free outdoor movies and drive-in movies that the Upstate offers!
$2 Movies at Regal Cinemas
Have a Regal Cinema near you? Regal Cinemas offer Summer Movie Express all summer long! Regal offers these showings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for $2. All movies have either G or PG ratings.
Regal Cinema has two Greenville locations, two Spartanburg locations, and theaters in Anderson, Simpsonville, and Asheville.
Summer Movie Express Titles begin May 23rd and end September 6th. Titles include Sonic the Hedgehog, Captain Underpants, Sponge Bob, Minions and more.
Summer Movie Titles
Here’s the list of movies and dates at Regal Cinemas in our area. These are fairly consistent at all our local locations. Times do vary – usually between 10 am – 12 pm start times – so be sure to plug in your location to get the correct time and movie playing.
- May 23 and May 24, 2023: How to Train Your Dragon and Abominable
- May 30 and May 31, 2023: The Croods: A New Age and Shrek Forever After
- June 6 and June 7, 2023: Puss in Boots and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
- June 13 and June 14, 2023: Sing and Spongebob Movie: A Sponge Out of Water
- There are more movies! See the rest of the Regal Summer Movie Schedule.
Cheap Movies in Anderson at AmStar 14
In addition to their Super Saver Tuesday, AmStar 14 has a Summer Kid’s Flicks series. $5 gets guests admission, a box of popcorn, and a soda. Their carefully curated list of kid’s films occurs Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am and it includes fun favorites like Despicable Me, Curious George, and Sing 2.
Summer Movie Titles at AmStar 14
The promotion will begin on June 13, 2023, and will run until August 16, 2023. Schedule is below:
June 13 and 14, 2023: Chicken Run
June 20 and 21, 2023: Madagascar
June 27 and 28, 2023: Megamind
July 4 and 5, 2023: Boss Baby
July 11 and 12, 2023: Trolls
July 18 and 19, 2023: The Bad Guys
July 25 and 26, 2023: Kung Fu Panda
August 1 and 2, 2023: Over the Hedge
August 8 and 9, 2023: Captain Underpants
August 15 and 16, 2023: Home
$5 Movies In Gaffney, SC at The Big E
The $5 Summer Movie Series at The Big E in Gaffney returns in May 2023. The promotional series will begin on May 29, 2023. Movies showings occur Monday-Saturday at 10:30 am.
More than just a movie ticket! The $5 package includes one summer series movie viewing, popcorn, soda, and a $2 game card.
Check The Big E’s website for the most up-to-date information on this movie series.
Summer Movie Titles at The Big E
$6 Tickets Every Tuesday at NCG Cinema in Spartanburg
Tickets for matinee showtimes on Tuesdays are only $6. Some restrictions may apply so make sure you check NCG’s website or call before heading to the cinema.
See also Regal Cinema Summer Express for more summer movie options in Spartanburg, SC.
FREE Summer Movies! Movies in Easley, Seneca, & Greenwood
Premiere Cinemas in Easley, Seneca, and Greenwood offers free kid movie deals all summer long. Showings of movies will occur on Wednesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. with a wonderful lineup of family-friendly movies. This totally free program starts June 7th and 8th, 2023 with SC League of Super Pets. The last free movie is July 26 and 27th, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.
Have you been eagerly awaiting these Summer movie deals?