Inland Empire Arts | Discount Movie Theater Guide



Paying more than $10 a ticket to catch a movie at the theater can get really expensive, especially for those who frequent the movies or have big families. Luckily there are plenty of more affordable movie theaters throughout the Inland Empire. From cheaper prices every day to discounted movie days, check out these local theaters so you don’t have to pay top dollar. 

Regency Movies in Riverside – There’s nothing better than paying less for a movie ticket day in and day out, even if it’s just by a couple dollars. You’ll enjoy $5.50 Sundays, and it could make your movie-going experience that much better.

Laemmle Theater in Claremont – While you won’t find discounted movie ticket prices every day, qualifying guests can take advantage of Student Sundays, Senior Wednesdays, among other discounts, while seeing films you won’t find at other chain theaters.

Cinemark in Chino – Most movies showing at this theater offer discounted movie prices. You can also enjoy discounted ticket prices on new releases with Early Bird Prices every day, Seniors Day on Mondays and Discount Day on Tuesdays.

Diamond 7 Cinema in Lake Elsinore – You will be able to afford extra snacks and candy with the money you’ll save on movie tickets at this local theater during their new Discount Tuesdays or at the first matinee showing every day of the week.

Cinema West in Hesperia – In addition to cheaper ticket prices overall, you can also enjoy Discount Tuesdays at this theater. You may enjoy it so much that you’ll make it a weekly occurrence.


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Tristone Cinemas in Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga & Temecula – With locations in Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga and Temecula, you will enjoy discounted movie ticket prices at these friendly theaters every day of the week in all regions of the IE. Get ready for an on-screen adventure, and don’t forget to grab the popcorn!

Fox Cineplex in Banning – There are unbelievable deals at this theater. All shows before 4p.m. are $4 daily, while general admission is only $6. It is cash-only, and there are no advance ticket sales, so come prepared.

Drive-In Movie Theatres in Montclair & Riverside – Visit Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre in Montclair and Van Buren Drive-In Theatre and Rubidoux Drive-In Theatre in Riverside to save money at the theatre. If you have a little extra time to dedicate to a movie marathon, visit a drive-in theatre. Not only can you enjoy two movies from the comfort of your car, but admission for adults is only $9 while children ages five to nine are admitted for just $1. Now that’s a deal!

Krikorian Premiere Theatres in Redlands – If you want to save money on ticket prices at the Krikorian, either opt for early bird matinee showings or for those with kids, look into the theatre’s Mommy Movie Mondays. 

Starlight Cinemas in Corona – To save some cash while watching new releases, visit during the daytime on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays for Bargain Matinees. 

Steelworkers Auditorium in Fontana – Guests can enjoy free movie screenings on select Thursday nights on the big screen as part of Family Movie Nights. Be sure to come early, as seating is limited.


You will be saving in no time with our list of discounted movie theaters. Don’t forget to also join each participating theater’s loyalty club for special deals and free extras.


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