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Enjoy $3 Movies On National Movie Day September 3rd, 2022!

By Courtney Daly-Pavone September 3, 2022

National Cinema Day is Saturday September 3rd, 2022. Movie tickets will be $3.00 all day, all genres. According to the Cinema Foundation, the Sept. 3 discount will be available in more than 3,000 theaters and 30,000 screens.

Click here for a list of participating San Diego Movie Theaters! 

The $3 ticket price does not include tax and online and third-party ticketing fees. AMC said in a tweet that it will have a "fountain drink and popcorn cameo combo" for $5 plus tax Saturday.


  • The one-day event features all movie tickets for only $3, including premium format screens like IMAX and Dolby Cinema, and for all showtimes.
  • Saturday's showings will also feature exclusive previews from upcoming movies.


The Labor Day weekend historically is one of the slowest weekends for theaters and this summer has been slow even though movie theater attendance has rebounded since theaters reopened following COVID closures.

So go back to the movies this Saturday, and stay cool!

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