Missed going to the movies? Rent your own theater. It’s cheaper than you think


AMC, Cinemark and Alamo Drafthouse let you rent their theater rooms.

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Even if your local movie theater is open for business, you may not choose to go inside, especially to watch a popular show that occupies every seat. Health experts warn that staying indoors, breathing in the same way as groups of people, increases your risk of contracting Corona virus, Which is Is known to be airy, Regardless of each Wear a mask.

If you still want the Silver Screen experience, but with a small group you know and trust, the U.S. Movie theater groups such as AMC, Cinemark and Alamo Drafthouse will rent you space for private performances.

We’ll tell you how to start the rental process, how many people you can invite, what the rules are for theater breakfast and more. Note that theaters may have specific rules for help Stop the spread of COVID-19 And as always, you assume a certain level of personal risk when you participate in activities outside of your home. With that said, here’s what you need to know about hosting your own movie theater performances.

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How to rent a theater room

Rent a theater room at AMC, You will need to visit amctheaters.com/rentals and fill out the form provided. This includes the movie you want to watch, the date, the time and the theater. You will also need to provide your email address and your name. AMC says you need to book the theater at least a week in advance.

For Cinemark, visit cinemark.com/movies/private-watch-party and select a location and date to see availability. Choose the time that works best for you and select the movie you want to show, then tap Include in the list And checkout.

For Alamo Drafthouse, Visit drafthouse.com/personal- Theater And select your location from the drop-down menu. Tap Check availability, Then select the movie you want to watch and size your party. Next, enter your contact, payment card information, and any special requests, then click Schedule event.


You can invite up to 30 people depending on which theater you book.

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How many people can I invite?

  • AMC: 20 people.
  • Cinemark: Up to 20 guests.
  • Alarms: Up to 30 people in some places; Up to 10 on the other.

How much does it cost to rent a private theater and is it worth it?

AMC: The price varies depending on which movie you choose. For example, old movies cost $ 99 plus tax, while new movies cost between 14 9,149 and 9 9,349 plus tax.

Cinemark: Prices range from $ 99 to 9 149 depending on show time, location and movie choice.

Alarms: No matter which movie you choose, your price will be 3 163. However, a minimum of $ 150 is required to purchase a minibus, and tickets are not included.

Renting anything of your own isn’t usually cheap, but sharing the price with others makes the price more reasonable. Let’s say your movie costs $ 350 and you invite 10 people, that’s વિશાળ 35 per person, for a huge screen, and you have the freedom to laugh out loud without putting anyone’s foot behind the chair.

Make room for 20 people in the theater and for that you will spend 17.50 dwl per person without any tax.

In late 2019, U.S. The average price of a movie theater ticket in was $ 9.37, with hundreds of potential seats per theater. So while you can pay twice or four times per ticket, you will also get significantly more personal space.

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What movies are available to watch?

Depending on the theater, you’ll see these titles:

Here is a list of movies available on AMC, Cinemark and on Alamo Drafthouse.

Can I have my own food?

  • AMC: Yes, but you have to pay a ને 250 fee to the theater and the food cannot be anyone who needs a heating element or sells a theater. For example, you can’t bring out popcorn.
  • Cinemark: Yes, to an extent – you are allowed to bring a cupcake, but not a cake. He also asks that you not bring food, candy or drinks that are offered at his relief stand.
  • Alarms: No. You should purchase a minimum of and 150 meals per group in the theater. This includes alcoholic beverages.

Will the movie theater open for breakfast?

Yes, for all three theaters, but food options may be limited.


Your snack bar options will likely be limited.

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How long will I be in the room?

  • AMC: Your rental theater room fee lasts 15 minutes until the start of the movie. If you request extra time, it will charge you a hefty fee of 250 250 per 30 minutes.
  • Cinemark: Your rental theater room fee is 15 minutes from the start of the movie.
  • Alarms: Your rental theater room fee is 15 minutes from the start of the movie to the end.

Are the theaters clean between performances?

  • AMC: Yes, the auditorium is cleaned between each show.
  • Cinemark: Yes, the detorium and seats are cleaned before each screening, as well as handrails, armrests, tables, footrates and cup holders.
  • Alarms: Yes, all auditoriums will be completely disinfected between each screening.
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    Expect to wear a mask unless you eat or drink.

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Do I have to wear a mask in a private room?

  • AMC: Masks inside the theater are essential, but eating and drinking inside the itor detorium can be removed.
  • Cinemark: Yes, face masks inside the theater are essential. Eating and drinking inside the Itor Detorium can remove the mask.
  • Alarms: The mask worn inside the theater room is up to you until the state order is carried out. In all other public areas of the theater, you must wear a mask.