Movie theater attendance is dropping nationwide in part due to the rising popularity of video streaming services. Isn’t watching rom-coms on Netflix by yourself getting kind of sad, though? Yet simultaneously, you may be daunted by skyrocketing ticket prices at the nostalgia-evoking cinema. Fret not, conflicted cinephiles, for Long Island Weekly has compiled a list of discounts and rewards programs at every movie theater in Nassau County. 3, 2, 1… Cognitive dissonance resolved!
AMC DINE-IN Levittown 10
3585 Hempstead Tpke, Levittown | 516-731-5422
AMC Fantasy 5
18 N Park Ave, Rockville Centre | 516-764-8240
AMC Glen Cove 6
5 School St, Glen Cove | 516-686-9606
AMC Raceway 10
1025 Corporate Dr, Westbury | 516-745-6937
AMC Roosevelt Field 8
630 Old Country Rd, Garden City | 516-741-4008
Join AMC Stubs and earn points on purchases that you can trade in for rewards. Choose from three levels of programs: Insider, Premiere and A-List.
Insider: Free! Get $5 or $6 tickets and discounts on popcorn and fountain drinks every Tuesday and earn 20 points per $1 spent.
Premiere: $15 per year (plus tax). Get Insider perks, receive discounts and size upgrades on popcorn and fountain drinks, obtain access to priority lanes at the box office and concession stand, and earn 100 points per $1 spent.
A-List: $23.95 per month (plus tax). Get Premiere perks, see up to three movies per week, and earn 100 points per $1 spent.
Visit www.amctheatres.com/amcstubs to access AMC Stubs benefits and learn about others.
Bellmore Movies and Showplace
222 Pettit Ave, Bellmore | 516-783-7200
At $8.50, adult tickets are $2 cheaper for shows prior to 5 p.m. On Bargain Days every Tuesday and Thursday, tickets are $6 per person.
Bow Tie Cinemas:
Bow Tie Franklin Square Cinemas
989 Hempstead Tpke, Franklin Square | 516-775-3257
Bow Tie Herricks Cinemas
3324 Hillside Ave, New Hyde Park | 516-747-0555
Super Tuesday: Get $7 tickets for all regular movies and $5 large tubs of popcorn every Tuesday (excluding certain holiday weeks).
Join the Criterion Club and earn one point per $1 spent on ticket and concession purchases toward rewards such as complimentary loyalty screenings. Enroll in either the Blue or Gold Membership. The Blue Membership is free, whereas the Gold Membership offers additional perks—free birthday tickets, early access to free screenings and events, and double point bonus days—for a $20 annual fee.
For more information, visit www.bowtiecinemas.com/program-rules.
Grand Ave Cinemas
1849 Grand Ave, Baldwin | 516-223-2324
The first showing of the day is $6.
Great Neck Cinemas at The Squire
115 Middle Neck Rd, Great Neck | 516-466-9172
Tickets are $6 every Tuesday and $7 before 4.p.m. daily.
Leroy R. & Rose W. Grumman IMAX Dome Theater
1 Davis Ave, Garden City | 516-572-4012
Become a member of the Cradle of Aviation Museum, where the theater is housed, and get $1.50 off movie tickets, along with access to screenings of new films and planetarium shows. For information about additional perks for members, visit www.cradleofaviation.org/support/membership.html.
Long Beach Cinemas
179 E Park Ave, Long Beach | 516-431-7562
The first showing of the day is $10.
430 Plandome Rd, Manhasset | 516-918-9145
The first showing of the day is $8.
350 Hempstead Ave, Malverne | 516-599-6966
At $9, adult tickets are $2 cheaper for shows prior to 5 p.m. On Bargain Days every Monday and Wednesday, tickets are $6 per person all day.
Merrick Cinemas 5
15 Fisher Ave, Merrick | 516-868-1601
Tickets are $5 for senior citizens on Monday. Tickets are $6 for all on Wacky Wednesdays. Matinee prices (before 5 p.m.) are $7 Monday through Friday and for the first show only on Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
Regal Lynbrook & RPX
321 Merrick Rd, Lynbrook | 844-462-7342
Regal Westbury IMAX & RPX
7000 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury | 844-462-7342
Join either the Regal Crown Club Program or the Regal Unlimited Program.
Crown Club: Free! Earn 100 credits per $1 spent on ticket and concession purchases toward rewards, including free 2D movie tickets, popcorn, and soft drinks. Under the Crown Jewel program, those who visit more than six, 10 or 20 times per year are eligible for bonus credits. Visit www.regmovies.com/static/en/us/regal-crown-club-info to enroll and learn more.
Unlimited Movie Subscription Pass: $23.50 per month (plus tax). Watch as many movies as you want as many times as you want for free. Plus, get 10 percent off all food and soft drinks. Visit www.regmovies.com/static/en/us/unlimited to enroll and for additional perks.
20 Tower Pl, Roslyn | 516-801-4757
The first showing of the day is $8.
3951 Merrick Rd, Seaford | 516-409-8700
Tickets are $5 before 6 p.m.
Showcase Cinema de Lux Broadway
955 Broadway Mall, Hicksville | 800-315-4000
Tickets are $8.50 every Tuesday. Every Wednesday, tickets are $7.50 for patrons aged 60 and over; popcorn and a fountain beverage are $4.50. Discounts are available for active duty personnel (military ID required) and their dependents: $7.50 for general admission and $5.50 for matinee screenings and children. Register online for additional benefits.
Starpass Program: Free! Members earn a 10 percent reward on ticket and concession purchases, as well as a $5 reward for every $50 spent on eligible purchases. Tickets are $6.50 every Tuesday (also available to one guest).
Showcase Subscribe: Starting at $11.95 per month. Individuals or groups from 2 to 6 people can each receive 2 or 3 tickets per month to 2D movies. Premier members can also reserve tickets for movies playing in 3D, Showcase XPlus and IMAX.
7 Soundview Market Pl, Port Washington | 516-944-3900
Matinee prices are $3 cheaper than evening prices for adults. Evening shows are also $9 for fire, police, EMS and military personnel.
Do you know of any deals that we’ve left off this list? Tell us in the comments below!