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post #1 of 14 Old 08-02-2009, 03:12 PM Thread Starter
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So I take my daughter and two neighbor girls to see G-Force in 3D. I'll refrain from commenting on the actual movie. However, the price for the four of us plus a large popcorn and 4 drinks came to a whopping 80 frggin bucks!

How is that even legit? How can the theaters get away with charging so much? Is there something that can be done? I for one will wait until movies are out on DVD from now on.

No wonder movies seem to break records when they bring in the highest grossing score. $10 a ticket? Hmm...I remember when $10 got you the ticket, food, and a couple bucks for the arcade.

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I stay away from the food at the theater, adds up too quick. We just saw Funny People last night at AMC theaters and tickets were $17 for the two of us. But I know what you mean, trying to bring a bunch of kids, who are going to want popcorn and drinks adds big time. Hopefully they at least enjoyed it

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when we go to the theatre 2 people I use the kiosk and use my student discount (if your not a student this still works) 2 tickets 2 soda's and 1 popcorn $21 or so

lotta newbies, where did all the regulars go?
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Tickets have been over $10 at any good theater in Canada for the last 10 years...

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next time get a man purse and a 2 liter with some candy from walmart lol no one will ask you to look in your man purse
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next time get a man purse and a 2 liter with some candy from walmart lol no one will ask you to look in your man purse
Man purse sounds so offensive and feminine, try these:
"European Carry-All" (Seinfeld reference)
"satchel" (sounds much more manly huh?)
or just use your wife's/girlfriend's purse.
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80 bucks. just sad now a days where it cost so much for a movie.

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this is why pirates are makin a come back!
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thats no shit. my wife and i were talking about that this past weekend. we went to dinner (chilies) and then to a movie and spent 75 bucks. whatever happened to dinner and a movie being the cheap date?

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