Most of the movie theaters around Tucson offer free or deeply discounted movies during the summer months. Get inside and enjoy the air-conditioned entertainment at a location near you!
Note that some of these theaters require or recommend advance ticket purchasing. Plan ahead to ensure that you have seats at the shows that interest you.
The top of this page features “summer programs” that either run all summer long or where you can purchase a book of tickets.
For individual drive-in, dive-in, or special event movies, scroll down to see all movies in chronological order.
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CINEMARK SUMMER MOVIE CLUBHOUSE
- Three participating theatres in Southern Arizona: Century 20 El Con (Broadway & Alvernon), Century Gateway 12 (Speedway & Kolb), Century Theatres at the Oro Valley Marketplace (Oracle & Tangerine)
- Dates: May 21-August 9
- Time: 10:00am or 10:30am, depending on the theatre
- Movies: The Boss Baby, Smurfs: The Lost Village, The Lego Ninjago Movie, Storks, The Nut Job 2, My Little Pony, Ferdinand, Paddington 2, Captain Underpants, The Emoji Movie
- Cost: The cost is $1 per person per movie at the door the morning of the program. A ten-week series punch card is available for $5 at the theatre box office, while supplies last,
- Buy tickets online or at the theatre of your choice.
HARKINS SUMMER MOVIE FUN
- Three participating theatres in Southern Arizona: Arizona Pavillions 12 (I-10 & Cortaro Farms in NW Tucson), Casa Grande 14 (Casa Grande, AZ), Tucson Spectrum 18 (I-19 between Drexel & Irvington)
- Dates: May 28-August 3
- Time: 9:45am
- Movies: Smurfs: The Lost Village (May 28-June 1), The Lego Ninjago Movie (June 4-8), The Boss Baby (June 11-15), Despicable Me 3 (June 18-22), Sing (June 25-29), Ferdinand (July 2-6), The Emoji Movie (July 9-13), Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (July 16-20), Paddington 2 (July 23-27), Kubo and The Two Strings (July 30-August 3)
- Cost: 10 movies | 10 weeks | $5 per child/adult for all 10 movies | Children 2 and under free
- Note: To ensure seating availability you will need to select a specific theatre and day of the week, as well as attend the same theatre on the same day of each week.
- Individual Tickets: Individual tickets ($2 each) are not sold in advance, but are available at the box office, on a first-come first-serve basis. Please note that seating availability may be limited due to advanced purchases made by season ticket holders.
- Tickets are only available for sale at the theatres.
INDIVIDUAL FREE/CHEAP SUMMER MOVIES ARE LISTED BELOW IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER.
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