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Family-Friendly Bargain Summer Movies in Los Angeles

Updated for 2023

Summer is a time for fun and relaxation, and what better way to enjoy the season than by taking your kids to see some of their favorite movies on the big screen? Luckily, many theaters across the country offer summer bargain movie series for kids, making it easy and affordable to enjoy a day at the movies.

Here in Southern California, there are quite a few theater chains that offer a series of fun, family-friendly movies at bargain prices. Some even have special ticket prices that include popcorn and treats!

Each theater chain has a different list of movies they’re showing, so check their website for all the details, like locations, showtimes, ticket prices, and parking info.

Also, be sure to check the movie ratings and decide if they’re appropriate for your kids. You know best!

Summer bargain movie series for kids are a great way to enjoy the season while staying within budget. And for when the weather is super hot, the bonus is Air Conditioning!

Check out our list below to find movie screening almost every day of the week. And then check out our awesome list of Outdoor Summer Movies in Los Angeles, too!

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Take the kids out for a super fun Summer movie at one of these local SoCal movie theater chains.

Bargain Summer Movies at SoCal Theater Chains

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse
Multiple locations, including: Apple Valley, Carson, Playa Vista, Marina, and Orange

The Summer Movie Clubhouse is back at participating Cinemark theaters this summer! “Enjoy 8 weeks of Mega-Fun movies for kids!”the big screen each Wednesday for the bargain price of only $1.50 per ticket per movie, starting June 19th – August 10th. Check local listings.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse 2023 Movie titles include:

  • Minions, the Rise of Gru
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • The Bad Guys
  • Puss in Boots
  • Paws of Fury
  • and more!
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Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp
700 W. 7th Street, Los Angeles 90017

Alamo Drafthouse presents Kids Camp screenings during summer break, providing affordable family movies for maximum family fun! All Kids Camp tickets are $5 for everyone – little kids, big kids, and grownup kids – and each week brings a new selection, ranging from recent animated favorites to timeless classics.

Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp 2023 Movie titles include:

  • Free Willy
  • Babe: Pig in the City
  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
  • The Land Before Time
  • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
  • and more!
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$2 Movies at Kids Summer Series at LOOK Dine-in Cinemas
Multiple locations including:
8200 3rd Street, Downey 90241
128 Artsakh Street, Glendale 91206

LOOK Dine-In Cinemas “Kids Summer Series” program launches this year, inviting families to celebrate summer vacation with an incredible lineup of fun-filled, kid-friendly movies at an unbeatable price of $2 per ticket at all LOOK locations. Running Monday through Thursday until August 31st, the first matinee of the day will be exclusively dedicated to LOOK’s “Kids Summer Series”. The lineup includes a collection of Universal and DreamWorks fan-favorite and classic films. Movies, dates, and titles vary by location, so be sure to check your local theater for details.

LOOK Dine-in Cinemas Kids Summer Series 2023 Movie titles include:

  • Kung Fun Panda
  • Minions: Rise of Gru
  • Puss in Boots
  • Shrek 2
  • and more!
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Take your kids to see one of the fun movies this summer at the Regal Summer Movie Express

Regal Summer Movie Express

The Regal Theater chain hosts their Summer Movie Express where they show family-friendly movies for $2 every Tuesday and Wednesday, all summer long. Check the website to see the schedule and the participating local theaters.

Regal Summer Movie Express 2023 Movie titles include:

  • The Croods: A New Age
  • Captain Underpants
  • Puss in Boots
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • and more!

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