The other day, the hubby & I watched The Grey. If you haven’t heard of it, think Liam Neeson, Alaska, snow, a plane crash & a pack of hungry wolves. We don’t usually go to the cinema that often, only if there’s a big epic like The Lord of Rings or Twilight (ha kidding on the last one!). P.S. When did Liam Neeson transform into a 40-something action hero (think also of Taken & Unknown)?
Did you know that a regular movie ticket in Sydney already costs $21? A 3D movie would probably cost $25.
If we’re lucky, we can get away with paying $18.50 or every cheap-ass Tuesday, it would be half price. But $21?
So whenever the cinema has cheap tickets for sale, we buy it in multipes. Last month, Event Cinemas/Greater Union had a sale for $7.50 per ticket so I grabbed 8 tickets but we have until the end of March to use it. We’ve used 2 so far & we’re using another 2 this weekend. When we run out, we probably won’t buy another one full price until The Hobbit comes out at the end of the year.
I remember when I first arrived in Sydney about 12 years ago, the movie tickets were $8.50 and the price seems to go up by a dollar or so yearly.
How much are ticket prices in your city & how often do you watch a movie in a cinema?