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Singapore Movie Ticket Price Guide 2017

Here’s how you can enjoy the movie art form as it is intended – without breaking the bank!

 

Enjoying the art form of movies has never been better for the budget conscious and law abiding among us.

In addition to the traditional budget-friendly ways of renting movies from stores and kiosks or borrowing DVDs from the National Library Board’s surprisingly comprehensive catalogue, the advent of services like Netflix, Amazon Video and Apple Movies allows Singaporeans to enjoy legal, high quality movies streamed right to their assortment of screens.

Despite these advances, the experience of enjoying the latest blockbusters or niche art films on the big screen with state of the art surround sound is an experience that cinemas alone can provide.

With a dizzying array of prices and timings by each of the cinema operators, its easy not to bother comparing and just picking any cinema. By being a savvy movie-goer, you can save more than 10% on a single ticket and potentially more if you’re planning a family outing!

Below is a compiled guide across all major cinema operators in Singapore. Since we’re concerned with getting the cheapest “cinema experience” for our money, we didn’t include premium upsells like 3D or IMAX screenings.

 

Public Holidays = PH
* Non-First Week and Sneaks

 

Monday to Wednesday

Thursday

Friday to Sunday, PH and PH Eve

Golden Village

$8.50* / $9.50

$13

Cathay Cineplexes

$9

$13

Shaw Theatres

$8.50* / $9.50

$12.50

WE Cinemas

$8.50* / $9.50

$12.50

FilmGarde

$8.50* / $9.50

$9 / $9.50

$13

 

Senior Citizens (Aged 55 and above)

Monday to Friday

Restrictions

Golden Village

$4.50 *

Before 6pm

Cathay Cineplexes

$5

Before 5pm

Shaw Theatres

$4

Before  6pm

FilmGarde

$4

Before 5pm

WE Cinemas

$4.50

Before 6pm

 

Students (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary)

Monday to Wednesday

Thursday to Friday

Cathay Cineplexes

$7 (Before 6pm)

Shaw Theatres

$6.50 (Before 6pm)

WE Cinemas

$7 (All Day)

$7 (Before 6pm)

 

Getting  senior citizen and student prices require you to make the purchases at the box office rather than buying online. If you really want to save money, you should be buying the tickets at the box office any way, because there is usually a “convenience fee” levied on patrons buying tickets online. Sneaky, isn’t it.

There might be periodic promotions by each of the cinema operators, but these come with terms and conditions that are longer than this article. If you’re interested, you can still check out the websites of the individual cinema operators.

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