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*Reminder* Free/Cheap Family Movies in Michigan This Summer!

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Filming in the nature. Vector illustration. There are a few theaters in Michigan offering 100% FREE or super cheap family movies over the next few months!  Though not usually at peak or traditional times, these can be great fun for a family on a budget!  Check out these great family movies in Michigan and surrounding areas this Summer! kids summer movies Starting June 16th, Goodrich Quality Theaters has $1 family movies for all ages every weekday for 9 weeks!  Showings are at 10:00 AM Monday through Friday. You may want to pick up one of their Kid Combos at the concession stand and consider signing up for a FREE Frequent Movie Goer Card for special concession coupons too! 2014_kidsposter5_600x855

Schedule of free movies at Goodrich Theaters:

  • June 16 – June 20 — Happy Feet 2 [PG]
  • June 23 – June 27 — Journey 2: The Mysterious Island [PG]
  • June 30 – July 4 — Lego Movie [PG]
  • July 7 – July 11 — Where the Wild Things Are [PG]
  • July 14 – July 18 — Wizard of Oz (1939 re-mastered) [G]
  • July 21 – July 25 — Yogi Bear [PG]
  • July 28 – August 1 — TMNT (2007) [PG]
  • August 4 – August 8 — Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) [G]
  • August 11 – August 15 — Despicable Me 2 [PG]

Goodrich Theaters Participating in Family Movies:





~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ NCG free summer movies family film festival Starting Sunday, 8/22/14 through 9/21/14 - every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 AM - NCG Cinemas will show a movie for FREE!  Doors open at 9:30 AM and tickets will be available at the theater on the day of show on a first come basis. Free_Family_Film_Fest-2014-sign copy

FREE movies at NCG Cinemas (8/22 – 9/21):

  • August 22, 23 & 24:  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  • August 29, 30 & 31:  The LEGO Movie
  • September 5, 6 & 7:  Freebirds
  • September 12, 13 & 14:  Rio 2
  • September 19, 20 & 21:  Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

You can find free family movies in Michigan at NCG Cinemas in these cities:

Michigan: NCG Alma Cinemas (Alma, MI); NCG Courtland Cinemas (Burton, MI); NCG Coldwater Cinemas (Coldwater, MI); NCG Trillium Cinemas (Grand Blanc, MI); NCG Greenville Cinemas (Greenville, MI); NCG Eastwood Cinemas (Eastwood Towne Center, Lansing, MI); NCG Lapeer Cinemas (Lapeer, MI); NCG Midland Cinemas (Midland, MI); NCG Owosso Cinemas (Owosso, MI)

Indiana: NCG Auburn Cinemas (Auburn, IN) Sign up for weekly showtime emails and receive a FREE popcorn!

More Movie Deals (for Adults and Kids):

AMC Theaters:  Monday-Wednesday at 9:30 pm all summer long (beginning June 23) AMC is bringing big movies back to the big screen for only $3.  Check showtimes for participating AMC theatres in your area.

CineMark: Buy an SMC Series Pass and pay $5 per person for 10 shows. Or, buy your tickets at the show for $1 per ticket.  Check out this offer and participating CineMark locations.

Regal Cinema - Admission to select movies during the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets must be purchased at the theater and all movies start at 10:00 am.  A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.  Search for a theater in your area to see where the Summer Movie Express is playing.

Movies in the Park:

Make sure to check your local Parks and Recreation Department for local free movies in the park!  Here are a few we found in Michigan: John Collins Park – East Grand Rapids Kalamazoo area free movies and concerts in the park

Want to catch a free/cheap movie at home instead?

Highly Recommended:  Family Friendly Movies on SpiritClips!

Check out the Free Redbox Rental Codes currently available!  

Try out a Free 30 Day Netflix Trial – they now have Disney Movies!

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  1. In Traverse City the State Theatre has free movies during Spring Break. The schedule isn’t out yet, but they are always family-friendly movies. Their web address is Spring Break in our area is the week of March 25, 2013. They also have 25 cents Saturday matinees at 10 a.m. every Saturday!

  2. Greenville also has an NCG theatre!

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