From June through August, young moviegoers can take a break from the heat and enjoy a different movie each week as part of kid-friendly summer movie series at D-FW theaters. Titles are a mix of classic and nearly new G- and PG-rated favorites. Admission is minimal, and some theaters throw in special deals on kid-size concessions. Here is a roundup of 10 kids’ movie series to try. Check theater websites before you go in case of any changes.
Cinemark’s Clubhouse series features 10 recently released movies. See all the films for $5 with the purchase of a 10-film punch card (available at the box office while supplies last), or pay $1 at the door or online. Punch cards must be used at the theater where they are purchased. Each punch card includes one admission for each week’s film. Titles screen Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. through Aug. 8. Find Cinemark locations at cinemark.com
Some featured movies: Despicable Me 3, Smallfoot, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation.
Movies screen Mondays through Fridays at 10 or 10:30 a.m. through Aug. 16, with a different title each week. Admission is $1 for each film and tickets can be purchased at the box office or online. Schedules vary by theater. Find a theater near you at studiomoviegrill.com.
Some featured movies: Penguins of Madagascar, Sing, The Lorax.
Alamo’s Kids Camp screens a mix of children’s classic and recent movies with titles changing weekly. Make a $1, $3 or $5 donation for a ticket and Alamo will distribute 100% of ticket sales to the North Texas chapter of Hope Kids. Kids Camp movies screen Monday-Friday mornings through Aug. 30 at all six Alamo Drafthouse locations in D-FW. Titles and times vary by location. See the schedule at your desired location here. For added fun, download the Alamo Kids Club Prize Book with puzzles, activities and the chance to win prizes.
Some featured movies: The Lorax, Paddington 2, Shrek