This will give you valuable information on how different movie theatre tickets work since there are so many to choose from. Some have restrictions and it can be confusing.
Hopefully this will shed some light on what’s what.
AMC Gold movie tickets – The AMC Gold Movie Tickets or Passes are valid for all special engagements or newly released movies. They are good at any AMC, Loews, Cineplex Odeon, Magic Johnson, and Star theatres. (Excluding Canadian theatres) This is probably your best bet since there are no restrictions and you can go into anything that just came out that weekend. Buyer should note that this ticket is subject to a surcharge for all 3-d films
AMC Silver movie tickets – The AMC Silver Movie Tickets or passes are valid at any AMC, Loews, Cineplex Odeon, Magic Johnson, and Star theatres. (Excluding Canadian theatres) Special engagements excluded on these passes. A special engagement restriction is necessary to comply with the contractual obligations of motion picture distributors on certain films. It is typically AMC’s policy to remove restrictions after the second week of the films release. Basically you wait 2 weeks for the movie to be out and you can see the movie.
AMC movie theatre popcorn and soda coupons – AMC drink and popcorn show snacks are a perfect complement to the package tickets. AMC popcorn show snacks are valid for one small popcorn or credit towards a larger size. They have no expiration dates and are valid seven days a week.
Regal / Edwards Cinemas VIP Super Saver movie tickets – The VIP Super Saver movie ticket is your best savings. It is a restricted ticket and can not be used during the first 12 days of selected new release films. Regal Entertainment Group tickets have no expiration dates. Basically you have to wait for the movie to be out two weeks before you can see it.
Regal/ Edwards Cinemas Premiere Supersaver movie tickets – The Premiere Super Saver ticket is accepted anytime, this is your best ticket value. Regal Entertainment Group tickets have no expiration dates. You can go into any movie with these and there are no restrictions including special engagements.
Harkins VIP Ultimate movie tickets- These are Valid for any movie, anytime with no restrictions. They can be used at over 200 theatres throughout Arizona and the United States locations. They are currently in AZ, CA, Colorado, and Texas at the time of this article. Valid for any regular priced show, any time. Not valid after 6pm for 3D films. Not valid for special event presentations. These Harkins movie tickets are good for new releases unless it is some type of special event which is rare.
Harkins VIP Classic movie tickets – These tickets are valid for any regular priced show, any time except after 6pm for Special Engagements. Not valid for 3D films and special event presentations. Basically you can use these Harkins movie tickets as long as its not after 6:00 P.M. if its a new release.
Hopefully this information helps out with the many choices in todays movie tickets.