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Welcome to the Monarch Theatre!

The Monarch Theatre is debatably the OLDEST running movie theatre in Canada located downtown Medicine Hat.
Its single screen shows new, unique, and classic movies.

This Week's Movie

Rosewater poster

Next week (Nov 28, 29, 30, Dec 3 at 7:30pm), we show Rosewater.

Rating: 14A for coarse language, and for violence in the context of torture.

Drama based on autobiography. Based on the book 'Then They Came For Me' by Maziar Bahari. Bahari (Gael García Bernal) is an Iranian-born Canadian journalist. He traveled to Iran for the 2009 elections, and was arrested, interrogated, and tortured as a foreign spy. Bahari was usually blindfolded when being interrogated, and the sole distinguishing feature of his interrogator was that the interrogator smelled of rosewater. --Alberta Film Ratings, Wikipedia

Monday Night At The Movies

On the third Monday from September to May, Monday Night At The Movies presents movies as a fundraiser for the Society of Friends of the Public Library.

Regular admission prices:

$8 for adults
$7 for seniors (65+)
$7 for students with valid student ID
$6 for children (12 and under)

Special Movie Deals

Each Wednesday and Sunday evening is our 5&5 special.

This means admission is $5 and a medium pop & popcorn combo is only $5!!

Dinner and a Movie with:

Inspire Cafe

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday after 5pm is Dinner and a Movie with Inspire Cafe. With that deal, you receive a movie pass which is valid for up to one week! Call 403-548-2233 for more information.

Twist Logo
Every Friday and Saturday evening is Dinner and a Movie with Twist Wine Bistro and Restaurant, movie pass is valid for up to one week! Call 403-528-2188 for more information.

Mario's Logo
Monday and Thursday evening is Dinner and a Movie with Mario's Restaurant, movie pass is valid for up to one week! Call 403-529-2600 for more information.

Special Events

Midnight Madness

On November 27, 2014, starting at 6:00pm. Organized by City Centre Development Agency

Come downtown for the most exciting shopping night of the year! You won’t want to miss out on the many amazing sales and specials downtown. The streets will be bustling with festive activities and holiday cheer.

At The Monarch Theatre, see a live preview of Medicine Hat High School’s musical, “Big Fish” followed by the movie “The Grinch”. The movie is sponsored by Devon Felesky of Remax Medalta Real Estate, and both the movie and musical preview are free! Doors open at 6pm, performance begins at 6:30pm.

The Grinch

Rating: G.

Comedy. Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of munchkinlike people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos which he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriend the Grinch. --IMDb

Midnight Madness poster

The Monarch Theatre is available to rent. See our rent form for more information.