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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

Poster for the film, Foxcatcher

This week (Jan 23, 24, 25, 28 at 7:30pm), we show Foxcatcher.

Rating: PG for portrayals of violence and drug use.

Drama. Loosely based on a true story. Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is an Olympic gold medal-winning wrestling champion. Despite his achievements, Mark lives in relative squalor and is overshadowed by his older brother, Dave Schultz (Mark Ruffalo). Mark is contacted by philanthropist and wrestling enthusiast John E. du Pont (Steve Carell), an heir to the E.I. du Pont family fortune, who arranges to fly Mark to his sprawling 800-acre estate,"Foxcatcher Farm", on which du Pont had built a lavish 14,000-square foot, $600,000 private wrestling training facility. He invites Schultz to join his private wrestling team, entitled Team Foxcatcher, where he will coach, train for the World championship and be paid handsomely. Mark accepts du Pont's offer. He contacts his brother after du Pont urges him to enlist his brother Dave as well. Dave declines for the sake of his wife and two kids, who are settled where they live, so Mark moves to du Pont's estate alone.

Mark sees Team Foxcatcher as an opportunity to step out underneath his brother's shadow. Later, when du Pont says that he'll enlist Dave by any means necessary, Mark decides to work and train alone, pushing du Pont away.




Next week (Jan 30, 31, Feb 1, 4 at 7:30pm), we show Big Eyes.

Rating: PG for coarse language and tobacco use.

Biography. Big Eyes tells the outrageous true story of one of the most epic art frauds in history. In the 1960s, painter Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz) had reached success beyond belief, revolutionizing the commercialization of popular art with enigmatic paintings of waifs with big eyes. The bizarre and shocking truth would eventually be discovered: Walter’s works were actually created by his wife Margaret (Amy Adams). Walter Keane, it seemed, had been living a colossal lie that had fooled the entire world. --official web site

Poster for the film, Big Eyes
She created it.
He sold it.
And everyone bought it.

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

Globe On Screen

From the legendary Globe Theatre in London, England, the home of William Shakespeare, we bring Globe On Screen, three productions of his beloved plays, all captured live.

Dates Production
Feb 14
Feb 15
The Taming of the Shrew
Mar 14
Mar 15
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Apr 18
Apr 19
Twelfth Night

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