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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


This week (May 22, 23, 24, 27 at 7:30pm), we show While We're Young.

Rating: 14A for coarse language and portrayals of crude bodily functions.

Comedy. The dull lives of a middle-aged couple (Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts) become complicated after they befriend a much younger couple (Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver). --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, While We're Young



Next week (May 29, 30, 31, June 3 at 7:30pm), we show Good Kill.

Rating: 14A for frequent coarse language and disturbing violence in a context of armed conflict.

Drama. An experienced American Air Force Major (Ethan Hawke), who now pilots drone aircraft on surveillance and bombing missions, becomes increasingly concerned with the rules of engagement. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Good Kill


Next (June 5, 6, 7, 10 at 7:30pm), we show Ex Machina.

Rating: 14A for frequent coarse language and frequent nudity in a non-sexual context.

Science fiction. A computer programmer (Domhall Gleeson) is invited to spend a week with a reclusive computing scientist and CEO (Oscar Isaac) to test the latest advancement in artificial intelligence, a perceptive robot (Alicia Vikander). --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Ex Machina
What happens to me if I fail your test?

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:

Twist Logo
Every 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.

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.

Mario's Logo
Monday through 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

Scott Woods

Fiddling in the key of... eh?

Sunday afternoon, June 7, 2015, at 2pm, Scott Woods presents an incredible live show celebrating great Canadian fiddling styles and connections from Cape Breton and Scottish tunes, Acadian and Irish influences, and French Canadian and Metis music. These important aspects of our culture have become symbols of what truly makes us Canadian.

The show features:
  • trick fiddling with Scott Woods. Scott is a multiple winner of the Canadian Open Fiddle Contest, the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Championships and a Canadian Fiddle Entertainer of the Year.
  • step dancing with special guest, Kyle Waymouth (Canadian Open Step Dance Champion)
  • family humour

Tickets are $25 for adults or $10 for children. Advance tickets are available at Inspire Cafe, or call toll free to order by phone 1-855-SCOTTWOODS (1-855-726-8896).

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