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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 (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.


Poster for the film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
The courage of one will change the world.

Next week (Feb 6, 7, 8, 11 at 7:30pm), we show The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1.

Rating: PG for violence, mature subject matter. Not Recommended For Young Children.

Science Fiction Drama. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) is in District 13 after she shattered the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and with the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and all districts moved by her courage. --IMDb


Next (Feb 13, 14, 15, 18 at 7:30pm), we show Still Alice.

Rating: PG for coarse language and for treatment of mature themes involving mental illness.

Drama. Based on the book Lisa Genova. When she is diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, an accomplished linguistics professor (Julianne Moore) and her family (Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth) deal with the distressing effects of the illness. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Still Alice

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.