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Welcome to the Monarch Theatre!

The Monarch Theatre is the oldest operational movie theatre in Canada. It is located in downtown Medicine Hat.

Its single screen shows unique new movies.

This Week

This week, on Oct 12, 13, 14, 17, 18 at 7:30pm, we show Alpha.

Rating: PG for violence

Length: 1h 36m

Adventure. In the prehistoric past, a young man (Kodi Smit-McPhee) attempts to return home after being separated from his tribe during a buffalo hunt. He finds a similarly lost wolf and starts a friendship that would change humanity. --IMDb

Poster for the film, Alpha


Next week, on Oct 19, 20, 21, 24, 25 at 7:30pm, we show Little Women.

Rating: PG for alcohol use

Length: 1h 52m

Drama. Based on the book by Louisa May Alcott, updated to a modern setting. Four tightknit, optimistic sisters (Sarah Davenport, Allie Jennings, Melanie Stone, Elise Jones, Taylor Murphy) experience their passage from childhood to womanhood. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Little Women
New generation. Same sisters

Regular admission prices:

$8.50 for adults
$7.50 for seniors (65+)
$7.50 for students with valid student ID
$6.50 for children (12 and under)

Special Movie Deals

Each Sunday and Wednesday evening is our 6&6 special.

This means admission is $6 and a medium popcorn & a can of pop combo is only $6!!

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 month! Call 403-548-2233 for more information.

Industry Pub

Dinner and a Movie with Industry Pub is available Saturday and Sunday. Movie pass is valid for one month. Call 403-527-9782 for more information.

Special Events

On Nov 27, 2018 at 7:30pm, we have an one-time-only special showing of the original A Nightmare on Elm Street.

Rating: 14A for violent images and gory scenes in a horror context

Length: 1h 31m

Slasher Horror. Teenagers (Amanda Wyss, Nick Corri, Heather Langenkamp, and Johnny Depp (in his film debut)) share a nightmare of a violent stalker (Robert Englund), only to discover the nightmares become real. --Alberta Film Ratings

Beer, wine, and concessions available.

See the event on Facebook!

Poster for the movie, A Nightmare on Elm Street


We thank the volunteers from Friends of the Monarch Theatre for running the box office.

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