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Welcome to the Monarch Theatre!

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

This Week's Movie


This week, on Apr 29, 30, May 1, 4 at 7:30pm, we show The Lobster.

Rating: 14A infrequent, detailed sexual content in a dramatic context.

Fantasy. David (Colin Farrell) has just been left by his wife, which means that — as with all those in The City who are without a partner — he must report to The Hotel and search for a new mate amongst the other residents. If the guests fail to find a partner within 45 days, they are promptly transformed into animals and sent out into the wild. (As he likes the sea, David registers to become a lobster in case of failure to hook up.) Though David at first tries to abide by the rules, he soon becomes appalled by the hotel's rigidly enforced regime and escapes into the woods, where he finds shelter with a band of runaways and is drawn to a fellow outcast (Rachel Weisz). --TIFF

Poster for the film, The Lobster


We have three of our next four movies confirmed.


Next week, on May 6, 7, 8, 11 at 7:30pm, we show Miles Ahead.

Rating: 14A for detailed substance use and coarse language.

Biography, Drama, Music. An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis. --IMDb

Poster for the film, Miles Ahead


On May 13, 14, 15, 18 at 7:30pm, we show Demolition.

Rating: 14A for frequent coarse language.

Drama. Davis (Jake Gyllenhaal), a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis’ letters catch the attention of customer service rep Karen (Naomi Watts) and, amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own, the two form an unlikely connection. With the help of Karen and her son Chris (Judah Lewis), Davis starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew. --Wikipedia

Poster for the film, Demolition


This movie is not confirmed yet.

On May 20, 21, 22, 25 at 7:30pm, we show Hello, My Name Is Doris.

Rating: 14A for coarse language.

Romantic Comedy. Based on the short film 'Doris & the Intern' by Laura Terruso. After the death of her mother, a shy senior (Sally Field) is inspired to act on her attraction to a much younger co-worker (Max Greenfield). --IMDb

Poster for the film, Hello, My Name Is Doris


On May 27, 28, 29, June 1 at 7:30pm, we show Mr. Right.

Romantic Action. A girl (Anna Kendrick) falls for the perfect guy (Sam Rockwell), who happens to have a very fatal flaw: he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him, and he kills the people who hire him instead of the intended targets. --IMDb, Wikipedia

Poster for the film, Mr. Right

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.

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