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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, Feb 12, 13, 14, 17 at 7:30pm, we show Macbeth.

Rating: 14A for frequent violence, some involving children.

Drama. Macbeth (Michael Fassbender), the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife (Marion Cotillard), Macbeth murders his king (David Thewlis) and takes the throne for himself. --IMDb

Poster for the film, Macbeth



Next week, Feb 19, 20, 21, 24 at 7:30pm, we show Brooklyn.

Rating: PG for some sexual content and coarse language.

Romance/Drama. Based on the novel by Colm Tóibín. Shortly after establishing a new life in 1950s America, a young Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) returns to Ireland to deal with a family crisis. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Brooklyn


Next, Feb 26, 27, 28, Mar 2 at 7:30pm, we show The Danish Girl.

Rating: 14A for nudity and sexual content.

Drama. Based on the novel by David Ebershoff and loosely inspired by the lives of Danish painters Lili Elbe (Eddie Redmayne) and Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander). After posing as a woman for his wife, artist Gerda Wegener, painter Einer Wegener begins to live as the woman Lili Elbe in 1920s Denmark. --Wikipedia, Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, The Danish Girl

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

Banff Mountain Film Festival

The Banff Centre brings the 2015/2016 Banff Mountain Film Festival world tour!

The world's best mountain films

Two nights, two different sets of films!

Monday, January 11, and Tuesday, January 12, at 7:00pm

  • Adults: $12
  • Students & seniors: $10
Tickets are available at:
  • Medicine Hat Public Library: 403-502-8525
  • Valhalla Pure Outfitters: 403-487-5474

The event is presented by Medicine Hat Public Library,
assisted by the eco-tourism & outdoor leadership students of Medicine Hat College.
The event is generously sponsored by Cancarb.

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