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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 new, unique, and classic movies.

This Week

This week, on Oct 20, 21, 22, 25, at 7:30pm, we show Stronger.

Rating: 14A for gory scenes and coarse language.

Biographical Drama. Based on the memoir by Jeff Bauman with Bret Witter. Jeff (Jake Gyllenhaal) struggles to overcome the trauma of losing his legs during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Stronger


Next week, on Oct 27, 28, 29, Nov 1, at 7:30pm, we show Neither Wolf Nor Dog.

Rating: PG for coarse language.

Drama. Adapted from the novel by Kent Nerburn. Kent Nerburn (Christopher Sweeney), a good-hearted, white American family man and writer, receives a mysterious call from a distant Indian reservation regarding an oral history book he made with Red Lake Ojibwe reservation students in northern Minnesota. Despite misgivings, Kent travels across America’s northern plains to arrive at the bleak, poverty-stricken reservation deep in the high plains of the Dakotas. The old man, Dan (Dave Bald Eagle), who lives alone in a clapboard shack back in the hills with his only real companions—his dog, a close friend named Grover (Richard Ray Whitman) and his granddaughter, Wenonah (Roseanne Supernault)—interrogates Kent as to his motives for working with Indian people. Once satisfied he is not a turquoise clad “wannabe” spouting Indian philosophy, Dan recounts the story of American history from the Native point of view. As the stories pour from Dan, Kent’s understanding of the world is turned upside down. An inanimate landscape comes alive, and a history he thought he knew is called into question. --InYo Entertainment

Poster for the film, Neither Wolf Nor Dog
The world is not an accident.
We don't always get to choose our parts.

Regular admission prices:

$8 for adults
$7 for seniors (65+)
$7 for students with valid student ID
$6 for children (12 and under)
$6 for matinees

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.

Mario's Logo
Bearded Bull

Dinner and a Movie with Mario's Restaurant is available Monday through Saturday! Movie pass is valid for up to one month! Call 403-529-2600 for more information.

Special Events

A Night In Vienna

On Feb 10, 2018 at 7pm, The Monarch Theatre and the Friends of the Monarch Theatre present the opera, A Night In Vienna, featuring the University of Lethbridge faculty of Fine Arts. Presented by The Monarch Theatre and the Society of Friends of The Monarch Theatre. Join us for a wonderful opportunity to dress up, have some wine and enjoy the opera.

Admission: $20. Get tickets through the EventBrite website.

Poster for the event, A Night In Vienna


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.