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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 Sep 14, 15, 16, 19, 20 at 7:30pm, we show Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.

Rating: PG for some coarse language and mild sexual references.

Length: 1h 54m

Musical Romantic Comedy. Based on the original musical by Catherine Johnson. While reopening the Villa Bella Donna, Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) learns about her mother's (Meryl Streep, Lily James) journey as a young woman. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again


Next week, on Sep 21, 22, 23, 26, 27 at 7:30pm, we show Papillon.

Rating: 14A for violence and coarse language.

Length: 2h 13m

Drama. Based upon the autobiographies Papillon and Banco by Henri Charrière and the 1973 movie. Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charrière (Charlie Hunnam) forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega (Rami Malek), in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. --Alberta Film Ratings, IMDb

Poster for the film, Papillon
The greatest escape adventure ever told

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 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

banner for Love, Simon PRIDE event

On Sep 15, 2018 at 1pm, join us for this FREE community movie, Love, Simon celebrating Medicine Hat PRIDE with fellow community Allies!

Rating: PG for coarse language.

Length: 1h 50m

Drama. Based upon the novel Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli.

Love, Simon is a heartwarming story about a 17 year old who hasn't come out to his family or friends. He falls for an anonymous online classmate.

This movie is bound to be a great conversation starter for those who are already out and those still contemplating living authentically. This movie is proudly sponsored by:


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.