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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 Aug 26, 27, 28, 31 at 7:30pm, we show Gleason.

Rating: 14A for coarse language.

Documentary. After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Gleason
Live with purpose.
Love with purpose.


Next week, on Sep 2, 3, 4, 7 at 7:30pm, we show Indignation.

Rating: 14A for portrayals of sexual activity and self-harm in a dramatic context.

Drama. Based on the novel by Philip Roth. In 1951, a bright young man from New Jersey (Logan Lerman) takes up his scholarship at a small college in Ohio, where his ideals soon clash with the expectations of the institution. --Alberta Film Ratings

Poster for the film, Indignation

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 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:

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

Poster for Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Cartoon Party

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, at 10am, Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Southeast Region presents a Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Cartoon Party.

Put on your favourite PJs and come here for a trip down memory lane! The cartoons are vintage, the cereal is all-you-can-eat and the fun will be non-stop. This all-ages event will last over 2 hours and all proceeds raised support the local mental health programs and services provided by the Alberta Southeast Region of the Canadian Mental Health Association. Sugary goodness, PJs, cartoons and supporting a local charity - it doesn't get better than this!

Remember Saturday mornings? Kids today may not realize the significance of the Saturday morning ritual, but once upon a time, we had to wait a whole week to get our cartoon fix, and when we got it, we tended to binge. In that gleefully gluttonous spirit, curator Kier-La Janisse presents a 3-hour trip down memory lane with a tribute to the eye-popping, brain-addling Saturday morning cartoons of yore, complete with a smorgasbord of delicious sugary cereals (and yes, we have soy too!)! You’ll see both faves and obscurities spanning the 40s through the 80s, all punctuated with vintage commercials and PSAs! The lineup is always a secret, but there will be monsters, sci-fi, sleuths, superheroes and all kinds of 2D silliness, so get ready for a sugar rush and an explosion of nostalgia all wrapped up in one candy-coated package.

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