Free and Almost Free Summer Movies 2017

Where Your Kids Can See Free Summer Movies

Updates for 2017 are slowly starting to come in. The 2017 summer movies will be pushed to the top of the list as updates become available.

Free and almost free summer movies are a great way to keep the gets entertained and occupied for awhile. After all, when the weather gets hot sometimes the best escape can be a cold movie theater.

Be sure to read all the details for the theater near you where you'd like to catch a summer movie. All of them run their free and cheap summer movie programs a little differently.

Between these free summer movies, freebies from summer reading programs, free summer bowling programs, free roller skating programs, and summer freebies they'll have a very busy summer!

No free or cheap summer movies near you? Treat yourself or the kids to a free kids movie online or a free DVD rental. There are plenty of free movies online for you too. It's also possible to see free movies all year around with these free movie screening tickets.

Regal's Summer Movie Express 2017

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Regal movie theaters (as well as United Artists and Edwards theaters) are showing almost free summer movies for kids June through August in 2017.

Showtimes are 10:00 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday and cost $1. There's a full listing of Regal's summer movies for kids so you can plan out which ones you want to see. More

Cinemark's Summer Movie Clubhouse 2017

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During the months of June and August, Cinemark will be showing cheap summer movies that the kids will love.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse 2017 will show ​G and PG movies including The Secret Life of Pets, The LEGO Batman Movie, Trolls, Shrek the Third, Goosebumps, The Iron Giant, Hotel Transylvania 2, Megamind, The Angry Birds Movie, and Sing.

Tickets are $1 per show or $5 for all ten movies. You'll want to check with your ​local Cinemark to find out which days and times the movies are playing. More

Paragon Theaters Free Summer Movies 2017

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Paragon Theaters will have free summer movies at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, running from June 13 through August 17, 2017.

These are the free movies available this year: The Peanuts Movie, Trolls, RIO 2, Kung Fu Panda 3, Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children, The Book of Life, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip, Home, and Shrek the Third. More

Harkins Theatres Summer Movie Fun 2017

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Harkins movie theatres are showing $1 kids movies this summer for 10 weeks, for their annual summer movie fun program.

Day and time of the summer movies depend on your specific location but they start around the end of May to the beginning of June.

Here's what's playing this summer, Mr. Popper's Penguins, Trolls, The Secret Life of Pets, The Batman LEGO Movie, The Angry Birds Movie, Norm of the North, Kung Fu Panda 3, Storks, Ice Age: Collision Course, and Rock Dog. More

Classic Cinemas' Wednesday Morning Movie Series 2017

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Classic Cinemas is having their annual Wednesday morning movie series this summer June 7 - August 9.

Admission is $1 and the movie starts at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday mornings. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. and there will be characters, games, and activities.

If you have a group of 15 or more you can make a group reservation to ensure your spot.

The PG-rated movies they are showing this summer include ​​Kung Fu Panda 3, Storks, Ice Age: Collision Course, The Secret Life of Pets, Monster Trucks, Trolls, Sing, Rock Dog,  and two surprise movies. More

Georgia Theatre Company's Summer Kid Show Series 2017

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Georgia Theatre Company is showing their summer kid show series again this year from June 6 to July 27.

Doors open at 9:15 a.m. and shows start at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Admission is $1.50, drinks are $1.50, and popcorn is $1.50.

The series includes The Angry Birds Movie, Trolls, Kung Fu Panda 3, Ice Age: Collision Course, The Secret Life of Pets, Sing, Storks, and Kubo and the Two Strings. More

Ultra Star Cinemas Kids' Summer Series 2017

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For $1 you can see a movie at Ultra Star Cinemas this summer. They play Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m.

Movies that are playing are Minions, Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, Peanuts Movie, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Rise of the Guardians, RIO 2, Night at the Museum Secret of the Tomb, Horton Hears a Who, and Walking With Dinosaurs. More

Phoenix Big Cinemas Free Summer Movies 2016

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Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings this summer you can visit Phoenix Big Cinemas to watch free summer movies for kids as well as the entire family.

There's a huge list of G and PG rated movies playing this year at Phoenix Big Cinemas and you won't want to miss out. More

Cobb Theaters Kids Free Summer Movies 2016

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Cobb Theaters also has a free summer movie program at many of their locations running June through the beginning of August. The movies start at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays.

The free summer movies for 2016 include Norm of the North, Home, Minions, The Peanuts Movie, Penguins of Madagascar, Dr. Seuss: Horton Hearts a Who!, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip,  and Hotel Transylvania

You'll need to first select the Cobb Theater near you, and then the "Free Summer Kids Shows" link to the left to view the schedule. More

Muller Family Theaters 2016 Free Summer Movies

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Muller Family Theaters will show free summer movies on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. from June 8 through August 25, 2016.

This is list of free movies available this year: Shaun the Sheep, Minions, Penguins of Madagascar, Lego Movie, Hotel Transylvania 2, Home, Pan, Peanuts Movie, Norm of the North, Nut Job, Paddington, and How to Train Your Dragon 2.

Be sure to choose your local theater to confirm the schedule. More

Flagship Cinemas 2016 Free Summer Movies

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Through Flagship Cinemas' Camp Flagship program, kids can watch free summer movies three times a week, on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. from June 28 through August 11.

The free movies include kid and family movies with a rating of G or PG.

Be sure to visit your nearest Flagship Cinema's webpage to view the detailed schedule for the free summer movies.

Minions, The Peanuts Movie, Hotel Transylvania 2, Rio 2, Alvin and The Chipmunks: Road Chip, Home, and Stuart Little are the free movies showing in 2016. More

Marquee Cinemas Kid's Summer Movie Series Free Summer Movies 2016

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Marquee Cinemas will be showing free summer movies all summer long. These movies are free for the whole family and are shown on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

There are ton of free summer movies that will be shown and you can get a full list by clicking the link above. More

Showcase Cinemas Bookworm Wednesdays Free Summer Movies 2016

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At Showcase Cinemas Bookworm Wednesdays, kids are going to have to do a little bit of work to get to see their free summer movies.

Kids who complete a book report over a book they've read can get into a free kid's movie. Accompanying adults are free as well as children 6 and under. More

Bow Tie Cinemas Free Kids Summer Film Series 2016

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You'll be able to see some great free summer movies for starting June 21 at Bow Tie Cinemas.

The free summer movies this year includes How To Train Your Dragon 2, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Big, The Sandlot, The Peanuts Movie, Ramona and Beezus, Home, and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip. More

Cinemaworld Summer KidFest! Free Summer Movies 2016

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The free summer movies at Cinemaworld are shown each day, starting in June and ending in July. The movies are completely free for kids but adults will have to pay $2 or donate to a charity in exchange for admission.

The free summer movies this year includes Home, Hotel Transylvania 2, The Iron Giant, The Peanuts Movie, Minions, Spongebob Movie 2, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip, and The LEGO movie. More