Three bucks and 3D glasses were all it took.
This Saturday is “National Cinema Day,” so movie theaters are offering $3 admission to encourage repeat visits.
Finally! It works! Variety reports that 8.1 million people went to the cinema on Saturday, up from 1 million on Friday and 1.7 million on Sunday.
The fact that 2022 saw more people go to the movies than any previous year is evidence that when tickets are just $3, people will rush to the theater.
What more might possible be necessary in order to get them to return to their seats? movies that have not yet been released.
The month of August has been a complete bust in terms of cinematic excitement because to widespread pandemic shutdowns and general challenges with supply chain logistics.
However, Top Gun: Maverick, starring Tom Cruise, was the day’s highest-grossing picture, adding another $6 million to its total for the holiday weekend.
The three-day total was $24 million. Cruise and company have made $698 million since the film’s May premiere.
The previous year at this time, Spider-Man: No Way Home was the picture that had earned the second most money. Those that have accomplished the most.