How often do you watch movies at the cinema?

Very often - Twice a week or more
2 (5.9%)
Often - About once a week
3 (8.8%)
Regularly - About two or three times a month
11 (32.4%)
Every so often - Once every month or two
8 (23.5%)
Rarely - A couple of times a year
6 (17.6%)
Never - Virtually never
4 (11.8%)

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Re: Movie Watching Habits: Cinema Attendance
« Reply #50 on: January 06, 2017, 09:10:18 PM »
Somewhere between "regularly" and "every so often". I go with friends (anywhere from 4-6 people) to see all the blockbusters, we usually go out for food before and drinks after on a Friday or Saturday. Usually for the more independent/dramatic films (which often aren't playing close to me in the first place), I'll go by myself early on a weekend and sometimes a friend might be interested. It's a combination of how far I want to travel/how much I want to spend, how busy my weekend is, etc. For smaller films it's so much easier to just wait a few months and rent the movie via on demand like I did for Hell or High Water (although I did remember seeing that one get a wider release).

Like it is for a lot of people, ticket and concession costs turns me off. For me it costs a lot to go the theater. When I lived in NYC, a ticket was $15, now that I moved upstate a bit, it's closer to $11 for a new release (usually about a whole whopping $1.00 less if it's been out for over a week) and small popcorn and a soda is about another $10, but I tend not to do that unless my girlfriend and I are out on a movie date and oddly this year, that's been for a film I've already seen/am going again to see with my friends like Captain America or Fantastic Beasts.
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Re: Movie Watching Habits: Cinema Attendance
« Reply #51 on: December 01, 2017, 09:44:01 AM »
I have seen 49 movies in the theater in 2017 to date, with at least three more on my schedule. So I will get to one a week on average this year.
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Re: Movie Watching Habits: Cinema Attendance
« Reply #52 on: December 01, 2017, 09:48:39 AM »
By my Letterboxd tally I have watched over 50 2017 movies by now, which means that's without the three or four first months of the year where the US's 2016 movies were still being released. And that's not counting festivals, the institute, special screenings, etc.
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Re: Movie Watching Habits: Cinema Attendance
« Reply #53 on: December 01, 2017, 06:33:19 PM »
I didn't track but I think it is probably around 10-12 in the theatre this year
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Re: Movie Watching Habits: Cinema Attendance
« Reply #54 on: December 02, 2017, 08:32:07 PM »
I see on average one or two movies a month.
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