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Old 06-28-13, 12:24 PM
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

The card only scans once. I had an issue where I bought two tickets, one with moviepass and with another coupon, and they did the coupon wrong so they had to restart the transaction - so the Moviepass wouldn't go through again. I don't think it went through at all, not even for the delta between Moviepass and ticket price.
I would not try it at the concession. However, I do have one theatre that occasionally sells tickets from the concession stand instead of the ticket booth, and I got a ticket and popcorn and it did go through (both together were less than what MP puts on the card.)
I see offers for free screenings but they're never a time I can make it. I will probably keep MP for at least a few months past the contract, into the holiday movie season, then see how it goes.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

I go to free movie screenings as well, but then I just use that movie's "ticket" for MoviePass on a movie I want to see more than once, or give the ticket to someone else. Plus doing so will still rack up rewards with my AMC and Regal membership.

And yeah I won't mess with the concessions.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Originally Posted by kenbenobi
I think the concession stand charge may show up differently... I probably won't try that one...
Can you use your MoviePass at the concessions stand? ie, if you're movie costs $8.50 can you use the remaining balance for snacks?
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Well the thing with that is, that would be two separate charges. Not sure how their back end works, or even if they allow two swipes but I doubt it.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Yeah, you definitely can't do 2 charges in one day.
BTW, the Carmike by me always sells tickets at the concession stand. Other than the weekends, they only sell at the concession stands.
I was also told there, that all of their tickets are $5.50 between 4-5:30, with a $3.25 extra charge for 3D. So, you can check into a later movie, and then go to a Superbargain time 3D with nothing extra added to the card.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Is there a way to find out how much this is monthly for my area (32952)
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

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Is there a way to find out how much this is monthly for my area (32952)
It doesn't say on the website?
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

I see people posting about screenings. What is everyone's experience with them like? I gave up after the two I went to last year which turned out disastrous (maybe it's just that I live in NYC though).

Showed up to a Looper screening two days before it was going to be released. Got to the 50 minutes before the screening was scheduled to start and I kid you not there were already at least 300 people in line ahead of me. Needless to say I didn't get in.

Now I just stick with my MoviePass. Not worth the hassle and time to save a few bucks.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Originally Posted by kenbenobi
Funny you mentioned that, since I have attended 3 free screenings this week, and was thinking of canceling after my year as well. I saw:
The Heat
The To-Do List
Red 2
Here's mine:

Lincoln
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Premiere
Spring Breakers Premiere
The Host Premiere
The Host with Q&A with Director, Saorise, Max, Josh, Diane & After-Party
21 & Over
Dark Skies
Jurassic Park 3D
The Last Exorcist: Part II with Eli Roth & Ashley Bell
Scary Movie 5 Premiere
Olympus Has Fallen
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Arrested Development TV Premiere
Oblivion Premiere with Fan Event
Pain & Gain Premiere
The Internship
After Earth
Star Trek Into Darkness Premiere with Fan Event
The Purge with Q&A with Lena Headey & After-Party Bar
Man of Steel 3D ETX NY Premiere via Satellite Live Broadcast
Man of Steel 3D
Man of Steel 3D
World War Z: LA Infection Event with Brad Pitt
World War Z
The Heat
The Lone Ranger
Despicable Me 2
*Pacific Rim Premiere (Next Tuesday)
*The Conjuring Premiere (Next 2 Week)
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Originally Posted by gp1086
I see people posting about screenings. What is everyone's experience with them like? I gave up after the two I went to last year which turned out disastrous (maybe it's just that I live in NYC though).
I really enjoy them for the most part because you get to see the movie with a full audience, so you get the true theatrical reaction and experience. Plus they take cell phones at the door, so it's like old times. Only thing is that you have to get there early for a good seat.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Originally Posted by iNCREDiPiNOY
Here's mine:

Lincoln
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Premiere
Spring Breakers Premiere
The Host Premiere
The Host with Q&A with Director, Saorise, Max, Josh, Diane & After-Party
21 & Over
Dark Skies
Jurassic Park 3D
The Last Exorcist: Part II with Eli Roth & Ashley Bell
Scary Movie 5 Premiere
Olympus Has Fallen
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Arrested Development TV Premiere
Oblivion Premiere with Fan Event
Pain & Gain Premiere
The Internship
After Earth
Star Trek Into Darkness Premiere with Fan Event
The Purge with Q&A with Lena Headey & After-Party Bar
Man of Steel 3D ETX NY Premiere via Satellite Live Broadcast
Man of Steel 3D
Man of Steel 3D
World War Z: LA Infection Event with Brad Pitt
World War Z
The Heat
The Lone Ranger
Despicable Me 2
*Pacific Rim Premiere (Next Tuesday)
*The Conjuring Premiere (Next 2 Week)
I assume you live in either LA or NY. How did you get invited to screenings with celebrities? Do you work in the industry? When I lived in LA, I went to screenings all the time, sometimes 6 months before the films came out, but never with a celebrity, except for the red carpet premiere of The Royal Tenenbaums. That was awesome. I'm on the internet in pics with Gwyneth Paltrow. And man, did I have the hots for her!

I can't believe you sat through Superman 3 times. That's too much, too close together.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Originally Posted by kenbenobi
I assume you live in either LA or NY. How did you get invited to screenings with celebrities? Do you work in the industry? When I lived in LA, I went to screenings all the time, sometimes 6 months before the films came out, but never with a celebrity, except for the red carpet premiere of The Royal Tenenbaums. That was awesome. I'm on the internet in pics with Gwyneth Paltrow. And man, did I have the hots for her!

I can't believe you sat through Superman 3 times. That's too much, too close together.
I'm from North HOLLYWOOD! I live about 11 miles from Arclight/Chinese/Dolby Hollywood Theaters in LA. NY is way too far. I get invited from a friend.
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Old 07-09-13, 07:52 AM
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

^ Ah, OK. That explains it. Yeah, screenings are easy to come by in LA. I do miss that... I probably would not renew Moviepass, if I were you...
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Yeah I have 3 months left to go.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

I go to some screenings here and there. But am loving my moviepass. Saves me money and makes it easy to say well I go check something out. My best month was 13 movies but am always at least at 7 since I have been tracking. Hoping to continue as long as possible.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

Anybody have any more invites?
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

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Anybody have any more invites?
I do ... PM me your email address
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

So just to clarify, you can't buy tickets online whatsoever? and the max ticket allowed is $13?

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Old 08-01-13, 01:14 AM
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

right you can't buy tickets online. for the max ticket is depends on the showtime. if u want to purchase 3d or imax just buy the latest showtime not the current.
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

They now have online chat! I got a new phone and it said it was registered already and to log from my original device and I logged on to try to fix it, chatted, and it was fixed within 5 minutes
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

I wonder what % of customers they make money from in terms of people not seeing enough movies to cover the monthly fee? For me, if I watch more than 2 movies a month, it covers the cost (and even in slow months for me I watch 2-3, these days it's like 6-8 a month). I realize they make money through other avenues though.
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^ I was wondering that same thing. I still go to 3 movies each WEEK, except for when I went on vacation, so I highly doubt they are making much money off of me. The app works almost always now. I had to call once in the last month, when the app said "purchase your ticket" almost immediately. It never added the funds to the card. So they had to manually check me in again for the same movie. Otherwise, the GPS is accurate now, and everything goes smoothly.

I must admit, because I see more movies in theaters than I used to, I now buy less movies. So that's a nice side effect.
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^ I was wondering that same thing. I still go to 3 movies each WEEK, except for when I went on vacation, so I highly doubt they are making much money off of me. The app works almost always now. I had to call once in the last month, when the app said "purchase your ticket" almost immediately. It never added the funds to the card. So they had to manually check me in again for the same movie. Otherwise, the GPS is accurate now, and everything goes smoothly.

I must admit, because I see more movies in theaters than I used to, I now buy less movies. So that's a nice side effect.
Not to mention all the rewards I rack up on MoviePass dollars at AMC and Regal with their rewards programs.
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Not to mention all the rewards I rack up on MoviePass dollars at AMC and Regal with their rewards programs.
That's my favorite part!
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Re: MoviePass Beta Invite (Unlimited Movies in Theater)

My Location on the app is messed up. If I use current location, it will display the city name, but it will pick theaters in a different state. I tried uninstalling/reinstalling then had to call because it said my account was active on another device. I mentioned the location problem and she said they're aware of that, it happened with the last release. They are planning on putting a fix out, but until then you can use the zipcode. I said, I don't always know the zipcode I'm in. But, what I found out now, is if I manually put in my location as city and state, it picks the nearby theaters. Or, if I do know the zip it works too.
The other problem I have now, is if it does not go to purchase on the first try, and I get the almost there, I have to close the app and start over again (including manually putting in my location again) because I can't do anything after almost there comes up except close it.
I probably see 3-6 movies a week. I have a unique work schedule, 40 hr in 3 days, so normally I'm off 4 days a week. I'll stop by the theater on days I work and get tickets for a Monday and see 2 or 3 in one day.
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