3 awesome movie experiences helping to save cinema

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By: Lindsey Granger | Meredith Witthar Posted: 5:46 PM, Aug 1, 2017

The National Association of Theatre Owners reported that moviegoers paid an average of $8.95 per ticket – a new high and very different from the average 40 years ago at $2.23. There are some places that are actually giving you experiences worth that price of admission. Lindsey Granger has three must-visit cinemas across the nation.

1.  Jaws On the Water

If you want to really feel that Jaws magic then get in the water to watch it at Mitchell Creek Marina in Tennessee. There’s room for over 1,000 people to float and tickets are free as long as your bring your own tube and life-jacket.

2.  Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

You can hang out at the bar before the show and have a beer, glass of wine or even a fancy cocktail. The first Drafthouse opened in Austin, Texas and they've since expanded to 29 locations across the U.S. Derek Dodd is owner of the Chandler, Arizona location and he recommends getting some delicious food delivered right to your seat while watching one of the latest movies coming out of Hollywood. They even have special screenings of cool indie movies. You’ll feel like a star here!

3.  Cinema Under the Stars

At this cool San Diego spot they only play the classics because owner Doug Yeagley wants everyone to be able to experience them. He owns a famous salon SD and uses the outdoor space behind his building to show the movies. You sit in a zero-gravity chair with a pillow and a blanket and enjoy the film. You’ll feel like you’ve traveled back in time.

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