Free or Cheap Flicks in July & August

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Our top picks for summer fun on the big screen that won't break your bank.

Lots of theaters and other sites offer summer movie outings in July. They’re either free of charge or at a deep discount. Here are our top picks:

AMC SUMMER MOVIE CAMP

AMC theaters in Clarksville, Madison, Murfreesboro & Spring Hill
amctheatres.com/summer-movie-camp
Wednesdays through Aug. 1, 10 a.m.
$4 includes tickets and Kidspack
July 18: Despicable Me 3
July 25: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Aug. 1: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

LAWNCHAIR THEATRE

Leipers Fork Village, Leipers Fork
leipersforklawnchairtheater.com
Fridays through Aug. 31, 8 p.m.

Free admission
July 20: Coco
July 27: Wonder
Aug. 3: Middle School “The Worst Day of My Life”
Aug. 10: Monster Truck
Aug. 17: Leap
Aug. 24: Paddington 2
Aug. 31: Black Panther

MALCO’S KIDS SUMMER FILM FEST

Malco Theatre, Smyrna
malco.com
Tuesdays & Wednesdays through Aug. 1, 10 a.m.
$2
July 17-18: Ferdinand
July 24-25: Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!
July 31 – Aug. 1: The Princess Bride

MURFREESBORO’S MOVIES UNDER THE STARS

Barfield Crescent Park (Mondays), Cannonsburgh Village (Tuesdays), Siegel Park (Thursdays), Cason Lane Trailhead (Fridays), Fountains at Gateway (Saturdays)
murfreesborotn.gov/parks
Through July 23, 8:30 p.m.
Free admission
Week of July 16: Deep
Week of July 23: Emma’s Choice

NCG’S FREE FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL

NCG Cinema, Gallatin
ncgmovies.com
Wednesdays – Saturdays through July 28, 9:30 a.m.
Free admission
July 18-21: Ferdinand
July 25-28: Emoji Movie

REGAL SUMMER MOVIE EXPRESS

Hollywood 27 (Nashville), Opry Mills (Nashville), Providence Stadium 14 (Mt. Juliet), Indian Lake (Hendersonville)
regmovies.com/movies/summer-movie-express
Tuesdays – Wednesdays through Aug. 1, 10 a.m.
$1
July 17-18: The Lego Ninjago Movie & Ferdinand
July 24-25: The Secret Life of Pets & Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
July 31-Aug. 1: The Lego Batman Movie & Trolls

 

Chad Young is the managing editor and arts/entertainment editor for this publication.

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