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East County Theater Offering $1 Movies This Summer

More than 350 Regal Cinemas around the country will offer $1 movies on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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Written by Kara Seymour and Michelle Mowad

Taking the family to a movie these days can break the bank. Between tickets, popcorn and drinks, it can cost a chunk of change.

Now you have a chance to take the kids to see a movie on the big screen without shelling out too much dough. Regal Entertainment Group, which includes theaters San Diego County, is hosting Summer Movie Express.

Tickets to the movies are $1. Movies are screened Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Movies to be screened include: Despicable Me 2Lego MovieTurboRio 2 and more. 

More than 350 Regal cinemas around the country are offering Summer Movie Express. Participating theaters in the area include Edwards Rancho San Diego Stadium 15 and Regal Parkway Plaza Stadium 18 & IMAX, both in El Cajon.

Tickets for Summer Movie Express films must be purchased at the theater. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.

"Many families make this a summer tradition and look forward to our announcement of the long list of fun movies coming their way. And for Regal, this helps us instill that love of moviegoing in another generation," said Ken Thewes, chief marketing officer at Regal Entertainment Group. "The titles this year appeal to a diverse group of tastes, and we know there is a little bit of something for everyone." 

Click here to find the schedule for a theater near you.

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