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Ultimate Compilation of Cheapest Movie Tickets & Promos in Singapore

Comprehensive Movie Ticket Prices Guide (2023): Special Discounts, Promos and More

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As much as we love TV streaming services like Netflix, it’s hard to beat the experience of going to the movies.

Source: Giphy

Imagine enjoying the latest Hollywood blockbuster on the big screen with your favourite snacks and drink in hand ÔÇö even better if it’s in a plushy seat that reclines all the way back.

Ah…

Alas, such visits to the cinemas can be pretty expensive.

But if the feeling to catch, a movie ever hits…

Fret not!

We’ve created this ultimate movie ticket price guide to find out which cinema is the cheapest!


TL;DR: Ultimate Movie Ticket Prices in Singapore Comparison (2023)

With so many cinemas to choose from:

  • Cathay Cineplex
  • EagleWings Cinematics
  • Filmgarde Cineplexes
  • GV aka Golden Village
  • Shaw Theatres
  • The Projector
  • WE Cinemas by Eng Wah…

have you ever wondered which cinema offers the cheapest movie tickets in Singapore?

Type of Movie TicketWhich Cinema Has the Cheapest Ticket?Price
2D Movies
(Mon - Thu)
Add $0.50 - $1 for new releases
Filmgarde$9.50
EagleWings
The Projector
$10.50
Cathay
GV
WE
$11
2D Movies
(Fri, Weekends & PH)
EagleWings
Filmgarde
$14.50
The Projector$15
Cathay
GV
Shaw
WE Cinemas
$15.50
3D Movies
(Mon - Thu)
Shaw$12.50
GV$14.50
Cathay$16
3D Movies
(Fri, Weekends & PH)
Cathay$16
Shaw$17
GV$19
StudentsEagleWings$6.50
Cathay (Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH)

Filmgarde (Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH)

Shaw (Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH)

WE Cinemas (Mon - Wed, Thu & Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH)
$7
The ProjectorMon - Thu:
$8.50

Fri - Sun & PH:
$13
Merdeka and Pioneer Generation (Tue)Cathay$4
Senior Citizen
(Mon to Fri, before 6pm)
Shaw
WE Cinemas
$4.50
Cathay
Filmgarde
GV
$5
EagleWings$5.50
The ProjectorMon - Thu:
$8.50

Fri - Sun & PH:
$13

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P.S. The cinemas have taken the appropriate COVID-19 measures like reducing hall capacities to ensure social distancing between patrons! Additionally, the use of the TraceTogether contact tracing app or token will be mandatory.


Cheap Movie Tickets for 2D Movies

A regular 2D digital movie might be basic.

Source: Giphy

But it’s a go-to for many of us.

Plus, it’s the most economical choice for movie-goers trying to stick to a budget.

Weekday 2D Movie Tickets: Cathay Ticket Prices vs EagleWings Ticket Prices vs Filmgarde Ticket Prices GV Ticket Prices and More

CinemaCinema TypeMon to Thu
(All Sessions)
Mon to Thu
(New Releases)
Cathay CineplexesStandard$11.00
All sessions excluding first week & sneak previews
$11.50
All first week titles, first and second week for mega blockbusters and sneak previews
Dolby Atmos® 2D$12.50
All sessions excluding first week & sneak previews
$13.50
All first week titles, first and second week for mega blockbusters and sneak previews
Ultimat 2D @ Jem & West Mall
&
Elite Club 2D @ West Mall
$14.00
All sessions excluding first week & sneak previews
$14.50
All first week titles, first and second week for mega blockbusters and sneak previews
EagleWings CinematicsStandard (Eagle Classic)$10.50
Mon - Fri before 6pm
Filmgarde CineplexesStandard$9.50
All sessions excluding first week & sneak previews
$10.50
First Week Titles/Sneaks
Golden Village (GV)Standard$11.00$11.50
First Week Titles/Sneaks
GVmax® Dolby Atmos® $12.50$13.50
D-BOX$14.00$14.50
Shaw TheatresStandard$11.00
Except Opening
Titles/Sneaks, Eve of PH, PH

$11.50
Opening Titles/Sneaks, Thu, Mon - Wed
Except Eve of PH, PH
IMAX DigitalJCube & WWP:
$18

Lido, Jewel & PLQ:
$20
JCube & WWP:
$21

Lido, Jewel & PLQ:
$23
The ProjectorStandard$10.50
WE Cinemas by Eng WahStandard$11$11.50
Dolby Atmos®$12.00$12.50

As a rule of thumb, expect to pay an additional $0.50 – $1┬áif the movie is a:

  • First-week title
  • First or second-week screening of mega-blockbusters
  • Sneak peeks.

Whereas the cheapest 2D film weekday ticket is from Filmgarde Cineplexes, costing $9.50.

Cheapest 2D Movie Tickets on Friday to Sunday, Eve & Public Holidays: Shaw Ticket Prices vs WE Cinema Ticket Prices vs The Projector Ticket Prices and More

CinemaCinema TypeFri to Sun, Eve & Public HolidaysFri to Sun, Eve & Public Holidays
(New Releases)
Cathay CineplexesStandard$15.50
Dolby Atmos®$16.50
Ultimat 2D @ Jem & West Mall
&
Elite Club 2D @ West Mall
$16.50
EagleWings CinematicsStandard (Eagle Classic)$14.50
After 6pm on Fri
Filmgarde CineplexesStandard$14.50
All sessions
Golden Village (GV)Standard$15.50
GVmax® Dolby Atmos® $17.00
D-BOXBefore 6pm:
$18.50

After 6pm:
$21.50
Shaw TheatresStandard$15.50
IMAX DigitalJCube & WWP:
$21

Lido, Jewel & PLQ:
$23
The ProjectorStandard$15
WE Cinemas by Eng WahStandard$15.50
Dolby Atmos®$16.50

The cheapest movie ticket for 2D films on the weekend (Friday to Sunday, eve, or public holidays) would be EagleWings Cinematics and Filmgarde at $14.50.

However, this cinema would be out of the way for most of us, and paying an additional dollar for the convenience at your nearest cinema isn’t too bad either.

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Cinemas in Singapore to Find Cheap 3D Movie Tickets

Want a more immersive experience?

Source: SpongeBob SquarePants | Giphy

Then you might want to consider catching a 3D film.

Naturally, this option will be slightly more expensive than your standard 2D movie.

Cheapest 3D Movie Tickets on Weekdays

CinemaCinema TypeMon to ThuMon to Thu
(New Releases + Except Eve of PH)
Cathay Cineplexes3D Atmos$16
EagleWings CinematicsN.A.
Filmgarde CineplexesN.A.
Golden Village (GV)3D Standard$14.50
3D GVmax® Dolby Atmos® $16.50
D-BOX$17.50
Shaw TheatresDigital 3D$12.50$13
IMAX 3D / HFR 3DJCube & WWP:
$20

Lido, Jewel & PLQ:
$22
JCube & WWP:
$23

Lido, Jewel & PLQ:
$25
The ProjectorN.A.
WE Cinemas by Eng WahN.A.

Shaw Theatres offer the cheapest weekday 3D movie ticket at $12.50.

Cheapest 3D Movie Tickets on Friday to Sunday, Eve & Public Holidays

CinemaCinema TypeFri to Sun, Eve & Public Holiday
or New Releases
Cathay Cineplexes3D Atmos$16
EagleWings CinematicsN.A.
Filmgarde CineplexesN.A.
Golden Village (GV)3D Standard$19
3D GVmax® Dolby Atmos® $21
D-BOX$25
Shaw TheatresDigital 3D$17
IMAX 3D / HFR 3DJCube & WWP:
$23

Lido, Jewel & PLQ:
$25
The ProjectorN.A.
WE Cinemas by Eng WahN.A.

For weekends you can find the cheapest 3D movie ticket on the weekends at Shaw Theatres for $17.

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Cheapest Movie Tickets for Premium Cinematic Experiences (Gold Class and Platinum Suites)

Want to REALLY spoil yourself at the movies?

Source: SpongeBob SquarePants | Giphy

Here’re your options if you’re looking for something a little more atas.

CinemaCinema TypeMon to ThuMon to Thu
(New Releases)
Fri to Sun, Eve & Public HolidayFri to Sun, Eve & Public Holiday
(New Releases)
Cathay CineplexesCathay Platinum Movie Suites
(Comes with Signature Caramel Popcorn & a bottled drink)
$27
EagleWings CinematicsEagle Silver$17After 6pm on Fri:
$22
Eagle Gold$24After 6pm on Fri:
$32
Eagle Platinum$28After 6pm on Fri:
$36
Filmgarde CineplexesPRIMOPRIMO Single (1 Ticket):
$32

PRIMO Double (2 Tickets):
$60
PRIMO Single (1 Ticket):
$41

PRIMO Double (2 Tickets):
$76
GV Gold ClassMon to Wed
Before 5pm:
$32

After 5pm:
$35
Thu to Sun, Eve & Public Holiday
$45
GV Deluxe Plus$18$23
GV Duo Deluxe$16$21
GV Gemini
(per pair)
$28$38
Shaw TheatresShaw premiere 2D*$30$35$35
Shaw premiere 3D$32$37$37
Shaw Lumiere 2D^$23$28$28
Shaw Lumiere 3D$25$30$30
The ProjectorN.A.
WE Cinemas by Eng WahWE First Class$32

^With the purchase of each premiere ticket, you are entitled to admission to the exclusive pre-screen lounge and a movie session on the premiere screen with a complimentary $10.00 F&B voucher (only for the lounge and same-day usage).
^With the purchase of each Lumiere ticket, you are entitled to a complimentary $5.00 MovieBites credits for movie sessions from 7 July 2022.

If you’re making reservations for a couple, then the GV Gemini ($28.00 per pair of tickets, or $14.00 each) is a pretty good deal as you get spacious seating with liftable armrests ÔÇö perfect for date nights.

But if you want to treat yourself to popcorn, snacks, and sumptuous meals at the touch of a button.

You’ll want to look at GV Gold Class ($32 to $45) or Cathay Platinum Movie Suites ($27).

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The Projector: Unique Cinematic Experience

With its retro neon sign and vintage cinema setting, The Projector is a true blast from the past.

Source: The Projector

Its current theatre halls are restored versions of the former Golden Theatre in Singapore, which was built in the ’70s.

The Projector has a wide selection of indie films from the Asian region and worldwide.

It is truly home for your inner film geek.

The Projector Movie Ticket Prices

The prices for The Projector’s tickets are as follows:

  • Weekdays (Mon-Thurs)
    • Standard – $10.50
    • Concession (Student/Senior/NSF/Persons with disabilities) – $8.50
    • Projector Fan Club Member – $8.50
    • Projector Student/NSF/Senior Club Member – $6.50
  • Weekends (Fri/Sat/Sun), Eve of Public Holiday & Public Holiday:
    • Standard – $15
    • Concession (Student/NSF/Senior/Persons with disabilities) – $13
    • Projector Fan Club Member – $13
    • Projector Student/NSF/Senior Club Member – $11.

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Movie Student Price (2023)

Student promotions are usually only valid for full-time primary, secondary, polytechnic and university students.

Source: SpongeBob SquarePants | Giphy

CinemaStudent 2D Movie Ticket PriceSpecial Movie Ticket Price
Cathay Cineplexes$7
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
Platinum Movie Suites:
$16 (ticket only)
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
EagleWings Cinematics$6.50
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
N.A.
Filmgarde Cineplexes$7
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
N.A.
Golden Village (GV)$7
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
Standard 3D: $12

Premium Seats 2D (Duo Deluxe, Deluxe Plus & Gemini only):
$13

GVmax® Dolby Atmos® 2D:
$10

GVmax® Dolby Atmos® 3D: $13
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
Shaw Theatres$7
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
Standard 3D:
$8.50
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
The ProjectorWeekdays (Mon - Thu):
$8.50

Weekends (Fri/Sat/Sun), Eve of PH & PH:
$13
N.A.
WE Cinemas by Eng Wah$7
Mon - Wed all day | Thu & Fri, 6pm
2D Atmos:
$9
Mon - Wed all day | Thu & Fri, 6pm

EagleWings Cinematics offer the cheapest movie tickets at $6.50, but the rest of the theatres are not far off either, offering tickets at $7. So, just choose the ones nearest to you.

Just don’t blow off school for the movies, okay?

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Senior Citizen Movie Ticket Prices (2023)

One of the perks of being a Senior Citizen (55 years old and above) is the senior citizens’ discount in many areas, including movie ticket prices.

Source: SpongeBob SquarePants | Giphy
CInemaSenior Citizen 2D Movie Ticket PriceSpecial Movie Ticket Price
Cathay Cineplexes$5
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
Merdeka & Pioneer Generation:
$4
Tue all day
EagleWings Cinematics$5.50
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
N.A.
Filmgarde Cineplexes$5
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
N.A.
Golden Village (GV)$5
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
Standard 3D: $12

GVmax® Dolby Atmos® 3D:
$13
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
Shaw Theatres$4.50
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
Digital 3D:
$6
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
The ProjectorWeekdays (Mon - Thu):
$8.50

Weekends (Fri/Sat/Sun), Eve of PH & PH:
$13
N.A.
WE Cinemas by Eng Wah$4.50
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH
2D Dolby Atmos:
$6.50
Mon - Fri before 6pm except eve of PH & PH

Note: these special prices are only valid for walk-ins during the weekdays, and you’ll need to show your NRIC for verification┬áage.

From Mondays to Fridays, before 6pm, Shaw Theatres and WE Cinemas have the cheapest senior citizen movie tickets at $4.50.

On Tuesdays, Merdeka and Pioneer generation moviegoers can get tickets at $4.00 at Cathay Cineplexes.

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Free Movie Admission for Kids

If you’re a parent with kids who want to watch the latest instalment of Frozen or some other newfangled kid’s show.

Source: SpongeBob SquarePants | Giphy

Then you’d be pleased to note that certain cinemas offer free movie admission for kids!

CinemaFree Movie Admission For Kids PromoOnly valid
Golden Village (GV)Kids below 6 go in for free with every standard ticket purchasedMon - Fri before 2pm except eve of PH & PH
Shaw TheatresKids below 6 go in for free with every standard ticket purchasedMon - Fri before 2pm except eve of PH & PH
WE Cinemas by Eng WahFree admission for kids below 90cm with every standard 2D movie ticket purchasedAnytime except eve of and PH

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Movie Ticket Promotion and Movie Ticket Credit Card Promotions

Don’t forget to check for regular credit card deals that offer 1-for-1 movie tickets or discounted prices:

CinemaDealCard(s)
CathayNTUC Union Membership:
$10.50 Movie Tickets Every Day
$6 Movie Monday for Youth, All Day
$3 OFF a Medium Popcorn Combo
$3 Nuggets Deal on Movie Monday for Youth
NTUC Union Membership
PAssion Weekday Movie Package [1X weekday movie ticket (Mon-Thu) + $5 F&B receipt voucher]:
$14

Weekend Movie Package [1 x weekend movie ticket (Fri-Sun, inc. eve of PH and PH) + $5 F&B receipt voucher]
$17
PAssion Cards
All-Day, Everyday 1-For-1 Movie Tickets
-Available from Mon to Sun, including eve of PH & PH
-Limited to one (1) pair of tickets per member, per day
-Redemptions are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis, while stocks last
HomeTeamNS Membership Card made on the HomeTeamNS Mobile App only
GVGV Movie Club members Mon & Tue:
$7 (T&Cs apply)

HSBC Movie Club members Weekdays: Red prepaid card:
$7 (A package of 10 tickets for $70)

All days (Silver prepaid card):
$9.50 (A package of 10 tickets for $95)

HSBC Credit or Debit card holders
DBS/POSB Credit or Debit card holders Weekdays: $8
Weekends: $12.50
HSBC & DBS/POSB
ShawSAFRA Movie Perks
Mon - Thu (Except Opening Titles / Sneaks)L
$8 (U.P. $11)

Mondays - Thursdays, (Opening Titles /Sneaks):
$8.50 (U.P. $11.50)

Peak Fridays - Sundays, Eve of PH, PH:
$12.50 (U.P. $15.50)

SAFRA Movie Max Perks
Mon - Thu (Except Opening Titles / Sneaks)L
$7 (U.P. $11)

Mondays - Thursdays, (Opening Titles /Sneaks):
$7.50 (U.P. $11.50)

Peak Fridays - Sundays, Eve of PH, PH:
$11.50 (U.P. $15.50)
SAFRA Members & SAFRA Movie Max Members
$1 off weekday and weekend regular 2D movie ticketOCBC Credit and Debit Cards
WE Cinemas$1 off standard 2D movie ticketsAmerican Express UOB, Standard Chartered, Citibank Credit Cards, Trust and PAssion Cardholders

Online Movie Ticket Booking Promotions: Google Pay Movies and More

Not eligible for the above deals? You can still enjoy cashback and discounts with the following promotions:

  • Google Pay
    • $4 cashback per transaction on Golden Village for June ($2.50 normally)
    • $2.50 per transaction with Shaw
  • Various discounts/privileges as a GV member with GV Movie Club:
Source: Golden Village

Moreover, don’t be afraid to check out Shopee for flash deals on Cathay and GV movie ticket e-vouchers.

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