Apps Can Help You Find the Right Movie Showtimes

Watching a movie has been a great pastime and continues to be the case. It could be a fun activity with friends and family and is a great way to bring everyone together. However, it may be a difficult task to find time to watch a movie that is convenient for everyone involved. As I was trying to look for a solution to easily plan a gathering to watch a movie, I came across a list of apps that lists movie showtimes that can easily let you pick a movie that is convenient for all of us.

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Needless to say, there were plenty of options that can help plan, organize and book movie tickets with a few single taps on your smartphone.

Look for showtimes in theaters around your local area

Depending on where you live, you can browse different theatres that have movie times listed on the device that closest to you. This way, you could easily find a time that fits everyone’s schedule. In addition to being able to check the available showtime for different movies across theatres, you could also be on the watch for movie ticket deals that can help you save some money.

Sometimes, you may not even be aware of some of the theaters that sprung out recently in your area. Apps such as Cinemark Theatres can help you identify any theatres that you may not have heard of thereby giving you more options for exploring the showtimes. 

Furthermore, depending on your interest, you can also look for theatres that suit your needs. Certain ones show a particular type of movie that matches the older generation or some might even have shows dedicated to kids. Accordingly, you could make the choice.

Limit your choice of theaters for an enhanced experience

Once you’ve identified the theater that matches your interest, you could look for an app-specific to that particular theater or their chain. For example, AMC stubs let you view showtimes at the AMC theaters depending on your location. It also lists offers and deals that are specifically promoted in-app instead of more popular websites such as 

If you already know which theater you want to go to, there’s no reason for you to browse through hundreds of results and make the process harder. Identifying a particular theater of your liking can help smoothen the process of choosing a showtime. It can help you avoid the hassle of downloading multiple apps specific to a particular movie theater and this can save you a lot of time and avoid the mistake of purchasing from the wrong theater.

Narrow down your search by looking for specific genres

Yet another to narrow down your search would be through specific genres such as romance, comedy, biographies or family. This could also be applicable if you want to surprise your spouse or a special friend with a movie that he/she likes. There are apps that let you compare showtimes and buy a moviepass for specific movies that suit your interests. From ratings, reviews and even critiques, you could narrow your search even further and select a showtime that everyone would enjoy. Additionally, should you have decided to watch a particular movie together with your friends or family, choosing by a genre is a great way to choose a movie theater that can let everyone involved have a great time.


Planning a movie night does not have to be a difficult task anymore. With many movie theater apps released in the recent past, you could simply browse through them to find out which showtimes fits to everyone’s schedule. Besides, you don’t have to worry about certain ones disliking the movie as these apps also tend to let you filter down by genres and ratings too.