Dollar Movie Theaters in the Detroit Metro Area

By Ekaete Bailey

Updated September 22, 2017

Known as the Motor City, Detroit will have you racing to get a ticket at the reasonably priced dollar movie theatres in the city. In addition to second run theatres, Detroit movie theatres also have super saver days, where tickets are around $1. Some theatres even have free popcorn days.

Allen Park Cinemas

Friends at the Movies

Located a few minutes Southeast of downtown Detroit, Allen Park Cinemas, in Allen Park, Michigan offers second run movies on five screens. Matinees are $1 every day, weekend and holiday. Regular evening shows cost $1.50 as of September 2010.

Allen Park Cinemas 6601 Allen Road Allen Park, MI 48101 313-381-1125

State-Wayne Theatre

Audience in the cinema. Silhouette.

Built in 1946 as a one-screen movie house, State-Wayne Theatre has grown into a four-screen theater that plays both new features and second run movies. The second-run shows are $1.25 Monday through Thursday, as of September 2010. In line with the charm of their history, State-Wayne Theatre is the only cinema in the Detroit area to offer its guests free popcorn.

State-Wayne Theater 35310 W. Michigan Ave. (734) 326-4600

Cinemark Movies 16

Young people watching movie at cinema

Located in Warren, Michigan, in the Greater Detroit area, Cinemark Movies 16 plays feature films and some second-run films. For special engagement films, prices are standard, however, when a film is no longer a special engagement, tickets are $1.50 for evening shows, $1 for the first matinee of the day, $1.50 for any matinee before 6 p.m., $1 for senior citizens on Mondays, and $1 for anyone on Tuesdays, as of September 2010.

Cinemark Movies 16 28600 Dequindre Road Warren, MI 48092-2467 (586) 558-8207