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Originally posted by littled16
reply to post by caladonea
You're telling me! Back when the girls were kids I used to bring my big purse and stop off at the dollar store on the way to the movies to save money. It's only been less than two years since I went to the movies and since we ate ate home before we left I figured how much can a small popcorn to share and a couple of small drinks really be? BIG mistake!
Originally posted by Carreau
reply to post by miniatus
Here's an example why the theaters can't lower prices on snacks.
The first batman movie, 100% of ticket money for the first 4 weeks plus a $1500.00 per week rental fee. Then the theater got 10% per week after the first 4. so it looks like this: Warner bros. week 1-4,100% week 5, 90% week 6, 80% and so forth.
Every single operating cost must be paid by snack money. Payroll, taxes, utilities, equipment, repairs, security, supplies, cleaning, refunds, shipping, everything. The average theater operates at a