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Watching movies is a popular pastime for many, whether with friends or solo. While it’s already enjoyable, it’s even better when you can save money! Not everyone knows about the available discounts, so we’ve put together this handy guide for you. With a bit of planning and flexibility, you can catch great films at lower prices, even on weekends.

Here’s a rundown of Kathmandu’s movie theaters, their prices, and discount days to help you have fun while keeping some extra cash in your pocket:

Big Movies

As Nepal’s first multiplex, Big Movies in City Center Mall, Kamal Pokhari, offers an affordable movie experience. With three screens and 887 seats in world-class auditoriums, it’s a popular choice.

The best deal? Watch movies for just Rs. 185 every day before 10:59 AM, including Saturdays. The same price applies all day on Wednesdays and Thursdays but plan ahead as seats fill up quickly.

Big Movies is one of the cheapest movie theaters for cinema lovers in Kathmandu
Big Movies

If you time it right, you could watch two movies for the price of one (Rs. 350).

Buy your tickets directly from their website.

QFX Cinemas

QFX is perhaps Nepal’s most renowned theater chain, known for superior cinematic experiences and sound quality. While prices may vary, they offer discounts on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at QFX Cinemas Bhatbhateni, Bhaktapur, where you can watch movies all day for just Rs. 200. This offer might extend to other Kathmandu locations too.

QFX Cinemas is one of the cheapest cinema hall in Kathmandu
QFX Cinemas

Buy your tickets directly from their website.

One Cinemas

For a premium experience, especially for Marvel movies, consider One Cinemas. Found in Kalimati Trade Center and Eyeplex Mall, New Baneshwor, their regular price is Rs. 350. However, on Wednesdays, you can watch for Rs. 250.

One Cinemas is offers a great cinematic experience
One Cinemas

Note that the cinema hall might be crowded on opening days of the movies so book the tickets online from their website.

Biswojyoti Cineplex

Located in Ranipokhari, Jamal, this is one of the most budget-friendly options. Like Big Movies, they offer morning shows before 10 AM for just Rs. 175. The same price applies all day on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, except for new releases.

Regular shows cost Rs. 350 on weekends (Friday-Sunday) and Rs. 300 on Mondays and Thursdays. Book directly through their website.

Ranjana Cineplex

Situated in Ranjana Trade Center, Newroad, this is the most affordable theater on our list. Morning shows on Mondays and Tuesdays are Rs. 150, while Friday to Sunday morning shows are Rs. 200.

All-day prices on Wednesdays and Thursdays are just Rs. 175. Regular shows cost Rs. 400 on weekends and Rs. 300 on weekdays. Grab tickets from their website.

Kirtipur Cineplex

Located in Sundarbazaar, Kirtipur, this theater offers a luxurious movie-watching experience. Kirtipur Cineplex features comfortable seating, Barco-powered 2K/3D projection, JBL-powered Dolby 7.1 surround sound systems, spacious parking, and attractive interior and exterior design. The fully air-conditioned cinema hall provides two seating options: Gold and Long Chair.

For budget-conscious movie lovers, morning shows are available at Rs. 150 for Gold seats and Rs. 200 for Long Chair. Regular shows cost Rs. 350 for Gold and Rs. 450 for Long Chair. The best deals are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays when you can enjoy movies all day at just Rs. 150 for Gold seats and Rs. 200 for Long Chair. Grab your tickets from their website.

Additional Tips To Save More Money On Movie Tickets

You will enjoy tickets and popcorn at the price of one ticket by choosing the right cinema on the right day and time. Want more discount? Khalti offers a whopping 50% Cashback (up to Rs. 200) on your first movie ticket purchase from Khalti if you use the Promo code “CINEMA“.

Furthermore, you can also get a one-time 10% discount on Khalti by using the respective promo code for the respective movie theater you can find on their websites.

Note: Every cinema hall mentioned above charges you Rs. 50 additional for 3D glasses. Also, make sure to check the respective websites for any changes in the price.

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