2016 free and cheap summer movies in Myrtle Beach


Summer blockbusters are great, but if you're looking to catch a show on the cheap, check out these free or low-cost family movie options this summer around the Myrtle Beach area. Choose from kids movies shown weekday mornings at several theaters around town, or watch a movie under the stars on several outdoor screens this summer.

Free, Cheap Summer Kids Movies

Grand 14, 4002 Deville Street at The Market Common, Myrtle Beach
Catch a family flick for free at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings throughout the summer at Grand 14 Cinemas at The Market Common. Popcorn and kids' soft drinks are just $1 each. (Titles subject to change) 

  • June 7, 8, 9 - The Lego Movie
  • June 14, 15, 16 - Home
  • June 21, 22, 23 - Turbo
  • June 28, 29, 30 - The Peanuts Movie
  • July 5, 6, 7 - The Croods 
  • July 12, 13, 14 - Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip 
  • July 19, 20, 21 - Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  • July 26, 27, 28 - Penguins of Madagascar
  • Aug. 2, 3, 4 - Minions
  • Aug. 9, 10, 11 - Norm of the North

Frank Theatres, 10125 Highway 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet

Admission is free for Franks Theatre's summer movie series. Family movies will be shown at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting June 7 and will run throughout the summer.

  • Movies to be announced. 

Outdoor Summer Movies

Valor Park, The Market Common

Check out Movies Under the Stars on Friday nights this summer in Valor Park at The Market Common. Beer and wine will be for sale along with gourmet snacks and popcorn. Bring a chair or blanket, but please do not bring alcohol to this event. Movies start at dusk. 

  • June 3: An American Tail (G)
  • June 10: Tangled (PG)
  • June 17: Jurassic World (PG-13)
  • June 24: Matilda (PG)
  • July 1: The Goonies (PG)
  • July 8: Jaws (PG-13)
  • July 15: Minions (PG)
  • July 22: Mary Poppins (G)
  • July 29: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13)
  • August 12: Inside Out (PG)
  • August 19: Wall-E (G)
  • August 26: Wizard Of Oz (PG)

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McLean Park, 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach
Join the fun in North Myrtle Beach at Movies @ McLean on select Friday nights through the summer. Movies start 15 minutes after sundown. Bring a chair or blanket and get cozy with concessions from the North Myrtle Beach Lions Club.

  • June 10 - Pan (PG) - 8:45 p.m.
  • July 8 - Norm of the North (PG) - 8:45 p.m.
  •  Aug. 12 - The Good Dinosaur (PG) - 8:25 p.m.
  • Sept. 9 - Shaun the Sheep (PG) - 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 14 - Hotel Transylvania (PG) - 7 p.m.

Riverfront Park, 1515 Mill Pond Road, Conway
The Movies in the Park series in Conway features family friendly movies shown on a giant 15' by 25' inflatable screen. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Popcorn, snacks and drinks are available for sale. Shows begin at dusk.

  • May 13 - Frozen
  • June 10 - Top Gun
  • July 8 - Grease
  • July 22 - Inside Out
  • Aug. 12 - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • Sept. 9 - Dirty Dancing




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