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Postby bmyoungs » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:52 am

Now $29.99 a quarter fornew customers and only 4 movies a month. Still a massive discount over regular prices. No way this is as big a negative as Reddit makes it sound like.

Obviously is going to keep getting worse until it's gone under

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Postby Tyler » Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:53 am

bmyoungs wrote:Now $29.99 a quarter fornew customers and only 4 movies a month. Still a massive discount over regular prices. No way this is as big a negative as Reddit makes it sound like.

Obviously is going to keep getting worse until it's gone under

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$30 a quarter is still cheaper than what I am paying for. 4 movies a month is what I would do at the absolute high end. I'm closer to 2. People like Corey and crckrjack would probably go over that tho
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Postby wags83 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:47 am

4 is probably around how many I see per month. We try to go to 1 per week. But there are times I would go over that.
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Postby CrckrJack » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:26 pm

wags83 wrote:Source of the post 4 is probably around how many I see per month. We try to go to 1 per week. But there are times I would go over that.

I would say between Kathryn and I we go to 4-6 a month.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:20 pm

MoviePass Auditor Raises ‘Substantial Doubt’ About Subscription Business


http://variety.com/2018/film/news/movie ... 202756923/
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Postby wags83 » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:00 pm

“MoviePass currently spends more to retain a subscriber than the revenue derived from that subscriber and MoviePass other sources of revenue are currently inadequate to offset or exceed the costs of subscriber retention,” the filing reads. “This results in a negative gross profit margin. MoviePass expects its negative gross profit margin to remain significant until MoviePass can sufficiently increase its other sources of revenues to offset the losses or achieve substantial economies of scale.”

That doesn't sound good. But that's also exactly what we were all saying/worried about when they first started the $10/month deal.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:09 pm

This is also why AMC hated it at first. No way Movie Pass can stick around, and when they are gone the theaters are afraid the service will have devalued the movie going experience.
"I'm not paying $10 to see a single movie when I was paying $10 to see all the movies I wanted. Theaters are a rip off. I'm going to wait and rent it"
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Postby bmyoungs » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:16 pm

If movie pass had come in at $19.99/month would you all have still done it? Or even considered it? Or if they had said 3 movies a month at the start for the $9.99?

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Postby Huss Buss » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:29 pm

$20 a month I would not do
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Postby Tyler » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:17 pm

$20 is tough. I would need to see 3 movies a month to get my money worth since I usually get early bird pricing.
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Postby wags83 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:24 am

I was rarely going to movies prior to having Moviepass, so I would probably go back to that.
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Postby Tyler » Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:46 pm

More bad news. You are only allowed to see some movies 1 time now. Black Panther and Quiet Place are ones I notice on my app that it denies me from seeing again
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Postby Huss Buss » Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:53 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post More bad news. You are only allowed to see some movies 1 time now. Black Panther and Quiet Place are ones I notice on my app that it denies me from seeing again

Tyler wrote:Source of the post More bad news. You are only allowed to see some movies 1 time now. Black Panther and Quiet Place are ones I notice on my app that it denies me from seeing again


that's fine with me, i rarely see the same movie again in theater
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Postby Corey » Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:42 am

Lol! Check out the dates on this...Image
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Postby Tyler » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:29 am

Quick 5 month turnaround. Haha

I had to connect them for something when I gifted Travis a 3 month card for Christmas and they actually fixed the issue in a few days.
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Postby Huss Buss » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:28 pm

hahaha wow!
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Postby Travis » Thu May 03, 2018 3:48 am


Will That work for my card , I checked movie pass and it’s still says that I already seen a movie. ??
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Postby Tyler » Thu May 03, 2018 6:45 am

Travis wrote:Source of the post Will That work for my card , I checked movie pass and it’s still says that I already seen a movie. ??

You could also see one movie a day on your card. People that signed up after you could only see 4 movies a month, but that has since been changed back to one movie a day.

On certain (most) films however, you can only see them once in theaters. That started a few weeks ago. MoviePass will not let you buy a 2nd ticket for Avengers if you already used the app to buy one before.

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