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Gift ideas for movie lovers

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There’s nothing quite like the magic of the big screen. Movies transport you to another world, whether you’re fighting crime alongside superheroes, embarking on an adventure through ancient worlds or falling in love with the latest romantic comedy.

Choosing a gift for a movie lover is just as much of an adventure, so we’ve picked out some of our top movie-themed ideas for you.

The blockbuster buff

Some movie buffs have to be the first to see the latest and greatest blockbusters as soon as they hit the big screen. If you’ve got family or friends who just can’t wait for the next must-see movie, check out these gift cards from some of the biggest chains:

  • AMC Theatres – catch the latest from Hollywood’s leading talent on the silver screen at one of America’s largest theatre chains.
  • Cinemark – help transport them to another world with a gift card from Cinemark. Redeemable across Cinemark’s brands (including Century Theatres, Tinseltown, CinéArts and Race Cinemas), you’re never far away from a night at the movies.

The binge watcher

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Some prefer to bring the cinema experience home. Help them settle in for a streaming session of the biggest and best new releases with a gift card from:

  • Netflix – help them find their new favorite film or immerse themselves in the next Netflix Original with a gift card from the streaming giant.
  • Hulu – let them browse Hulu’s huge library of movies and TV shows to discover their next binge watching adventure.

The digital devotee

Digital downloads mean you can now store hundreds of films on your laptop, tablet or phone. For the film fanatics who love taking their movies on-the-go, a gift card from these digital download stores are sure to please:

  • Google Play – they can download all their favorite films and rentals to their Android smartphone or tablet with a Google Play Store gift card.
  • Apple App Store and iTunes – Apple’s iTunes store is packed with indie flicks, art-house adventures and big-budget blockbusters all for downloading and watching wherever and whenever you want.

The weekend watcher

Friends sitting in the theater watch a film and eating popcorn

Whether it’s date night, family Friday or a trip to the movies with friends, surprise your loved one with a weekend at the movies with these gift cards from nationwide brands and theater chains:

  • Marcus Theatres – experience space epics, sing along to musicals or dive into underwater depths with movies at Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern, with 90 locations across Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.
  • Bow Tie Cinemas – step into the glitz and glamor of Old Hollywood with a trip to Bow Tie Cinemas – in Connecticut, Colorado, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Virginia – where you’ll find cozy classics, spine-tingling horrors and more to enjoy.

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