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PJ Cinemas Announces Increase in Movie Ticket Prices

New ticket prices, however, are still among the lowest in the region.

The management at PJ Cinemas in Port Jefferson Station recently announced a 50 cent price, which it said on its website was slated to go into effect March 22.

Through Sunday evening, a statement on the theater's website read: "We regret this increase, our first one in almost eight years. Thank you for your continued patronage."

With the price increase, PJ Cinemas now charges admission as follows:

  • adults – $9
  • matinees (before 6 p.m.) – $5.50
  • children (12 and under) – $5.50
  • seniors (60 and over) – $5.50

The prices are still among the lowest in the region, however; nearby AMC Loews Stony Brook charges $11.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors, $8.50 for kids, and $6 for matinees (before noon only).

The movie theater's management did not return a request for comment from Patch via phone and email.

Mels Ditties March 25, 2013 at 02:18 PM
Still a bargain!....50 cents can't even cover the increases in expenses in all these years...they deserve it....
IrishJoan March 26, 2013 at 02:46 PM
My favorite theatre because I don't have to take out a second mortgage to bring my kids to see the latest film. So what if the seats are a bit snug on my butt? I take comfort in patronizing a family who is always giving back to the community via local fundraising activities.
Mels Ditties March 26, 2013 at 03:23 PM
IJoan...have you tried the Pine Cinemas?....They are super cushy seats with armrests that actually move up and out of the way...You can almost lay down watching a movie there!...

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