ANSWERS: 54
  • absolutely not. when a baby cries, someone starts talking, or someone's phone rings i do tell ppl to shhhhh! lol.
  • Depends who you go with and what you watch..
  • no way, nothing yet can replace the big screen!
  • It is for me. I'd rather wait until a movie comes out for rental and bring a DVD home to watch.
  • I do not go very often I prefer to get the DVD and watch at home. Not that I watch many movies anyway.
  • Not a waste of money, but definitely a treat
  • No way.
  • When there's REDBOX it is. Can't think of one flick I've seen for a dollar that I would have rather seen in a theater yo...
  • I wouldn't want to go and dish out 8-9 dollars to watch a movie that you "think" is going to be good then turn out to be shit! I'd rather wait for it to come out on DVD and watch it in my underwear and not have to worry about who around me if I fart!
  • I think going to the movies is a lot more fun than sitting at home. But the movies are getting so expensive now...especially popcorn, drinks and the tickets.
  • Dinner, movie as a treat. hmmmmmmmmm, not a waste of money.
  • A huge waste of money, for a family of four to go it would be over $75.00. You can buy the movie and snacks be comfortable at home, for half the price.
  • I'll wait for the DVD. You can push pause when you have to go pee. ☺
  • Yes, it is.
  • Yes because the people in the theater are nightmares. Sitting too close or talking it makes me so mad.
  • To take a date for a treat, on the big screen, it is not a waste of money. For myself, I would just as soon stay home and watch it on my TV. I do not like going out in public any more than necessary. I have gone to watch special presentations at IMAX on occasion, but for the most part, I consider it a waste of money.
  • I'll probably get no points for this but yes, it is a waste of money because I download almost every movie I watch (for free!).
  • For me personally, yes. The last time I went to the movies I had to leave about 3/4 of the way through. I can't sit in the seats long enough to watch a movie anymore (arthritis). I do better watching them at home.
  • The cost of a movie now is way too high. It makes no sense for me to go to a movie when I can rent one for $1 a night and watch it in my comfortable home, no sticky floor here. And I could subscribe to a premium movie service which would cost about 2 movie tickets a month.
  • i dont think so. certain movies are worth seeing on the big screen and the sound. now all the popcorn candy and drinks, now thats where they get you. ill sneak some candy in now.
  • yep....I can't even remember the last time I went to a movie
  • If it's a bad or average movie - YEAH. But some movies have to be seen on the big screen. Chick flicks - DVD - no exceptions
  • Colossal waste. I'd rather buy a DVD and all of us watch the movie together at home (A DVD is less than half the price of a movie ticket here)
  • Yes.I think it is a waste of time and money.When you can watch a dvd for one tenth the cost and at your own leisure. There are no queues to stand in or think of house full boards.You can watch with your own home theatre system in whichever way you want to.
  • Yes, way too expensive and uncomfortable.
  • If you have the big bucks to spend..if you don't mind going out, parking, waiting in line, sitting in theaters with people who chatter endlessly or cough or sneeze..naw. Go ahead. Enjoy! :) We just wait for the DVD to come out. We're in no hurry to be first! :)
  • Yes. I don't want to be in a dark room with a bunch of strangers most importantly. My life is worth more than some money.
  • no because i live in a very small town where the movies is really the ONLY thing to do, so if we go to the movies its kind of a big deal. we don't go very often and we don't buy the $5 boxes of candy, though...
  • Nope because to me, some movies can't be enjoyed fully unless at the theater, Some I've watched after going to the movies to see, just didn't stack up, it's a completely different experience than watching it in the living room.
  • Nah, a thrilling experience - going to the movies.
  • With the cost of going to a movie today, yes. All you have to do is wait 6 months, you can rent in on video for $3 or $4 and watch it at home
  • Most times, yes. But here in America we have money to waste and it must be wasted on something. Movies, eating out, some new toy, it's all the same.
  • Yes.It can be an expensive nap.
  • sadly i would have to say yes. the economy is in bad shape..our theater's matinee price has risen from $5.00 last summer to a whopping $15.00 now. for 15.00 i could fill car with some gas. so IMO, it would be wiser to wait till the dvd comes out.
  • It's fun to do with friends and all, every once in a while. Yes it's pricey, and I sure don't do it all the time, but it isn't a waste of money, at least, not anymore than a night out bar hopping. I'll admit though, if there's a movie I really want to see, I might go see it right away, out of near obsession, when it comes to horror movies anyway. But, you have to go with someone, that's just what it's made for. :D
  • I think going to movies in a first-run theater is the second biggest waste of money (first being cut flowers).
  • Nope. I love the movies! That is our "thing" (my son & I) I wish I could go to see a grown-up movie sometime instead of a cartoon or kid movie. Anyone wanna join me?
  • Not at all. I love going to the movies. There are just certain things that are better to see with a large crowd. Like a really good comedy. For some reason, laughter is contagious. If something really funny happens on screen people seem more likely to laugh louder and longer if other people around them are laughing. Also there are just some scenes that can't compare to watching them at home. Like that scene in Mission Impossible where he's being lowered in to the room. It's so tense. The room is all white so it's bright in the theater and it's all quite. It really added to the tension of the moment.
  • It's the experience...but I am very careful that I don't need to walk out because it's bad, that would make it a waste of money. never yet had to do it and I want to keep that reputation.
  • I go to movies like other people go to bars. It's an escape for me and I'm interested in the business anyway so I can deduct the cost of my tickets.
  • Actually I think the opposite. I love going to the movies and evaluating them after. For $6.50, it's cheaper than most entertainment places around anyway. Don't get me wrong though, I smuggle food in :) I'm too cheap to pay like $5 for a thing of popcorn and the same price for a soda
  • I don't think doing something to get out of the house is a waste of money especially if it is enjoyable like going to a good Movie.
  • Yes,I have been to a dozen in the last 3-4 years and have been disappointed each time,I'll wait till they show up on satellite.
  • no..never.
  • Yes and no. Yes, if it's just another lame (or otherwise) romantic flick, unless if you're on a date. No, if the film as worldclass action, special effects, animation, et al. Only the big screen and dolby can do justice to these cinematic marvels.
  • thE moVies can get costly if you(and your date) wanna start buying popcorn, sodas, and candy...and it is wayyyy cheaper to wait for it to come out on dvd...but what thE hell, going to thE moVies is alot of fun for mE personally...thE atmosphere is what really makes it. I lyke moVies alot and what better than to watch a new moVie, with others, and immerse yourself in it with a great big scrEEn and surround sound..I'm pist when i pay $20 on a fri/sat night with a date and thE moVie sucks...i will go and get a credited ticket for another moVie if that's thE case..sO my answer is, thE moVies is a waste of $$ if your broke, not a big moVie fan, or thE moVie just bites...and on thE other hand, it isnt a waste of $$ if you gott it to spend, you just loVe moVies, or thE moVie was great...and you get some! =P jk...not really though. =P
  • of course not.
  • No not at all i enjoy it quite alot, my grandad always thought it was a waste, but hey that was just the way he was :).
  • Some sure are. lol
  • Often, not always.
  • yup cuz the movie might be corny
  • For me it is. I'd rather wait until the movie is released on DVD and then rent it fot $1 at RedBox. But some people use movie going as their main form of family entertainment, so if they are doing things together and enjoying it, I am certainly not going to say that they are doing anything wrong.
  • No I don't. I just don't go very often since they are so expensive!
  • Yes. Wait six months and the movie will be on cable.

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