MoviePass $9 unlimited movies: What's the catch?

Pros and Cons or Netflix-for theaters

Movie theaters are losing millions of customers to Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services.

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So they're fighting back with monthly subscription plans like MoviePass, a sort of Netflix in the theater. But is MoviePass worth considering?

For just $9 a month, you can see a first run movie every day, even movies like the Star Wars' The Last Jedi as soon as they are released.

Pros of MoviePass:

Cons of Moviepass:

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The pass does have some downsides, especially if you like to reserve your seats ahead of time, or buy 3 or 4 seats at once to a showing. Downsides include:

Read more details pros and cons in this piece on

Analysts say Movie Pass will have to raise prices at some point, because if too many people join it will become a money losing proposition for studios and theaters.  

But until they do its a great deal for movie lovers, so you don't waste your money.

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