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Myrtle Beach Movie Theaters: A Complete Guide

It’s time to go to the movies and enjoy all the latest new movie releases out now in theatres! This week we’re focusing on Myrtle Beach movie theaters.

In a city as bountiful as Myrtle Beach, there are so many local movie theaters near you to choose from that it can be hard to know where to start. Just searching “movie theaters near me” is overwhelming AF––what’s the difference between one theater and another? Is it worth the trek across town to go to one local movie theater with reclining seats versus the one around the corner? Do I want to ball out and get drinks served at my seat, or keep it chill at an independent movie theater with drinks and unique food offerings? Even though there are just 3 operating movie theaters within the Myrtle Beach area, you still have to decide on which one! 

Don’t worry, we’re here to help make your decision easier. We’ve given an extensive guide of the 3 local movie theaters in Myrtle Beach to help you make the most of your movie theater experience.

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Grab some movie theater popcorn and get comfy as we dive into our Myrtle Beach movie theater guide!

Not in Myrtle Beach? Check out all of our other local movie theater guides here. Want one for your city? Let us know on Twitter.


Myrtle Beach Movie Theaters: AMC CLASSIC Myrtle Beach 12

When you walk into the AMC CLASSIC Myrtle Beach 12 you feel like you are home. The AMC CLASSIC Myrtle Beach 12 is the place to go when you live in the Myrtle Beach area. There’s the cleanliness of the facility and the hospitality of the employees. Set as one of the anchor stores to the Myrtle Beach Mall, the theatre really couldn’t be in a better location. Whether you want to go shopping before or after the movies, or even take a walk along the intercoastal waterway, you are sure to find an activity to fill your time while waiting for your showtime.


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Some of the best times can be had at the AMC CLASSIC Myrtle Beach 12. It all starts at the MacGuffins Bar. Here you and your special someone can enjoy a cocktail before the show, and a nice selection of appetizers. Or, if you don’t want to sit in the bar and drink, you are welcome to take your drink with you to your movie. But, if imbibing in a tasty adult beverage isn’t your cup of tea, this theater also has all of your favorite movie theater snacks, from candy and popcorn, to hot dogs and nachos. All you need to do is ask!


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AMC Theaters are the place to be for great amenities

Like many other AMC theaters, the AMC CLASSIC Myrtle Beach 12 offers plenty of the same as other AMC theaters. Some of the key amenities are discounted matinee pricing, military specific pricing, large format screens, digital projection, open captioning (on-screen subtitles), and assisted listening devices. This theater also allows you to rent an auditorium for your next big event. You can have celebrations like corporate meetings to large birthday parties. No matter the event, the sky’s the limit at the AMC CLASSIC Myrtle Beach 12.

Don’t believe us? Take it from this Google reviewer: “Saw the movie “NOPE” here and had a Great time, quiet theatre. Friendly staff”

AMC CLASSIC Myrtle Beach 12

10177 N Kings Hwy

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

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Myrtle Beach Movie Theaters: Cinemark at Myrtle Beach

Much like our previous Myrtle Beach theater, the Cinemark at Myrtle Beach is located inside of a popular mall right in the heart of Myrtle Beach. It makes it the perfect place to go on a rainy weekend, or right after a soccer game. You can take the kids shopping and then hit up a show. Don’t feel like eating the mall food for dinner or lunch? Just outside their doors lies a plethora of delectable food offerings. From Chipotle to Burger King, or Red Lobster to Cracker Barrel, you’ll be sure to find something to suit everyone’s tastes.


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The Cinemark at Myrtle Beach has many amazing amenities. There’s plush leather motorized recliners, stadium seating, and movie ticketing kiosks and traditional disability access. They have a state of the art kids arcade and a fun party room for kids birthday parties, or team building get togethers. Party rentals are available for parties of all sizes. They offer discounted concessions, and your choice of either a new release film, or any classic film of your choosing.


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What about food?

Don’t have time to sit in a long line waiting to order your snacks? Feel free to order ahead of time with the Cinemark mobile app. If you’re not in the mood for the traditional concessions on hand, feel free to pick up a tasty alcoholic beverage to sit and enjoy your movie. Not only can you enjoy your movie in the comfort of a plush recliner, you can enjoy films in 2D and glorious 3D, and in perfect Dolby audio. When you come to the Cinemark at Myrtle Beach, you’ll feel welcome and like you’re one of the c