MoviePass Refuses to Die, Introduces Three-Tiered Pricing Structure

/Film | 1/18/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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If you thought we left MoviePass behind with 2018, you’d be wrong. The embattled ticketing service is not going down without a fight, and its latest battle de jour are new pricing tiers that will entice new and old subscribers back to the app. But the MoviePass three-tiered pricing structure may not be the deal that it promises to be (what’s new?). And in the meanwhile, MoviePass’ parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics further distances itself from the ticketing service (again, what’s new?).

The Playlist reports that MoviePass is debuting a new three-tiered pricing structure that will free its users from its current strict three-movies-a-month, six-movie rotation plan. Kind of. The three separate plans include the lowest $9.95 plan for three movies a month, which only allows you the options of the six assorted movies rotated each day; the $14.95 plan that allows the subscriber three regular-format movies of their choice per month; and the final $19.95 per month which allows a choice of any three movies, including one premium format in 3D, IMAX, etc.

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Sounds like a better deal than before, right? Not necessarily: this being MoviePass, there’s some fine print to read before you go back to the ticketing service. The prices for the three tiers are described as “Starting at…” See, these prices differ based on your geography, which means if you living in a busy metropolis like New York City or Los Angeles, the prices will likely be drastically higher.

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