MoviePass slims to 3 movies for $10 per month plan to survive
The company has now changed its plan strategy 11 times since the service launched in 2011.
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The company clarified its new pricing structure for us via email:
Subscribers can see three movies/month for $9.95 and up to a $5 discount for any additional movie tickets
Includes many major studio first run films
Suspended Peak Pricing and Ticket Verification for subscribers who have migrated to the new plan
Monthly subscribers will be given the opportunity to subscribe to the new plan when their current plan comes up for renewal -- beginning Aug. 15. Annual subscribers will not be affected by this plan until their renewal date.
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Note that the terms state "many" major films. It sounds like the company's hedging its bets in case it faces any disputes with big chains or ticket-fulfilment glitches as it has in the past. AMC has forced MoviePass into workarounds and recently started its own subscription service, for example. It also drops the controversial fraud-preventative ticket verification option that required you to send a photograph of your ticket stub.