Can You Take A Backpack Into A Movie Theater?

Can you bring a backpack into movie theater?

Cinemark is no longer allowing movie goers to bring large bags into the theater with them as part of a plan to increase safety.

Theaters will not provide a bag check for those who do bring larger bags and will instead require those guests to stow their bag elsewhere before entering the theater.22 Feb 2018

Can a movie theater legally search your bag?

Most theatres do not check bags, but if they do they will likely not move things around inside your bag. While not against federal law, it is against most movie theater policies to bring in outside food. While you won’t get arrested, you may be asked to leave the theater.

Can you bring backpack into AMC?

The two largest U.S. movie theater chains — AMC and Regal — do not have a former policy limiting the size of bags. Regal says backpacks, bags and packages are subject to inspection. AMC leaves it up to theater managers whether bag checks are needed, according to LATimes.com.21 Feb 2018

Can movies check your bag?

Regal Cinemas May Be Checking Your Bag. They say “for safety and comfort of all our guests, backpacks and bags of any kind are subject to inspection prior to entry to this facility.” Just to be clear, the theater group has always reserved the right to check bags, you know, for outside food and drinks.20 Aug 2015