Question: Does IMAX Cost More?

3D ticket prices vary across Asia but Imax Digital 3D tickets typically cost more than their RealD 3D counterparts.

At an AMC cinema in Los Angeles, a typical Imax Digital 3D movie starts at about US$12, while the same movie on RealD 3D would be about US$2 cheaper.

How much does IMAX cost?

AMC Ticket Prices

AGETICKET PRICE
Military Discount (After 4P.M.)$15.69
IMAX
Children (ages 2-12)$16.69
Adults (ages 13 & up)$19.69

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Is IMAX worth the extra money?

IMAX is, however, upgrading a good number of their Digital IMAX theaters now. Digital IMAX is far less of an impressive experience, but it can still be worth it for a number of people, especially when viewing a movie in 3D.

Does IMAX make a difference?

IMAX theatres have a dome circular and huge plain screens that almost cover the entire theatre and makes you feel like a part of the film. The screen size difference is so much that IMAX screens are six times larger than regular theatre screens.

What is the difference between standard and IMAX?

There are two different types: IMAX theaters – A standard IMAX theater has a huge rectangular screen. A typical IMAX screen is 16 meters high by 22 meters wide (approximately 52 by 72 feet), but they can be much larger. It is many times larger than the screen at a normal movie theater.

How much is an IMAX projector cost?

As for purchasing a system on its own, I’m not sure the exact cost but last time I saw the cost list it was between $100000 to $250000 per projector and you’d need at least 2 projectors depending on the setup. For a ‘home’ IMAX theatre it’s estimated to cost between 1-2million US to have it setup.

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What is so special about IMAX?

An Omnimax is an IMAX theatre that has a huge domed screen. They use a fish eye lens to shoot and then project the image on the entire dome. The only draw left to IMAX is the sound and how much of your field of vision the screen fills. The sound for IMAX is a maximum 6.1 channel surround sound.

Do you have to wear glasses for IMAX?

No. If you wear the 3D glasses the images will appear to come at you or your lap. But if you look at the same screen without the 3D glasses the images will make you feel like you are seeing double -overlapping images. However often an IMAX movie available in 3D and also without 3D.

Is IMAX 3d better than IMAX?

Not a huge fan either but IMAX 3D is miles better than RealD 3D. IMAX 3D with dual projection makes it viewable for me and it there isn’t the massive drop in luminosity like single projection 3D. Their new Laser IMAX 3D uses an entirely new type of 3D glasses that lets even more light pass thru.

Is Dolby Atmos better than IMAX?

The most significant difference between Dolby Atmos and IMAX Audio is the availability of overhead speakers in Dolby Atmos. These overhead speakers can be clubbed with the traditional 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound systems currently used in most of the theatres. Overall surround sound is better in IMAX.

Is Dolby cinema better than IMAX?

Dolby Cinema is hands down better than IMAX if only because of the laser light (better contrast) and 4K (vs Imax 2K). But Dolby Atmos is the most technologically advanced and best sounding, most accurate sound system in theaters today – period. Both Dolby and IMAX sound good.

Is RPX or IMAX better?

As I said before, IMAX lets the audience sit much closer to the screen, while RPX is illuminated with a decent sound system and a giant screen. Meanwhile, IMAX ratio is around 1.90:1, which equals to 17×9.So compared to IMAX, RPX owns the screen that is much bigger than that of dual digital IMAX.

Does IMAX still use film?

It’s pretty easily achieved by digital cameras. Lower end Cinema cameras have optimized versions of this sensor, some higher end models may go up a little to the Super35 image size, but it’s still well below the size of a full-frame DSLR image sensor. IMAX is actually shot on 65mm film stock.

Is 4dx better than IMAX?

4DX has more than 3D effects like wind, rain, scent etc. The screen of 4DX is not so big, although bigger than the normal theatres and RealD is offered as a 3D viewing technology. IMAX has much more larger screen and way better visual quality and sound of course.

Is IMAX 4k?

Later, SONY introduced a 4K (4096 x 2160) digital cinema projector in an attempt to differentiate their products. IMAX uses dual digital projectors, each with 2K resolution. They claim that this is equivalent to 4K resolution but it really is not. It is still 2K but twice as bright.