In 1950, a person could purchase a movie ticket for a mere 46 cents on average.

By 2016, the average ticket price had increased to $8.65 — and the increase in ticket prices shows no signs of slowing down.

## How much did movie tickets cost in the 1920s?

For example, in 1920, an average silent movie cost from 10 to 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that’s $1.13-2.82, far less than the $9.50 I paid last week for a ticket.

## How much did a movie ticket cost in 1960?

In 1960, the average price of a movie ticket was 69-cents, the equivalent of around $4.00 in today’s dollars. But despite bargain basement prices, fewer and fewer Americans were going to see movies.

## How much did a movie ticket cost in 1948?

In 1948, a ticket to the movies cost just 36-cents. Today, the average ticket costs $8.12.

## How much did movie tickets cost?

This Is Now the Average Price of a Movie Ticket

According to reports from the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), movie ticket prices went up by 3.96% — meaning the average ticket price for 2017 was $8.97, up from $8.65 in 2016 and $8.25 in 2015.