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The Big Mo- Monetta Drive-In Movies

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Address: 5822 Columbia Hwy N, Monetta, SC 29105-9519
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Flashback to a Double-Feature!

If you've never been to a Drive-In Movie, then this is a must! There aren't many remaining in the US and you should swing by this wonderful slice of nostalgia and catch a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kristen G
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you've never been to a Drive-In Movie, then this is a must! There aren't many remaining in the US and you should swing by this wonderful slice of nostalgia and catch a Double-Feature for ONLY $9! That's a two for one deal and they pair up the movies nicely in the same genres. There are 3 Screenings, which leaves... More 

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Thank Kristen G
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

I heard about the big MO about 12 years ago and said many times that we should go. Kids were small, movies weren't right, etc. Kids are finally old enough to watch most anything and I happened to remember this fall. Glad I did. I may never go back to a regular theater again. Kids loved it and I prefer... More 

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Thank Duane H
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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157 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

If you want to do something different, something old and yet new then change your flow and head to the Big Mo! I hadn't been to a drive in since college days so this was almost a bucket list type focus. Great experience and worth the tri,p especially since they offered a double feature on my screen! SIDE NOTE: Bring... More 

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Leesville, South Carolina
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

You can't have more fun for less money! Bring your own food or buy from the concession stand. 3 screens with 2 main stream movies on each. (No you can't swap fields between movies, but you shouldn't want to!) Have fun with the family or snuggle with your date. Arrive early as new releases sale out fast. And bring cash.... More 

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Thank Chantel G
South Carolina
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63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Arrive early! Best, most fun, and most relaxed way to see a movie. You can bring your pet, a picnic, and games. Come early when they first open to really get in some quality time. Also the concession makes a special dessert they sell between movies. You get two NEW movies for $8 a head- can't beat the price. Be... More 

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Thank sctraveler03
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great way to see a movie, just like back in the day where you drive in. If you are going make sure you show up early befor they open so you can get a good spot. The line does start to back up quickly before they open. Good news is they have multiple theaters as well so... More 

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Thank shark4949
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Other reviewers have well captured all the superlatives of a Big Mo movie date. We had so much fun, smiled the whole night and can't wait to return (i.e. new Jason Bourne in a couple weeks) So just a couple of hints: 1) Read the advice on the website, it covers most of the stuff to make your trip the... More 

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Thank XEagleDriver
Sumter, South Carolina
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48 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Go to a drive in movie was one of the things on my bucket list. I am so very glad to have checked that one off. We took the kids here over the fourth of July weekend. It was a bit of a drive but it was worth it. Make sure to take cash with you. Tickets are cash only.... More 

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Thank ChristyLouJohnson
Aiken, South Carolina
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is the best place to see movies!!! It's great for couples, friends, and entire families! The movie choices are always good and the price is wonderful for a double feature! The food is delicious! You must try the corndogs, lemonade, and candied almonds! If you plan on returning during the season, buy the season cup because then all your... More 

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Thank Emily C
Lexington, South Carolina
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This place is the real deal! Great price for current movies, 2 movies for $8 per adult $4 for kids. Sound quality is good if you have a good stereo! Picture quality is good. We will be frequent visitors!

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