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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ hits theaters on February 17 — here’s how to get tickets online

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: QuantumaniaPaul Rudd and Kathryn Newton in “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.”

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“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” will the be the first movie in Phase Five of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). It’s set to premiere on February 17, and you can already order tickets online to secure your seats. 

After the world-altering events of “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame,” Scott Lang, aka Ant-Man, finally finds himself reunited with his daughter and allies. But when a new device sucks the team into the Quantum Realm, they find themselves in an entirely new world led by a dangerous foe. 

Check out the trailer for ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’

The new film is written by Jeff Loveness and directed by Peyton Reed, who also directed of the first two Ant-Man films. Returning to the franchise are stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, and Michelle Pfeiffer. New additions to the cast include Jonathan Majors, Kathryn Newton, and Bill Murray. 

Where can I buy ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ tickets?

You can buy movie tickets to see “Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania” from ticket-aggregation sites like Atom, Fandango, and MovieTickets.com, as well as specific theater chain websites. It’s typically easiest to browse aggregation sites for showtimes, since they gather every movie screening from all of the theaters in your area. 

You can also buy tickets directly from the sites for specific theaters, which is the better option if you already have a gift card or loyalty membership with one. Popular theater chains include AMC, Alamo Drafthouse, Regal, Cinemark, and Showcase.

Ways to save on tickets to ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’

Movie tickets can get expensive, but luckily there are a few ways to get a bit more value at the theater. Here’s couple of tips and tricks to save on tickets:

  • Catch a matinee: Most theaters offer discounted ticket prices for showings before a certain time. It depends on your local branch’s policy, but this window can range anywhere from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time.
  • Join a monthly theater subscription: If you’re a frequent moviegoer, you could really benefit from a subscription to your local theater chain. These services require a monthly subscription fee — often about the same  price of a single movie ticket in many cities — and allow you to watch a set number of films per month or week. Some memberships also include added benefits, like discounts on refreshments and waived online order fees. Popular options include AMC A-List, Regal Unlimited, Cinemark Movie Club, and Alamo Season Pass

Are there any ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ movie ticket promotions?

Fans of the MCU can take advantage of a few ongoing promos for a chance to win prizes when buying tickets to see “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.” Here’s a list of current promotions for moviegoers:

  • AMC Stubs Member Red Carpet Premiere: AMC Stubs members (free to join), can win a chance to attend the red carpet premiere of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” or “The Marvels” in Los Angeles, California, by buying a ticket for “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.” In order to enter, you just need to purchase a ticket for the film’s opening weekend using your AMC Stubs account. A winner will be chosen on March 2. 
  • Fandango Framed Poster: When you pre-buy your ticket to see “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” on Fandango between January 16 and February 2, you’ll be entered for a chance to win one of 10 framed posters. 

Both giveaways can also be entered without purchasing anything at all by mailing in an entry to their respective addresses. You can learn more in each contest’s terms and conditions. 

What premium formats is ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ playing in?

If you’re looking to experience “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” in a premium format unique to the theater, you’re in luck: the film will be offered in a few different options, in addition to traditional 2D and 3D showings. 

Here’s a breakdown of each format the film will be available in, and how they differ:

  • IMAX: Specially formatted with a bigger aspect ratio, movies in IMAX let you see up to 25% more of the image. They’re projected onto a curved screen that is larger than your average theater screen as well. IMAX offers both 2D and 3D. 
  • Dolby Cinema: An AMC Theaters US exclusive, this IMAX competitor uses two 4K projectors to produce images with deep blacks and high contrast. It also uses speakers around and above the audience that play enhanced Dolby Atmos audio. 
  • ScreenX: Available at select Regal theaters, ScreenX uses a panoramic format that projects the movie onto 270-degree screens expanding onto the side walls of the theater. It also includes strategically placed sound systems to surround the viewer. This creates an immersive experience all around you. 
  • 4DX: Another Regal theater exclusive, 4DX takes inspiration from theme park rides and puts you in the middle of the action. It includes motion-enabled chairs and environmental effects like wind, mist, rain, strobe lighting, fog, and scents to mirror what’s happening on screen. 

When will ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ be on Disney Plus?

ant-man and the wasp quantumaniaJonathan Majors as Kang in “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.”

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Though no date has been confirmed yet, “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” will stream on Disney Plus after its run in theaters. New movies can hit Disney Plus as soon as 45 days after their theatrical release — but it’s likely that “Quantumania” will take longer to arrive online.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” the most recent MCU release before “Quantumania,” had an exclusive theatrical window of over 80 days. It will finally arrive on Disney Plus on February 1. Based on other recent Marvel releases, we expect “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” to remain exclusive to theaters for around 60 to 80 days before streaming at home. 

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