Studio Movie Grill reopens Wheaton theater

  • Stop by Studio Movie Grill in Wheaton on Saturday, Jan. 23, between 2 and 4 p.m. to pick up four free tickets and a free small popcorn.

    Stop by Studio Movie Grill in Wheaton on Saturday, Jan. 23, between 2 and 4 p.m. to pick up four free tickets and a free small popcorn.

Submitted by Studio Movie Grill
Updated 1/21/2021 2:38 PM

Offering Free Popcorn + Movie Passes to Celebrate on Saturday January 23rd

Dallas, TX -- January 21, 2020: Studio Movie Grill is extremely excited to announce the re-opening of its Wheaton, IL location. "We are encouraged by guest feedback indicating a strong desire to return to the theater and ecstatic to safely welcome guests back for movies such as The Marksman, Wonder Woman 1984 and Croods on the big screen at SMG Wheaton," SMG's founder and chairman of the board, Brian Schultz, shared. "We are thrilled to invite the Wheaton community back and invite them to stop by the lobby this Saturday between 2-4pm to pick up four free tickets and a free small popcorn."


Health and safety are top priority. All touch points will meet or exceed current procedures with additional guidance from the CDC and #cinemasafe protocols. Re-openings follow a comprehensive team member training program and addition of new procedures. SMG team members wear protective masks as well as gloves when preparing or handling food, social distancing is built into the ticket reservations. SMG Wheaton also offers takeout and delivery with the SMG App or Grubhub HERE.

SMG has developed new touchless technology to allow for automated, contactless purchasing and guests will be encouraged to buy their tickets and purchase food online using the SMG mobile app. All theaters will have social distancing built into seat selection. Full details can be found here

Committed to winning movie-goers back with distinctive service and amenities in support of the future of theatre-going, "SMG delivers a full-service, freshly prepared menu for a superior movie-going experience and continues to innovate new ways to enhance the moviegoing experience to better serve and customize the guest journey," SMG's Head of Revenue + Marketing, Tonya Mangels, noted. "From our new touchless technology for contactless purchasing to updated restaurant and bar menus, perks for eats and drinks and private auditorium rentals, we can't wait to open our doors and invite the Wheaton community back."

The best, most irresistible popcorn is popped fresh daily, so what better way to celebrate reopening than by offering everyone the opportunity to get Free popcorn at SMG every day through the end of February! SMG is also offering two FREE movie tickets through the end of January, to ensure returning guests enjoy a truly memorable experience while watching a movie on the big screen and being waited on by SMG's friendly servers at their seat.

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When guests join SMG Access and order on the SMG app, a free small popcorn will be available for dine-in or takeout daily through February 28th and two free movie tickets will be available through Jan. 31. No purchase is necessary to redeem either reward. SMG is also offering $5 discount tickets on Tuesdays and Thursdays for its SMG Access loyalty members, plus a new 'Kids Eat Free' program every Sunday.

"This is our way of saying 'thank you' for the ongoing support, helping their local theater survive the pandemic and save jobs by rewarding our loyal guests with free popcorn and free SMG movie tickets, while also welcoming new guests with this same rich offer to join our loyalty program and hopefully win more hearts and minds," offered Mangels. SMG Access is the only theater loyalty program that rewards guests while also donating movies and meals to deserving neighbors in their community. Every time they make a movie ticket purchase or order from the SMG menu, guests earn points in SMG's loyalty program and new members get 50 points just for joining. Full promotion details and ordering instructions can be found at Guests can simply log into their SMG Access account on the SMG app to start.

For showtimes and tickets download the SMG App or visit

About Studio Movie Grill:

Conceived in 1993, Studio Movie Grill ("SMG") modernized the traditional movie-going experience by combining first-run movies with full-service, in-theater dining. SMG has swiftly grown to 353 screens in 10 states. SMG was named to Inc. Magazine's List of "Fastest Growing Private Companies" three years in a row, placed 11th in Box Office Magazine's Giants of the Industry and, in 2019, 50 films put SMG in the top 10 at the Box Office with key titles grossing as high as #5 in box office receipts. Honoring its commitment to Opening Hearts and Minds, One Story at a Timeâ"¢, SMG's legacy programs include Special Needs Screenings, Chefs for Children program and annual Opening Hearts & Minds Award, which strive to help families and acknowledge local heroes. In June 2018, SMG created a unique loyalty program, SMG Access which, as loyal guests earn rewards, allows them to join SMG in offering movies and meals to underserved community members. To date, this program has earned over 44,000 movies and meals. For additional information, visit

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