With the increasing cost of movie tickets and a slump in attendance, studio bosses and theater chains are trying to find new ways to get people back into their seats.

With the increasing cost of movie tickets and a slump in attendance, studio bosses and theater chains are trying to find new ways to get people back into their seats. One idea that has been bandied about over the last year is to make those seats bigger and provide a different dining experience.

Movie theaters have begun providing food options such as cheeseburgers, quesadillas,  and even alcohol, depending on the location. According to the Wall Street Journal,

At dine-in cinemas, seats typically come in pairs of two, with wide aisles between couples to allow waiters to navigate in and out the theater during screenings without blocking views of the movie. Many guests order during the film by pressing a small button near their chairs. Some theaters have small tables in front of the seats; others feature folding trays that extend across the seat for easy eating. Many dine-in theaters have some age restrictions; some don’t allow anyone under 21 years old.

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