How Many Calories Are You Eating at the Movies? (Slideshow)

The horror, the horror! You won’t believe how many calories are in your concession snacks

The Candy

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We all know that candy is never really an optimal healthy choice for food. Combine that with a soda or an ICEE and your calorie intake for the day is practically met.

Buncha Crunch 3.2oz. Movie Theater Box: 360 calories per box

The Candy

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We all know that candy is never really an optimal healthy choice for food. Combine that with a soda or an ICEE and your calorie intake for the day is practically met.

Butterfinger Bites Movie Pack 3.5 Oz: 450 calories per pack

The Candy

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We all know that candy is never really an optimal healthy choice for food. Combine that with a soda or an ICEE and your calorie intake for the day is practically met.

Junior Mints 4oz. Movie Theater Box: About 340 calories per box

The Candy

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We all know that candy is never really an optimal healthy choice for food. Combine that with a soda or an ICEE and your calorie intake for the day is practically met.

Raisinets 3.5oz. Movie Theater Box: About 380 calories per box

The Candy

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We all know that candy is never really an optimal healthy choice for food. Combine that with a soda or an ICEE and your calorie intake for the day is practically met.

Reeses Pieces: 200 calories per serving size (Serving Size: 51 pieces)

Nachos

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If you want a heaping pile of nachos, be prepared to skip a meal or two for the day.

AMC Nachos with Cheese(5oz FUNacho Zesty Cup): 1,270 calories per serving

Pretzel Bites

Soft pretzel bites will turn into a meal replacement, especially if you are adding cheese!

Movie Theater Pretzel Bites: 980 calories per serving

Extra Cheese (5oz FUNacho Zesty Cup): 640 calories

Hot Dog

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Surprisingly, a lone hot dog at the theater may be your best choice for a snack, depending on the theater you go to! Just be sure to skip the cheese.

Regal Movie Theater Hot Dog: 284 calories
AMC Movie Theater Hot Dog: 425 Calories
Cineplex Movie Theatre Hot Dog: 350 Calories

ICEEs

You may think flavored iced water would be harmless, but you’d be very, very wrong...

Cherry Flavored ICEE

    213 calories (16 fluid ounces)

    293 calories (22 fluid ounces)

    426 calories (32 fluid ounces)

    586 calories (44 fluid ounces)

Soda

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Water is going to start looking a lot better after you check out these calorie counts.

Coca-Cola:
186 calories (16 fluid ounces)

256 calories (22 fluid ounces)

373 calories (32 fluid ounces)

513 calories (44 fluid ounces)

Pepsi:
200 calories (16 fluid ounces)

275 calories (22 fluid ounces)

400 calories (32 fluid ounces)

550 calories (44 fluid ounces)

Sprite:
138 calories (16 fluid ounces)

189 calories (22 fluid ounces)
276 calories (32 fluid ounces)

379 calories (44 fluid ounces )

Fanta Orange:
140 calories (16 fluid ounces)

192 calories (22 fluid ounces)

280 calories (32 fluid ounces)

385 calories (44 fluid ounces)

Popcorn

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We averaged out movie theater popcorn to be approximately 120 calories per serving according to major movie theater companies. It isn’t pretty.

Small Popcorn (4 servings per bag): 480 Calories

Medium Popcorn (6 servings per bag): 720 Calories

Large Popcorn (8 servings per bag): 980 Calories 

Toppings

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What’s popcorn without butter, you ask? A lot healthier, we answer.

Golden Delight Buttery Topping: 130 calories per tablespoon

The Best Case Candy Combo

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Buncha Crunch 3.2oz. Movie Theater Box: 180 calories per serving (Serving Size: ½ box)

Coca-Cola: 186 calories (16 fluid ounces)

TOTAL CALORIES: 366 Calories

The Worst Case Candy Combo

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Reeses Pieces: 200 calories per serving (Serving Size: 51 pieces)

Coca-Cola: 513 calories (44 fluid ounces)

TOTAL CALORIES: 713 Calories

The Nacho Combo

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AMC Nachos with Cheese (5oz FUNacho Zesty Cup): 1,270 per serving

Coca-Cola: 186 calories (16 fluid ounces)

Coca-Cola: 513 calories (44 fluid ounces)

TOTAL BEST CALORIES: 1,456 Calories

TOTAL WORST CALORIES: 1,783 Calories

The Hot Dog Combo

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Regal Movie Theater Hot Dog: 284 calories
AMC Movie Theater Hot Dog: 425 Calories
Cineplex Movie Theatre Hot Dog: 350 Calories
Coca-Cola: 186 calories (16 fluid ounces)

Coca-Cola: 513 calories (44 fluid ounces)

TOTAL BEST CALORIES: 470 Calories (16 fluid ounce soda and Regal Movie Theater Hot Dog)

TOTAL WORST CALORIES: 938 Calories (44 fluid ounce soda and AMC Moveie Theater Hot Dog)

The Best Case Pretzel Bite Combo

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Movie Theater Pretzel Bites: 980 per serving

Coca-Cola: 186 calories (16 fluid ounces)

TOTAL CALORIES: 1,166

The Worst Case Pretzel Bite Combo:

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Movie Theater Pretzel Bites with Cheese: 1,620 Calories

Coca-Cola: 513 calories (44 fluid ounces)

TOTAL CALORIES: 2,133 Calories

The Best Case Popcorn and Soda Combo

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Coca-Cola: 186 calories (16 fluid ounces)

Small Popcorn (4 servings per bag): 480 Calories
TOTAL CALORIES: 666 Calories

The Worst Case Popcorn and Soda Combo

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Coca-Cola: 513 calories (44 fluid ounces)

Large Popcorn (8 servings per bag): 980 Calories
Golden Delight Buttery Topping: 130 calories per tablespoon

TOTAL CALORIES: 1,623 Calories

The Best Case Popcorn and ICEE Combo

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Cherry Flavored ICEE: 213 calories (16 fluid ounces)

Small Popcorn (4 servings per bag): 480 Calories

TOTAL CALORIES: 693 Calories

The Worst Case Popcorn and ICEE Combo

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Cherry Flavored ICEE: 586 calories (44 fluid ounces)

Large Popcorn (8 servings per bag): 980 Calories
Golden Delight Buttery Topping: 130 calories per tablespoon

TOTAL CALORIES: 1,696 Calories