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Who holds on to their movie receipts...Really?

I was watching Forensic Files and there was a guy who murdered his neighbor. He used the alibi that he was at the movies at the time and he had his RECEIPT to prove it! The police captain said, "We knew we were on to something here. After All, WHO keeps... Continue Reading

MarketForce Movie Threatre CFA assignments

Hello, Has anyone done these assignments? What are they like? Do you watch the same movies 5 times in one day? What are the report like? How does the pay work? Can you bring someone? A lot of questions! (I am interested) Thanks!... Continue Reading

New Summer Movies

Has anyone seen any good movies this summer? I can't wait for Jersey Boys to come out! I may have to throw in for the next round of Regal shops! I grew up listening to these guys! And - when I did a shop this morning at the Mall, I... Continue Reading

Movie Theater Audits, etc.

Can anyone elaborate on those? I have read the description for each type and I am not getting it. However, any personal experiences that you can share would be great. TIA... Continue Reading

THEATER CHECKS: Screenvision sold to National Cine Media

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You want me to shop the theater for HOW much???

I was offered a shop with "generous" reimbursement for two tickets, which really doesn't mean squat. The tickets should be reimbursed, regardless. The fee is only $5, and they want names and descriptions of all employees I encounter, plus the manager. Not only that, they want me to perform a... Continue Reading

Theater Checking

My account for theater checking was restricted due to inactivity, and now that I am a stay at home mom, I am considering getting back into it. I never actually did one and I just want to get a little bit of feedback. My daughter is young, so I can... Continue Reading

Any tips for doing the movie theater patron count?

I'll be doing my first one tonight (yay!) and was wondering if anyone has an "easy" way of doing the count (I'm supposed to be accurate within five patrons). My previous movie theater shops haven't required patron counts (different MSC).... Continue Reading

WOMAN'S WORLD MAGAZINE: Theater checks are written up!!

Damn!!! The January 20th edition of Woman's World magazine mentions signing up for theater checks with both Marketforce and Verites!!! Hopefully this will not create any new shoppers in competition with me. The principal of Marketforce is quoted as saying they never have enough shoppers...will be glad when this... Continue Reading

Best movies

I just saw four loser movies that are up for Academy awards, and one that will win. Loved Meryl Streep/Julia Roberts in August - Osgow country ( know I spelled that wrong). Great heavy dark film for the brave, acting fabulous.... Continue Reading

Trailer Checks

Which companies offer trailer checks in Missouri?... Continue Reading

Permanent Rep for Trailer Checks are cancelled

Hi, Has anyone been cancelled as a Permanent Rep for Trailer Check at a certain location? I have been checking trailers for the past two years almost every Friday and all of a sudden effective January 2014 it has been cancelled. I was told after sending them... Continue Reading

When did mystery shopping begin? And a movie

This thought crossed my mind yesterday, and then during my 2 !/2 hour hospital session today, a movie called Holiday Affair came on. The heroine is a "comparison shopper" who shops rival stores and then returns her purchase. If she is outed, she gets fired. If the... Continue Reading

A FIVE STAR LIFE - Italian movie about hotel evaluator

Just came back from a screening of this Italian movie, (Viaggio Sola or Traveling Solo) soon to be released in the US as A Five Star Life. Story line features a typical "mystery guest"--a single middle-aged female, unattached with no children, flying around Europe shopping 5 star hotels. ... Continue Reading

Verites theater evaluation (sneak peak)

I am doing my first shop for Verites tonight. It is a sneak peak theater evaluation. The instructions seem to contradict themselves. It says I must get a count of total seats in the theater but do not ask the manager. I also need to give... Continue Reading

EAU CLAIRE WI - MOVIE MYSTERY SHOP

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Movie Shops

Can anyone tell what company handles 'movie shops'? Specifically Cinemark or Carmike?... Continue Reading

Lobby theater check help

Hi guys, The other post about doing a movie shop reminded me that I have some questions about a shop I'm doing tonight. I have done other lobby checks where I only had to count things. This is the first one where I have to take photos with... Continue Reading

Theater Blind Check

I have a question for someone who may have done a theater blind check before, before I sign up for one. The instructions say a "closing ticket" is required to be purchased. What is a closing ticket?... Continue Reading

Which companies shop theaters and grocery stores?

Which companies shop theaters and grocery stores?... Continue Reading

Which companies do shops for theaters and Food Lion?

Hi I am in Jacksonville NC and am looking for companies for something other than Bojangles, oil change shops and cell phone. Can anyone tell me which companies do the secret shopping for Food Lion or theaters? Thanks... Continue Reading

movie theatres

Anyone know what companies shop movie theatres? AMC, iPic, Pacific?... Continue Reading

Anyone else building Standees at theaters?

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Movie Standees

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Any Good Movies Out (Theatre, NetFlix, etc)

Does anyone have any good movie ideas? This is the first weekend in a while that I haven't mystery shopped, and I could use some fresh ideas. Looking for something worth spending money on without having that "sinking feeling" of remorse after concluding a show. Thoughts?... Continue Reading

What does Service Sleuth mean by “Theater Checks”?

Their movie theater jobs call for a lot of things. The only one that I don’t get is seeing how many theater checks are done. Also, can you actually pay attention to the movie with all the other things you have to watch?... Continue Reading

TRAILER CHECKS: None with TES this week????

Cannot reach my independent scheduler, and since two big movies open on Friday, it seems unusual to be withour trailer checks from TES. Anybody else get assigned trailer checks for tomorrow??? They usually assign checkers on Monday night, or Tuesday at the latest. Many Thanks... Continue Reading

Movie trailer checkers

I am looking for movie trailer checker jobs. Can anyone point me to a company that does them or give me any information??? Thank you!!... Continue Reading

Movie shops

Hey guys, I'm a newbie still and have some questions about the movie shops. What does it mean to do an audience reaction shop or a trailer shop? Are these worth it? Do they pay admission? Help! I tried to find this all on the company website, without luck.... Continue Reading

So I did my first theater "standee" this afternoon....

I did my first theater "standee" installation this afternoon after avoiding them for several years now. Now, I'm weighing the pros and cons and trying to decide if I want to do one again. Pros -I really enjoyed the challenge of putting it together. -The comments from theater guests, especially the kids,... Continue Reading

Q about MF Movies

Q about the ones where you have to patron count at every showing. Besides it being boring to have to stay all day, how DO you stay? Doesn't security notice you've been there all day? Surely you'd get kicked out for theater hopping.... Continue Reading

ATT: Trailer Checkers--Name this new trailer please!!!

I am totally stumped!! What is the name of this new black basketball movie starring Terence Howard please??? It has some racial overtones in it and it is either a high school or a college team. Looked in imdb.com under Terence Howard and see nothing listed. "Just Black" flashes across... Continue Reading

Theater Check question

In instructions....... "You must select the most popular movie being shown at your theater." How the heck am I supposed to know that?? I don't have the assignment yet, I was going to request it, cuz I figured it was a free movie. But once I request it... Continue Reading

Movie trailers???

Does anyone do these for MF? What exactly is required?... Continue Reading

What are theater checks?

I'm toying with the idea of doing one but if I read it correctly, it looks like you have to be there for beginning of EVERY showing of a particular movie. It seems like a hassle to keep going back there. Am I understanding it correctly?... Continue Reading

Movies

I am going to the movies. My MS has paid off. I can treat myself to a movie. I am going to see SPARKLE. Whitney Houston looks so good in those previews. Too bad it was short lived. No pun intended.... Continue Reading

Movie Theater Checks/Shops

For some time now, I have wanted to add movie theater checks and shops to my mystery shopping schedule. To this point, I have not located any MSC that does this type of shop. I am currently shopping for ~20 MSC's. That being said, can anyone tell... Continue Reading

Are theater checks worth the time?

I did a couple of theater checks last year. The first was okay because I only had to do the first showing. The second wore me out because I had to be there all day for all shows. The pay was good, but I haven't done it... Continue Reading

Movie Theater jobs - trailer checks

Does anyone know any companies apart from Marketforce or TES who do trailer checks, open checks etc?... Continue Reading

Anyone know of any good companies that do Movie checks-i.e. Open Checks or Blind Checks?

I've done this type of job for years, but recently have been having problems findign companies that do this type of work. If you know of any companies that do Movie Checks, especially Open Checks, because I've done hundreds of those, please let me know. I also used to do... Continue Reading

CERTIFIED: College movie ad checks?????

I applied for one of these months back and was never contacted and the listing vanished. Other locations still appear....did they ever assign any of these shops which were ad checks at college and university film showings. They said you needed to be either a student or a friend of... Continue Reading

Trailer Check, Open Check and Screening...

OH MY! I was just contacted by a MSC offering trailer check, open check and screening jobs (I don't think they are mystery shops) but they don't explain what they are and you can't access the "rules" until you apply and get accepted for the job. I am guessing that... Continue Reading

Looking for Movie Assignments

I am trying to find movie assignments, whether it is an open check a covert check or a simple trailer check. If anybody could let me know about reliable, user-friendly MSPS that do these checks or other movie-related checks please let me know. I would greatly appreciate it!... Continue Reading

VIDEO SHOPS: Are movie theaters done????

Totally new to video shops and wondered if any movie theaters are video shopped possibly. If yes, which msc's do them please???? Hapyy Weekend to all.... Continue Reading

Trailer Checks

I've never done one of these and I have a question that hasn't yet been clarified by the MSC. The assignment is to watch the trailer for the first showing of a particular film on each screen. I pulled up the theatre showtimes - the first showing is... Continue Reading

Good companies to work for that do Movie Checks

As is obvious by our username we are predominantly Movie Checkers. Have been doing this for over a decade. We're looking for good companies to work for who need experienced Movie Checks. I'd prefer to do the Open Checks as they pay more. We're quite used to having to stay... Continue Reading

anyone heard of Movie Theatre Mystery Shop?

Ran across this one and it is not familiar to me. Anybody out there working for them?... Continue Reading

Question about trailer checks

Hi all! I have never done a trailer check and am wondering something. After you check the trailers, are you expected to leave or can you stay and watch the movie for free? Thanks!... Continue Reading

Does anyone know of a company called Mosaic that does Disney and buena vista trailer checks?

Doe anyone know of a company called Mosaic that does disney and buena vista trailer checks? I would like contact info is you have it .... Continue Reading

Movie Shops: A Closer Look, anybody done one yet???

Has naybody done one of A Closer Look's movie theater shops??? If so, how is the pay and work required please??? Thanks Much... Continue Reading

Trailer Checks

I'm new to mystery shopping and have only done one assignment (free pizza from Pizza Hut). I saw the description for the trailer check and signed myself up for it. However, I'm wondering if we would need to pay for a movie ticket to get in or will... Continue Reading

Trailer Checks

Okay, these look fun. Am I nuts? How involved are they?... Continue Reading

Going to be in a Movie!!! Yeah!!!

My husband and myself are going to be unpaid extras on the movie set Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt, Phillip Seymore Hoffman and Jonah Hill. It is filming at the Oakland Collesium next week and we have reservations to go. They are paying for our parking and providing snacks. We have... Continue Reading

Optimum Rewards Card: Still shopped at movie theaters??

Anybody know if they are still doing the Optimum Rewards card shop at that one movie theater chain in the NYC tri state area??? I stopped doing it because the ms company wouldn't pay without a fight, but it was a simple, quick shop and I wondered if another... Continue Reading

Apply for Movie & Restaurant assignment in LA!!

Hi all, This is Tammy I would like to aplly for movie and restaurant assignment!! Please contact me if anyone know it! Thanks, Tammy... Continue Reading

MOVIETICKETS.COM and FANDANGO: Shopped how often???

How often do Movietickets.com and Fandango get shopped??? Curious after seeing shops posted this week for Movietickets.com at the lousy rate of only $3.00 plus one reimbursed ticket.This was the very first time I have ever seen them and Fandango was posted once many months ago paying a much better rate... Continue Reading

I see I'm not alone here, I'm looking for forums that deal with Movie Checking....

I tried to google, it, but as is often the case, didn't have much luck. So, where would one find forums that deal strictly with Movie Theatre Evaluations, companies that perform those, and where to find jobs doing that? I need work soon, too, btw, not months down the road.... Continue Reading

Where to find forums on Movie checking, Theatre Evaluations?

Another member asked about this, so I thought I'd put it out there. We are mainly movie checkers and are looking for work. Have done some mystery shopping, but my main occupation and the one I've had the most experience with is movie checking... Open Checks, Blind checks, ads, etc.... Continue Reading

Normal pay for trailer checks?

I've just seen a trailer check open up in my area, 1 movie, 3 screenings, from what I can glean before actually assigning it to myself. I've searched the boards but I couldn't find where anyone has mentioned how much their trailer checks pay. Does anyone know what's normal for... Continue Reading

Trailer Checks; Movies;

Which other companies do movies, trailers checks, and set up displays other than Certified (Market Force)?... Continue Reading

Which companies do movies, other than CFA

I wanted to know if any other company does movies, trailer checks, and sets displays other than Ceritified (Market Force)?... Continue Reading

movie shops HELP

can anyone tell me if they have ever went to a movie to count the trailers. They want to know the movie trailer names how do you know what the names of them are. I have the shop tomorrow and can't get a hold of any body at the company thanks... Continue Reading

RAVE THEATER CHAIN: Is it shopped???

Curious to know who shops them since they are buying 35 National Amusements theaters including some in NJ and CT, but none in NY according to deadlinehollywooddaily.com. I tried emailing Rave, but they never responded when asked about internal or external mystery shopping. Many Thanks... Continue Reading

TRAILER CHECKS?

Yes me again with questions lol I recently signed up with a company that has jobs for "trailer checks" from what I read these are movies at the theater. But I am not quiet understanding what it is I am to do there? I can not see full details unless I... Continue Reading

Movies

Julie and Julia was so funny. Light. But very funny. I loved it. GO! And if you are a total foodie type, like we are, eat first. It is so food focused I left there dying for a good meal. :-)... Continue Reading

CORI Movie Theater Bonus- Funny!

I just recevied one of the many "Comission Increases in Your Area" emails, and movie theater is bonused .32˘ Don't all jump at once now.... Continue Reading

Theater Checks- how to questions??

If anyone can give me a little insight into theater checks ASAP, I would so appreciate it! I have my first check this weekend and was curious since I cant seem to find this info on any of my assignment info. Do I need to pay to get in? This is... Continue Reading

HANOVER MEDIA, THE FRIENDLY MOVIE THEATER MS COMPANY??

Since Hanover supposedly took over a few major theatre clients that once belonged to Certified and started doing trailer checks, I'm interested in others' experiences working for Hanover so far. Please indicate things such as how quickly you were paid, how did their reps treat you, and what was... Continue Reading

What companies besides Corporate Research in NY and TES do movie Checks?

I'm badly needing some work and I've done hundreds of Movie Checks. I do NOT prefer the trailers, bad pay.. too much driving.. too much paperwork. The open checks and IF i'm desperate, the Blind Checks are okay, as long as they pay well. If you are a scheduler, you... Continue Reading

Movie Mob - Getting Paid To Go To The Movies??

I was doing a quick search on myspace jobs since they sometimes post independent contractor positions and came across another site that claims they pay you to simply go to the movies and send in your stubs to them via mail. Here's the link: http://moviemob.com/ I already signed... Continue Reading

TNS RAPID MOVIE CHECKS -ANYONE WORK FOR THEM?

I was just wondering if anyone does work on a regular basis for TNS Rapid Movie Checks? I have been a member with them for over a year now and never heard a thing. Recently, I managed to get them on the phone and found out who the... Continue Reading

CINEMARK THEATERS: Shopped ????

Any hints please on who shops Cinemark Theaters??? Thanks Much.... Continue Reading

MOVIE THEATERS

I really enjoyed conducting trailer checks and patron counts for certified reports before they deactivated my account for no reason. I was just wondering if anyone can recommend additional mystery shopping companies that also conduct movie theater audits, patron counts, pirate checks, or trailer checks? The only other... Continue Reading

Has anyone done Trailer Checks?????

I'd like some feedback on Trailer checks for movie theaters. Has anyone conducted these before. I was offered "First showtime checks" and "Audience reaction checks" all in the same location. I've never done this before. I think the trailers usually run about 10-15 minutes and I have four different movies... Continue Reading

Movie Tickets

I have been doing shops for a few months now and really enjoying it. How do I find the companies that do movie theaters?... Continue Reading

Most Recent mentions of Trailer Checks and Movie Theater Mystery Shopping

I've been doing these audits for over 5 years. I am friendly with the managers. The theatre I go to has 20 movies going on at the same time. (Source). July 29, 2014

Often it's between $5-$10 for the 1st trailer and $2-3 for each additional trailer. Just be prepared to run at the end of each trailer if your movie is having many showings. (Source). July 29, 2014

. keep this between you and me .. IMAX Theaters get shopped by <(Source). July 29, 2014

I love them! I have never done the trailer movie checks. The company I work for is great! Have only done two at two different movie theaters. (Source). July 28, 2014

Mystery shopping allows us to justify eating out and going the occasional movie. (Source). July 28, 2014

I did get paid and eventually I did some more work for them, however in recent months I have yet to see an assignment on the now theater-only portal that's worth taking. (Source). July 28, 2014

Hands off the theater shops, however. (Source). July 27, 2014

I have, however, done audits where I had to watch the whole movie. (Source). July 27, 2014

This is my full time job but after bills I do shops to go to the movies with friends and family, amusement parks with my daughter and grand baby. (Source). July 27, 2014

So we go to the occasional movie, dine out or eat at home all thanks to shops and their swag. (Source). July 27, 2014