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    23 Things You'll Only Know If You Go To The Cinema Alone

    Because going WITH someone is weird.

    1. Hey you know what sucks?

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    Being surrounded by people.

    2. People are the worst.

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    Just, ugh.

    3. With their eating.

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    And their existing.

    4. With their questions.

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    "What did I miss?" "Manners Day, apparently."

    5. You know what doesn’t suck?

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    Solitude.

    6. Sweet, syrupy, solitude.

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    And darkness. Darkness is good.

    7. Fun fact: Going to the movies with someone is WEIRD AS SHIT.

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    "Hey, fucko, you wanna sit in this dark room with me facing the same direction and not talking for two hours - three if it's a Peter Jackson jam – and then disagree on the experience after? COOL ME NEITHER."

    8. You know what isn't weird?

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    Going to the movies alone.

    9. Even though the movie theatre jerks try to make it weird like, “so…just one ticket?”

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    "Yes. YES. One goddamn ticket."

    10. Movies are excellent.

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    Even the terrible ones.

    11. And nothing ruins a movie like people.

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    How are you supposed to lose yourself in the film with all those people around?

    12. Just to recap, people: Boo.

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    You tell 'em, Aaron Paul.

    13. No people: Yay!

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    Shia Lebeouf applause is the best applause.

    14. Because the discerning soloist knows to go during the middle of the day, when literally no-one else is at the cinema.

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    Or on hot days. Or during major public events. Or during armageddon.

    15. You don't have to argue about what you’re going to see.

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    No disagreements. No violence. No Adam Sandler.

    16. You don't even have to get dressed.

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    Just wear whatever you slept in. You can be your best self.

    17. You can just chill and spend some quality time with your real friends.

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    You know, fictional characters.

    18. Uninterrupted by human contact.

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    Who even needs other people.

    19. No-one will get up to go to the bathroom.

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    My nightmare.

    20. No-one will complain when you live-tweet that piece of shit.

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    "Hey @MichaelBay: Transform this."

    21. No-one will try to put their dick in the popcorn.

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    Every. Goddamn. Time.

    22. No-one will notice you straight jacking it in the back row.

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    Pee-Wee Herman/Discerning Soloists know what I'm talking about.

    23. Just two hours of glorious, golden solitude.

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    Or eight hours if you stay all day. There's nothing for you outside.

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