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Kelsey Hubbard is a freelance broadcast journalist based in Connecticut. She is a former host of ABC News’ Money Matters and was a longtime host and reporter for The Wall Street Journal’s daily video business news shows.

Ever feel like you need to take out a loan just to go to the movies? 

It’s no wonder. The cost of just one night out for two to see a movie, can really add up. For example, two tickets for a Tokyo film will set you back more than 4,000 yen ($39), and that’s even before you buy popcorn and drinks.   It’s not much cheaper in Australia, where movie goers shell out A$35 ($32).

But there are ways to head to the box office without going broke. For movie buffs on a budget, there are even ways to stream a movie for less. Click on the arrow above to learn more about saving on the silver screen.