Applebee's to Offer Free Movie Tickets with Purchase

Applebee’s is soaring into summer and teaming up with the highly anticipated Paramount Pictures film, Top Gun: Maverick, only in theatres May 27, to take dinner and a movie to new heights.

For four weeks only starting today, Applebee’s guests nationwide will have the opportunity to receive one free Fandango movie ticket when they spend $25 or more in qualifying purchases in one transaction at their local Applebee’s by dining in or ordering To Go or delivery on the Applebee’s website or mobile app. Make it a date night or a night out with friends and spend $50 or more to receive two free movie tickets.

While in restaurant, guests can snag a selfie with a Pete “Maverick” Mitchell life-size standee and enjoy other surprises throughout the dining experience. 

“We are thrilled to partner with Paramount Pictures and Top Gun: Maverick, to bring this unique and immersive experience to our guests,” says Applebee’s Chief Marketing Officer Joel Yashinsky. “Top Gun is an iconic film that highlights the power of community, service, family, and friends – all of which resonate with our brand’s core values. We can’t wait for our guests to enjoy the ultimate summer date night of dinner at Applebee’s and Top Gun: Maverick!”

“Fans have been eagerly anticipating the theatrical release of Top Gun: Maverick for over two years, and our partnership with Applebee’s is a celebration of the movie-going experience,” says Michelle Hagen, EVP of Worldwide Marketing Partnerships at Paramount Pictures. “Applebee’s is a beloved brand with massive reach in more than 1,500 restaurants located near movie theaters, and we felt that this was the perfect opportunity to engage and delight fans across the country.”

To find your local restaurant to dine-in, visit To order Applebee’s To Go or delivery, visit or the Applebee’s mobile app (iOS, Google).

For even more exclusive deals and specials, guests can sign-up to be a part of the neighborhood. Join Applebee’s E-Club and receive a welcome offer. Go see Top Gun: Maverick, only in theatres May 27.

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