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Cinepolis theaters to debut playground for kids in Southern California

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A movie theater chain will debut a new playground feature in Southern California which will allow children to play near their parents' seats. (WPVI)

A movie theater chain will debut a new playground feature in Southern California which will allow children to play near their parents' seats.

Cinepolis, a Mexico-based theater chain, will feature the Cinepolis Junior cinemas in Pico Rivera and Vista.

The theaters allow children to play on a jungle gym and bean bag chairs while seeing a movie. The option will cost $3 more per ticket.

Cinepolis Junior theaters will be featured in Pico Rivera and Vista. The cinemas will offer children the opportunity to play on jungle gyms and bean bags.



The theaters are designed for ages 3 to 12, and hope to compete with Netflix and other at-home options.

The company says the playground-movie mashup is intended to make the experience better for both parents and kids, but social media has a different take.

A few of the adjectives tossed around on Twitter today include, insane, horrifying and even soul-destroying.

Do you think this is a good idea?

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