Arizona-born Harkins Theatres celebrates its 80th birthday with a month of special deals including free movies and discounts at the concession stands.

Harkins Theatres Celebrates 80 Years of Ultimate Moviegoing!

The actual birthday is Sept. 22. Harkins has theaters throughout the state including two in Tucson: Arizona Pavilions 12 in Marana at 5755 W. Arizona Pavilions Drive (I-10 & Cortaro Road); and Tucson Spectrum 18 at 5455 S. Calle Santa Cruz (I-19 & Irvington).

Here's the birthday deals:

• Today through Sept. 26: Get a free drink upgrade. If you buy a small you get a medium.

• Sept. 20-26: A week of free movies, alternative two titles per theater. Click here for a list of movies, locations and times. Ticket, limited to two per person per show, are available in person at the box office on the day of the showing.