Oscar® Starts This Weekend: AMC Theatres® Will Begin Showing All ‘Best Picture’ Nominees on Feb. 27
Tickets on Sale at www.AMCEntertainment.com/BPS and at Participating Theatres
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMC Theatres® (AMC), a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, kicks off its extended AMC Best Picture ShowcaseSM this weekend on Saturday, Feb. 27. The program offers guests the rare opportunity to experience all the films nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for “Best Picture” at 90 theatres in 46 markets. For 2010, the “Best Picture” category doubled in size and guests will be enjoying this year’s AMC Best Picture Showcase during back-to-back weekends, Saturday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, March 6 (a complete theatre list with schedules is available at www.AMCEntertainment.com/BPS).
In addition, AMC has added a new element for its most enthusiastic fans, a special 24-hour marathon of all 10 “Best Picture” nominated films in five select markets beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, March 6: Chicago (AMC River East 21), Los Angeles (AMC 30 at the Block), New York (AMC Empire 25), Toronto (AMC Whitby 24) and Washington, D.C. (AMC Georgetown 14).
Tickets for the marathon and the Two-Day and One-Day passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis online at www.AMCEntertainment.com/BPS or by visiting the box office or Guest Services area at any participating theatre. As in previous years, with the purchase of a pass, attendees receive a large popcorn with unlimited refills and a souvenir lanyard, featuring artwork from the films and giving guests the freedom to come and go throughout the event.
AMC Best Picture Showcase Pass Purchasing Options:
New! 24-Hour Marathon Pass (includes all 10 films beginning March 6 at 12:01 a.m. in select markets)
$45: Online and box office price available either at AMCEntertainment.com/BPS or at participating theatres
Two-Day Pass (includes all 10 films on Feb. 27 and March 6)
$60: Online price available at AMCEntertainment.com/BPS (Discount available at participating box offices only)
$50: Box office bundled discount price available only at participating AMC Best Picture Showcase theatres
$40: MovieWatcher® member price available only at participating AMC Best Picture Showcase theatre box offices
One-Day Pass (includes five films on Feb. 27 OR March 6)
$30: Online and box office price available either at AMCEntertainment.com/BPS or at participating theatres
$25: MovieWatcher member price available only at participating AMC Best Picture Showcase theatre box offices
About AMC Entertainment Inc.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., AMC Entertainment Inc. is a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company. With a history of industry leadership and innovation dating back to 1920, the company today serves hundreds of millions of guests annually through interests in 299 theatres with 4,528 screens in five countries. www.AMCEntertainment.com.
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