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AMC Offers $1 Tix For Kids

    Note from author Robert Marich. In the press release below, AMC Entertainment gets kids into the moviegoing habit with $1 tickets and raises money for charity, which is a good two-for-one payoff.
    April 15, 2008 -- KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kids and adults alike can enjoy the magic of movies on Wednesday mornings this summer at AMC Summer MovieCamp in participating markets. An exciting and affordable option for summer fun, AMC Entertainment is proud to offer the community service program in 38 U.S. markets from June 25 to Aug. 6, 2008. A nominal fee of $1 per guest will be charged with all admission proceeds, excluding taxes, going to AMC charitable partners, Variety – The Children’s Charity and the Will Rogers Institute.
    AMC Summer MovieCamp, now in its 23rd year, has been a fixture in the communities AMC serves. The program presents G- and PG-rated movies on the big screen every Wednesday morning. Advance tickets will be on sale starting June 18 at 105 participating AMC theatre locations and online. Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. and shows will begin at 10 a.m. local time nationwide.
    AMC Summer MovieCamp encourages people of all ages to enjoy a treasured pastime, going to the movies. Popular with grandparents, parents and kids, the program allows kids to be kids and provides entertainment suitable for all ages. This year, AMC Summer MovieCamp will feature a selection of the top-performing G- and PG-rated films of 2007. The film schedule and titles include:

June 25: "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium" (G)

July 2: "The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep" (PG)

July 9: "Alvin & The Chipmunks" (PG)

July 16: "Shrek The Third" (PG)

July 23: "Bee Movie" (PG)

July 30: "Surf's Up" (PG)

August 6: "TMNT" (PG)

During AMC Summer MovieCamp, AMC Entertainment will also offer KidsPackTM concession combos, featuring AMC’s Frooti Tootis™ snack made with real fruit and juice. The KidsPack combo will be priced at $3.00, nearly a 50 percent reduction. This KidsPack combo reduction offer is only valid during AMC Summer MovieCamp showtimes.

For more information about the program and a list of theatres participating in AMC Summer MovieCamp, please visit www.amctheatres.com/smc.

About AMC Entertainment Inc.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., AMC Entertainment Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most innovative theatrical exhibition companies. With a history of industry leadership dating back to 1920, the company today serves more than 240 million guests annually through interests in 359 theatres with 5,138 screens in six countries. www.amctheatres.com

About Variety – The Children’s Charity

Founded in 1928, Variety – The Children’s Charity is an enthusiastic group of business leaders who donate their time, resources and energy to positively impact the lives of children. Variety’s innovative and collaborative national mobility program provides critical assistance to children with disabilities both locally and around the world. To learn more about this organization, please visit www.usvariety.org.

About Will Rogers Institute

The Will Rogers Institute perpetuates the memory of Will Rogers by promoting and engaging in medical research pertaining to cardiopulmonary diseases, educating the public on health and fitness issues, and providing neonatal ventilators to hospitals in need. www.wrinstitute.org

The 2008 AMC Summer MovieCamp will be featured in the following markets/theatres:

(Please note: some theatres are multi-listed below, in circumstances in which they are located in more than one media market.)

STATE

 

MARKET

 

THEATRE

Arizona

 

Phoenix

 

AMC Deer Valley 30 with IMAX

Arizona

 

Phoenix

 

AMC Mesa Grand 24

Arizona

 

Phoenix

 

AMC Westgate 20

 

California

 

Los Angeles

 

AMC Covina 30

California

 

Los Angeles

 

AMC Del Amo 18

California

 

Los Angeles

 

AMC Magic Johnson Crenshaw 15

California

 

Los Angeles

 

AMC Southbay Galleria 16

California

 

Los Angeles

 

AMC Tustin 14

California

 

Los Angeles

 

AMC Tyler 16

California

 

San Diego

 

AMC Otay Ranch 12

California

 

San Diego

 

AMC Palm Promenade 24

California

 

San Francisco

 

AMC Bay Street 16

California

 

San Francisco

 

AMC Eastridge 15

California

 

San Francisco

 

AMC Saratoga 14

 

Colorado

 

Denver

 

AMC Highlands Ranch 24

Colorado

 

Denver

 

AMC Westminster Promenade 24

 

Connecticut

 

Hartford

 

AMC Loews Plainville 20

Connecticut

 

New York

 

AMC Danbury 16

       

 

Florida

 

Jacksonville

 

AMC Orange Park 24

Florida

 

Jacksonville

 

AMC Regency Square 24

Florida

 

Miami

 

AMC Aventura 24

Florida

 

Miami

 

AMC Mall of Americas 14

Florida

 

Orlando

 

AMC West Oaks 14

Florida

 

Tallahassee

 

AMC Tallahassee Mall 20

Florida

 

Tampa

 

AMC Regency 20

Florida

 

Tampa

 

AMC Veterans Expressway 24

Florida

 

Tampa

 

AMC Woodlands Square 20

Florida

 

West Palm Beach

 

AMC Indian River 24

 

Georgia

 

Atlanta

 

AMC Avenue Forsyth 12

Georgia

 

Atlanta

 

AMC Discover Mills 18

Georgia

 

Atlanta

 

AMC Southlake Pavilion 24

Georgia

 

Atlanta

 

AMC Stonecrest Mall 16

 

Illinois

 

Chicago

 

AMC Loews Crestwood 18

Illinois

 

Chicago

 

AMC South Barrington 30

Illinois

 

Chicago

 

AMC Yorktown Premium 17

 

Indiana

 

Indianapolis

 

AMC Castleton Square 14

Indiana

 

Indianapolis

 

AMC Greenwood 14

 

Kentucky

 

Cincinnati

 

AMC Newport on the Levee 20

 

Louisiana

 

New Orleans

 

AMC Elmwood Palace 20

Louisiana

 

New Orleans

 

AMC Hammond Palace 10

Louisiana

 

New Orleans

 

AMC Houma Palace 10

Louisiana

 

New Orleans

 

AMC Westbank Palace 16

 

Maryland

 

Baltimore

 

AMC Columbia Mall 14

Maryland

 

Baltimore

 

AMC Owings Mills 17

Maryland

 

Baltimore

 

AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12

Maryland

 

Washington, D.C.

 

AMC Loews Lexington Park 6

Maryland

 

Washington, D.C.

 

AMC Loews St. Charles Town Center 9

 

Massachusetts

 

Boston

 

AMC Framingham 15

Massachusetts

 

Boston

 

AMC Loews Liberty Tree Mall 20

Massachusetts

 

Boston

 

AMC Tyngsboro 12

 

Michigan

 

Detroit

 

AMC Forum 30 with IMAX

Michigan

 

Detroit