MOVIETICKETS.COM TAKES ON THE WORLD: ADVANCE MOVIE TICKETS FOR 'WAR OF THE WORLDS' AVAILABLE NOW
(Los Angeles, CA – June 17, 2005) – MovieTickets.com, the world's most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, is offering advance online movie tickets for the "War of the Worlds." Fans can log on now to buy tickets for the highly anticipated movie, which opens nationwide on June 29, 2005. "Batman Begins" tickets are also available through MovieTickets.com.
Buying a ticket for "War of the Worlds" is easy to do; moviegoers just enter their zip code for a listing of nearby theaters, select a movie and showtime, and purchase tickets with a credit card. Then, they simply go to the theater's box office or automated ticketing station, with credit card in hand for verification, and pick up their tickets. MovieTickets.com also offers moviegoers the convenience of printing tickets at home in a wide array of markets.
MovieTickets.com's has nearly 60 theater chains representing over 10,000 screens, including the nation's most prominent exhibitors across all major markets. MovieTickets.com's average screens per theater are 11 versus the industry average of six, and more than 50 percent of MovieTickets.com's exhibitors' theaters are 14- to 30-plex, stadium-seated mega-plexes.
MovieTickets.com exhibitors currently include:
All Star Entertainment, AMC Theatres, Ashbrie Cinemas, Atlantic Theaters, Atlas Cinemas, Baederwood Movie Theatre Co., Brooklyn Academy of Music, Bryn Mawr Movie Theatre Co., Camera Cinemas, Celebrity Theatres, Channelside Cinemas, Cinema Centers, Cinema Four-Quad, Cinemagic Movies, Cinemall, Classic Cinemas, Clearview Cinemas, Consolidated Theatres, Cornelius Cinemas, Crown Theatres, Dickinson Theatres, Eastern Shores, Entertainment Retail (Hollywood Hits), Famous Players, Film Forum, Greater Huntington Theatres, Greenville Cinemas, Hallett Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, Hollywood Premier Cinemas, Hoyts Cinemas, Kew Gardens (Cobble Hill), Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Landmark Theatres, Malco Theatres, Mann Theatres, Marco Movies, Marcus Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, Metropolitan Theatres, Narberth Theatre, National Amusements, New York 1 & 2, O'Neil Theatres, Pacific Theatres, Paris Theater, Phoenix Theatres, Rave Motion Pictures, Reading Cinemas USA (City Cinemas), Ritz Theatres, Riviera Cinemas, Rocky Mountain Cinemas, Roxy Theatres, Santikos Theaters, Sayville Theatre, Spotlight Theatres, UltraStar Cinemas, Watson Theatre, and Westates Theatres.
MovieTickets.com, the most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, provides consumers with the ease of a virtual box office from the convenience of their home or office. Formed in spring 2000, MovieTickets.com is a joint venture between AMC Entertainment, Hollywood Media Corp., National Amusements, Famous Players, Marcus Theatres, Viacom, and America Online, and leverages the collective exhibitor expertise to deliver consumers a premium movie ticketing experience. MovieTickets.com enables consumers to buy tickets online for movie screens across the United States and Canada, and in the U.K. Its elite collection of partner theaters consistently represents over 50% of the top 50 and over 50% of the top 100 grossing theaters in North America on any given weekend.
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