MOVIETICKETS.COM ANNOUNCES ONLINE TICKETING PARTNERSHIP WITH STARPLEX CINEMAS
Company Continues to Expand Roster of High-Profile Exhibitor Partners
(Los Angeles, CA – December 7, 2007) – MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the world’s most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, today announced a partnership with Starplex Cinemas, a Dallas-based theater chain operating 23 theaters and 216 screens nationwide.
“The addition of Starplex Cinemas to our roster of partner theaters is highly beneficial for both parties,” said Joel Cohen, executive vice president and general manager, MovieTickets.com. “It aligns us with a theater chain that boasts a solid reputation in the many regions it serves, as well as an ambitious long-term growth plan. In turn, MovieTickets.com will now offer Starplex Cinemas greater visibility and reach thanks to our robust affiliate program.”
At present, Starplex Cinemas operates theater locations in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Washington. Future locations in Tennessee, Delaware and Illinois are planned for 2008. The Starplex chain is known for customer service; creative, consumer-centric contests and promotions; and community involvement.
“We’re pleased to partner with MovieTickets.com as they offer an extensive affiliate program, providing much more Internet visibility for our inventory,” said Traci Hoey, marketing director, Starplex Cinemas. “We expect MovieTickets.com’s reach to prove quite valuable to us and our patrons.”
MovieTickets.com exhibitors currently include:
Academy 8 Theaters (P & G Theaters), Access Digital Theatres, All Star Entertainment, AMC Theatres, Amherst Cinema Art Center, Arena Grand Theatre (Columbus Hospitality), Ashbrie Cinemas, Atlantic Theaters (Movies at Midway), Atlas Cinemas, B&B Theaters, Bank Street Theatre, Bowtie Cinemas, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Bryn Mawr Movie Theatre Co., Camera Cinemas, Celebrity Theatres, Channelside Cinemas, Cinema Centers, Cinema Four-Quad (Quad Cinema), Cinemagic Movies, Cinemagic Theatres (MN), Cinemall, Cineplex Odeon, Classic Cinemas, Clearview Cinemas, Cleveland Cinemas, Consolidated Theatres, Cornelius Cinemas, Dickinson Theatres, Drexel Theatres, Eastern Shores (O’Neil Theaters NE), Emagine Entertainment (Cinema Hollywood), Entertainment Retail (Hollywood Hits), Elvis Cinemas, Eveningstar Cinema, Famous Players, Film Forum, Fine Arts Theatre - Beverly Hills, Fox Bay Cinema Grill, Foxmoor Movies, Galaxy Cinemas (Canada), Galaxy Cinemas (GA), Greater Huntington Theatres, Greenville Cinemas (Camelot Cinemas), Hallett Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, HLB Entertainment (Palace 9, Majestic 10), Hollywood Cinema 9, Hollywood Premier Cinemas, Howell Theater, IFC Center, Jarvis Conservatory, Kew Gardens (and Cobble Hill) Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Landmark Theatres (and Ritz Theatres), M Park 4, Main Street Cinemas, Malco Theatres, Mann Theatres , Marcus Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, Metropolitan Theatres, Mission Grove Theaters, MJR Theatres, MnM Theatres, MovieMax Theatres, NAOS Entertainment, Narberth Theatre, National Amusements, Nelsonville Movies 10, North American Cinema, Oasis Cinema, Omniplex Theatre Group, O'Neil Theatres (Louisiana), Pacific Theatres, Paris Theater, Penn Cinema, Phoenix Theatres (MI), Phoenix Theatres (TN), Pickwick Theatres, Premiere Cinemas, Rail Road Square Cinema, Rave Motion Pictures, Reading Cinemas USA (City Cinemas, Angelika), Regency 8 Cinema, Rio Entertainment, Riviera Cinemas, Roxy Theatres, Sayville Theatre, Scotiabank Theatres, Sea Turtle Cinemas, Showplace Cinemas Silver Screen Cinemas, Spotlight Theatres, Star Vu Drive-In, Starplex Cinemas, Studio Movie Grill, Sunrise Cinemas, Tango Theaters, Tower Theaters, Trans-Lux Cinemas, UltraStar Cinemas, Village Theaters, Watson Theatre, Warren Theatres, Wellfleet Cinemas, and Westates Theatres.
About Starplex Cinemas
Starplex Cinemas, based in Dallas, operates 23 theaters and 216 screens in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Jersey, Washington, Florida, Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio and California. In addition, five theaters are scheduled to open in 2008. For more information, please visit www.starplexcinemas.com.
MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the world’s most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, offers moviegoers a convenient way to buy movie tickets in advance. MovieTickets.com enables consumers to buy tickets online for movie screens across the United States, as well as in Canada at MovieTickets.ca; in the U.K. at MovieTickets.co.uk; in Ireland at MovieTickets.ie; from any Internet-enabled wireless device at mobile.MovieTickets.com; and from any phone at 877-789-MOVIE. Formed in 2000, MovieTickets.com is a joint venture between AMC Entertainment, Hollywood Media Corp. (NASDAQ: HOLL), National Amusements, Famous Players, Marcus Theatres (NYSE: MCS), Viacom (NYSE: VIA) and America Online, and leverages the collective theater chain expertise to deliver consumers a premium movie ticketing experience. Its elite collection of partner theaters consistently represents over 50 percent of the top 50 and over 50 percent of the top 100 grossing theaters in North America on any given weekend. The MovieTickets.com theater chain group, which includes 108 theater chains, is about five times the number of chains of its nearest competitor.
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