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THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 MAKES MOVIETICKETS.COM’S HIGHEST ADVANCE SELLER LIST
Fourth Installment of Franchise Ranks #5 on Pre-seller List
(Boca Raton, FL - November 18, 2011) - MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the leading global provider of advance movie ticketing, reports that Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 has made it in to the Top Five of the company’s highest pre-selling films of all time, ranking fifth ahead of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. In anticipation of the increased sales for the film’s release, MovieTickets.com grew its theatre chain group count to 244 this week, which together operate over 17,400 movie screens.
Joel Cohen, CEO of MovieTickets.com, stated, “The success of The Twilight Saga and the trends we saw from advance ticket sales of the most recent film is phenomenal. The fans who have supported this franchise from the beginning show no signs of walking away from what we know will continue to be a record-breaking movie going event.”
See below for the new list of MovieTickets.com’s Top 10 all-time online pre-sellers, which now includes the three most recent films from The Twilight Saga franchise:
MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, offers moviegoers a quick and convenient way to purchase tickets, while serving as a top destination for movie news, reviews and trailers. The Company currently enables consumers across 17 countries/territories, including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Argentina, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean to buy movie tickets online, from any mobile device or by phone at 877-789-MOVIE. Formed in 2000, MovieTickets.com is a joint venture between AMC Entertainment, Hollywood Media Corp. (NASDAQ: HOLL), National Amusements, Cineplex Entertainment, Marcus Theatres (NYSE: MCS), Viacom (NYSE: VIA) and Time Warner. Its elite collection of partner theaters consistently represents more than 50 percent of the top 100 grossing theaters in North America on any given weekend. The MovieTickets.com theater chain group includes 244 theater chains, which is about 10 times the number of chains of its nearest competitor.
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