MovieTickets.com Leads Industry With 66 Movie Theater Partners
Ireland’s Omniplex Theatre Group and 10 U.S.-Based Movie Exhibitor Chains Join MovieTickets.com
(Los Angeles, CA – December 2, 2005) -Through new exhibitor agreements with several movie theater chains nationwide and in the United Kingdom, MovieTickets.com is now offering ticketing inventory from 66 exhibitors. MovieTickets.com’s exhibitor count represents an increase of over 100 percent from 32 at this time last year, and more than triple the amount of its nearest competitor.
In addition to expanding its international presence through an exhibitor partnership with Omniplex Theatre Group, the largest movie theater circuit in Ireland, MovieTickets.com has signed the prestigious IFC Center in New York City, Atlantic Theaters (Delaware), Channelside Cinemas (Florida), Cornelius Cinemas (Oregon), MJR Theatres (Michigan), Pickwick Theatre (Illinois), Pavilion Digital Showcase Theatre (New York), Sea Turtle Cinemas (South Carolina), Studio Movie Grill (Texas), and Watson Theatre (Pennsylvania).
“From Ireland to Oregon, we are very pleased to provide MovieTickets.com’s online ticketing to this diverse group of new theater chains. Our in-house technology allows MovieTickets.com the flexibility to work with so many partners to enable online ticket sales via various platforms, which in turn benefits consumers by making tickets available from the largest network of movie exhibitors,” said Joel Cohen, vice president, business development, MovieTickets.com.
MovieTickets.com's elite collection of partner theaters are some of the highest revenue producing theaters, consistently representing over 50% of the top 50 and over 50% of the top 100 grossing theaters in North America on any given weekend.
MovieTickets.com exhibitors currently include:
Access Digital Theatres, 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, Emagine Entertainment, Entertainment Retail (Hollywood Hits), Famous Players, Film Forum, Greater Huntington Theatres, Greenville Cinemas, Hallett Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, Hollywood Premier Cinemas, Hoyts Cinemas, IFC Center, Kew Gardens (Cobble Hill), Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Landmark Theatres, Malco Theatres, Mann Theatres, Marco Movies, Marcus Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, Metropolitan Theatres, MJR Theatres, Narberth Theatre, National Amusements, , Omniplex Theatre Group, O'Neil Theatres, Pacific Theatres, Paris Theater, Phoenix Theatres, Pickwick Theatres, Rave Motion Pictures, Reading Cinemas USA (City Cinemas), Ritz Theatres, Riviera Cinemas, Rocky Mountain Cinemas, Roxy Theatres, Santikos Theaters, Sayville Theatre, Sea Turtle Cinemas, Spotlight Theatres, Studio Movie Grill, 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. (NASDAQ: HOLL), National Amusements, Famous Players, Marcus Theatres (NYSE:MCS), Viacom (NYSE: VIA), 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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