MovieTickets.com Launches Fun.MovieTickets.com a Kid-centric Version of Leading Online Movie Ticketing Web Site
(Los Angeles, CA – December 7, 2006) -Packed with movie-related games, polls, puzzles and information, MovieTickets.com today launched fun.movietickets.com, a kid version of its online movie ticketing site. In delivering the new family friendly site, MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the world’s most powerful and highly-trafficked online movie ticketing provider, now provides an engaging and safe platform for families to experience movie-going together.
The new site taps into an increased marketplace demand for family movie fare, including the popularity of animation content. Featuring a simple and appealing interface geared to kids, fun.movietickets.com offers interactive games, content, and movie content on the latest blockbusters. Kids and their parents can now go online and together search for and buy movie tickets for family-friendly theatrical films.
“We are very proud to have created a single destination where kids and their parents can go together to experience movies that are age-appropriate. Families can now enjoy movie-going in totality—from searching and finding a movie, to buying the tickets,” said Joel Cohen, Vice President, Business Development, MovieTickets.com. “The new site gives kids, who have existing purchasing power, the ability to select and interact with the films they want in a safe and secure online environment.”
MovieTickets.com exhibitors currently include:
Access Digital Theatres, All Star Entertainment, AMC Theatres, Amherst Cinema Art Center, Ashbrie Cinemas, Atlantic Theaters, Atlas Cinemas, 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, Cleveland Cinemas, Consolidated Theatres, Cornelius Cinemas, Dickinson Theatres, Drexel Theatres, Eastern Shores, Emagine Entertainment, Entertainment Retail (Hollywood Hits), Famous Players, Film Forum, Fine Arts Theatre - Beverly Hills, Fox Bay Cinema Grill, Foxmoor Movies, Greater Huntington Theatres, Greenville Cinemas, Hallett Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, HLB Entertainment, Hollywood Cinema 9, Hollywood Premier Cinemas, IFC Center, Kew Gardens (Cobble Hill), Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Landmark Theatres, Main Street Cinemas, Malco Theatres, Mann Theatres, Marco Movies, Marcus Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, Metropolitan Theatres, MJR Theatres, MnM Theatres, MovieMax Theatres, Movies 10, Narberth Theatre, National Amusements, Omniplex Theatre Group, O'Neil Theatres, Pacific Theatres, Paris Theater, Phoenix Theatres (MI), Phoenix Theatres (TN), Pickwick Theatres, Premiere Cinemas, Rave Motion Pictures, Reading Cinemas USA (City Cinemas), Rio Entertainment, Ritz Theatres, Riviera Cinemas, Rocky Mountain Cinemas, Roxy Theatres, Santikos Theaters, Sayville Theatre, Sea Turtle Cinemas, Silver Screen Cinemas, Spotlight Theatres, Studio Movie Grill, Sunrise Cinemas, Tango Theaters, Trans-Lux Cinemas, UltraStar Cinemas, Watson Theatre, Wellfleet Cinemas, 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.
# # #