Kansas City, Mo. (May 1, 2009) Kids and adults alike can enjoy the magic of movies on Wednesday mornings this summer at AMC Summer MovieCamp in participating markets. An exciting and affordable option for summer fun, AMC Entertainment is proud to offer the community service program in 39 U.S. markets and Canada from June 17 to Aug. 5, 2009. A nominal fee of $1 per guest will be charged for admissions. All admission & concession proceeds, excluding taxes and operating costs will go to AMC charitable partners, Variety The Children's Charity and the Will Rogers Institute.
AMC Entertainment Inc., a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, has hosted Summer MovieCamp for 24 years. A fixture in the communities AMC serves, Summer MovieCamp presents G- and PG-rated movies on the big screen every Wednesday morning throughout the summer. Advance tickets will be on sale starting June 10 at 108 participating AMC theatre locations and online. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and shows will begin at 10 a.m. local time nationwide.
AMC Summer MovieCamp encourages people of all ages to enjoy a treasured pastime, going to the movies. Popular with grandparents, parents and children, the program allows kids to be kids and provides entertainment suitable for all ages. This year, AMC Summer MovieCamp will feature a selection of the top-performing G- and PG-rated films of 2008. The film schedule and titles include:
|June 17, 2009||Space Chimps (G)|
|June 24, 2009||Kung Fu Panda (PG)|
|July 1, 2009||Madagascar Escape 2 (PG)|
|July 8, 2009||Tale of Despereaux (G)|
|July 15, 2009||Horton Hears a Who (G)|
|July 22, 2009||The Spiderwick Chronicles (PG)|
|July 29, 2009||Nim's Island (PG)|
|August 5, 2009||Star Wars: The Clone Wars (PG)|
During Summer MovieCamp, AMC Entertainment will also offer KidsPackTM concession combos for $3, nearly a 50 percent reduction. This KidsPack combo reduction offer is only valid during Summer MovieCamp showtimes.
For more information about the program and a list of theatres participating in AMC Summer MovieCamp, please visit www.amcentertainment.com/smc.
About AMC Entertainment Inc.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., AMC Entertainment Inc. is a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company. With a history of industry leadership and innovation dating back to 1920, the company today serves hundreds of millions of guests annually through interests in 309 theatres with 4,628 screens in five countries. www.amcentertainment.com
About Variety – The Children’s Charity
Founded in 1928, Variety – The Children’s Charity is an enthusiastic group of business leaders who donate their time, resources and energy to positively impact the lives of children. Variety’s innovative and collaborative national mobility program provides critical assistance to children with disabilities both locally and around the world. To learn more about this organization, please visit www.usvariety.org
About Will Rogers Institute
The Will Rogers Institute perpetuates the memory of Will Rogers by promoting and engaging in medical research pertaining to cardiopulmonary diseases, educating the public on health and fitness issues and providing neonatal ventilators to hospitals in need. www.wrinstitute.org