Chula Vista, Calif. (Dec. 14, 2007) - AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC), one of the world's largest and most innovative theatrical exhibition companies, announced today that AMC Otay Ranch 12 at Otay Ranch Town Center will open to the public on December 14, bringing the gift of the best possible out-of-home entertainment experience to the South Bay area of San Diego this holiday season.
The new state-of-the-art theatre will open with highly anticipated films such as 20th Century Fox's "Alvin and the Chipmunks" and Warner Bros.' "I Am Legend" and features two auditoriums with screens more than three stories high and 50 feet wide. To commemorate the opening, all guests who visit the theatre during the opening weekend will receive a free large popcorn with each ticket purchased.
The first all-digital AMC theatre in the area, AMC Otay Ranch 12 will also show exciting alternative content. Guests will experience live entertainment on the big screen featuring top concert tours such as Garth Brooks, operas including performances from the Metropolitan Opera and other entertainment such as Drum Corps International events.
AMC is known for many of the innovations that moviegoers enjoy today, including the multiplex and megaplex concepts. The company, which was founded in 1920, has a deep commitment to guest satisfaction and believes that everyone is a VIP when visiting an AMC theatre.
Guests will "Experience the Difference®" at the new theatre, as a 30-foot-high glass façade will greet guests as they enter through a tree-lined courtyard. AMC Otay Ranch 12 will be adorned with AMC's signature design concepts, including sensational high-mural celebrity graphics, movie quotes inlaid in terrazzo flooring, entertaining directors' series photographs and a modern-day rendition of the red carpet. In addition, a high-capacity concession stand featuring items from Clip's PicksSM concession value menu and a custom gaming area in the lobby will enhance the entertainment experience.
AMC Otay Ranch 12 will feature AMC's signature quality, comfort, service, convenience and commitment to guest satisfaction, and will showcase modern amenities including:
Moviegoers visiting AMC Otay Ranch 12 can expect to enjoy industry-leading guest programs offered exclusively at AMC theatre locations including:
Located at the north terminus of Otay Ranch Town Center, AMC Otay Ranch 12 is the entertainment anchor and part of the 590,000-square-foot open-air center, located at the intersection of Eastlake Parkway and Olympic Parkway in Chula Vista, Calif. Additional information about the grand opening can be found at www.amctheatres.com/otayranch.
About AMC Entertainment Inc.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., AMC Entertainment Inc. is one of the world's largest and most innovative theatrical exhibition companies. With a history of industry leadership dating back to 1920, the company today serves more than 230 million guests annually through interests in 358 theatres with 5,128 screens in six countries. www.amctheatres.com.
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