Kansas City, Mo. (Nov. 17, 2010) - AMC Theatres (AMC), a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, announces today that more than 18,000 movie fans nationwide voted for their favorite Harry Potter character with Harry Potter's friend and fellow wizard Hermione Granger besting him in the final results:
1. Hermione Granger - 33%
2. Harry Potter - 17%
3. Sirius Black - 15%
4. Ron Weasley - 13%
5. Albus Dumbledore - 7%
6. Rubeus Hagrid - 5%
7. Minerva McGonagall - 3%
8. Remus Lupin - 3%
9. Ginny Weasley - 3%
10. Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody - 1%
The vote was part of the promotion for AMC's "Harry Potter Adventure," where fans have the opportunity to enjoy the two previous Harry Potter movies - HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX and HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF BLOOD PRINCE - in AMC theatres across the country at 6 p.m. local time on Nov. 18, before they experience the midnight release of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1.
Fans are also treated to all three films plus a collectible lanyard (while supplies last) for one low price of $20. For more information, please visit: http://www.amctheatres.com/harrypotter
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1 is the seventh and final two-part adventure in the Harry Potter series. In part one, Voldemort's power is growing stronger and he now controls the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little hope remains for the Trio, and the rest of the Wizarding World, so everything they do must go as planned.
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 382 theatres with 5,342 screens in five countries. www.AMCTheatres.com.