AMC Theatres® Hosts Seventh Annual Best Picture Showcase

AMC Theatres’ Oscar® Tradition to Feature All Nine Best Picture Nominees; Tickets on Sale Friday, Jan. 11 for Special Event on Feb. 16 and 23

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--()--The Best Picture nominees have been announced and for the seventh straight year, AMC Theatres (AMC) is proud to announce its AMC Best Picture ShowcaseSM, an event much anticipated by movie lovers nationwide. Since 2007, AMC has offered guests the rare opportunity to experience every movie nominated for Best Picture by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for one great price.

“This has become a must-attend event for movie lovers around the country”

The nine Best Picture nominees will be shown on Saturday, Feb. 16 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at more than 100 theatres in nearly every AMC market in the United States. Plus, 12 select theatres will host a Best Picture movie marathon where guests can watch all nine movies in a row.

“This has become a must-attend event for movie lovers around the country,” said Stephen Colanero, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at AMC. “Whether it’s to see them all for the first time, or to see them again in preparation for the Oscars, the AMC Best Picture Showcase has become a tradition for many of our guests who enjoy seeing all of the Best Picture nominees the way they were intended – on the big screen surrounded by movie aficionados.”

The nominees are: AMOUR, ARGO, BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, DJANGO UNCHAINED, LES MISERABLES, LIFE OF PI, LINCOLN, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, ZERO DARK THIRTY

Feb. 16 – 10:30 a.m.

       

Feb. 23 – 10 a.m.

AMOUR BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD
LES MISERABLES LIFE OF PI
ARGO LINCOLN
DJANGO UNCHAINED SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
ZERO DARK THIRTY
 

Feb. 23 Marathon – 10 a.m.

AMOUR
LINCOLN
ARGO
DJANGO UNCHAINED
LES MISERABLES
ZERO DARK THIRTY
LIFE OF PI
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD
 

AMC Best Picture Showcase Pricing:

Two-Day Pass:

$60 (includes all nine movies on Feb. 16 and Feb. 23; available only at the box office)

Marathon Pass:

$60 (includes all nine movies at select theatres on Feb. 23)

One-Day Pass (2/16):

$30 (includes four movies on Feb. 16)

One-Day Pass (2/23):

$40 (includes five movies on Feb. 23)

AMC Stubs members will receive an additional $5 credit added to their AMC Stubs card for each one-day pass purchased before the event day, up to four tickets. AMC Stubs members who purchase a two-day pass or purchase a ticket to the marathon event will receive $10 credit to their AMC Stubs card for purchasing prior to the event day. AMC Stubs credit can be used for concessions throughout that day.

Tickets go on sale online and at the box offices of participating AMC locations the evening of Friday, Jan. 11. For a list of participating theatres, showtimes, and to purchase one-day and marathon passes for the AMC Best Picture Showcase, please visit amctheatres.com/bps. The two-day pass is available only at the box office of participating theatres. Follow the Best Picture Oscar buzz on Twitter by using the hashtag #amcbps or on Facebook at facebook.com/amctheatres. Followers here will be the first to hear about any exciting news.

The Academy Awards® will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on ABC.

About AMC Theatres

AMC Theatres® delivers distinctive and affordable movie-going experiences in 332 theatres and 4,804 screens throughout the United States. AMC operates 25 of the 50 highest grossing theatres in the United States, including four of the top five. AMC has propelled industry innovation and continues today by delivering premium sight and sound, enhanced food and beverage and diverse content to an engaged audience in state-of-the-art buildings. AMCTheatres.com

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Contacts

AMC Theatres
Ryan Noonan, 816-480-4724
rnoonan@amctheatres.com

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