LEAWOOD, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Six of this year’s top 15 box office grossing films will hit AMC
theatres this summer for a good cause with AMC Cares Summer Throwbacks.
The amazing film lineup, which will play nationwide in 197 theatres,
kicks off with PADDINGTON on Friday, June 12. Tickets went on sale
today, and proceeds will benefit the AMC Cares Fund and Brave
Beginnings, a program of the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers
AMC Cares Summer Throwbacks features some of 2015’s biggest and best
movies, as well as the second-biggest film at the box office in 2014,
HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, PART 1, which guests can see in advance of the
final installment in the popular HUNGER GAMES series this November.
Another fan-favorite franchise and top-grossing film, MISSION:
IMPOSSIBLE GHOST PROTOCOL is part of the AMC Cares Summer Throwbacks
lineup and plays the week leading up to the opening weekend for
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE ROGUE NATION.
Boredom busters for kids on summer break include THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE:
SPONGE OUT OF WATER and PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2.
Guests have another opportunity to see FURIOUS 7, the second-biggest
film of the year to date, on the big screen.
- Date night heats up this summer with FIFTY SHADES OF GREY.
Laughs are non-stop with A-list comedic actors, Kevin Hart and Will
Ferrell in GET HARD.
“This is your chance to see a great flick, cool off in a nice movie
theatre and help make a difference in your community,” said AMC CEO
Gerry Lopez. “It’s the perfect summer entertainment experience.”
Cares, the Company and its associates make a difference in the
communities in which they live and work. A primary focus of AMC Cares is
supporting local charitable organizations by providing cash or in-kind
awards. Awards are made through the annual
The mission of Brave Beginnings is to ensure ventilators and life-saving
equipment are available to newborns in critical need, and the mission of
the Will Rogers Institute is promoting medical research pertaining to
cardio-pulmonary diseases and educating the general public on topics of
health and fitness.
“We are excited to offer AMC movie fans more of what they love:
blockbuster movies on the big screen, great deals and charitable
organization support,” said Elizabeth Frank, executive vice president
and chief content & programming officer, AMC Theatres. “We value the
Hollywood studio and trade partner collaboration that has made this
This is the third consecutive summer AMC is offering a summer series. It
also happens to be an inexpensive way to beat the heat. For only $4.99
(plus tax) per ticket, guests will enjoy real summertime savings.
More information, including showtimes, is available at www.amctheatres.com/amccares.
Tickets for AMC Cares Summer Throwbacks can be purchased online or at
the box office of participating AMC theatre locations.
Summer Throwbacks Schedule
|THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, PART 1||June 19-25|
|THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER||June 26-July 2|
|FIFTY SHADES OF GREY||July 3-9|
|GET HARD||July 17-23|
|MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE GHOST PROTOCOL||July 24-30|
|PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2||July 31-Aug. 6|
|FURIOUS 7||Aug. 7-13|
About AMC Theatres
AMC (NYSE:AMC) is the guest experience leader with 348 locations and
4,960 screens located primarily in the United States. AMC has propelled
innovation in the theatrical exhibition industry and continues today by
delivering more comfort and convenience, enhanced food & beverage,
greater engagement and loyalty, premium sight & sound, and targeted
programming. AMC operates the most productive theatres in the country’s
top markets, including No. 1 market share in the top three markets (NY,
LA, Chicago). www.amctheatres.com.
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