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Moviegoers Can Enjoy All Nine Best Picture Nominees at AMC Theatres® Best Picture Showcase











LEAWOOD, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Whether you missed the movies nominated for Best Picture at the AcademyAwards, or you need a refresh before the big night, AMC Theatres(NYSE:AMC) has you covered for the 11th straight year withthe AMC Best Picture Showcase. In what’s become an annual Oscars®tradition for movie-lovers around the country, the AMC Best PictureShowcase takes place over the course of two Saturdays – Feb. 18 and Feb.25. Also returning on Feb. 25 at select locations is AMC’s Best PictureShowcase Marathon, featuring all nine nominated movies in one sitting.

The long-running AMC Best Picture Showcase has attracted a loyal fanbase, which continues to grow year after year, with some guests avoidingpotential nominees completely so they can see them all at once toevaluate what movie will take home the biggest prize of the night.Participating locations can be found at amctheatres.com/bps.

“There’s a true sense of community, as so many of these guests come backevery year, often bringing friends and family members who areexperiencing the event for the first time,” said Stephen Colanero, ChiefMarketing Officer, AMC. “At many locations, guests who often only knoweach other through this event come back to catch up with each other, andwith the best films of the year.”

The nominees and schedule are:

AMC Best Picture Showcase – 2 Day Event: Feb. 18 & Feb. 25, 2016

Feb. 18

 

 

Start Time

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

10 a.m.*

FENCES

HELL OR HIGH WATER

LA LA LAND

.

 

Feb. 25

Start Time

MOONLIGHT

10 a.m.*

LION

HACKSAW RIDGE

ARRIVAL

HIDDEN FIGURES

 

AMC Best Picture Showcase Marathon: Feb. 25, 2015

Marathon

Start Time

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

10 a.m.*

FENCES

LION

LA LA LAND

HIDDEN FIGURES

MOONLIGHT

HELL OR HIGH WATER

HACKSAW RIDGE

ARRIVAL

*Following the first movie of the day, start times for subsequentmovies may vary by location

Pricing for the one-day, two-day and Marathon events vary by location.AMC Stubs Premiere members will receive an additional $5 AMC Stubs BonusBucks added to their membership card for each one-day pass purchased, upto four tickets. Premiere Members who purchase a two-day pass orpurchase a ticket to the Marathon event will receive $10 AMC Stubs BonusBucks to their membership card, up to four tickets. AMC Stubs BonusBucks can be used for concessions throughout that day.

Beginning Friday, Jan. 27, tickets are on sale online at amctheatres.com/bpsand at the box offices of participating AMC locations. The two-day passis available only at the box office of participating theatres. Followthe Best Picture Oscar buzz on Twitter by using the hashtag #amcbpsor on Facebook at facebook.com/amctheatres.

The Academy Awards® will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 26, atthe Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center® andtelevised live on ABC.

Oscar® is the registered trademark andservice mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
















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