MovieTickets.com Screen Count Continues to Grow, Signs New
Online Ticketing Partnerships With Drexel Theatres Group, Sunrise Cinemas, and MJR Theatres
New Exhibitors Boost the MovieTickets.com Service Across Florida, Michigan and Ohio
LOS ANGELES, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com, the world's most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, will be adding hundreds of new screens through multi-year, exclusive exhibitor agreements with Drexel Theatres Group, MJR Theatres and Sunrise Cinemas, which is one of the largest screen holders in South Florida.
The new theater partners will also increase their reach through MovieTickets.com's prominent affiliate program which includes some of the most highly trafficked sites on the Web. The movie ticketing inventory that MovieTickets.com represents reaches a significant percentage of the Internet population through relationships with the Web's most well-known portals and movie-related destinations -- including Yahoo!, which recently selected MovieTickets.com as its movie ticketing provider. MovieTickets.com is also a preferred provider for many of the nation's largest phone and mobile carriers.
MovieTickets.com provides online ticketing options for theatres across the U.S., Canada, and the UK, including over 70 theater chains representing more than 50% of the top 50 grossing locations in those countries. Purchasing tickets via MovieTickets.com is simple. Users click on http://www.MovieTickets.com , enter their zip code for a listing of nearby theaters, select a movie and showtime and buy their tickets with a credit card. Then, they simply go to the theater's box office or automated ticketing station, with credit card in hand for verification, to redeem tickets. MovieTickets.com also offers moviegoers the convenience of printing tickets at home in a wide array of markets.
MovieTickets.com exhibitors currently include:
Access Digital Theatres, All Star Entertainment, AMC Theatres, Ashbrie Cinemas, Atlantic Theaters, Atlas Cinemas, Baederwood Movie Theatre Co., Brooklyn Academy of Music, Bryn Mawr Movie Theatre Co., Camera Cinemas, Celebrity Theatres, Channelside Cinemas, Cinema Centers, Cinema Four-Quad, Cinemagic Movies, Cinemall, Classic Cinemas, Clearview Cinemas, Consolidated Theatres, Cornelius Cinemas, Crown Theatres, Dickinson Theatres, Drexel Theatres, Eastern Shores, Emagine Entertainment, Entertainment Retail (Hollywood Hits), Famous Players, Film Forum, Greater Huntington Theatres, Greenville Cinemas, Hallett Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, Hollywood Cinema 9, Hollywood Premier Cinemas, Hoyts Cinemas, IFC Center, Kew Gardens (Cobble Hill), Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Landmark Theatres, Main Street Cinemas, Malco Theatres, Mann Theatres, Marco Movies, Marcus Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, Metropolitan Theatres, MJR Theatres, Narberth Theatre, National Amusements, Omniplex Theatre Group, O'Neil Theatres, Pacific Theatres, Paris Theater, Phoenix Theatres, Pickwick Theatres, Rave Motion Pictures, Reading Cinemas USA (City Cinemas), Rio Entertainment, Ritz Theatres, Riviera Cinemas, Rocky Mountain Cinemas, Roxy Theatres, Santikos Theaters, Sayville Theatre, Sea Turtle Cinemas, Silver Screen Cinemas, Spotlight Theatres, Studio Movie Grill, Sunrise Cinemas, Tango Theaters, UltraStar Cinemas, Watson Theatre, and Westates Theatres.
MovieTickets.com, the most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, provides consumers with the ease of a virtual box office from the convenience of their home or office. Formed in spring 2000, MovieTickets.com is a joint venture between AMC Entertainment, Hollywood Media Corp. (Nasdaq: HOLL), National Amusements, Famous Players, Marcus Theatres (NYSE: MCS), Viacom (NYSE: VIA), and America Online, and leverages the collective exhibitor expertise to deliver consumers a premium movie ticketing experience. MovieTickets.com enables consumers to buy tickets online for movie screens across the United States and Canada, and in the U.K. Its elite collection of partner theaters consistently represents over 50% of the top 50 and over 50% of the top 100 grossing theaters in North America on any given weekend.
CONTACT: Melissa Zukerman, +1-310-407-0361, or Melissa@zukermanpr.com, for MovieTickets.com -0- Mar/14/2006 15:04 GMT