Regal Entertainment Group Hosts Trilogy Marathon in Celebration of The Hobbit at 293 Theatres Nationwide

  Regal Entertainment Group Hosts Trilogy Marathon in Celebration of The
  Hobbit at 293 Theatres Nationwide

  Tickets going on sale for Lord of the Rings Trilogy Marathon & The Hobbit

Business Wire

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- November 02, 2012

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor
owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States,
announces the return to Middle-earth with a special marathon event of Lord of
the Rings movies for fans to experience the complete trilogy in anticipation
of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Regal is also offering The Hobbit in a
new and evolutionary presentation format for 3D with a High Frame Rate called
3D HFR. Tickets for both The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Trilogy Marathon go
on sale Wednesday, November 7 at Noon EST online and at 293 participating
Regal Cinemas, United Artists and Edwards Theatres.

“Through this Trilogy Marathon, Regal is hosting a celebration for Tolkien
fans that begins one weekend prior to the greatly anticipated release of The
Hobbit,” stated Ken Thewes, Chief Marketing Officer at Regal Entertainment
Group. “Regal will make The Hobbit available in an unprecedented selection of
formats to suit every fan: IMAX 3D, RPX 3D, RealD 3D and traditional 2D
presentations. Additionally, Regal will showcase Peter Jackson’s latest work
in a special 3D presentation at 48 frames per second on 97 screens around the
country. This High Frame Rate enhances picture quality, smoothness and

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, directed by Academy Award®-winning
filmmaker Peter Jackson, will attract crowds to Regal Entertainment Group
theatres nationwide beginning Thursday evening, December 13 as fans line-up
for the midnight premiere.

Saturday, December 8 will be one very memorable day at the movies as fans can
enjoy the extended director’s cut for each film in Regal’s Lord of the Rings
(LOTR) Trilogy Marathon.

LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring    11:15 AM
LOTR: Two Towers                   3:30 PM
LOTR: Return of the King           8:00 PM

When purchasing tickets for Lord of theRings Trilogy Marathon at the box
office, Regal Crown Club members can enjoy an exclusive offer on both tickets
and snack purchases. Admission for loyalty club members is only $25 for all
three movies. And with each $25 ticket sold, members receive a coupon good for
a Lord of the Rings Combo of a medium popcorn and medium drink for only $5.
The industry-leading Regal Crown Club is free to join and enables frequent
guests to enjoy tremendous values. For ticket sales online, at kiosks and for
those without membership, admission is $30.

Regal’s website has a wealth of information for Tolkien fans.

The Hobbit, Opening Dec. 14:
The Hobbit 3D High Frame Rate:
LOTR Trilogy Marathon Dec. 8:

About Regal Entertainment Group
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most
geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of
6,607 screens in 521 locations in 37 states and the District of Columbia as of
October 25, 2012. The Company operates theatres in 43 of the top 50 U.S.
designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the
Company's theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and
enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to
realize economies of scale in theatre operations. Additional information is
available on the Company's Web site at


Media Contact
Russ Nunley
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Regal Entertainment Group
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