CORRECTING and REPLACING Carmike Cinemas Making Hickory, NC Theatre Its 21st ‘BigD’ Location, Expanding 14-Screen Facility

  CORRECTING and REPLACING Carmike Cinemas Making Hickory, NC Theatre Its 21st
  ‘BigD’ Location, Expanding 14-Screen Facility to 15-Plex and Hosting ‘The
  Hunger Games’ Marathon on 11.21…Concessions Specials Available All Weekend

CORRECTION…by Carmike Cinemas, Inc.

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ga. & HICKORY, N.C. -- November 20, 2013

Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to
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Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema
and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced the opening of its 21^st
BigD auditorium, at the Carmike 15 based in Hickory, NC (200 Catawba Boulevard
28063). Opening day for the critically acclaimed digital large format is
Thursday, November 21. That day the BigD is hosting a special ‘Hunger Games’
Movie Marathon.  The Marathon begins at 4:45 pm with a showing of The Hunger
Games (2012), one of the highest grossing titles of all-time. The Hunger
Games: Catching Fire follows at 8:00 pm.

Tickets for both features are only $15 as a discounted combo available on
Carmike’s website, on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition, the
theatre is running an opening weekend promotion at the concessions counter for
all BigD attendees – large popcorn and large fountain drinks will both be
available for just $1 each through Sunday (11.24). In conjunction with the
BigD addition, Carmike has also remodeled its lobby with multiple concession
areas, including self-service Coca-Cola Freestyle drink centers. The
convenience of one-stop ticketing at this location allows cinemagoers to
purchase tickets and their favorite concessions via the same line and quickly
move to their comfortable seats.

Carmike President and CEO David Passman stated: “We are truly delighted to
debut our 21^st BigD and its immersive viewing and sound experience for our
valued guests in the Hickory, NC region. Devout fans of ‘The Hunger Games’ are
scooping up double-feature tickets and we are hoping for a sellout here in our
newest BigD addition. Part one generated over $400 million in total domestic
box office receipts and we believe Lionsgate has another successful film
franchise on their hands, with two more sequels already slated for November
2014 and 2015 releases.”

Carmike’s luxurious BigD auditoriums feature cutting-edge technology that
delivers the ultimate cinematic experience. Films in both 2D and 3D are
digitally projected onto a wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling screen measuring 70
feet wide and over three stories tall at the Hickory location, with seating
capacity for more than 570 guests. A revolution in surround sound technology,
BigD’s digital audio processing is supported by quad-amplified, 4-way speakers
and six 21-inch subwoofers. The custom QSC digital audio system is tuned to a
7.1 speaker array with 16 channels, upgradeable to 11.1. In addition to
state-of-the-art technology, the BigD auditorium also features plush stadium
seating, leather high-back rocking seats and retractable arm rests with
convenient cup holders.

About Carmike Cinemas (

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema, 3-D cinema
deployments and one of the nation’s largest motion picture exhibitors. As of
September 30, 2013, the Company had 247 theatres with 2,521 screens in 36
states, with a digital footprint of 2,418 screens, including 229 locations
with 954 screens also equipped for 3-D. The circuit includes 32 premium large
format auditoriums featuring state-of-the-art technology and luxurious
seating, including 20 “BigDs” 10 IMAX® auditoriums. As “America’s Hometown
Theatre Chain,” Carmike’s primary focus is small to mid-sized community


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