MovieTickets.com Reports ‘Hunger Games’ Set a Presale Record
MovieTickets.com, the service owned by theater chains and studio owners, said “The Hunger Games” became the company’s top advance seller for a non-sequel film, surpassing “Twilight.”
The picture from Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF) sold out 2,500 screenings, including 1,400 that were held at midnight, the company said today in an e-mailed statement.
MovieTickets.com is owned by AMC Entertainment, Hollywood Media Corp. (HOLL), National Amusements, Cineplex Entertainment, Marcus Theatres, Viacom Inc. and Time Warner Inc. (TWX), according to the company’s website.
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