358 Regal Entertainment Group Theatres Offering Movies for Only a Buck
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces that the Summer Movie Express is back for its 23rd year. The launch of this summer's program brings family movies for only a dollar to more than 350 Regal Entertainment Group theatres across the country.
"Many families make this a summer tradition and look forward to our announcement of the long list of fun movies coming their way. And for Regal, this helps us instill that love of moviegoing in another generation," said Ken Thewes, chief marketing officer at Regal Entertainment Group. "The titles this year appeal to a diverse group of tastes, and we know there is a little bit of something for everyone."
The nine-week film festival takes place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. The start dates for Summer Movie Express vary based on local school schedules. A portion of each $1 admission goes to assist the Will Rogers Institute.
"With an admission price of only a buck, families turn out in droves to enjoy our theatres on these weekday mornings," said Ken Foreman, vice president of film marketing for Regal Entertainment Group. "This annual program provides an excellent opportunity for families to enjoy the movies together week after week."
Each week, there will be two featured films at the early morning matinee show time of 10:00. The titles for this year's Summer Movie Express are:
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
The Pirates: Band of Misfits
Despicable Me 2
Adventures of TinTin
Rise of the Guardians
Kung Fu Panda 2
Walking with Dinosaurs
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Regal Entertainment Group also offers local businesses the opportunity to lend their support and sponsor this tremendous family event. By sponsoring the Regal Summer Movie Express, local businesses are helping families to enjoy this affordable summer activity that fosters both a love of the arts and a sense of community. Families attending the Summer Movie Express associate business sponsors with wholesome entertainment and appreciate efforts taken to provide them with a summer full of movie fun. Local businesses interested in Summer Movie Express sponsorship opportunities should contact their local theatre general manager for more information.
For a full list of participating locations, local festival dates and for more information, please visit www.REGmovies.com/Movies/Summer-Movie-Express.
About Regal Entertainment Group:
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 7,381 screens in 578 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of March 27, 2014. The Company operates theatres in 46 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.