KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announces Regal Oscar® Movie Week featuring all nine Best Picture nominated films back on the big screen Friday, February 15, through Thursday, February 21. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 1 at participating Regal Cinemas, United Artists and Edwards Theatres.
“Regal’s Oscar® Movie Week is the most convenient way to see all of the Best Picture Nominees. Regal is the only major exhibitor showcasing these nine fantastic films back on the silver screen for a full week,” stated Ken Thewes, Chief Marketing Officer for Regal Entertainment Group. “Again this year, we are also thrilled to offer our Regal Crown Club members the chance to win a seat along the red carpet at next year’s ceremony.”
The “Red Carpet Dreams Sweepstakes” is an exclusive opportunity at Regal Entertainment Group theatres to win a trip to L.A. to view the Red Carpet Arrivals at the 2014 Oscars®. Regal Crown Club members are automatically entered for their chance to win the trip by purchasing tickets to Oscar® nominated films at Regal.
Starting on Friday, February 15, Regal will alternate between presenting 4 or 5 of the Best Picture nominated films each day for the entire week-long festival. Moviegoers can purchase a daily pass for $30 or a special 2-day pass to see all nine films for only $50. Daily passes are available online and at participating locations. The special 2-day pass is only available at the box office. Additionally, with each ticket purchased, moviegoers will receive a coupon good for the Regal Oscar® Movie Week Combo of a medium popcorn and medium drink for only $5. Those purchasing the special 2-day pass will receive 2 coupons valid for the combo.
During Regal Oscar® Movie Week, the nine nominated films will be presented on the following days:
Fri (2/15); Sun (2/17); Tue (2/19) & Thu (2/21)
|Beasts of the Southern Wild (PG-13)||12:00|
|Life of Pi (PG)||1:50|
|Les Miserables (PG-13)||4:20|
Sat (2/16); Mon (2/18); Wed (2/20)
|Django Unchained (R)||12:15|
|Silver Linings Playbook (R)||3:20|
|Zero Dark Thirty (R)||5:45|
For more information on Regal Oscar® Movie Week and a list of participating theatres, visit: http://www.regmovies.com/regal-oscar-movie-week.
Through a promotional partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Regal is able to offer a grand prize package for two sets of winners. The prize includes access to view the Red Carpet Arrivals from fan bleachers at the 86th Academy Awards® Ceremony in 2014.
To enter the sweepstakes, moviegoers can sign up now or use their existing Regal Crown Club card when purchasing tickets to any Best Picture Nominee. The sweepstakes is available at Regal Entertainment Group theatres across the country from February 7 through February 24, 2013. The grand prize is an all expense paid trip for two to view the Red Carpet Arrivals at the 86th Academy Awards Ceremony in 2014. The grand prize will be awarded to two sets of winners.
As an added incentive, Regal Crown Club members will also receive 5 Extra Credits for each ticket they purchase to a nominated film in any of the above mentioned categories during the sweepstakes dates.
For more information regarding the Red Carpet Dreams Sweepstakes, visit: http://www.regmovies.com/Crown-Club/Sweepstakes
About Regal Entertainment Group:
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 6,880 screens in 540 locations in 38 states and the District of Columbia as of December 27, 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 www.REGmovies.com.