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, today announces the Regal Crown Club Red Carpet Dreams official sweepstakes. During February, any Regal Crown Club member who uses their card when purchasing tickets for a Best Picture nominated film is entered to win. The grand prize winners will enjoy a trip for two to the Red Carpet Arrivals at the 2015 Oscars® in Los Angeles, California.
“The most anticipated awards show in Hollywood remains the Academy Awards presentation each year, and Regal is excited to be a part of the action,” said Ted Cooper, senior vice president of film at Regal Entertainment Group. “This is a great opportunity to provide some of the most loyal moviegoers in the country with the chance to experience all the glamour of the Red Carpet Arrivals.”
For contest eligibility, Regal Crown Club members need only to see a film nominated for the Best Picture Oscar® January 31 through February 28 and to use their loyalty card at Regal Cinemas, United Artists or Edwards Theatres. As an added incentive, members will also receive five extra credits on their Regal Crown Club Card by attending any of the nominated films. Movie fans can tune into The Oscars®, hosted by Ellen Degeneres, on ABC March 2nd at 7:00 p.m. EST. The films nominated for this year’s Best Picture Oscar® are:
- American Hustle (R)
- Captain Phillips (PG-13)
- Dallas Buyers Club (R)
- Gravity (PG-13)
- Her (R)
- Nebraska (R)
- Philomena (PG-13)
- 12 Years a Slave (R)
- The Wolf of Wall Street (R)
“The Oscars celebrate some of the most talented people in the film industry, and Regal is proud to showcase these films to audiences all over the country,” said Neal Pinsker, senior vice president of operations for Regal Entertainment Group. “We hope Regal fans will join us to see these highly acclaimed movies on the silver screen for the first time or for an encore before the awards ceremony.”
The “Red Carpet Dreams Sweepstakes” is an exclusive opportunity for Regal Crown Club members to win a trip to L.A. to view the Red Carpet Arrivals at the 2015 Oscars®. 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’ access to view the Red Carpet Arrivals from fan bleachers at the 87th Academy Awards® Ceremony in 2015.
Regal fans can access the Regal Crown Club by their card or through a mobile device for easy access on-the go by downloading the Regal Movies app. Users can program their favorite theatre, gather movie information, select showtimes and purchase tickets. The Regal Crown Club is the number one theatre loyalty program in the country, allowing patrons to accumulate credits at the box office and concession stand to earn free popcorn, soft drinks and movies. Free membership is available at the theatre or online. Moviegoers can also stay connected through Regal Cinemas’ Facebook page and Twitter account, @RegalMovies.
About Regal Entertainment Group:
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 7,406 screens in 581 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of January 23, 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.