It’s the first time in theatrical exhibition history that a single exhibitor has held the top 15 weekend box office grossing locations in the United States
For the first time in theatrical exhibition history, a single exhibitor, AMC Theatres, held all of the top 15 weekend box office grossing locations in the United States. AMC’s dedication to enhancing the guest experience at its theatres through AMC Signature recliner seating, a growing number of premium large format screens and improved food and beverage offerings is clearly working. Additionally, the growing popularity of AMC Stubs and AMC Stubs A-List have helped drive the most recent weekend box office totals.
The common denominators among the top 15 AMC locations? All 15 are located in large markets like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, San Diego and Washington D.C., and all 15 participate in the popular AMC Stubs and AMC Stubs A-List programs, which now boast more than 18.6 million and 700,000 members nationwide respectively. In addition, 14 of the top 15 locations offer at least one auditorium with all recliner seating. Premium experiences played their part as well, as 14 of the 15 offer either IMAX at AMC or Dolby Cinema at AMC, and 12 of the 15 locations offer both.
AMC CEO and President Adam Aron commented, “We are proud that AMC constituted all 15 of the top 15 grossing movie theatres at the U.S. box office this past weekend for the first time in industry history. It’s another proof point that our attendance-driving strategies continue to show positive results.”
About AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
AMC is the largest movie exhibition company in the U.S., in Europe and throughout the world with more than 1,000 theatres and nearly 11,100 screens across the globe. AMC has propelled innovation in the exhibition industry by: deploying its Signature power-recliner seats; delivering enhanced food and beverage choices; generating greater guest engagement through its loyalty program, web site and mobile apps; offering premium large format experiences and playing a wide variety of content including the latest Hollywood releases and independent programming. AMC operates among the most productive theatres in the United States’ top markets, having the #1 or #2 market share positions in 21 of the 25 largest metropolitan areas of the United States, 14 countries in Europe and the Middle East and is the #1 theatre chain in Estonia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Spain, Sweden and UK & Ireland. For more information, visit www.amctheatres.com.