By Ind Job Info Team
The newly-created event has reduced tickets at 45 theatres in the Chicago area and more than 3,000 nationwide.
3,000 theatres and 30,000 screens of major movie chains, including AMC Theaters and Regal Cinemas, will offer discounted tickets.
Will Snacks be Discounted for National Cinema Day? AMC Theatres isn't just discounting tickets on Saturday. The cinema giant announced a $5 fountain drink and popcorn combo.
Medium ICEE and fountain drinks, candies, and mini popcorns will also be $3.
Will National Cinema Day Become an Annual Event? National Cinema Day organisers said the event may become annual. The programme is the first of its sort on such a wide scale in the U.S.
Labor Day is a sluggish weekend for theatres. This August has been slow for exhibitors. Cineworld, owner of Regal Cinemas, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing a lack of large new films.
If National Cinema Day is successful, moviegoers may return in the fall. Ticket buyers will see a sizzle reel of future films from A24, Amazon Studios, Disney, Focus Features, Lionsgate, Neon, Paramount, Sony Pictures Classics, Sony, United Artists Releasing, Universal, and Warner Bros.