Enjoy Family Films at Regal’s Preeminent Summer Festival
The last few summers, my son and his friends have taken advantage of these $1 movies. It’s a great activity to do on those rainy days or just when you feel like getting out of the heat and watching a fun movie. The list of movies this summer is great- check it out below!
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces the celebration of the 25th year of the Summer Movie Express and its impressive lineup of family friendly films. The Summer Movie Express continues its rich tradition of offering these films for only a dollar at over 330 Regal Cinemas across the country.
“The Summer Movie Express is an institution to so many and one that signifies the unofficial start of summer,” said Ken Thewes, Chief Marketing Officer at Regal Entertainment Group. “Many families make this a summer tradition and we are excited to offer them a great selection of movies this year. And for Regal, this helps us instill that love of moviegoing in another generation.”
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 a wide variety of films this summer starting with The Lego Movie and ending with The Lorax, we know families will be boarding the Summer Movie Express at Regal,” said Ken Foreman, Vice President of Film Marketing at 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 am. The titles for this year’s Summer Movie Express are:
The Lego Movie
|Iron Giant: Signature Edition
|The Smurfs 2
|Despicable Me 2
|The Peanuts Movie
|Alvin & Chipmunks: The Road Chip
|The Book of Life
|Hotel Transylvania 2
|Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
|Shaun the Sheep Movie
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 Regal Entertainment Group.
About Regal Entertainment Group:
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates one of the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States, consisting of 7,329 screens in 567 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of March 31, 2016. 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.
Additional information is available on the Company’s website at Regal Entertainment Group.
Which Movies would your kids want to see this summer?