KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, announces the official schedule for the 2017 Regal Best Picture Film Festival sponsored by Amazon Studios taking place Friday, February 17, through Sunday, February 26. Festival Passes will be available to purchase tomorrow, January 25, at the special price of $35. The Festival Pass is a great value and allows fans to see all of the best picture nominees at select showtimes throughout the festival.
"To be nominated for Best Picture represents one of the most prestigious recognitions for the movie industry each year," said Ken Thewes, Chief Marketing Officer at Regal Entertainment Group. "We are always looking for innovative ways to bring new moviegoing experiences to our local theatres. Now, at Regal Cinemas, our guests will have access to all the Best Pictures nominees under one roof, over the ten day festival."
The films nominated for this year's Best Picture Oscar® are:
- Arrival (PG-13)
- Fences (PG-13)
- Hacksaw Ridge (R)
- Hell or High Water (R)
- Hidden Figures (PG)
- La La Land (PG-13)
- Lion (PG-13)
- Manchester by the Sea (R)
- Moonlight (R)
Festival Passes will be available to purchase Wednesday, January 25, exclusively on Fandango and MovieTickets.com, and on Atom Tickets February 6. The Festival Pass will also be available for purchase at the theatre box office beginning on Friday, January 27. For participating locations and show schedule, please visit http://regmovi.es/BestPics.
Crown Club members attending any film during the festival will receive a special $5 concession combo that includes a small popcorn and soft drink, along with 3,500 credits at the time of purchase of the Festival Pass.
Additionally, Crown Club members have a chance to win a trip for two to experience the red carpet arrivals at the 2018 Oscars with the "Red Carpet Dream Sweepstakes." Members who use their Crown Club card when they see one of the nine films nominated for Best Picture through February 26 will automatically be entered.
Regal fans are encouraged to like Regal Cinemas' Facebook page and download the Regal Movies app. Moviegoers can program their favorite theatre and purchase tickets all from their mobile device. The Regal app also gives patrons the ability to join the Regal Crown Club card straight to their phone for easy access while on-the-go. Through the industry-leading Regal Crown Club, approximately 12-million active members each year accumulate credits at the box office and concession stand to earn rewards including free popcorn, soft drinks and movies. Free membership is also available at the box office or online at http://www.regmovies.com/Crown-Club.
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 7,310 screens in 565 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of September 30, 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 www.REGmovies.com.
Richard M. Grover
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Regal Entertainment Group
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SOURCE Regal Entertainment Group