Regal Entertainment Group Announces $1 Movies for 2017 Summer Movie Express

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, today announces the exciting return of the Summer Movie Express to over 300 Regal Cinemas across the country for the 2017 summer season. This annual tradition continues at Regal Cinemas.  For 26 years, Regal has invited moviegoers to enjoy this exceptional slate of family films.

"The Summer Movie Express is known for delivering top notch moviegoing experiences by showing family friendly movies at a great value," said Ken Thewes, Chief Marketing Officer at Regal Entertainment Group. "This summertime tradition is about creating memories for kids and parents as they enjoy these movies together, which is one of the best things we can offer at Regal." 

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.  For a full list of participating locations, local festival dates and for more information, please visit www.REGmovies.com/Movies/Summer-Movie-Express.

"The Summer Movie Express is an amazing opportunity for families to spend quality time at the movies and enjoy great films like Trolls, Sing and The LEGO Batman Movie," said Richard Grover, Vice President of Communications at Regal Entertainment Group. "Rain or shine, the Summer Movie Express will keep moving along and welcomes anyone to hop along for this nine-week ride." 

Each week, there will be two featured films at the early morning matinee show time of 10:00 a.m.  The titles for this year's Summer Movie Express are:

Week

Title

Rating

1

Kung Fu Panda 3 

PG


Ice Age: Collision Course

PG

2

Trolls

PG


Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

G

3

Monster Trucks

PG


Penguins of Madagascar 

PG

4

Rio 2

G


The Boxtrolls

PG

5

The Secret Life of Pets

PG


Sing 

PG

6

Kubo and the Two Strings

PG


Ratchet & Clank

PG

7

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 

PG


The Adventures of Tintin 

PG

8

Happy Feet 2

PG


Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore

PG

9

Storks

PG


The LEGO Batman Movie

PG

 

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.

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 7,262 screens in 559 theatres in 43 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of March 31, 2017. The Company operates theatres in 48 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.

Media Contact:
Richard M. Grover
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
richard.grover@REGmovies.com
865-925-9539

 

 

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