KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces the Regal Crown Club Red Carpet Dreams official sweepstakes. Regal Crown Club members who use their card when purchasing tickets through February 27 for an Oscar®-nominated Best Picture film are entered to win. The grand prize winners will enjoy a trip of a lifetime for two to the red carpet arrivals at the 2017 Oscars in Los Angeles, California.
"To be nominated for an Academy Award® is the highest honor in the film industry, and we want to give our loyal Regal moviegoers a chance of a lifetime opportunity to attend the red carpet," said Ken Thewes, chief marketing officer at Regal Entertainment Group. "We are excited to send our grand prize winners to watch the best and brightest in Hollywood walk the red carpet."
For contest eligibility, Regal Crown Club members need only to see a film nominated for Best Picture through February 27 and to use their Crown Club card at Regal Cinemas. Movie fans can tune into the Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, on ABC February 28 at 7:00 p.m. EST. The films nominated for this year's Best Picture Oscar® are:
- Bridge of Spies (PG-13)
- Brooklyn (PG-13)
- Mad Max: Fury Road (R)
- Room (R)
- Spotlight (R)
- The Big Short (R)
- The Martian (PG-13)
- The Revenant (R)
"The Oscars represent the crème de la crème of the past year in movies, and what better way to see all eight Best Picture films than at your local Regal theatre," said Mike Viane, senior vice president of film at Regal Entertainment Group. "Our guests have the opportunity to watch these cinematic achievements, whether it is for the first time or a repeat showing and experience the best that 2015 offered."
The "Red Carpet Dreams Sweepstakes" is an exclusive opportunity for Regal Crown Club members to win a trip to L.A. to view the red carpet arrivals at the 2017 Oscars. Through a promotional partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Regal is able to offer a grand prize package for two sets of winners' access to view the red carpet arrivals from fan bleachers at the 89th Academy Awards in 2017.
Regal fans can access the Regal Crown Club by their card or through a mobile device for easy access on-the go by downloading the Regal Movies app. Users can program their favorite theatre, gather movie information, select showtimes and purchase tickets. The Regal Crown Club is the number one theatre loyalty program in the country, allowing patrons to accumulate credits at the box office and concession stand to earn free popcorn, soft drinks and movies. Free membership is available at the theatre or online. Moviegoers can also stay connected through Regal Cinemas' Facebook page and Twitter account, @RegalMovies.
About Regal Entertainment Group: Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 7,369 screens in 572 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of November 30, 2015. 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.
Media Contact: Richard M. Grover Vice President of Marketing & Communications Regal Entertainment Group richard.grover@REGmovies.com 865-925-9539
SOURCE Regal Entertainment Group