AMC Theaters presents a single-day showing all five Best Picture nominees

AMC Theaters is offering movie fans the rare opportunity to experience all five motion pictures nominated for “Best Picture” on one single day, for one discounted price.

This Saturday, February 21, 2009, the AMC Best Picture Showcase will take place at 99 AMC theaters. Guests can purchase an exclusive AMC Best Picture Showcase All-Day Pass for only $30, or just $25 for AMC MovieWatcher members. Moviegoers will have the chance to see all five Oscar-nominated Best Picture films and will also receive a large popcorn with unlimited refills for the entire day. This offer is valued at more than $50 and marks the third year of this exclusive event.

The Oscar Best Picture nominees, Milk, The Reader, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Slumdog Millionaire and Frost/Nixon, will play in one dedicated auditorium back-to-back throughout the day. Upon arrival to the theatre, guests will receive a souvenir lanyard, which will feature artwork from the five nominated films and give guests the freedom to come and go throughout the event as they please.

Moviegoers can locate theaters hosting the AMC Best Picture Showcase in their area by visiting Tickets are currently available on a first-come, first-served basis online or by visiting the box office or Guest Services area at any theater hosting the event.

AMC Best Picture Showcase schedule (all times local and schedule is the same nationwide):

  • Milk – 10:30 a.m.
  • The Reader – 1:05 p.m.
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – 3:45 p.m.
  • Slumdog Millionaire – 7:15 p.m.
  • Frost/Nixon – 9:45 p.m.

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