"Top Gun" Takes Flight at AMC Theatres® for 25th Anniversary Celebration
by: Justin Scott AMC Theatres
Together with Paramount Pictures, AMC will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the film that gave everyone the "need for speed" and captured the imagination of a generation, ultimately earning more than $350 million at the worldwide box office.
"TOP GUN is a wild ride from start to finish," said Robert J. Lenihan, president of programming at AMC. "We're excited to partner with Paramount to offer guests the opportunity to watch the high-flying action on the big screen one more time and celebrate the 25th anniversary of this fast-paced movie with a new generation of moviegoers."
"Paramount is thrilled to be partnering with AMC in this unique opportunity to celebrate an iconic film returning to the big screen with a stunning digital presentation," said Jerry Pokorski, senior vice president, Paramount Motion Picture Distribution.
Showings will be at 12:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, April 30 and 7 p.m. local time on Monday, May 2. Guests who attend these showings will receive a free, full-sized, 25th anniversary TOP GUN poster to commemorate the event (while supplies last). Plus, each theatre playing the movie will give away one
TOP GUN Blu-ray Disc, which includes extensive bonus features and a digital copy of the film, and will be available exclusively at the theatres prior to its Tuesday, May 10 debut in stores nationwide.
For participating markets and theatres and to buy tickets for this limited-time, special event please visit www.AMCTheatres.com/TopGun. (Arizona Theaters are participating.)
About Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The company's labels include Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Digital Entertainment, Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., Paramount Studio Group, and Worldwide Television Distribution. www.paramount.com.
About AMC Entertainment Inc.
AMC Entertainment Inc. delivers distinctive and affordable movie-going experiences in 361 theatres with 5,203 screens across the United States and Canada. The company operates 24 of the 50 highest grossing theatres in the country, including the top three. AMC has propelled industry innovation and continues today by delivering premium sight and sound, enhanced food and beverage and diverse content. www.AMCTheatres.com.