"AMC reopens its doors to USA moviegoers for the first time in more than five months, AMC is celebrating its history with a throwback to the year it all started by offering "Movies in 2020 at 1920 Prices", the company said in its press release". All guests are required to wear masks, theater capacity will be lowered and ventilation systems will be upgraded.
AMC stated that they're "implementing new safety and health measures to help keep moviegoers safe and curb the spread of coronavirus".
AMC theaters have reopened in numerous global countries but have remained shuttered in the US since March.
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After opening day, tickets will still be available for cheaper than usual.
The more than 100 locations will offer the 15-cent tickets for their reopening on Thursday (Aug. 20). Deadline has confirmed that the theater chain, the biggest one in the United States, has announced that it will be once again re-opening more than a 100 locations on August 20, with a following two-third to re-open for business by September 3. AMC is bringing back old films since the North American box office has been essentially at a standstill with so many new movies have been delayed this year because of the outbreak.
AMC said Thursday is expects about two thirds of its theaters will be open in time for "Tenet".
And food and drinks at the concession stand will also be sold in part at reduced pricing through October. A handful of smaller new releases are also planned for late August, including "Unhinged", a thriller from Solstice Studios with Russell Crowe; and Armando Iannucci's "Personal History of David Copperfield", from Disney's Fox Searchlight.