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AMC Entertainment is dropping its free "MovieWatcher" rewards program in exchange for a new program they are calling "AMC Stubs" which will cost $12 per year.
The AMC Stubs web site declares the following benefits of the new program:
- $10 AMC Stubs Reward for every $100 you spend at AMC Theatres.
- Free upgrades on popcorn and fountain drinks.
If you pay for a small, you can get a medium. If you pay for a medium, you can get a large.
- Online ticket purchase fees waived.
All online ticket purchase fees are waived on movietickets.com and fandango.com.
- Your online ticket stub collection.
This will keep track of what movies you've seen and when, but obviously, only at AMC locations.
AMC Stubs has an annual fee of $12, which is $1 more per month than the MovieWatcher program it replaces (which was free if you're having trouble with the math).
Existing MovieWatcher members in Austin, Norfolk, Minneapolis, and Houston already lost their MovieWatcher status, but the web site says that all other locations have until 3/31/11 to earn points and collect their rewards on the old program.
This program would be great if it were free, but for $12, I would think that you would need to be an avid moviegoer that goes exclusively to AMC theater locations and that always buys concessions to make this worthwhile.
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I think this stubs is actually worse...The FREE amc card offered plenty and had free popcorn every wensday..this new card does not offer anything like that. Thanks AMC!
I agree with BigScreen Reader. The AMC Stubs program is a bad idea.
To get a new card you have to pay AMC $12.00 a year. You then have to spend another $100.00 in order to get the first $10.00 back. If you want the last $2.00 back of your membership fee, you then have to spend another $100.00.
This is not a loyalty program. This is corporate greed pure and simple. Save your $12.00 and keep your options open. Allow yourself the opportunity to visit other theaters without the worry of trying to recover your costs.
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