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Select AMC Theatres Locations to Host Two-Day "Best Picture Showcase" - See All 10 Oscar-nominated Movies

Posted on Friday, February 5th, 2010 2:10 PM and updated on Thursday, February 11th, 2010 9:42 AM

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As they have in 2007, 2008, and 2009, select AMC Theatres locations across the country will be hosting a special "Best Picture Showcase," where all ten movies nominated for Best Picture will be played back-to-back across two days: Saturday, February 27, 2010 and Saturday, March 6, 2010.

According to the AMC press release, more than 100 theaters in 46 markets will host the event. You can view the list of participating theaters below.

Previous events were one-day marathons, but since this is the first year with 10 nominees, the event is being split across two days. Avatar will be shown on February 27th, and the exact line-up for each day is not yet determined.

Guests may choose a two-day pass for both days or a one-day pass that covers one of the two days, and all attendees will receive a large popcorn with unlimited refills and a souvenier lanyard which will feature artwork from all ten movies. With this pass, guests may come and go during the event (just not during the movie, please).

Update 02/11/2010 -- These two events are now listed under the following entries:

Click on the links above for locations near you, as well as to purchase tickets for the events.

AMC Best Picture Showcase Line-up

*AVATAR will be shown in 3D except in the following theatres:  Framingham Premium 1 (Boston), Maple Ridge 8 (Buffalo), Yorktown Premium 1 (Chicago), Ridge Park Square 8 (Cleveland), Dutch Square 14 (Columbia, SC), Fiesta Square 16 (Fayetteville, AR) and Shirlington 7 (Washington, D.C.).


Two-Day Pass (February 27th & March 6th)

  • $60 online
  • $50 at the box office of participating theaters
  • $40 for MovieWatcher® members, available only at the box office of participating theaters

One-Day Pass (February 27th OR March 6th)

  • $30 online and at the box office of participating theaters
  • $25 for MovieWatcher® members, available only at the box office of participating theaters

Tickets will go on sale Friday, February 12, 2010.

Participating Theaters

(subject to change without notice)


Colonial 18
Fork & Screen Buckhead 6
Mansell Crossing 14
Parkway Pointe 15
Phipps Plaza 14
Stonecrest Mall 16


Barton Creek 14


Owings Mills 17


Framingham Premium 1
Methuen 20


Maple Ridge 8


Concord Mills 24
Carolina Pavilion 22


Crestwood 18
River East 21
Cantera 30
Yorktown Premium 1
Yorktown 17
South Barrington 30
Northbrook 14


Newport on the Levee 20
Ridge Park Square 8

Columbia, SC

Dutch Square 14
Easton 30


Firewheel 18
Grapevine 30
Parks at Arlington 18
NorthPark 15
Stonebriar 24


Highlands Ranch 24
Westminster 24


Forum 30
Livonia 20


Fiesta Square 16

Fort Myers, FL

Merchants Crossing 16


Plainville 20


First Colony 24
Studio 30
Willowbrook 24


Greenwood 14


Orange Park 24

Kansas City

BarryWoods 24
Studio 30

Los Angeles

Burbank 6
Covina 30
Block 30
Ontario Mills 30
Rolling Hills 20
Tustin 14
Promenade 16
Century City 15
Santa Anita 16


Aventura 24


Mayfair 18


Arbor Lakes 16
Eden Prairie 18
Rosedale 14

New Orleans

Elmwood Palace 20
Houma Palace 10

New York

Empire 25
Palisades 21
Stony Brook 17
New Brunswick 18
Danbury 16
Raceway 10
Rockaway 16
Galleria 16
Port Chester 14
Kips Bay 15
Freehold 14
Essex Green 9


Hampton 24

Oklahoma City

Quail Springs 24


Oak View 24


Altamonte 18
Pleasure Island 24


Cherry Hill 24
Hamilton 24
Neshaminy 24


Waterfront 22


Deer Valley 30
Mesa Grand 24
Westgate 20
Esplanade 16
Desert Ridge 18

Salt Lake City

Layton Hills 9

San Antonio

Huebner Oaks 24

San Diego

Mission Valley 20

San Francisco

Mercado 20
Van Ness 14
Cupertino 16


Kent Station 14
Woodinville 12

St. Louis

Chesterfield 14
West Olive 16


Tallahassee Mall 20


Regency Square 20
Veterans Expressway 24


Yonge & Dundas 24


Southroads 20

Vero Beach, FL

Indian River 24

Washington, D.C.

Hoffman Center 22
Potomac 18
Rio 18
Georgetown 14
Shirlington 7

Source: AMC Entertainment Inc. Press Release

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