Remember all the way back in January, when we were still going to the movies? Well, it looks like we’re finally getting back to the silver screen.
The country’s largest movie theater chain, AMC Theatres, is poised to reopen its doors Aug. 20, when more than 100 of the brand’s cinemas will begin showing movies once again.
To encourage cinephiles to fill the socially distanced seats, AMC Theatres is offering patrons 15-cent tickets on opening day, a retro-styled initiative the popular brand has dubbed “Movies in 2020 at 1920 Prices.”
THROWBACK TO 1920: In a celebration of their humble beginnings in the 20s, all movies will be 20s-priced: 15 cents a ticket!😱 https://t.co/rbs97mBf7w
— KETK NEWS (@KETK) August 13, 2020
AMC Theatres was founded in 1920 with a single-screen theater on the corner of 12th Street and Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, according to KETK-TV. The chain will be offering customers throwback showings of movies like Inception, Black Panther, Back to the Future, Grease and Star Wars: Episode V—The Empire Strikes Back.
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