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Regal Cinema Summer Movie Express $1 deal back for 23rd year

KNOXVILLE, /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces that the Summer Movie Express is back for its 23rd year. The launch of this summer's program brings family movies for only a dollar to more than 350 Regal Entertainment Group theatres across the country.

"Many families make this a summer tradition and look forward to our announcement of the long list of fun movies coming their way. And for Regal, this helps us instill that love of moviegoing in another generation," said Ken Thewes, chief marketing officer at Regal Entertainment Group. "The titles this year appeal to a diverse group of tastes, and we know there is a little bit of something for everyone."

The nine-week film festival takes place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. The start dates for Summer Movie Express vary based on local school schedules. A portion of each $1 admission goes to assist the Will Rogers Institute.

"With an admission price of only a buck, families turn out in droves to enjoy our theatres on these weekday mornings," said Ken Foreman, vice president of film marketing for Regal Entertainment Group. "This annual program provides an excellent opportunity for families to enjoy the movies together week after week."

Each week, there will be two featured films at the early morning matinee show time of 10:00. The titles for this year's Summer Movie Express are:

June 3 - Hotel Transylvania
June 3 - Smurfs 2
June 10 - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
June 10 - The Pirates: Band of Misfits
June 17 - Arthur Christmas
June 17 - Despicable Me 2
June 24 - Lego
June 24 - Free Birds
June 1 - Adventures of TinTin
June 1 - Rise of the Guardians
June 8 - Kung Fu Panda 2
June 8 - Madagascar 3
June 15 - Croods
June 15 - Epic
June 22 - Turbo
June 22 - Walking with Dinosaurs
June 29 - Mr. Peabody & Sherman
June 29 - Rio 2

Regal Entertainment Group also offers local businesses the opportunity to lend their support and sponsor this tremendous family event. By sponsoring the Regal Summer Movie Express, local businesses are helping families to enjoy this affordable summer activity that fosters both a love of the arts and a sense of community.

Published April 16, 2014

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