El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) February 23, 2013
Movie tickets are continuously rising with estimated average ticket prices in 2013 at $8.05 per ticket, according to Box Office Mojo. With admission so high, finding simple ways to save money on watching Academy Awards-nominated blockbusters before tomorrow’s award ceremony is important for movie-buffs who are short on cash. GoBankingRates’ latest report reveals a hidden gem for budgeted movie fans: the AMC Best Picture Showcase.
The Best Picture Showcase 2013, which is in its seventh year running, features all nine Academy Awards Best Picture nominated films, including: Amour, Les Misérables, Argo, Django Unchained, Life of Pi, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty in a single, 24-hour event held today, February 23, 2013.
The AMC Best Picture Showcase offers other discounted ticket packages that conform to any budget, and also provides additional perks for AMC Stubs card members, such as a $10 credit for future screenings.
“Watching Academy Awards films through the AMC Best Picture Showcase was the best-kept secret of movie enthusiasts, but now the cat is out of the bag,” shares GoBankingRates savings expert, Jennifer Calonia. “Most megaplexes in big cities charge a premium of $12 per ticket – to watch nine films, that’s $108 down the drain. This one-day extravaganza, which costs just $60, saves consumers almost half the price!”
The special showcase to view films nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards is available in select locations across the country. For all the details on the showcase, click here.
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