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|Free hot dog offered with a ticket to "Sausage Party"|
Regal Cinemas is offering a voucher for a free hot dog to everyone who buys a ticket to "Sausage Party." CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Theatergoers have a chance to get free food the next time they see the summer's hit R-rated comedy "Sausage Party." In what is likely an attempt to boost lagging ticket sales, Regal Cinemas is offering a hot dog voucher to everyone who buys a ticket to see the raunchy farce about anthropomorphic foodstuffs between Friday and Sunday. Northeast Ohio has eight Regal Cinemas theaters located in Willoughby, Richmond Heights, Middleburg Heights, North Olmsted, Westlake, Medina, Hudson and Akron. Sausage Party has made more than $100 million at the box office so far -- against a modest $19 million budget -- but tickets sales have fallen off since its August 12 premiere. It brought in a pedestrian $5.2 million in ticket sales last weekend, finishing fifth behind "Don't Breathe," "Suicide Squad," "Kubo and the Two Strings," and "Pete's Dragon."
21 points by The Plain Dealer | Cuyahoga County Ohio Cities in Ohio Movie theater Greater Cleveland Box office Akron Ohio Brook Park Ohio Ticket
|War Memorial, Emagine team up to open cinema|
The Patriot Cinema will show first-run and art house films when it opens in December.
670 points by Detroit Free Press | Film Movie theater Movie studio Grosse Pointe Film distributor Ticket Movie projector Box office
|China’s Perfect World Buys Antaeus Cinema Chain|
Perfect World, the Chinese entertainment group that is co-investor in Universal’s Hollywood slate, is to acquire Antaeus Cinema Line, one of China’s middle sized movie theater operators. The move is Perfect World’s first move into the exhibition sector. The Shenzhen-listed company is a leading player in online games and is in the process of scaling... Read more »
22 points by Variety | Film Movie theater Warner Bros. Movie studio Ticket Box office Film distributor National Association of Theatre Owners