A New In-Theatre Dining Experience with a Menu of Choices Opens May 16 at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 6, 2011) – AMC Theatres® (AMC), a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, announced today that guests will be able to watch the latest movies while enjoying their favorite food and beverages at AMC Downtown Disney 24 located in Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort. AMC Dine-In Theatres, the only theatre of its kind in the Orlando area, debuts at this location May 16 and combines restaurant cuisine and cocktails with AMC’s noted immersive movie theatre experience and hit movies.

“We are excited to present AMC Downtown Disney as another one of our flagship AMC Dine-In Theatres,” said Gerry Lopez, chief executive officer and president, AMC. “Since the launch of this concept, we’ve received tremendous feedback from our guests about the enhanced experience and variety of food and beverage options. More than 90 percent of our surveyed guests who attended a Dine-In location said it met or exceeded their expectations.”

AMC Dine-In Theatres offers a meal-and-a-movie option and a bar and lounge.

Dine-In Theatres (six auditoriums at AMC Downtown Disney):

* Casual, in-theatre dining
* Upgraded, comfortable reserved seating
* Table-top dining
* Seat-side service and a personal call button that discreetly alerts a server
* An extensive menu including a wide array of entrees such as an enticing selection of quesadillas, burgers, flatbread pizzas, grilled sandwiches, house specialties, as well as appetizers and deserts
* A wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic specialty drinks, beer and wine
* Fork & Screen guests must be at least 18 years old unless accompanied by a parent or guardian

MacGuffins® Bar & Lounge:

* A full-service bar and lounge area inside AMC Downtown Disney 24
* The perfect place to hang out with friends before the show or discuss the movie after it ends
* Named after a term coined by famed filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock
* Features a variety of beer, wine, cocktails and the full Dine-In Theatre menu, including appetizers and desserts
* MacGuffins Bar & Lounge guests must be at least 18 years old; minors accompanied by a parent or guardian (at least 21) are welcome

AMC Dine-In Theatres at AMC Downtown Disney 24 pricing:

* Ticket prices range from $6-13, depending on day of week and showtime, for the Dine-in Theatre experience.
* Menu items start at $6.59-8.99 for appetizers and adult entrees range from $8.59-11.99.
* Specific pricing information, including value pricing and senior/student pricing, for the Dine-In Theatres at AMC Downtown Disney 24 can be found at www.amctheatres.com/dinein (click on the Downtown Disney 24 link).

AMC Downtown Disney 24 also offers 18 traditional auditoriums featuring stadium seating, the innovative Marketplace concession area and an ETX auditorium. ETX includes a 20-percent larger screen, 3D technology, digital projection and an upgraded sound system. Specifically, the digital projection system produces images at a higher resolution than HD and there are nearly twice as many audio channels compared to typical auditoriums.

In addition to AMC Downtown Disney, AMC features seven existing AMC Dine-In Theatre locations:

* AMC Buckhead – Atlanta
* AMC Studio 30 – Olathe, Kan.
* AMC Mainstreet 6 – Kansas City, Mo.
* AMC Bridgewater Commons 7 – Bridgewater, N.J.
* AMC Menlo Park 12 – Edison, N.J.
* AMC Essex Green 9 – Menlo Park, N.J.
* AMC Grapevine Mills 30 – Grapevine, Texas

For complete pricing information and showtimes, please visit: www.amctheatres.com/dinein.

Debra Martin Koma wrote about food, travel and lifestyle issues for a number of local and national publications before she fell in love with Walt Disney World on her first visit — when she was 34! She's returned to her Laughing Place more times than she can count in the ensuing years, and enthusiastically shares her passion with readers of AllEars.Net and AllEars®. Deb also co-authored (along with Deb Wills) PassPorter's Open Mouse for Walt Disney World and the Disney Cruise Line, a travel guide designed for all travelers to Walt Disney World who may require special attention, from special diets to mobility issues.

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