Carmike Cinemas’ New 12-Screen Entertainment Complex in Duncansville and Central Pennsylvania Region to Celebrate Grand Opening on October 2nd

Carmike Cinemas to host Charity Event Benefitting Fort Roberdeau
Association Featuring Movie Ticket Discounts and Opening Day Concession

Cinemas, Inc
(NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital
cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced the grand
opening of the new Carmike 12 entertainment complex featuring the ‘BigD’
premium experience in Duncansville, Pennsylvania (234 Convention Center
Drive, Duncansville, P.A. 16635). The theatre will open for general
admission at 7:30 p.m. (local time) on Thursday, October 1st, with the
3D premier showing of 20th Century Fox’s highly anticipated The
. Please visit
for exact show times and to purchase tickets.

To celebrate the grand opening, the Carmike 12 will open its doors at
4:00 p.m. (local time) to host a charitable event benefiting the Fort
Roberdeau Association
, offering movie tickets, popcorn and drinks
priced at $2 each. To celebrate Carmike 12’s debut, guests who attend
the theatre on opening weekend will enjoy a FREE Coca-Cola Freestyle
Fountain Drink
(small) with their ticket purchase through
close of business Sunday, October 4th. Carmike is also proud
to present an expanded concession menu of hot food items and premier its
extensive beer and wine selections, which are available to patrons 21
years of age or older. Additional promotions at this location include:

Stimulus Tuesday – $2.00 popcorn, $2.00 fountain drinks and $2.00
candy with ticket purchase every Tuesday.

Super Bargain Matinee – $5.75 admission prices for all movies
between 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Standard surcharges for BigD, 3-D and
special showings apply.

The new 12-screen theatre seats over 2,400 guests in luxurious comfort
with all auditoriums in this leading-edge entertainment complex equipped
with stadium seating, high-back rocking seats, retractable armrests and
cup holders. The BigD, Carmike’s critically acclaimed premium large
screen format (PLF) auditorium, seats 450 patrons and features a screen
over 70 feet wide and three stories tall. To further enhance the premium
movie-going experience, a custom QSC digital audio system will be tuned
to a 7.1 speaker array with 16 channels, upgradeable to 11.1 surround
sound. This system is a true revolution in sound
technology, with digital audio processing supported by quad-amplified,
4-way speakers, and 21-inch subwoofers. The BigD is powered by a
cutting-edge Christie Brilliant 3-D flash projector that also presents
2-D entertainment. The end result is a light output of 30,000 lumens,
creating a picture quality with noticeably higher resolution than HD.

“The new Carmike 12 will mark our thirtieth installation of the uniquely
immersive BigD experience, which we are excited to showcase in the
extraordinarily welcoming community of Duncansville and Central
Pennsylvania. As is the case with each location, we remain committed to
supporting our community partners while creating an environment that
exceeds our guest’s entertainment expectations each and every time,”
stated David Passman, Carmike Cinemas President and Chief Executive
Officer. “This commitment to excellence is realized through superior
large format digital projection, impeccable sound, the finest in-theatre
seating along with the superior customer service of our dedicated

Among the other amenities of the new theatre is an exceptionally
designed lobby featuring multiple concession areas affording patrons the
convenience of self-serve Coca-Cola Freestyle drink centers that pour
more than 100 customized fountain drink varieties. One-stop ticketing
will also be included in the lobby area so cinemagoers may escape the
elements to purchase their tickets and favorite concessions at the same
transaction point. In addition to the BigD auditorium, 11 auditoriums in
the Carmike 12 are equipped with large, wall-to-wall screens, DLP
DIGITAL projection and surround sound. This new complex will also
provide special services for the visually and hearing impaired with Sony
Closed Captioning glasses (CC) as well as descriptive and amplified
audio (VI & HI).

About Carmike Cinemas

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema, 3-D cinema
deployments and one of the nation’s largest motion picture exhibitors.
Carmike has 269 theatres with 2,872 screens in 41 states. The circuit
includes 48 premium large format (PLF) auditoriums featuring
state-of-the-art technology and luxurious seating, including 30 “BigDs,”
16 IMAX auditoriums and two MuviXL screens. As “America’s Hometown
Theatre Chain” Carmike’s primary focus is mid-sized communities. Visit for
exact show-times and to purchase tickets.


Carmike Cinemas, Inc.
Crystal Trawick, Marketing Project Manager,