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7 Oct 2017
Regent Theater bought by Maurice, Edward, and Barney Dubinsky.
Stanley Durwood becomes CEO and renames the company American Multi-Cinema.
Opens the world's first multiplex in Kansas City, the Parkway Twin.
First theater chain to add cup holder armrests.
Introduces a brand ambassador, "Clip," a character based off a film strip to promote their Silence is Golden program.
Opens world's first megaplex with innovative stadium and LoveSeat-style seating.
Co-founds online ticket services to increase efficiency.
First theater chain to introduce the circuit-wide gift card.
Co-founds National Cine-Media.
Acquires Loews Theaters.
Partnered with IMAX to bring 125 IMAX projection systems to AMC locations across the country.
Launched Dine-In Theaters, which offered restaurant-style food in theaters.
Partnered with Sony and RealD to bring digital and 3D technology to their theaters. Partnered with the Autism Society to create Sensory Friendly Films nationwide. Opened first all-recliner seating theater at AMC Lakewood 12.
Acquires Kerasotes Theaters and expands more into the Midwest.
Launches Stub Rewards Program.
AMC is acquired by a Beijing-based Wanda Group to enable escalation of amenities.
AMC goes public on the New York Stock Exchange.
Partners with Dolby to create Dolby Cinema at AMC, a premium movie-going experience. Acquires Starplex Cinemas.
Announced the acquisition of Carmike Cinemas. Acquires Odeon & UCI Cinemas, the largest theater chain in the UK and Ireland. Adds a free tier to their AMC Stubs Program.
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