AMC Theaters Set to Challenge MoviePass With New $20 Subscription Plan

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In response, a representative for AMC notes how they "understand the comparison, but we're focused on our own program and on delivering the very best, most reliable movie-going value option in the entertainment industry, which is what we believe AMC Stubs A-List provides to our guests".

Theaters' war on MoviePass seemed to have reached a tenuous truce. Will you make the switch from MoviePass to Stubs A-List? And while AMC Stubs A-List only works at AMC locations, MoviePass can be used at pretty much any movie theater that accepts Mastercard. And unlike MoviePass subscribers, people with AMC can watch multiple movies in a single day, watch the same movie a couple of times, and book tickets in advance online. That is sure to be appealing for many, but the benefits with MoviePass are still clear. "It's simple, seamless, and a great way to go to the movies". On its official Twitter page, MoviePass accuses AMC Theatres of "repeatedly" attempting to sabotage them while looking to turn a profit of its own. A few days after MoviePass's new subscription plan made headlines, the company called MoviePass a "small fringe player" and threatened legal action.

"I'm not anxious about it killing the sale", he said.

Five months later, MoviePass stopped working at certain AMC theaters, including Empire 25 in NYC, the Universal City Walk, AMC Loews Boston Common and the AMC Century Plaza.

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AMC Theatres shares rose almost 2.5% on the announcement.

People originally thought AMC was turning away MoviePass.

Since MoviePass announced its new subscription plan last August, it immediately butted heads with AMC. It is worth noting that competing theater chains like Regal give out their loyalty cards for free, while AMC Stubs is a paid program. AMC's monthly fee is almost twice as high and it's good for less than half the amount of movie tickets. The movie ticket program starts on June 26. A-List also allows moviegoers to book tickets in advance, a feature that is not available with MoviePass. AMC's leap into the subscription business suggests such services are only growing more vital to the movies business.

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