Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: – AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AMC) and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) are excited to announce that the immensely popular and captivating Dolby Cinema experience will soon be available to moviegoers at AMC Cinemas in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. AMC’s first Dolby Cinema is expected in Saudi Arabia by the end of 2020, and a total of 16 AMC Cinemas locations are expected to offer the over the next four years.
Dolby Cinema offers guests the complete Dolby movie experience. It is designed to consider all of the details – from the ultravivid picture of Dolby Vision, to immersive sound of Dolby Atmos, to comfortable seating.
“As AMC continues to expand its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, we do so by providing best-in-class amenities to our guests, and Dolby Cinema is known around the world as one of the most exhilarating, captivating moviegoing experiences,” said John Iozzi, Managing Director, AMC Cinemas. “AMC and Dolby have shared great success in the United States and Europe, where Dolby Cinema has quickly become incredibly popular, and we’re very eager to introduce the concept to our moviegoers in Saudi Arabia.”
Dolby Cinema features Dolby Vision, which unlocks ultravivid colors beyond your imagination and reveals the subtle details of every scene. The result is a dramatically different viewing experience with brighter brights and darker darks, making viewers feel like they are inside the movie’s world.
Dolby Cinema also features Dolby Atmos, so guests experience movies in a whole new way with immersive sound that moves around you – even overhead and behind you – just like it does in real life. The clarity and precision of Dolby Atmos create a stunning, textured soundscape that adds layers of depth to each scene.
Guests throughout the United States have enjoyed the Dolby Cinema at AMC experience for more than five years, as the concept first launched in 2015. Today, there are 150 Dolby Cinema locations at AMC in the United States and four in Europe.
AMC currently operates two AMC Cinemas locations in Saudi Arabia. The Company expects to open an additional six sites by the end of 2020 and a further 14 sites in 2021.
Guests can find more information about Dolby Cinema at: https://www.dolby.com/movies-tv/dolby-cinema/
About AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
AMC (NYSE:AMC) is the largest movie exhibition company in the United States, the largest in Europe and the largest throughout the world with approximately 1,000 theatres and 11,000 screens across the globe. In Saudi Arabia, AMC has partnered with SEVEN (Saudi Entertainment Ventures) in the development of cinemas across the Kingdom. AMC has propelled innovation in the exhibition industry by: deploying its Signature power-recliner seats; delivering enhanced food and beverage choices; generating greater guest engagement through its loyalty and subscription programs, web site and mobile apps; offering premium large format experiences and playing a wide variety of content including the latest Hollywood releases and independent programming. AMC operates among the most productive theatres in the United States' top markets, having the #1 or #2 market share positions in 21 of the 25 largest metropolitan areas of the United States. AMC is also #1 or #2 in market share in 9 of the 15 countries it serves in North America, Europe and the Middle East.
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