Leawood, Kan.–June 29, 2017 –Director James Cameron’s iconic sci-fi classic, TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY,returns to the big screen in 3D for the first time on August 25, presented by AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) and Distrib Films US. Converted in immersive 3D by Cameron himself, the groundbreaking masterpiece will screen exclusively at AMC locations throughout the United States during its first week back in theatres.
A worldwide box-office sensation,TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAYoriginallycaptivated moviegoers in 1991 with its revolutionary special effects and cutting-edge storytelling. This groundbreaking film took home four Academy Awards® including best sound, best sound effects editing, best visual effects and best makeup.
“TERMINATOR 2 has stood the test of time and is still hailed by critics as one of the best sci-fi movies in film history,” said Elizabeth Frank, Executive Vice President, Chief Content & Programming Officer, AMC Theatres. “Now, the newly restored version of the classic will take the already extraordinary special effects to a new level, and AMC is honored to give fans a newly immersive experience of a legendary film, as well as introduce the blockbuster to a new generation.”
“The 4K 3D restoration and conversion of the film looks stunning, and after 26 years the film hasn’t aged one little bit, ” said François Scippa-Kohn, President and Partner at Distrib Films US. “AMC Theatres isthe perfect fit for this release and a terrific opportunity for Distrib Films US and our partners Metal Rabbit Media, MPRM Communications and Kyle Thorpe PR to get the film in front of fans in a spectacular new way.”
Alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger as “The Terminator” in his most iconic role, Terminator 2: Judgment Day also stars Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, Earl Boen and Joe Morton.
Details of screenings can be found at http://www.terminator2-3d.com/and at amctheatres.com.
About AMC Entertainment, Inc.
AMC is the largest movie exhibition company in the U.S., in Europe and throughout the world with approximately 1,000 theatres and 11,000 screens across the globe. AMC has propelled innovation in the exhibition industry by: deploying more plush power-recliner seats; delivering enhanced food and beverage choices; generating greater guest engagement through its loyalty program, web site and smart phone 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 22 of the 25 largest metropolitan areas of the United States, including the top three markets (NY, LA, Chicago). Through its Odeon subsidiary AMC operates in 14 European countries and is the # 1 theatre chain in Estonia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Sweden and UK & Ireland. amctheatres.com.
About Distrib Films US
Distrib Films US was established in the United States in 2013 by François Scippa-Kohn and Eric Brunswick to promote European movies in the U.S. Scippa-Kohn has released numerous independent films in France with his former companies, including Let The Right one In, City Island, Tyrannosaur, Armadillo, The Double Hour, among others, and is thrilled to have made the U.S. Terminator 2: 3D deal possible with Studio Canal to release theatrically what might be his favorite movie ever.