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Carmike Cinemas Announces “Skyfall” James Bond Movie to Open in Carmike’s Critically Acclaimed “BIGD” Auditoriums a Day Early on Thursday, November 8th



COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading DIGITAL cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced that Carmike customers in several venues across the country will have the unique opportunity to enjoy the new James Bond movie, “Skyfall,” one day early at its “BIGD,” Ultimate Entertainment Experience locations in Columbus, GA, Franklin, TN, Billings and Missoula, MT, Tyler, TX and Savannah, GA.

Carmike Cinemas “BIGD” auditoriums offer the perfect environment to enjoy this highly anticipated movie that launches the 2012 holiday blockbuster season. The “BIGD” Experience includes comfortable, plush leather high-back rocking seats placed for optimal viewing, wall-to-wall screens measuring over 80 feet wide and three stories tall, and boosted by the latest in 7.1 surround sound and DIGITAL projection of both 2D and 3D features. ”BIGD” has become a movie going fan favorite across America to experience blockbuster films because of the “center of the action” and “wow” factor feel of a movie in the cutting edge auditorium.

Customers can purchase advance tickets now for early “BIGD” show times, including the special 12:07 am show on November 8th, at The wide release of “Skyfall” begins on Friday, November 9th in Carmike’s first run theatres across the country.

About Carmike Cinemas (

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema and 3-D cinema deployments and one of the nation’s largest motion picture exhibitors. As of June 30, 2012, Carmike had 233 theatres with 2,245 screens in 35 states. Carmike’s digital cinema footprint reached 2,122 screens, including 209 theatres with 750 screens that are also equipped for 3-D. The circuit also includes 14 “BIGD” large format digital experience auditoriums, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and luxurious seating. As “America’s Hometown Theatre Chain,” Carmike’s primary focus for its locations is small to mid-sized communities.

  • Columbus, GA – Carmike 15 – 5555 Whittlesey Boulevard
  • Franklin, TN – Thoroughbred 20 – 633 Frazier Drive
  • Billings, MT – Shiloh 14 – 1001 Shiloh Crossing Boulevard
  • Missoula, MT – Carmike 12 – 3640 Mullan Road
  • Tyler, TX – Carmike 14 – 7415 South Broadway
  • Savannah, GA – Wynnsong 11 – 1150 Shawnee Street

Carmike Cinemas, Inc.
Terrell Mayton, 706-576-3464
Director of Marketing

Source: Carmike Cinemas, Inc.