Cineplex Entertainment

Cineplex Entertainment

December 03, 2009 07:00 ET

Cineplex Entertainment Has the Perfect Gift This Holiday Season

Receive a Holiday Gift Pack with every $30 Cineplex gift card purchase

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2009) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) has the perfect gift and stocking stuffer for everyone on your list this holiday season, the Cineplex gift card. When customers spend $30 or more on a Cineplex Gift Card, they will receive a Holiday Gift Pack worth an extra $40 in savings. Cineplex gift cards can be purchased at any of the 130 Cineplex Entertainment theatres across the country as well as online at making gift giving quick and convenient.

"The Cineplex Entertainment gift card and Holiday Gift Pack provide a great opportunity for people to share the movie-going experience with their friends, family and loved ones as well as offer them added value at other Canadian retailers," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "Shoppers are looking for selection and simplification in the gifts they are choosing to give and giving the gift of movies is always a perfect fit."

This year's Holiday Gift Pack includes:

- Save $10 at Chapters, Indigo and Coles when you spend $50
- Save $10 at Zellers when you spend $75
- $5 off The Cineplex Store DVD Store
- Free Maltesers with the purchase of a large popcorn and a large drink
- Free regular popcorn
- Buy One Get One Free Cineplex Big Screen Snax Microwave Popcorn

The Cineplex gift card is available in various holiday designs including two very special cards designed by a wish child and the sibling of a wish child from the Starlight Children's Foundation. The Starlight Children's Foundation helps seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. Until December 31st, 2009, Cineplex Entertainment will donate a portion of all theatre gift card sales to Starlight Children's Foundation.

Cineplex gift cards can be loaded and reloaded at any time, have no activation fees or expiry dates and can be redeemed towards the purchase of any admission, concession or merchandise at any one of our theatres as well as at The Cineplex Store.

About Cineplex Entertainment

As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,338 screens serving more than 63.5 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the largest exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates the following top tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 99.6% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, showtimes and locations, visit

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