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March 19, 2008 06:00 ET

Go the Distance! Catch Spirit of the Marathon in High-Definition at Select Cineplex Entertainment Theatres for One Night Only

Advance tickets available Friday March 21st

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) is pleased to announce the one-time only presentation of the highly anticipated documentary Spirit of the Marathon in High Definition (HD), on Wednesday April 9th exclusively at 52 select Cineplex Entertainment theatres throughout Canada.

"We are excited to partner with the producers of Spirit of the Marathon to bring this inspirational documentary exclusively to our guests in Canada," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "Watching Spirit of the Marathon on our big screens in HD is sure to move those in the running community as well as those who do not run. It's a powerful experience for all."

"Spirit of the Marathon is more than a sports movie. It's about life challenges and our ability to overcome them. We aimed to capture the spirit of the marathon and I believe the film truly exemplifies what the marathon and athletics are all about. We are thrilled to announce the international premiere in Canada!" said Jon Dunham, Producer/Director, Spirit of the Marathon.

Executive produced by three-time Oscar winner Mark Jonathan Harris, Spirit of the Marathon takes a passionate look at the famed 26.2 -mile running event as six marathoners (four amateurs and two world class athletes - including 2004 Olympic Bronze Medalist Deena Kastor) prepare for and eventually come together to participate in 2005's Chicago Marathon. Spirit of the Marathon is presented in Canada in partnership with The Running Room, New Balance and

Advance tickets are available beginning Friday March 21st at noon EST online at as well as at participating theatre box offices. General admission is $11.95 + taxes.

Cineplex Entertainment will present Spirit of the Marathon at the following select theatres throughout Canada:

SilverCity Coquitlam Cinemas SilverCity Riverport Cinemas
170 Schoolhouse Street 14211 Entertainment Way
Coquitlam, BC Richmond, BC

SilverCity Victoria Cinemas Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver
3130 Tillicom Road 900 Burrard Street
Victoria, BC Vancouver, BC

Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo Famous Players Orchard Plaza Cinemas
213-4750 Rutherford Road 160-1876 Cooper Road
Nanaimo, BC Kelowna, BC

Colossus Langley Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Strawberry Hill Cinemas
20090 91A Avenue 12161 72nd Avenue
Langley, BC Surrey, BC

Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton
Cinemas Cinemas
14231-137 Avenue 1525-99th Street
Edmonton, AB Edmonton, AB

Scotiabank Theatre Chinook Cineplex Odeon Grand Prairie Cinemas
6455 MacLeod Trail SW 10330-109th Street
Calgary, AB Grand Prairie, AB

Galaxy Cinemas Sherwood Galaxy Cinemas Lethbridge
2020 Sherwood Drive 501-1st Avenue SW
Sherwood Park, AB Lethbridge, AB

Cineplex Odeon Crowfoot Crossings
91 Crowfoot Terrace NW
Calgary, AB

SilverCity St. Vital Cinemas
160-1225 St. Mary's Road
Winnipeg, MB

Galaxy Cinemas Regina Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon
420 McCarthy Boulevard N 347 2nd Avenue
Regina, SK Saskatoon, SK

Scotiabank Theatre Toronto Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas
259 Richmond St. W 1025 The Queensway
Toronto, ON Etobicoke, ON

SilverCity Brampton Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Sheppard-Grande
50 Great Lake Drive Cinemas
Brampton, ON 4861 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

Cineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall Colossus Vaughan Cinemas
Cinemas 3555 Highway 7
3100 Howard Avenue Vaughan, ON
Windsor, ON

Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas Coliseum Mississauga Cinemas
300 Borough Drive 309 Rathburn Road West
Scarborough, ON Mississauga, ON

Famous Players Belleville 8 Cinemas SilverCity Richmond Hill Cinemas
160 Bell Boulevard 8725 Yonge Street
Belleville, ON Richmond Hill, ON

Cineplex Odeon Oshawa Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square
1351 Grandview Street N Cinemas
Oshawa, ON 7555 Montrose Road
Niagara Falls, ON

Cineplex Odeon Gardiners Road SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas
Cinemas 355 Barrydown Road
626 Gardiners Road Sudbury, ON
Kingston, ON

SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas SilverCity Oakville Cinemas
771 Golf Link Road 3531 Wyecroft Road
Ancaster, ON Oakville, ON

SilverCity Newmarket Cinemas SilverCity Thunder Bay Cinemas
18151 Yonge Street 850 North May Street
Newmarket, ON Thunder Bay, ON

SilverCity London Cinemas Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo
1680 Richmond Street, 550 King Street N
London, ON Waterloo, ON

Galaxy Cinemas Barrie Galaxy Cinemas Guelph
72 Commerce Park Drive 485 Woodlawn Road West
Barrie, ON Guelph, ON

Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough Galaxy Cinemas Sault Ste. Marie
320 Water Street 293 Bay Street
Peterborough, ON Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Galaxy Cinemas North Bay SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas
300 Lakeshore Drive 2385 City Park Drive
North Bay, ON Gloucester, ON

Coliseum Ottawa Cinemas
3090 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON

Cineplex Odeon Brossard Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Ste. Foy Cinemas
9350, boul. Leduc 1200 Boul. Duplessis
Brossard, PQ Ste. Foy, PQ

Colossus Laval Cinemas Scotiabank Theatre Montreal
2800 rue Cosmodome 977 Ste-Catherine West
Laval, PQ Montreal, PQ

Coliseum Kirkland Cinemas Galaxy Cinemas Sherbrooke
3200 Rue Jean Yves 4202 Bertrand
Kirkland, PQ Rock Forest, PQ

StarCite Montreal Cinemas
4825 Avenue Pierre De Coubertin
Montreal, PQ

About Cineplex Entertainment LP:

Cineplex Entertainment LP owns leases or has a joint-venture interest in 131 theatres with 1,327 screens serving approximately 60 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada operating the following brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Coliseum, Colossus, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 75.7% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit

For more information and for interviews with the athletes and filmmakers, contact:

Pat Marshall Georgia Sourtzis
Vice President, Manager, Communications
Communications and Investor Relations Cineplex Entertainment
Cineplex Entertainment 416.323.6728

Melissa Leggett
Associate Producer
Spirit of the Marathon

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