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Headline News Disney's A Christmas Carol Continues Strong Performance During Second Weekend in IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 7:27am

IMAX Corporation IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Disney's A Christmas Carol, the spectacular Disney Digital 3D(TM) holiday release from director Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, grossed $2.9 million from 182 IMAX(R) theatres domestically during its second weekend from November 13th through November 15, 2009.

Headline News IMAX Generates 14% of A Christmas Carol's Opening Weekend

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 9, 2009 at 9:56am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Disney's A Christmas Carol, the spectacular Disney Digital 3D(TM) holiday release from director Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, grossed $4.2 million from 181 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from November 6th through November 8, 2009, registering 14% of the film's total domestic gross of $30 million on approximately 3% of the screens.

Headline News Where the Wild Things Are Posts Strong Opening Weekend in IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 6:48am

Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX: IMX) today announced that Where the Wild Things Are, directed by Spike Jonze (Adaptation, Being John Malkovich) and produced by Playtone (Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman), opened with strong box office results, generating approximately $3.1 million from 145 IMAX(R) theatres domestically during the opening weekend from Friday, October 16, 2009 through Sunday, October 18.

Headline News Tron: Legacy to Open in IMAX

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that TRON: LEGACY, the intense, high-tech 3D adventure starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde, will be released to IMAX theatres in IMAX 3D simultaneously with the film's wide release on December 17, 2010.

Headline News 3D’s Underwater IMAX Floats past $70M

3D Entertainment Distribution proudly announced today that its unique trilogy of underwater-themed films for IMAX 3D and Digital 3D cinemas – OCEAN WONDERLAND (2003), SHARKS 3D: A Close Encounter with the Lions and Tigers of the Ocean (2005) and DOLPHINS AND WHALES 3D: Tribes of the Ocean" (2008) -- has reached a new milestone with over $70M cumulated to date at the worldwide box office, and still counting.

Headline News Hubble 3D to Reveal the Universe in IMAX Theatres

IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Hubble 3D will be released exclusively in IMAX and IMAX 3D theatres worldwide beginning March 19, 2010, with expansion to additional IMAX locations on April 23rd, timed to the Hubble Space Telescope's 20th Anniversary.

Headline News Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to Get IMAX Release

Press Release from IMAX Corporation

LOS ANGELES, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sony Pictures Animation and IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced that CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS, an adaptation of the bestselling children's book written by Judi Barrett and illustrated by Ron Barrett, written for the screen and directed by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, will be released to IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with the film's wide release on September 18, 2009.

Headline News Half-Blood Prince Opens in 62 IMAX Theatres

Press Release from IMAX Corporation

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 14 -- IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE: The IMAX 3D Experience is the widest IMAX international release ever, opening in conjunction with the film's general release commencing on July 15th in 62 IMAX theatres internationally. Domestically, the picture will launch Wednesday, July 15th in select IMAX theatres in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago and expand shortly thereafter.

Headline News IMAX Signs Theatre Deal With Big Cinemas in India

Press Release from IMAX Corporation

TORONTO, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and BIG Cinemas, a division of Adlabs Films Ltd, a Reliance ADA Group company and India's largest entertainment conglomerate, today announced an agreement to install IMAX's new digital projection system in BIG Cinemas' flagship IMAX(R) theatre in the heart of Mumbai. The installation is scheduled to be completed in July 2009, and will mark the first digital IMAX location in India.

Headline News IMAX Takes a Hit for Half-Blood Prince Two-Week Delay

Investors, noting that HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE will not open in IMAX screens until two weeks after the film's July 14 bow, dropped shares in the company, which ended Monday down 4 percent (per THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER).

HALF-BLOOD PRINCE will open on two IMAX screens (in New York and Los Angeles) day in date, but won't be released wide on the large format until July 29. TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN has a dedicated month-long window in IMAX, which didn't change when Warner Bros. moved Harry to July from its original November 2008 opening.

Headline News Star Trek Prospers at Box Office

While not besting X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE's opening weekend of $85M, Paramount's STAR TREK took the top spot at the U.S. box office for the Mother's Day weekend. With visual effects from ILM, Lola Visual Effects, Evil Eye Pictures, and Svengali Visual Effects, the series reboot beamed in $79.2M, substantially higher than initial estimates. It grossed $79.2 million over the three day period in 3,849 locations, almost $3 million higher than initial estimates thanks to strong attendance on Mother's Day.

Headline News IMAX Posts Q1 Increase

IMAX Corp. today reported total revenues of $33.7 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009, a 43% increase compared to total revenues of $23.5 million for the first quarter of 2008. Operating income increased to $2.0 million, a $7.6 million increase compared to last year's operating loss of $5.6 million. The Company's first quarter net loss per diluted share of $0.06 compares favorably to the net loss per diluted share of $0.25 for the first quarter of fiscal 2008.

Headline News Alice in Wonderland Goes Down IMAX 3-D Rabbit Hole

Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture' ALICE IN WONDERLAND, will be released to IMAX theatres simultaneously with the film's wide release on March 5, 2010. The special IMAX 3-D release will be digitally re-mastered. This is the third film confirmed out of the five-film agreement between IMAX and Disney, which was announced on November 19, 2008.

Headline News Monsters vs. Aliens Battle for Big Box Office Business

The largest 3-D film ever released, the animated MONSTERS VS. ALIENS (Paramount/DreamWorks Animation) is a success at the box office, bringing in $59.3 million in its debut. The film grossed approximately $32.6 million on the 2,080 3-D screens (including IMAX), which represents only 28 percent of the film's runs and accounts for 56 percent of the total weekend gross.

It was the biggest weekend debut of 2009, the best opening for a 3-D film and the biggest spring opening for a non-sequel animated film.

Headline News Watchmen Set for Record Number of Theaters, More than 120 IMAX Screens

WATCHMEN will open on 3,611 screens this weekend, the most ever for an R-rated film, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Among those will be 124 IMAX theaters, as well as 29 international IMAX theaters. On MovieTickets.com, IMAX ticket sales account for one-third of all Watchmen sales, and IMAX's site crashed four times this week due to WATCHMEN traffic surges, according to IMAX Filmed Entertainment president Greg Foster.

Headline News IMAX Signs First Digital Theatre Deal in Russia

IMAX Corporation and Rising Star Media, a joint venture between National Amusements, Inc. and Soquel Ventures, have agreed to install an IMAX theatre at Rising Star's KinoStar City multiplex at Mega Belyadacha regional mall in Moscow, Russia.

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