LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX), Marvel Studios and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that the epic Super Hero adventure Marvel's The Avengers will be released in the immersive IMAX® 3D format in 451 digital theatres worldwide. Domestically, the film will be released in 275 theatres beginning Friday, May 4.
The international debut of Marvel's The Avengers got off to a record breaking start in IMAX theatres last weekend, significantly outperforming previous IMAX releases of Marvel films. More territories are launching in tandem with the North American release this week, including China. Domestic IMAX pre-sales are also strong and significantly ahead of any previous Marvel releases.
Marvel's The Avengers, based on the well-known Marvel comic book series, is directed by Joss Whedon and stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston, with Stellan Skarsgard and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.
Distributed by The Walt Disney Studios, Marvel's The Avengers: An IMAX 3D Experience marks the third Marvel Studios film presented in IMAX, following the releases of Iron Man 2: The IMAX Experience in 2010 and Thor: An IMAX 3D Experience in 2011.
The IMAX release of Marvel's The Avengers will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of An IMAX 3D Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.
About Marvel's The AvengersMarvel Studios presents "Marvel's The Avengers" -- the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston, with Stellan Skarsgard and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, and directed by Joss Whedon, "Marvel's The Avengers" is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series "The Avengers," first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when "Marvel's The Avengers" assemble in summer 2012.
"Marvel's The Avengers" is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures. The film is being produced by Marvel Studios' President Kevin Feige and executive produced by Alan Fine, Jon Favreau, Stan Lee, Louis D'Esposito, Patricia Whitcher, Victoria Alonso and Jeremy Latcham. The story is by Zak Penn and Joss Whedon and the screenplay is by Joss Whedon. The film releases May 4, 2012, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Marvel's The Avengers has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, and a mild drug reference.
Marvel's The Avengers: An IMAX 3D Experience is scheduled to play day-and-date at the following IMAX theatres beginning May 4:
UNITED STATESAlabamaHoover – Rave Patton Creek 15 + IMAXHuntsville – Rave Valley Bend 18 + IMAXTuscaloosa – Cobb Hollywood 16 Cinemas + IMAXAlaskaAnchorage – Regal Tikahtnu Stadium 16 + IMAXFairbanks – Regal Goldstream Stadium 16 + IMAXArizonaGlendale – AMC Westgate 20 with IMAXMesa – Dickinson Gateway 12 IMAX TheatrePhoenix – AMC Deer Valley 30 with IMAXPhoenix – AMC Desert Ridge 18 with IMAXTucson – AMC Loews Foothills 15 with IMAXArkansasLittle Rock – Dickinson Chenal 9 IMAX TheatreCaliforniaAlhambra – Regal Edwards Alhambra Renaissance Stadium 14 + IMAX Aliso Viejo – Regal Aliso Viejo Stadium 20 + IMAX Arcadia – AMC Santa Anita 16 with IMAX Brentwood – Rave Brentwood 14 + IMAX Burbank – AMC Burbank 16 with IMAX Camarillo – Regal Camarillo Palace Stadium 12 + IMAX Covina – AMC Covina 30 with IMAX Cupertino – AMC Cupertino Square 16 with IMAX Dublin – Regal Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 + IMAX El Cajon – Regal Parkway Plaza Stadium 18 + IMAX El Dorado Hills – Regal El Dorado Stadium 14 + IMAX Emeryville – AMC Bay Street 16 with IMAX Escondido – Regal Escondido Stadium 16 + IMAX Fairfield – Regal Fairfield Stadium 16 + IMAX Fresno – Regal Fresno Stadium 22 + IMAX Lancaster – Cinemark 22 + IMAX Long Beach – Regal Long Beach Stadium 26 + IMAX Los Angeles – AMC Century City 15 with IMAXNational City – AMC Plaza Bonita 14 with IMAXNorwalk – AMC Norwalk 20 with IMAX+ Orange – AMC 30 At The Block with IMAX Riverside – AMC Tyler Galleria 16 with IMAXRowland Heights – AMC Puente Hills 20 with IMAX San Diego – AMC Mission Valley 20 with IMAX San Diego – AMC Palm Promenade 24 with IMAX San Diego – Regal Mira Mesa Stadium 18 + IMAX San Jose – AMC Eastridge 15 with IMAX San Jose – AMC Saratoga 14 with IMAX Santa Clara – AMC Mercado 20 with IMAX Santa Clarita – Regal Valencia Stadium 12 + IMAX Simi Valley – Regal Civic Center Stadium 16 + IMAX South Gate – Regal South Gate Stadium 20 + IMAX Stockton – Regal City Centre Stadium 16 + IMAX Temecula – Regal Temecula Stadium15 + 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– AMC Loews Boston Common 19 with IMAXDanvers – AMC Loews Liberty Tree Mall 20 with IMAXMethuen – AMC Loews Methuen 20 with IMAXRandolph – Showcase Cinemas Randolph + IMAXMichiganAuburn Hills – AMC Star Great Lakes 25 with IMAX Grand Blanc – NCG Trillium Cinema + IMAXGrand Rapids – Celebration! 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Station 14 with IMAXLacey – Regal Martin Village Stadium 16 + IMAXLynnwood – AMC Alderwood 16 with IMAXSeattle – Pacific Science Center PACCAR IMAXSeattle – Regal Thornton Place Stadium 14 + IMAXSpokane – AMC River Park Square 20 with IMAXTukwila – AMC Southcenter 16 with IMAXWisconsinWauwatosa – AMC Mayfair Mall 18 with IMAX
CANADAAlbertaCalgary – Empire Studio 16 Country Hills IMAXCalgary – Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre Chinook IMAX Edmonton – Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre Edmonton IMAXBritish ColumbiaLangley – Cineplex Colossus Langley Cinemas IMAXRichmond – Cineplex SilverCity Riverport Cinemas IMAXVictoria – Cineplex SilverCity Victoria Cinemas IMAXManitoba Winnipeg – Cineplex SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas IMAXNewfoundlandSt. John's – Empire Studio 12 + IMAXNova ScotiaHalifax – Empire Theatres Bayers Lake IMAXOntarioAncaster – Cineplex SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas IMAXGloucester – Cineplex SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas IMAXKanata – AMC Kanata 24 with IMAXKitchener – Empire Theatres Kitchener IMAXLondon – Cineplex SilverCity London Cinemas IMAXMississauga – AMC Courtney Park 16 with IMAXMississauga – Cineplex Coliseum Mississauga Cinemas IMAXNorth York – Empire Empress Walk 10 Cinemas IMAX+Whitby – AMC Whitby 24 with IMAXWindsor – Cineplex SilverCity Windsor Cinemas IMAXWoodbridge – Colossus 18 Woodbridge + IMAXQuebec Greenfield Park – Guzzo Mega-Plex Taschereau 18 with IMAXTerrebonne – Guzzo Mega-Plex Terrebonne 14 with IMAX+
INTERNATIONALAustraliaMelbourne – Highpoint Hoyts IMAX*Perth – Carousel Hoyts IMAX*Sydney – Entertainment Quarter Hoyts IMAX*AustriaGraz – Cineplexx Graz IMAX*Hohenems – Cineplexx IMAX Hohenems*Vienna –Apollo Das Kino Vienna IMAX*BrazilCuritiba – Dom Bosco IMAX Palladium Shopping Center*Rio de Janeiro – UCI 18 Cinemas New York City Center IMAX*Sao Paulo – Espaco Granja Vianna IMAX*Sao Paulo – Espaco Unibanco Pompeia IMAX*Sao Paulo – UCI Analia Franco IMAX*BulgariaSofia – Mtel IMAX*ChinaBaotou – Baotou Wanda Qingshan IMAX TheatreBeijing – Beijing UME Huaxing IMAX TheatreBeijing – Beijing Wanda CBD IMAX TheatreBeijing – Beijing Wanda Shijingshan IMAX TheatreChangchun – Changchun Wanda Chongqing Road IMAX TheatreChangchun – Changchun Wanda IMAX TheatreChangchun – Changchun Wanda Red Flag Street IMAX TheatreChangsha – Changsha Wanda IMAX TheatreChangzhou – Changzhou Wanda Xinbei IMAX TheatreChengdu – Chengdu Wanda Jinhua IMAX Theatre Chongqing – Chongqing Millionstar Era Jinyi International IMAX+Chongqing – Lumiere Chongqing Jinyuan Mall IMAX TheatreDalian – Dalian Wanda Huafu IMAX TheatreDaqing – Daqing Wanda Sa'ertu IMAX TheatreFuzhuo – Fuzhuo Wanda Cangshan IMAX TheatreFuzhuo – Fuzhuo Wanda Financial Street IMAX TheatreFuzhuo – Fuzhou Jinyi Powerlong Plaza IMAXGuangzhou – Guangzhou Wanda IMAX TheatreHangzhou – Hangzhou Broadway MixC Mall IMAX TheatreHangzhou – Hangzhou Cinyo IMAX TheatreHarbin – Harbin Wanda Central Street IMAX TheatreHarbin – Harbin Wanda Henshan IMAX TheatreHefei – Hefei Wanda IMAX TheatreHuai'an – Huai'an Wanda IMAX TheatreHuhhot – Huhhot Wanda IMAX TheatreJinan – Jinan Wanda IMAX TheatreKunming – Kunming Broadway IMAX TheatreLangfang – Langfang Wanda IMAX TheatreLuoyang – Luoyang Wanda IMAX TheatreNanchang – Nanchang Wanda Bayi IMAX TheatreNanjing – Nanjing Wanda Jianye IMAX TheatreNingbo – Ningbo Wanda Jiangbei IMAX TheatreNingbo – Ningbo Wanda Yinzhou IMAX TheatreQingdao – Qingdao Wanda IMAX TheatreSanya – Sanya Wanda Haitang Bay IMAX TheatreShanghai – Shanghai Peace IMAX TheatreShanghai – Shanghai Stellar Super Brand Mall IMAX TheatreShanghai – Shanghai Wanda Jiangqiao IMAX TheatreShanghai – Shanghai Wanda Wujiaochang IMAX TheatreShanghai – Shanghai Wanda Zhoupu IMAX TheatreShaoxing – Shaoxing Wanda Keqiao IMAX TheatreShenyang – Shenyang Jinyi Cloud Nine Asia Pacific Centre IMAX+Shenyang – Shenyang Wanda Tiexi IMAX TheatreShenzhen – China Film Shenzhen OCT Bay IMAX TheatreShenzhen – UA KK Mall IMAX TheatreShijiazhuang – Shijiazhuang Wanda Yuhua IMAX TheatreSuzhou – Suzhou Eudemonia Blue Ocean IMAX TheatreSuzhou – Suzhou Jinyi Yixiangcheng IMAX+Suzhou – Suzhou Science + Cultural Arts Center IMAX TheatreSuzhou – Suzhou Wanda Pingjiang IMAX TheatreTaizhou – Taizhou Wanda IMAX TheatreTangshan – Tangshan Wanda Lunan IMAX TheatreTianjin – CGV Tianjin Xingxing IMAX TheatreTianjin – China Film Tianjin IMAX TheatreTianjin – Tianjin Wanda Hedong IMAX TheatreWuhan – Wuhan Studio City IMAX TheatreWuhan – Wuhan Wanda Jingkai IMAX TheatreWuxi – Wuxi Big World IMAX TheatreXiamen – Xiamen Wanda Huli IMAX TheatreXi'ian – Daming Palace Relics Park IMAX TheatreXi'ian – Xi'an Wanda Jiefang Road IMAX TheatreXiangyang – Xiangyang Wanda IMAX TheatreYichang – Yichang Wanda IMAX TheatreYinchuan – Yinchuan Wanda Jinfeng IMAX TheatreZhengzhou – Zhengzhou Wanda Zhongyuan IMAX TheatreZhenjiang – Zhenjiang Wanda IMAX TheatreCosta RicaSan Jose – Nova Cinemas de Repretel IMAX Avenida Escazu*CroatiaZagreb – CineStar Arena IMAX Zagreb*Czech RepublicPrague – Oskar IMAX Palace Flora*FranceLyon – Pathe Carre de Soie IMAX*Paris – Pathe Quai d'Ivry IMAX*Paris – Gaumont Disney Village IMAX*Rouen – Gaumont Rouen Grand Quevilly IMAX*Toulouse – Gaumont Toulouse Labege IMAX*GermanyBremen – CinemaxX Bremen*GuatemalaGuatemala City – Circuito Alba IMAX Cines Pradera Concepcion*Hong KongHong Kong – UA iSQUARE IMAX Theatre*Hong Kong – UA MegaBox BEA IMAX Theatre*HungaryBudapest – Cinema City Arena IMAX Hungary*IndiaMumbai – Big Cinemas IMAX Theatre*Indonesia Jakarta – Cinema 21 Gandaria IMAX+ItalyMilan – UCI IMAX Pioltello Milano*KazakhstanAstana – Kino Park Keruen IMAX*KenyaNairobi – 20th Century Plaza IMAX*KoreaDaegu – CGV Daegu IMAX*Daejeon – CGV Daejeon IMAX*Gwangju – CGV Gwangju IMAX*Ilsan – CGV Ilsan IMAX*Incheon – CGV Incheon IMAX*Pusan – CGV Seomyun IMAX*Seoul – CGV Sangam IMAX*Seoul – CGV Wangsimni IMAX*Seoul – CGV Yongsan IMAX*Suwon – CGV Suwon IMAX*KuwaitKuwait – KNCC Cinescape 360 IMAX*MalaysiaPetaling Jaya – TGV Cinemas Sunway Pyramid IMAX*MexicoGuadalajara – Cinepolis Galerias IMAX Theatre*Juarez – Cinepolis Las Misiones Cd. Juarez IMAX Theatre*Mexico City – Cinepolis Perisur IMAX Theatre*Mexico City – Cinepolis Universidad IMAX Theatre*Monterrey – Cinepolis Galerias Valle Oriente IMAX Theatre*Toluca – Cinepolis Galerias Metepec IMAX Theatre*MoroccoCasablanca – IMAX Morocco Mall Casablanca*NetherlandsAmsterdam – Pathe Arena Amsterdam IMAX*Eindhoven – Pathe Eindhoven IMAX*Rotterdam – Pathe Schouwburgplein Rotterdam IMAX*PhilippinesCebu – SM Cinema Cebu IMAX Theatre*Las Pinas City – SM City Southmall IMAX Theatre*Manila – SM Cinema North Edsa IMAX Theatre*PolandKatowice – Cinema City Orange IMAX Katowice Punkt 44**Krakow – Cinema City Orange IMAX Krakow**Lodz – Cinema City Orange IMAX Manufaktura**Poznan – Cinema City Orange Poznan IMAX**Warsaw – Cinema City Orange IMAX Sadyba**QatarDoha – Villagio Shopping Mall IMAX*Romania Bucharest – Cinema City IMAX BucharestRussiaAstrakhan – Kinomax Vokzalnaya Square IMAX*Krasnodar – SBS/Monitor Megamall IMAX*Moscow – BFC IMAX Kinosfera*Moscow – Coca-Cola IMAX Kinostar De Lux Khimki*Moscow – Coca-Cola IMAX Kinostar De Lux Teply Stan*Moscow – Coca-Cola IMAX Kinostar New York New York, Mega Belaya Dacha*Moscow – Formula Kino IMAX Sapphire*Moscow – Karo October Cinema IMAX*Nizhny Novgorod – Cinema Park Deluxe IMAX+*Novosibirsk – Cinema Park Royal Park IMAX*Perm – Kristall IMAX*Saratov – Cinema Park Triumph Mall IMAX*St. Petersburg – Coca-Cola IMAX Kinostar City IMAX*St. Petersburg – IMAX Formula Kino Galeria*St. Petersburg – Karo IMAX Baikonurskiy*Tumen – Cinema Park IMAX Tumen*Ufa – Cinema Park Iskra IMAX Theatre*Volgograd – Cinema Park Volgograd Europa City Mall IMAX*Voronezh – Cinema Park The Galereya Chizhova IMAX*Yekaterinburg – Cinema Park Star Light IMAX*SingaporeSingapore – Shaw Lido Cineplex 11 IMAX*Singapore – Shaw Theatres JCube IMAX*SpainLeganes – Cinesa IMAX Parquesur Madrid*Palma de Mallorca – Cinesa IMAX Festival Park Mallorca*TaiwanBanqiao – Vieshow Cinemas Banqiao Mega City Mall IMAX*Hsinchu – Vieshow Cinemas Hsinchu Big City IMAX+*Kaohsiung – Vieshow Cinemas Kaohsiung IMAX*Taichung – Vieshow Cinemas Top City IMAX Taichung*Taichung – Vieshow Cinemas Tiger City Taichung IMAX*Taipei – Vieshow Cinemas Taipei Sun IMAX*Thailand Bangkok – Major Cineplex IMAX Pinklao*Bangkok – Major Cineplex IMAX Ratchayothin*TrinidadPort of Spain – Digicel IMAX*TurkeyAnkara – Ankara AFM IMAXIstinye – AFM IMAX Istinye ParkUkraineKiev – IMAX Theatre Kiev*Lviv – Planeta Kino IMAX*Odessa – Planeta Kino IMAX*United Arab EmiratesDubai – Grand Megaplex 21 + IMAX*United KingdomCardiff – Odeon Cardiff Bay IMAX*Crawley – Cineworld IMAX Crawley*Edinburgh – Cineworld IMAX Edinburgh*Gateshead – Odeon Metrocentre IMAX*Greenwich – Odeon Greenwich IMAX*Kingston Upon Thames – Odeon Kingston IMAX*Liverpool – Odeon Liverpool ONE IMAX*London – Odeon Swiss Cottage IMAX*Norwich – Odeon Norwich IMAX*Renfrew – Odeon Braehead IMAX*Sheffield – Cineworld IMAX Sheffield*Southampton – Odeon Southampton IMAX*Uxbridge – Odeon Uxbridge IMAX*Wimbledon – Odeon Wimbledon IMAX*
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