AMC’s deal to buy Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas would not only make AMC the world’s biggest movie theater company, it could give it an even bigger share of metro Atlanta’s screens.
AMC has 12 big theaters in metro Atlanta already and Carmike has six, including multiplexes in Cumming, Snellville and Conyers, according to the companies’ web sites.
A big rival, Regal Entertainment Group, has 14 theaters locally.
It’s not yet clear how specific Carmike and AMC locations will be affected if the deal goes through. The combination is subject to federal antitrust review.
Nationally, many of Carmike’s theaters are in different markets than AMC’s screens.
Below is a local list of who has what and where.
Carmike area theaters:
- Atlanta (Carmike Cinemas Movies ATL 14)
- Canton (Riverstone 15)
- Cartersville (Carmike 12)
- Conyers (Crossroads 16)
- Cumming (Carmike Cinemas Movies 400 12)
- Newnan (Carmike 10)
- Snellville (Carmike 12)
AMC area theaters:
- Alpharetta (AMC North Point Mall 12)
- Alpharetta (AMC Mansell Crossing 14)
- Atlanta (AMC Phipps Plaza 14)
- Atlanta (AMC Parkway Pointe 15)
- Buckhead (AMC Drive-in Theatres Buckhead 6)
- Cumming (AMC Avenue Forsyth 12)
- Decatur (AMC North DeKalb Mall 16)
- Kennesaw (AMC Barrett Commons 24)
- Lawrenceville (AMC Sugarloaf Mills 18)
- Lawrenceville (AMC Colonial 18)
- Lithonia (AMC Stonecrest 16)
- Morrow (AMC Southlake 24)
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