All right, all you Tributes and Panemaniacs, we know you're freaking out right now. You have a right to be. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I is coming to theaters Friday, November 21, and it is a big deal. But in all this excitement, don't forget to make plans to actually go see it.
A couple Valley theaters have your back and are offering more than just a few midnight showings on Thursday, November 20, the night before the new movie is released nationwide. If you want to commit your entire day to Katniss, Peeta, and Gale's efforts to take down the Capitol, several Harkins and AMC locations are hosting Hunger Games marathons. You can start back at the beginning to volunteer with Katniss in The Hunger Games, get caught up in the evil, yet genius construction of the Quarter Quell in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I before the rest of the country.
The Harkins Ultimate Hunger Games Marathon is $20 and includes tickets to The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and the 8 p.m. première of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, a Harkins 2015 loyalty cup with one free fill, a small popcorn, and a Harkins Ultimate Hunger Games Marathon lanyard.
The Harkins Hunger Games Marathon starts at 2 p.m. on November 20 at the following locations in metro Phoenix:
- Arizona Mills 25
- Arrowhead Fountains 18
- Chandler Crossroads 12
- Chandler Fashion 20
- Christown 14
- Gateway Pavillions 18
- Norterra 14
- Park West 14
- SanTan Village 16
- Scottsdale 101 14, Capri
- Superstition Springs 25
- Tempe Marketplace 16, Capri
Guests who cannot make the entire marathon can still purchase regular price tickets, $9.75 for adults, for the 8 p.m. première of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. To purchase tickets for both the marathon and regular showing, visit harkinstheatres.com.
AMC Theatres' The Hunger Games Marathon, which costs $25, includes tickets to the back-to-back showings of The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I.
AMC Theatres' The Hunger Games Marathon starts at 2 p.m. on November 20 at the following locations in Metro Phoenix:
- Desert Ridge 18
- Deer Valley 30
- Dine-in Theatres Esplanade 14
- Arrowhead 14
- Westgate 20
- Mesa Grand 24
- Ahwatukee 24
Guests will also be able to purchase tickets at regular price, $10.06 for adults, for the 8 p.m. showing of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 if they cannot participate in the marathon. To purchase tickets for the marathon and regular showing, visit amctheatres.com.
We have a feeling this movie is going to be good and you may have to fight for the best seats, so may the odds be ever in your favor and happy Hunger Games.