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AMC says weekend set post-opening records for global attendance

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By Ciara Linnane

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200235402/composite AMC -4.19% said the weekend set new post-opening records for global attendance, admission revenue and food and beverage sales, thanks to strong performances by "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" in the U.S. and James Bond's 'No Time to Die" internationally. The company said the former garnered $90 million in domestic revenues, making it the second-biggest opening of an October movie ever. The 25th James Bond film raked up $119 million in overseas box office receipts. Overall, AMC saw more than 2.4 million people visit its U.S. theater locations over the weekend, while an additional 1.4 million went to its theaters overseas. Shares rose 1.3% premarket and have gained more than 1,000% in the year to date thanks to it being an original meme stock, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.84% has gained 16%.

/zigman2/quotes/200235402/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 29.01
-1.27 -4.19%
Volume: 66.19M
Dec. 3, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$14.91 billion
Rev. per Employee
$43,642
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,538.43
-38.67 -0.84%
Volume: 2.71B
Dec. 3, 2021 5:35p
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