Carmike Cinemas Sets Purple Rain Tribute Screenings In Memory of Prince‏

Carmike Cinemas Sets Purple Rain Tribute Screenings
In Memory of Prince

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. has scheduled special, limited screenings of Prince’s Oscar and Grammy award-winning Purple Rain (1984) starting tomorrow, Saturday, April 23 through Thursday, April 28. The film will be presented on the big screen, as it was meant to be seen, for fans to gather, remember and experience as a community this once-in-a-lifetime artist.

As Greg Kilday of Billboard says, Prince “burst onto the scene with his very first film, 1984’s quasi-autobiographical Purple Rain.”

At the time of film’s release, Entertainment Weekly’s Owen Gleiberman wrote, “Prince magnetizes the camera with The Stare — a rivetingly narcissistic, come-hither gaze that’s equal parts genetics, attitude, and eyeliner.”

Purple Rain will be presented in approximately 80 theaters across 24 states. A list of locations is below.  Showtimes can be found at www.Carmike.com. Carmike is finalizing showtimes and continues to add theatres, so fans are encouraged to check the link periodically for availability in their area.

Current list of Carmike Cinemas locations planning to screen Purple Rain (subject to change):

Alabama:
Wynnsong 14               Auburn  AL
Jubilee Square 12        Daphne  AL
Carmike 12                   Dothan  AL
Patton Creek 15           Hoover  AL
Valley Bend 18             Huntsville, AL
Wynnsong 16               Mobile, AL
Chantilly 13                  Montgomery, AL
Wharf 15                      Orange Beach, AL

Arizona:
Carmike 14                   Fort Smith, AR
Central City 10              Hot Springs, AR

Colorado:
Carmike 7                    Grand Junction, CO

Delaware
Carmike 14                   Dover, DE

Florida:
Royal Palm 20              Bradenton, FL
Hialeah 12                    Hialeah, FL
Avenue 16                    Melbourne, FL
Carmike 10                   Panama City, FL
Bayou 15                      Pensacola, FL
Broward 18                   Pompano Beach, FL
Lakeshore 8                  Sebring, FL
Sundial 19 + IMAX        St Petersburg, FL
Starlight 20                   Tampa, FL
Parisian 20                    West Palm Beach, FL

Georgia:
Wynnsong 16                Albany, GA
Ovation 12                     Athens, GA
Movies ATL                    Atlanta, GA
Riverstone 15                Canton, GA
Carmike 12                    Cartersville, GA
Carmike 15                    Columbus, GA
Crossroads 16               Conyers, GA
Movies 400                    Cumming, GA
Movie 278                      Hiram, GA
Carmike 10                    Newnan, GA
Wynnsong 11                 Savannah, GA
Carmike 12                     Snellville, GA

Iowa:
Wynnsong 12                 Cedar Rapids, IA
Wynnsong 16                 Des Moines, IA
Southern Hills 12            Sioux City, IA

Illinois:
Carmike 13                      Champaign, IL
Grand Prairie 18              Peoria, IL
Rosemont 18                   Rosemont, IL

Indiana:
Encore Park 14                Elkhart IN
Jefferson Pointe 18          Fort Wayne, IN
Carmike 18                       Plainfield, IN

Kentucky:
Stonybrook 20                   Louisville, KY

Michigan:
Fashion Square 10             Saginaw, MI
Cherry Blossom 14 IMAX   Traverse City, MI

Minnesota:
Carmike 15                          Apple Valley, MN
Cinema 6                             Mankato, MN
Wynnsong 15                       Mounds View, MN
Oakdale 20                          Oakdale, MN

Montana:
Shiloh 14                              Billings, MT

North Carolina
Carmike 10                          Asheville, NC
Wynnsong 15                      Durham, NC
Marketfair 15                       Fayetteville NC
Carmike 18                          Greensboro, NC
Carmike 15                          Hickory, NC
Carmike 16                          Jacksonville, NC
Park Place 16                      Morrisville, NC
Carmike 15                          Raleigh, NC

New Jersey:
Ritz Center 16                      Voorhees, NJ

Ohio:
Carmike 12                            Findlay, OH
Solon 16                                Solon, OH

Oregon:
Carmike 12                              Corvallis, OR

Pennsylvania:
Carmike 16                              Allentown, PA
Carmike 15                              Greensburg, PA
Carmike 10                              Pittsburg, PA

South Carolina:
James Island 8                        Charleston, SC
Carmike 14                              Columbia, SC
Broadway 16                            Myrtle Beach, SC

Tennessee:
East Ridge 18                          Chattanooga, TN
Bradley Sq. 12                         Cleveland, TN
Thoroughbred 20                     Franklin, TN
Carmike 14                              Johnson City, TN
Wynnsong 16                           Knoxville, TN
Wynnsong 16                           Murfreesboro, TN

Texas:
Lufkin Mall 9                            Lufkin, TX
Carmike 14                              Tyler, TX
Sikes 10                                   Wichita Falls, TX

Virginia:
Apple Blossom 12                    Winchester, VA

Washington:
Carmike 12                              Kennewick, WA
Oakwood Mall 12                     Eau Clair, WI

About Carmike Cinemas
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema, 3-D cinema deployments and alternative programming and is one of the nation's largest motion picture exhibitors. Carmike has 276 theatres with 2,954 screens in 41 states. The circuit includes 55 premium large format (PLF) auditoriums featuring state-of-the-art technology and luxurious seating, including 32 "BigDs," 21 IMAX auditoriums and two MuviXL screens. As "America's Hometown Theatre Chain" Carmike's primary focus is mid-sized communities. Visit www.carmike.com for exact showtimes and to purchase tickets.

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