AMC Theaters Is Not Happy About the New Super Cheap MoviePass Service

You probably saw this coming. The long embattled theatrical movie subscription service MoviePass blew everyone’s minds on Tuesday with an unbelievably cheap service that would seem to undermine the economics of moviegoing, and now, the largest movie theater chain in America is threatening legal action. AMC Theaters wants to block MoviePass subscribers from using the service in its theaters.

In a statement that feels both predictable and defensive, AMC slammed MoviePass’s new $10-per-month offering. For that impressive price, MoviePass will let subscribers see as many movies as you want, except for IMAX and 3D movies. MoviePass still plans on paying the full ticket price to the theaters through a debit card transaction with Mastercard. The CEO of Helios and Metheson Analytics, which…

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