The five-month renovation at AMC Newport on the Levee 20 brings AMC Signature Recliner seating, Dolby Cinema at AMC, expanded food and drink options and new sight & sound equipment

Leawood, Kan. (Nov. 21, 2017) – AMC Theatres® and Newport on the Levee are excited to announce that beginning this week, movie-lovers at AMC Newport on the Levee 20 can enjoy AMC’s wildly popular movie-going amenities throughout the entire theatre for the first time ever, just in time for the huge holiday movie-going season.

This completion marks the end of a five-month renovation process that includes bringing AMC’s most popular, guest-friendly features to guests in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. Moviegoers at AMC Newport on the Levee 20 can now enjoy:

  • AMC Signature plush, power recliners

  • Online ticketing, reserved seating, and ticketless entry

  • Dolby Cinema at AMC

  • New movie screens, speakers and sound systems

  • An expanded menu of treats for every taste bud through AMC Feature Fare

The theatre also features guest-favorite experiences like the MacGuffins adult beverage concept and IMAX at AMC.

“We’re excited to deliver this incredible AMC Experience, which guests around the country are raving about, to movie-goers in the Cincinnati area,” said John McDonald, Executive Vice President, U.S. Operations, AMC Theatres. “These enhancements, including our AMC Signature Recliners, provide an unparalleled movie-going experience that complements Newport on the Levee’s status as a destination hub in the area.”

“AMC at Newport on the Levee has a long history of providing a quality experience for our movie-going guests, says Barney Estes, general manager of Newport on the Levee. “This renovation enhances that experience even more and we are thrilled to bring this state-of-the-art experience to our guests.”  

“Everything our guests see, touch and feel in their experience has been updated,” said Vanessa Rovekamp, director of marketing at Newport on the Levee. “The renovations represent a huge investment in our region and a huge vote of confidence as well. We are dedicated to continuous improvements and are proud to be one of the premier destinations for families in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region.”

In addition to the movie-going enhancements, AMC incorporated new design elements to the theatre, including a remodeled food and beverage area, fresh paint and new carpet throughout the building.

For more showtime information and to purchase tickets, guests can visit



AMCamazing_Horz_Positive_186AMC is the largest movie exhibition company in the U.S., in Europe and throughout the world with approximately 1,000 theatres and 11,000 screens across the globe. AMC has propelled innovation in the exhibition industry by: deploying more plush power-recliner seats; delivering enhanced food and beverage choices; generating greater guest engagement through its loyalty program, web site and smart phone apps; offering premium large format experiences and playing a wide variety of content including the latest Hollywood releases and independent programming. AMC operates among the most productive theatres in the United States' top markets, having the #1 or #2 market share positions in 22 of the 25 largest metropolitan areas of the United States, including the top three markets (NY, LA, Chicago). Through its Odeon subsidiary AMC operates in 14 European countries and is the # 1 theatre chain in UK & Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Finland and the Baltic States.    



Newport on the Levee ( sits on the banks of the Ohio River in Newport, Kentucky. The number one dining and entertainment destination in the greater Cincinnati market attracts more than 3.5 million visitors each year. The nationally recognized Newport Aquarium, an AMC Cineplex, GameWorks, and a host of other entertainment and dining options give families many choices to enjoy their visit to this regional attraction.






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