AMC raises ticket, popcorn, food prices

May 23, 2008 1:19:46 PM PDT
Get ready to dig deeper in the wallet for a trip to the movies.Starting today popcorn will cost 25 cents more at AMC theaters. The company says there are many factors for the increase, including the rising cost of corn.

Ticket prices have gone up by one dollar for weekend shows scheduled for after 4 p.m.

AMC is also charging more for other concession items, including pretzels and ice cream.

There are several AMC locations in the Chicago area, and about 290 theaters nationwide.