“Sex and the City” Scores Big with 92% of Ticket Sales on Fandango

“Sex and the City” Scores Big with 92% of Ticket Sales on Fandango
Hundreds of Showtimes Are Already Sold Out
  
LOS ANGELES(RUSHPRNEWS) 05/29/2008 – With the long-awaited “Sex and the City” movie debuting tonight at midnight, hundreds of showtimes are already sold out in advance on Fandango (www.fandango.com), the nation’s leading moviegoer destination. As of this morning, the movie represents 92% of Fandango’s daily ticket sales, the highest daily percentage for any film so far this summer.  
In an online survey on the site’s “Sex and the City” showtimes and tickets page, more than 10,000 moviegoers told Fandango about their weekend plans:
• 67% of respondents plan to attend the movie this weekend with a group of female friends.
• 80% plan to attend a “Sex and the City” get-together before or after the movie.
• 68% plan to drink Cosmopolitans at their get-togethers.
• 51% plan to dress up for the occasion.
• 94% of the respondents are female.
• 45% of the respondents are 25-34.

Fandango Five – Ticket Sales (as of 5/29/08 6:00 a.m. PT) 

Movie                                                                                                            Fandango User Rating                                % Fandango Sales                                         
Sex and the City                                                                                                  “Go”                                                                      92%
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull                                     “Must Go”                                                              5%
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian                                                     “Go”                                                                      >1%
The Strangers                                                                                                      “Go”                                                                      >1%
Iron Man                                                                                                                “Must Go”                                                            >1%

About Fandango

One of the Web’s top movie and entertainment destinations, Fandango sells tickets to more than 15,000 screens. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. Fandango is available at www.fandango.com, 1-800-FANDANGO and via your wireless mobile device at mobile.fandango.com. Fandango is a unit of Comcast Interactive Media.

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