The deal is actually pretty good as a tickets only costs $40 and you also get a pair of those cool RealD 3D glasses.
As of right now the Marathon is only taking place in select cities, but more will become available on Friday, March 16th.
See below for more.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Mar 15, 2012 -- This spring, Marvel's greatest Super Heroes will unite forces in MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS. Before they do, see how each of their stories began when select AMC Theatres locations host The Ultimate Marvel Marathon, beginning on May 3 at 11:30 a.m. and leading into the midnight release of one of the most anticipated movies of 2012 -- MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS.
"These characters and stories have entertained millions of guests on the big screen, and as they all come together for MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS, The Ultimate Marvel Marathon is the perfect opportunity to catch up, or refresh, on the adventures that brought us to this point," said Robert J. Lenihan, President of Film Programming at AMC Theatres.
The Ultimate Marvel Marathon begins at 11:30 a.m. and will feature the following films in order:
IRON MAN, THE INCREDIBLE HULK, IRON MAN 2, THOR (presented in RealD 3D) CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (presented in RealD 3D), MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS (presented in RealD 3D) [at 12:01 a.m. May 4]
For just $40, fans can experience the marathon, including MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS. Each guest will receive a pair of limited-edition Avenger character RealD 3D glasses and an event lanyard. AMC Stubs members who purchase a ticket prior to May 3 will receive $5 Bonus Bucks on their AMC Stubs account, valid the day of the event.
Tickets are on sale now at select participating locations. The full list of participating theatres
will be available March 16. For more information about The Ultimate Marvel Marathon, including participating locations, or to purchase tickets, visit go.amctheatres.com/marvel
. For more information about AMC Stubs, visit amcstubs.com
About AMC Theatres
AMC Theatres delivers distinctive and affordable movie-going experiences in 347 theatres with 5,048 screens across the United States and Canada. The company operates 24 of the 50 highest grossing theatres in the country, including the top three. AMC has propelled industry innovation and continues today by delivering premium sight and sound, enhanced food and beverage, and diverse content. AMCTheatres.com.
About MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS
Marvel Studios presents "Marvel's The Avengers"--the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston, with Stellan Skarsgard and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, directed by Joss Whedon, from a story by Zak Penn and Joss Whedon with screenplay by Joss Whedon, "Marvel's The Avengers" is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series "The Avengers," first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when "Marvel's The Avengers" assemble in summer 2012.
"Marvel's The Avengers" is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures. The film is being produced by Marvel Studios' President Kevin Feige and executive produced by Alan Fine, Jon Favreau, Stan Lee, Louis D'Esposito, Patricia Whitcher, Victoria Alonso and Jeremy Latcham. The film releases May 4, 2012, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com . Super Hero(es) is a co-owned registered trademark.