Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announces a special buy one, get one free ticket offer for MURPH: The Protector in conjunction with Medal of Honor Day. Moviegoers will receive a free ticket with each one purchased at the box office for MURPH: The Protector now through Wednesday, March 27.
“ MURPH: The Protector is an amazing story about a U.S. Navy Seal that made the ultimate sacrifice for his fellow soldiers and our country,” stated Ted Cooper, Senior Vice President and Head Film Buyer for Regal Entertainment Group. “Regal wants to encourage even more people to see this amazing story about a true American hero through this incredible buy one, get one free offer.”
“This film captures the camaraderie and dedication of our troops. These brave men and women put their lives on the line for our country every day,” stated Ken Thewes, CMO for Regal Entertainment Group. “As a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, and a former Captain in the Air Force, I think it is great to see this story of a true American hero up on the big screen.”
MURPH: The Protector is a moving profile of LT Murphy’s entire life of honor, courage and commitment, as told by his friends, family and teammates. Michael was raised in Patchogue, New York, attended Penn State University and then joined the U.S. Navy to serve in the SEAL Teams. He gave his life for his men in 2005 and was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2007.A portion of the proceeds from the film will go to the LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation. Formed by LT Murphy’s family in August 2005, the Foundation was given New York Department of Education approval and incorporated in New York. The Foundation was granted IRS tax-exempt status as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with the expressed written purpose of providing academic scholarships.