Utah’s Megaplex Theatres Earn Multiple Top National Rankings for the Weekend’s Biggest Movie

SANDY, UT (March 7, 2021) – Utah’s Megaplex Theatres scored seven of the top 10 spots for the opening of Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon, according to industry tracking sources. The only theatre complex to top Megaplex for the Raya opening was located on Disney property in Orlando, Florida and charges higher prices for admission.  

The rankings below are based on open theatre complexes in the United States and Canada.

Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon
#2Megaplex Theatres at The DistrictSouth Jordan
#4Megaplex Theatres at GenevaVineyard
#5Megaplex Theatres at Thanksgiving PointLehi
#6Megaplex Theatres at Valley Fair MallWest Valley City
#7Megaplex Theatres at Legacy CrossingCenterville
#9Megaplex Theatres at Jordan CommonsSandy
#10Megaplex Theatres at The JunctionOgden

“These remarkable results reflect Utah’s growing optimism with the vaccine progress and confirm that guests are excited  to experience the magic of movies on the big screens at Megaplex Theatres,” said Blake Andersen, Megaplex Theatres president.  “The rankings are especially impressive since we continue to require masks, limit capacity, and follow the CinemaSafe protocols outlined by the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO).”

Currently, five Megaplex Theatres locations are hosting temporary Covid-19 vaccination clinics in partnership with Nomi Health and local officials.  The Megaplex vaccination locations include:

  • Megaplex Theatres at Legacy Crossing in Centerville
  • Megaplex Theatres at Valley Fair in West Valley City
  • Megaplex Theatres at The District in South Jordan
  • Megaplex Theatres at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi
  • Megaplex Theatres at Geneva in Vineyard

Megaplex Theatres was recently recognized as one of the film industry’s “Giants of Exhibition” by Box Office Magazine.  The Hollywood publication ranks the theatre operators by screen count and influence in the marketplace.

“The Megaplex team takes our responsibility as leaders in the exhibition community very seriously,” said Andersen.  “As part of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, we hold firm to our founding principles of integrity, hard work, stewardship, and service in our day-to-day operations with the hope that our approach will help establish best practices for an industry that provides a much needed benefit to individuals and families.”

About Megaplex Theatres 

Megaplex Theatres operates 15 locations throughout Utah and Southern Nevada with a total of 176 screens, including five IMAX screens. Founded by the late Larry H. Miller, Megaplex Theatres are frequently among the top grossing in the nation and recognized as Utah’s favorite movie theatres. In addition, Megaplex Theatres feature regular and large-format movie screens, dinner and a movie gift options, conference and auditorium rental, and an industry-leading guest services team. Megaplex Theatres show times and other group information may be found on the web at www.MegaplexTheatres.com  or by calling (801) 304-4545. Guests are also invited to follow Megaplex on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MegaplexTheatres, on Twitter @MegaplexTheatre, and on Instagram @MegaplexTheatre for the latest in movie news and special offers.

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