The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug advance tickets available

Offer includes free digital download, bonus SCENE points.

  • Nov. 26, 2013 10:00 a.m.

Advance tickets for the highly anticipated release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug are now available for purchase at select Cineplex Entertainment theatres and online at

Ticket purchasers can upgrade to a SuperTicket™, which includes an admission ticket, 400 bonus SCENE points, a free standard definition, UltraViolet™ copy of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and a pre-ordered UltraViolet copy of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The pre-ordered digital version will be available to SuperTicket-holders weeks before the Blu-ray and DVD release date and four days prior to the digital release of the film. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be immediately available to stream or download through any UltraViolet service, including

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug SuperTicket will cost $19.99 for a standard definition pre-ordered digital download, or $24.99 for a high definition pre-ordered digital download, plus the cost of the theatrical admission ticket.

UltraViolet digital versions can be streamed and/or downloaded to your favourite internet connected devices (iOS, Android), including smartphones, tablets and computers, as well as internet connected Blu-ray players, TVs and game consoles.

Purchasing a SuperTicket is easy:

• Purchase a SuperTicket at, a participating Cineplex theatre box office, or an automated ticketing kiosk. You can also purchase a SuperTicket using the Cineplex mobile app.

• Guests will receive two vouchers – one for theatre admission and the other containing a unique access code, which they can redeem for the UltraViolet™ digital version at

• When the movie is available, it will be automatically added to the purchaser’s Cineplex Store locker – available at

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opens Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in most Cineplex theatres.

Cineplex is headquartered in Toronto and operates 161 theatres with 1,635 screens from coast to coast, serving approximately 77 million guests annually through the following theatre brands: Cineplex Odeon, SilverCity, Galaxy Cinemas, Scotiabank Theatres, Cineplex Cinemas, and Cineplex VIP Cinemas. Cineplex also owns and operates the UltraAVX, Poptopia and Outtakes brands.

Cineplex trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CGX. More information is available at

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