AMC Desert Ridge 18 Unveils Renovations – Hosts DORY AFTER DARK Double Feature June 16

4723_doryafterdark-27x40-reald-rg_8847Just in time for the summer blockbuster season, Valley movie-goers looking to beat the heat are in for a special treat as AMC Theatres at Desert Ridge Marketplace officially unveils its extensive renovations that will significantly enhance the movie-going experience. Kicking the season off is Dory After Dark, a double feature of Finding Nemo followed by widely anticipated Finding Dory at 9pm on June 16.

With comfort and convenience driving changes, renovations at AMC Desert Ridge 18 include the addition of plush, power recliners in theatres; MacGuffins bar – a full bar featuring craft beer, wine and cocktails; an expanded menu of treats for in-theatre dining, including Coca-Cola Freestyle; and a fully remodeled concession area and restrooms. In addition, reserved seating and mobile ticketing are now standard at the theatre.

AMC Desert Ridge’s renovations also include several state-of-the-art technological advances, including the captivating premium large-screen experience of Dolby Cinema™ at AMC, which features dramatic, realistic imaging, moving audio and innovative recliner seating that pulsates with the action on screen. This is in addition to the existing immersive IMAX experience, which includes exclusive film content shot with proprietary IMAX® cameras. The theatre lends itself not only as an escape from the heat, but an opportunity to enjoy a relaxing date night, happy hour or even a birthday, anniversary or engagement party.

In addition to the full theatre renovation, AMC Desert Ridge 18 has been selected as one of only 90 movie theatres nationwide, and the only theatre in Arizona, to host a Dory After Dark double feature. The event kicks off with a special screening of Finding Nemo, is followed by the debut of Pixar’s latest film, Finding Dory. Tickets for the double feature event are $24.99 and can be purchased online or at the theatre. Details about Dory After Dark are available by visiting

Desert Ridge Marketplace is located at 21001 North Tatum Boulevard in Phoenix. For more information, visit or

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