AMC will show “Star Wars: The Last Jedi
” at 2 a.m. Friday at a “significant” number of its Imax and Dolby Cinema locations due to customer demand.
Locations with the late shows include AMC Loews Lincoln Square on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, to AMC River Park Square in Spokane, Wash.
Scheduling 2 a.m. screenings is not unprecedented, but it is rare. AMC did so two years ago for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens
,” which went on to set an all-time domestic record.
Disney-Lucasfilm’s “The Last Jedi” will start showing in North America at 6 p.m. Thursday. Additionally, several AMC locations will be showing the movie on a 24-hour schedule from Thursday night
into Friday morning, including New York City locations AMC Empire 25, AMC Fresh Meadows and AMC Lincoln along with the AMC Southpoint 17 in Durham/Raleigh, Nc.
AMC may add more locations to the 24-hour list due to its general policy that it will