Moviefone

Moviefone

About Moviefone

Moviefone is an American-based movie listing and information service. Moviegoers can obtain local showtimes, theatre information, film reviews, or advance tickets. The service is available nationwide in many but not all area codes, and is owned by AOL. In 1989, Russ Leatherman, Rob Gukeisen, Andrew Jarecki, Pat Cardamone and Adam Slutsky launched the interactive telephone service, with initial service in New York City and Los Angeles. Russ Leatherman provided the voice of 'Mr. Moviefone' for the automated phone service. After gaining popularity, it later expanded across the United States and eventually adopted an online presence as Moviefone.com. In 1999, Moviefone was purchased by AOL for more than $400 million. In 2001, it entered a partnership with MovieTickets.com that crosslinked...'

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