November 13, 2008

Fandango’s Holiday Movie Guide Showcases Season’s Hottest Flicks and First Annual Holiday Movie Awards

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed as a guide to help consumers with their moviegoing decisions this season, the Fandango Holiday Movie Guide launches today at


The holiday movie guide on Fandango, the nation's leading movie destination, offers a full movie calendar of the season's hottest flicks, a vacation sweepstakes, premiere photos and entertaining lists of the season's notable cinematic achievements.

One list entitled "Twelve Holiday Movies Worth Unwrapping" covers the top film choices of the season, from the new 007 action thriller Quantum of Solace to the Oscar(R)-worthy performance of Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button to the highly-anticipated vampire love saga, Twilight (currently representing 56% of Fandango's advance ticket sales).

The Fandango Holiday Movie guide also features a Four Christmases Kauai, Hawaii Vacation Sweepstakes, where fans have the chance to win an unforgettable Funjet Vacations adventure for two. For more info on the sweepstakes, go to

Another feature of the guide is the site's first-ever Holiday Movie Awards, picked by Fandango's editorial team of movie experts. The Holiday Movie Awards include:

   -- Most Unlikely Holiday Movie Star: Vince Vaughn (Fred Claus, Four      Christmases)   -- Worst Holiday Movie for Kids: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians   -- Best Christmas Movie Curmudgeon: Bill Murray, Scrooged   -- Worst Holiday Travel Companion: John Candy, Planes, Trains and      Automobiles   -- Sexiest Santa's Helper: Zooey Deschanel, Elf   -- Most Slovenly Movie Santa: Billy Bob Thornton, Bad Santa   -- Best Butt-Kicking Santa: Gene Hackman, The French Connection   -- Most Memorable (& Only) Animated Hannukah Movie : Adam Sandler's 8      Crazy Nights     About Fandango  

One of the Web's top movie and entertainment destinations, Fandango sells tickets to more than 15,000 screens. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. Fandango is available at, 1-800-FANDANGO and via your wireless mobile device at Fandango is a unit of Comcast Interactive Media.

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CONTACT: Harry Medved of Fandango, Inc., +1-310-954-0461,[email protected]

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