Jurassic World has been chosen by nearly a quarter of people in Birmingham as the ultimate IMAX film, in a survey that sees local cinema-goers vote for the IMAX blockbusters they most want to see back on the big screen. The top voted IMAX film, Jurassic World, will return to Cineworld Birmingham NEC and Cineworld Birmingham Broad Street for the first-ever IMAX Film Festival on Saturday 27th February 2016.

Cineworld’s line-up for the IMAX film festival sees fan favourite blockbusters selected by local cinema-goers brought back to the big screen at Cineworld Birmingham NEC and Cineworld Birmingham Broad Street for one day only.

Other winning selections include space epic and Academy Award winner Gravity, as well as 2016 Oscar ‘Best Picture’ nominee Mad Max: Fury Road. And as a special exclusive, due to popular demand, The Martian will also be screening in IMAX® for the first time ever in the UK. Local residents can book tickets for the film of their choice for the fantastic price of £3 per screening. (£2.70 for Unlimited Card Holders booking online).

Paul Millington, General Manager at Cineworld Birmingham Broad Street, comments: “It’s no surprise that Jurassic World has been chosen as the film the people of Birmingham would most love to bring back to the big screen in IMAX® – it was one of the biggest films of 2015 and we know lots of people are dying to have a chance to see it in IMAX® again!”

Kris Unthank, General Manager of Cineworld Birmingham NEC, added: “At £3 a ticket, there’s no excuse not to come down on the 27th February and catch one of the IMAX® classic films on the big screen again – we can guarantee you won’t be disappointed! Book tickets online now to secure your seat!”

Andrew Cripps, IMAX® President EMEA,concluded: “We are excited to partner with Cineworld on the first ever IMAX® Film Festival. It’s not only a great way to allow fans to enjoy their favourite IMAX® movies again, but also an opportunity to attract new audiences and let them experience these larger-than-life films through the immersive IMAX® format for the first time.”

IMAX®’s cutting-edge projection system, which delivers crystal-clear images, coupled with its customised theatre design and powerful digital sound system, creates a unique environment that makes audiences feel as if they are in the film.