Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen Opens In IMAX(R) Theatres On June 24, 2009

           One of the Summer's Most Highly Anticipated Blockbusters
                   Features Scenes Filmed With IMAX Cameras

                             Tickets On Sale Now

    LOS ANGELES, June 5 /CNW/ - IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ:   IMAX; TSX: IMX),
DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures today announced that Transformers:
Revenge of the Fallen, directed by Michael Bay and featuring scenes filmed
with IMAX(R) cameras, will debut in a record 167 IMAX(R) theatres domestically
in conjunction with the film's nationwide release in conventional theatres on
June 24, 2009. Pre-release buzz is very strong for the film, one of the most
highly anticipated films of the year. The film will also open in IMAX theatres
    Transformers Revenge of the Fallen: The IMAX Experience will feature
select scenes filmed with IMAX cameras. Director Michael Bay has seamlessly
integrated the IMAX footage with state-of-the-art CGI and visual effects to
create an unprecedented look and feel for the sequel to Transformers. The
movie sequences shot in traditional 35mm will be digitally re-mastered into
the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience(R) with IMAX
DMR(R) (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The IMAX DMR scenes will appear in
the traditional "letterbox" shape, while scenes shot with IMAX's cameras will
expand vertically on the IMAX screen.
    Every IMAX theatre is specially designed to put the audience IN the
movie. The unique theatre geometry of an IMAX theatre combined with crystal
clear images, laser-aligned digital sound and maximized field of view provides
the world's most immersive movie experience.
    "The extraordinary level of detail and intensity captured by the IMAX
camera creates many exciting possibilities for us with this film," said
Michael Bay, the film's director. "IMAX's all-encompassing format will take
this story to a new level, and I am once again very excited to share The IMAX
Experience with Transformers fans around the world."
    "Michael Bay, DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures have created one
of the most anticipated movies of the year and we're very excited to be a part
of it," said IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond. "With the recent growth of our
network, we have the opportunity to reach the widest day and date IMAX
audience ever, which is particularly encouraging given how great this film
looks and sounds in IMAX."
    "Michael Bay's innovative use of IMAX cameras has created what we believe
is a mind blowing cinematic experience for moviegoers, and it has already
generated an enormous buzz with moviegoers around the world," added Greg
Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "We can't wait to
share Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: The IMAX Experience with IMAX
audiences worldwide, which is more possible now thanks to the expanded IMAX
network, in addition to the skilled marketing and distribution teams at
    DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures Present In Association with
Hasbro A di Bonaventura Pictures Production A Tom DeSanto/Don Murphy
Production A Michael Bay Film "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" starring
Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Kevin Dunn, Julie White,
John Benjamin Hickey, Ramon Rodriguez, Isabel Lucas and John Turturro. The
film is directed by Michael Bay from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger & Roberto
Orci & Alex Kurtzman. The producers are Don Murphy & Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di
Bonaventura and Ian Bryce. The executive producers are Steven Spielberg,
Michael Bay, Brian Goldner and Mark Vahradian. Based on Hasbro's
Transformers(TM) Action Figures. This film has been rated PG-13 for intense
sequences of sci-fi action violence, language, some crude and sexual material,
and brief drug material.



    Birmingham - IMAX Dome Theatre at McWane Centre


    Mesa - Dickinson Gateway 12 IMAX Theatre
    Phoenix - AMC Deer Valley 30 with IMAX


    Little Rock - Dickinson Chenal 9 IMAX Theatre


    Aliso Viejo - Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20 & IMAX
    Anaheim - CinemaFusion IMAX Anaheim GardenWalk
    Arcadia - AMC Santa Anita 16 & IMAX
    Burbank - AMC Burbank 16 & IMAX
    Camarillo - Edwards Camarillo Palace Stadium 12 & IMAX
    Cathedral City - Desert IMAX Theatre
    City of Industry - AMC Puente Hills 20 & IMAX
    Cupertino - AMC Cupertino 16 & IMAX
    Dublin - Regal Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
    El Dorado Hills - Regal Cinemas El Dorado Hills Stadium 14 & IMAX
    Emeryville - AMC Bay Street 16 & IMAX
    Escondido - Regal Escondido Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Fairfield - Edwards Fairfield Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Fresno - Edwards Fresno Stadium 21 & IMAX
    Irvine - Edwards Irvine Spectrum IMAX
    Long Beach - Edwards Long Beach 26 & IMAX
    Los Angeles - AMC Century City 15 & IMAX
    Los Angeles - IMAX Theatre at The Bridge: cinema de lux
    Los Angeles - AMC Universal CityWalk Stadium 19 with IMAX
    National City - AMC Plaza Bonita 14 & IMAX
    Ontario - Edwards Ontario Palace 22 & IMAX
    San Diego - AMC Palm Promenade 24 & IMAX
    San Diego - Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 & IMAX
    San Jose - AMC Eastridge Mall 15 & IMAX
    San Francisco - AMC Loews Metreon 16 with IMAX
    Santa Clara - AMC Mercado 20  & IMAX
    Simi Valley - Regal Civic Center Plaza 16 & IMAX
    South Gate - Edwards South Gate Stadium 20 & IMAX
    Stockton - Regal City Centre Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Torrance - AMC Del Amo 18 & IMAX
    Woodland Hills - AMC Promenade 16 & IMAX


    Colorado Springs - Cinemark Carefree Circle IMAX Theatre
    Denver - UA Colorado Center Stadium 9 & IMAX
    Highlands Ranch - AMC Highlands Ranch 24 & IMAX
    Westminster - AMC Orchard 12 & IMAX
    Westminster - AMC Westminster Promenade 24 & IMAX


    Manchester - IMAX Theatre at Cinema de Lux Buckland Hills 18


    Altamonte Springs - AMC Altamonte Mall 18 & IMAX
    Aventura - AMC Aventura 24 & IMAX
    Fort Lauderdale - AutoNation(R) IMAX(R) Theater at Museum of Discovery
    and Science
    Fort Myers - Regal Gulf Coast Town Center Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Jacksonville - AMC Regency 24 & IMAX
    Orange Park - AMC Orange Park 24 & IMAX
    Orlando - Regal Pointe Orlando Stadium 20 & IMAX
    Orlando - Regal Waterford Lakes Stadium 20 & IMAX
    South Miami - AMC Sunset Place 24 & IMAX
    St. Augustine - World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theatre
    St. Petersburg - Muvico Baywalk 20 & IMAX
    Tampa - AMC Veterans 24 & IMAX
    Tampa - Channelside Cinemas 9 & IMAX
    West Palm Beach - Muvico Parisian IMAX


    Augusta - Regal Augusta Exchange Stadium 20 & IMAX
    Buford - Regal Mall of Georgia Stadium 20 & IMAX
    Kennesaw - AMC Barrett Commons 24 & IMAX
    Morrow - AMC Southlake Pavilion 24 & IMAX


    Honolulu - Regal Dole Cannery 18 & IMAX


    Boise - Edwards Boise Stadium 22  & IMAX


    Batavia - Randall 15 IMAX
    Chicago - Navy Pier IMAX Theatre
    Lincolnshire - Regal Lincolnshire 20 & IMAX
    South Barrington - AMC Barrington 30 & IMAX
    Woodridge - Cinemark Seven Bridges IMAX


    Evansville - Showplace Cinemas East 18 & IMAX
    Indianapolis - Kerasotes ShowPlace 16 & IMAX
    Noblesville - Hamilton 16 IMAX
    Portage - Portage 16 IMAX


    Council Bluffs - Kerasotes Star Cinemas 16 & IMAX
    Des Moines - Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater


    Olathe - AMC Studio 30 & IMAX


    Louisville - Cinema De Lux 20: Stonybrook IMAX
    Newport - AMC Newport On The Levee 20 & IMAX


    Harahan - AMC Elmwood Palace 20 & IMAX


    Saco - Cinemagic & IMAX in Saco


    Baltimore - AMC Loews White Marsh 16 & IMAX
    Baltimore - Maryland Science Center IMAX Theater
    Columbia - AMC Columbia 14 & IMAX


    Danvers - AMC Liberty Tree Mall 20 & IMAX
    Natick - Verizon IMAX 3D Theater at Jordan's Furniture - Natick
    Reading - Verizon IMAX 3D Theater at Jordan's Furniture - Reading


    Dearborn - The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre
    Grand Blanc - Trillium Cinema 14 & IMAX, Grand Blanc
    Grand Rapids - Celebration! Cinema IMAX Theatre
    Lansing - Celebration! Cinema IMAX Theatre
    Sterling Heights - AMC Forum 30 & IMAX
    Ypsilanti - Showcase Cinemas Ann Arbor IMAX


    Apple Valley - Great Clips IMAX Theatre
    Roseville - AMC Rosedale 14 & IMAX

    Independence - AMC Independence Commons 20 & IMAX
    Kansas City - AMC BarryWoods 24 & IMAX
    St. Louis - Wehrenberg Ronnies 20 IMAX


    Henderson - Regal Sunset Station Stadium 13 & IMAX
    Las Vegas - Brenden Theatres and IMAX at the Palms Casino Resort
    Las Vegas - Regal Red Rock Stadium 16 & IMAX
    North Las Vegas - Regal Aliante Stadium 16 & IMAX

    New Hampshire

    Hooksett - Cinemagic & IMAX in Hooksett

    New Jersey

    Atlantic City - Tropicana IMAX Theatre
    Cherry Hill - AMC Loews Cherry Hill 24 & IMAX
    Hamilton - AMC Hamilton 24 & IMAX

    New York

    Albany - Regal Crossgates Mall 18 & IMAX
    Brooklyn - UA Sheepshead Bay Stadium 14 & IMAX
    Deer Park - Regal Deer Park Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Garden City - Leroy R. and Rose W. Grumman IMAX Dome Theater
    New Rochelle - Regal New Roc City 18 & IMAX
    New York City - AMC Loews 34th Street 14 & IMAX
    New York City - AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 & IMAX
    New York City - AMC Empire 25 & IMAX
    Rochester - Cinemark IMAX Theatre at Tinseltown USA
    Stony Brook - AMC Stony Brook 17 & IMAX
    West Nyack - IMAX Theatre at Palisades Center
    White Plains - City Center 15 & IMAX: Cinema de Lux
    Williamsville - Regal Transit Center 18 & IMAX

    North Carolina

    Charlotte - Regal Stonecrest At Piper Glen Stadium 22 & IMAX
    Concord - AMC Concord Mills 24 & IMAX
    Raleigh - Wachovia IMAX Theatre at Marbles Kids Museum


    Columbus - AMC Easton Town Center 30 & IMAX
    Springdale - IMAX Theatre at Springdale 18: Cinema De Lux


    Tulsa - Cinemark IMAX Theatre at The Tulsa


    Tigard - Regal Bridgeport Village Stadium 18 & IMAX


    Bensalem - AMC Neshaminy 24 & IMAX
    Harrisburg - Select Medical IMAX Theater at The Whitaker Center
    Homestead - AMC Waterfront 22 & IMAX
    King of Prussia - UA King of Prussia Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Philadelphia - Tuttleman IMAX Theatre at the Franklin Institute
    Reading - RC Reading Movies 11 + IMAX
    Tarentum - Cinemark IMAX Theatre at the Galleria Pittsburgh Mills

    Rhode Island

    Providence - Providence Place Cinemas 16 & IMAX


    Knoxville - Regal Pinnacle Stadium 18 at Turkey Creek
    Nashville - Regal Opry Mills 20 & IMAX


    Austin - The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum IMAX Theatre
    Colleyville - Metro Cinema of Colleyville IMAX Theatre
    Dallas - Cinemark IMAX Theatre at Cinemark 17
    Garland - AMC Firewheel 18 & IMAX
    Houston - AMC Gulf Pointe 30 & IMAX
    Houston - Edwards Houston Marq(*)e 23 & IMAX
    Mesquite - AMC Mesquite 30 & IMAX
    San Antonio - Santikos Palladium 18 IMAX Theatre
    Sugar Land - AMC First Colony 24 & IMAX
    Tomball - Santikos Silverado Station 18 IMAX


    Sandy - Megaplex 17 IMAX at Jordan Commons


    Alexandria - AMC Hoffman Center 22 & IMAX
    Chantilly - Airbus IMAX Theater
    Hampton - Riverside IMAX Theater at the Virginia Air & Space Center
    Midlothian - Regal Commonwealth 20 & IMAX
    Virginia Beach - AMC Lynnhaven 18 & IMAX
    Woodbridge - AMC Potomac Mills 18 & IMAX


    Bellevue - Lincoln Square Cinemas IMAX Theatre
    Kent - AMC Kent Station & IMAX
    Lacey - Regal Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Seattle - Pacific Science Center Boeing IMAX Theatre
    Seattle - Regal Thornton Place Stadium 14 & IMAX
    Spokane - Riverfront Park IMAX Theatre
    Tukwila - AMC Southcenter 16 & IMAX


    Fitchburg - Kerasotes Star 18 & IMAX



    Calgary - Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre Chinook IMAX Theatre
    Edmonton - Cineplex Scotiabank West Edmonton Mall IMAX Theatre

    British Columbia

    Langley - Cineplex Colossus Langley IMAX Theatre
    Richmond - Cineplex SilverCity Riverport IMAX Theatre

    Nova Scotia

    Halifax - Empire IMAX Theatre


    Gloucester - Cineplex SilverCity Gloucester IMAX Theatre
    Mississauga - Cineplex Coliseum Mississauga IMAX Theatre
    Toronto - Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre Toronto IMAX Theatre
    Vaughan - Cineplex Colossus Woodbridge IMAX Theatre


    Montreal - Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre Montreal IMAX Theatre

    Additional theatres will be confirmed. Please check local listings or for final theatre listings, launch dates and showtimes.

    About IMAX Corporation

    IMAX Corporation is one of the world's leading entertainment technology
companies, specializing in immersive motion picture technologies. The
worldwide IMAX network is among the most important and successful theatrical
distribution platforms for major event Hollywood films around the globe, with
IMAX(R) theatres delivering the world's best movie presentations using
proprietary IMAX, IMAX(R) 3D, and IMAX DMR(R), technology. IMAX DMR is the
Company's groundbreaking digital re-mastering technology that allows it to
digitally transform virtually any conventional motion picture into the
unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience(R). The IMAX brand
is recognized throughout the world for extraordinary and immersive
entertainment experiences for consumers. As of March 31, 2009, there were 371
IMAX theatres (250 commercial, 121 institutional) operating in 43 countries.
    IMAX(R), IMAX(R) 3D, IMAX(R) DMR, The IMAX 3D Experience(R) and The IMAX
Experience(R) are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the
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    This press release contains forward looking statements that are based on
management's assumptions and existing information and involve certain risks
and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from
future results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements.
Important factors that could affect these statements include, but are not
limited to, general economic, market or business conditions, including the
length and severity of the current economic downturn, the opportunities that
may be presented to and pursued by the Company, the performance of IMAX DMR
films, conditions in the in-home and out-of home entertainment industries, the
signing of theatre system agreements, changes and developments in the
commercial exhibition industry, the failure to convert theatre system backlog
into revenue, investments and operations in foreign jurisdictions, foreign
currency fluctuations and the Company's prior restatements and the related
litigation and ongoing inquiries by the SEC and the OSC. These factors and
other risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's most recent
Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

For further information:

For further information: Media: IMAX Corporation, New York, Sarah
Gormley, (212) 821-0155,; Entertainment Media: Rogers &
Cowan, Los Angeles, Jason Magner, (310) 854-8128,;
Investors: IMAX Corporation - New York, Heather Anthony, (212) 821-0121,; Business Media: Sloane & Company, New York, Whit Clay,
(212) 446-1864,

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