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Canada wants Unplanned

Abby Johnson, a woman who had two abortions and was a star Planned Parenthood employee, had her life turned upside down when she saw a 13 week ultrasound guided abortion.   

UNPLANNED is Abby’s story. If you want to learn more and sign the petition to Cineplex, see www.canadawantsunplanned.ca

Write Cineplex to let them know you are participating in this boycott.

1 / COPY AND PASTE THE SHORT LETTER BELOW.

2 / Put your name, city and province in the signature.

3 / send it to THIS e-mail: 

InvestorRelations@cineplex.com

E-mail Title: I Am Joining The Cineplex Boycott Because of Unplanned

Attn: Cineplex Canada Exec & Board

This is a courtesy e-mail to let you know that I am joining with other Canadians to boycott Cineplex for 9 months in response to Cineplex’s refusal until now to show the Unplanned movie nationwide. 

Please bring the Unplanned movie to Canada.

Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.

Your name

Your city, Your Province

Number of People In My Household: (put number here)

If you prefer to call Cineplex their number is 416-323-7262

(investor relations is the correct number to call for this).

The movie was released across the United States on March 29, 2019 and had stunning box office success.  It has been one of the highest grossing independant films of 2019 so far in the USA.  It more than doubled predictions, bringing in $6.4 million USD the opening weekend It has received a 92% audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It has received an A+ Cinemascore rating (meaning strong word of mouth business, repeated viewings and the best industry guarantee of box office success).  It has brought in $18 million USD to date.

In spite of this success and a petition which has reached into the tens of thousands asking Cineplex to bring it to Canada, it has not yet been accepted for national distribution.  Given that Cineplex owns an estimated 80% of Canadian theatres, many are now viewing this as a freedom of speech issue.  Because of its influence in the entertainment industry in Canada, Cineplex has a duty to consumers to treat this film in the same way it would treat others with the same success record.  

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