LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that the epic action-adventure Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, from hit-making producer Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Mike Newell and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Sir Ben Kingsley and Alfred Molina will open in 53 IMAX® theatres internationally, with 20 of those IMAX locations opening this week starting on May 19. The remaining IMAX locations will open the film in conjunction with its wide release starting on May 28, 2010. The film’s international IMAX release has been digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with IMAX DMR® technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time hits theaters everywhere on May 28, 2010. Set in the mystical lands of Persia, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is an epic action-adventure about a rogue prince (JAKE GYLLENHAAL) and a mysterious princess (GEMMA ARTERTON) who race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time—a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world. The film is directed by Mike Newell with a screenplay by Boaz Yakin and Doug Miro and Carlo Bernard from a screen story by Jordan Mechner.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time: The IMAX Experienceis scheduled to play at the following IMAX theatres beginning May 28th.
INTERNATIONAL
Argentina
Buenos Aires – IMAX Showcase Norte**
Austria
Graz – Cineplexx 8055 Graz**
Vienna – Apollo Das Kino Vienna**
Australia
Melbourne – Highpoint Hoyts IMAX**
Melbourne – Melbourne Museum IMAX**
Perth – Carousel Hoyts IMAX**
Sydney – Entertainment Quarter Hoyts IMAX**
Sydney – LG IMAX Theatre Sydney**
Brazil
Curitiba – National Amusements Dom Bosco IMAX Palladium Shopping Centre
Bulgaria
Sofia – Mtel IMAX
China
Beijing – Beijing UME IMAX Huaxing Cineplex
Beijing – Shijingshan Wanda IMAX
Changchun – Changchun Wanda IMAX Cinema
Changsha – Changsha Wanda IMAX Cinema
Kunming – Kunming Broadway IMAX Theatre
Shanghai – Shanghai Peace IMAX
Tianjin – China Film Cinema IMAX Theatre
Wuhan – Studio City Wuhan
Wuxi – Wuxi Big World IMAX Cinema
Columbia
Bogota – Centro Commercial Plaza de las Americas
Costa Rica
San Jose – Nova Repretel Cine IMAX Centro Comercial Avenida Escazu
Ecuador
Guayaquil – Nescafe IMAX Malecon 2000
France
Paris – Gaumont Disney Village IMAX**
Germany
Berlin – CineStar Potsdamer Platz IMAX 3D**
Guatemala
Guatemala City — Pradera Concepcion IMAX
Hong Kong
Hong Kong – UA iSQUARE IMAX Theatre**
Hong Kong – UA MegaBox IMAX Theatre**
Hungary
Budapest – Cinema City Arena IMAX Hungary**
Mexico
Guadalajara – Cinepolis Galerias IMAX
Juarez-Chihuahua – Cinepolis Las Misiones Cd. Juarez IMAX
Mexico City – Cinepolis Perisur IMAX
Mexico City – Cinepolis Universidad IMAX
Monterrey – Cinepolis Galerias Valle Oriente IMAX
Toluca – Cinepolis Galerias Metepec IMAX
The Netherlands
Amsterdam – Pathe Arena IMAX**
Eindhoven – Pathe Eindhoven IMAX**
Rotterdam – Pathe Schouwburgplein IMAX**
New Zealand
Auckland – SKYCITY IMAX Queen Street**
Poland
Lodz – Orange IMAX Manufaktura**
Romania
Bucharest – Cinema City IMAX Bucharest
South Africa
Durban – Gateway IMAX**
Pretoria – Menlyn IMAX **
Ukraine
Kiev – Utel IMAX*
United Kingdom
Birmingham – IMAX Cinema at Millennium Point**
Bradford – National Media Museum IMAX Bradford**
Cardiff – Odeon Cardiff IMAX**
Gateshead – Odeon Metrocentre IMAX**
Glasgow – Glasgow Science Centre IMAX Cinema**
Greenwich – Odeon Greenwich IMAX**
London – BFI IMAX London**
Manchester – Odeon Manchester IMAX @ The Printworks**
Southampton – Odeon Southampton IMAX**
Wimbledon – Odeon Wimbledon IMAX**
Note: Additional IMAX locations to be confirmed. **denotes earlier launch *denotes later launch
Additional theatres will be confirmed. Please check local listings or IMAX.com for final theatre listings, launch dates and show times.
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 theatres delivering the world’s best cinematic presentations using proprietary IMAX, IMAX® 3D, and IMAX DMR 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. The IMAX brand is recognized throughout the world for extraordinary and immersive entertainment experiences for consumers. As of March 31, 2010, there were 438 IMAX theatres (316 commercial, 122 institutional) operating in 47 countries.
IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience® and The IMAX Experience® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).
The IMAX Corporation logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6469
CONTACT: IMAX Corporation, New York Media: Sarah Gormley 212-821-0155 sgormley@imax.com Investors: Heather Anthony 212-821-0121 hanthony@imax.com Sloane & Company, New York Business Media: Whit Clay 212-446-1864 wclay@sloanepr.com

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Walt Disney Pictures’ and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time Opens in IMAX(R) Theatres Internationally Beginning on May 19, 2010

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that the epic action-adventure Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, from hit-making producer Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Mike Newell and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Sir Ben Kingsley and Alfred Molina will open in 53 IMAX® theatres internationally, with 20 of those IMAX locations opening this week starting on May 19. The remaining IMAX locations will open the film in conjunction with its wide release starting on May 28, 2010. The film’s international IMAX release has been digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with IMAX DMR® technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time hits theaters everywhere on May 28, 2010. Set in the mystical lands of Persia, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is an epic action-adventure about a rogue prince (JAKE GYLLENHAAL) and a mysterious princess (GEMMA ARTERTON) who race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time—a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world. The film is directed by Mike Newell with a screenplay by Boaz Yakin and Doug Miro and Carlo Bernard from a screen story by Jordan Mechner.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time: The IMAX Experienceis scheduled to play at the following IMAX theatres beginning May 28th.
INTERNATIONAL
Argentina
Buenos Aires – IMAX Showcase Norte**
Austria
Graz – Cineplexx 8055 Graz**
Vienna – Apollo Das Kino Vienna**
Australia
Melbourne – Highpoint Hoyts IMAX**
Melbourne – Melbourne Museum IMAX**
Perth – Carousel Hoyts IMAX**
Sydney – Entertainment Quarter Hoyts IMAX**
Sydney – LG IMAX Theatre Sydney**
Brazil
Curitiba – National Amusements Dom Bosco IMAX Palladium Shopping Centre
Bulgaria
Sofia – Mtel IMAX
China
Beijing – Beijing UME IMAX Huaxing Cineplex
Beijing – Shijingshan Wanda IMAX
Changchun – Changchun Wanda IMAX Cinema
Changsha – Changsha Wanda IMAX Cinema
Kunming – Kunming Broadway IMAX Theatre
Shanghai – Shanghai Peace IMAX
Tianjin – China Film Cinema IMAX Theatre
Wuhan – Studio City Wuhan
Wuxi – Wuxi Big World IMAX Cinema
Columbia
Bogota – Centro Commercial Plaza de las Americas
Costa Rica
San Jose – Nova Repretel Cine IMAX Centro Comercial Avenida Escazu
Ecuador
Guayaquil – Nescafe IMAX Malecon 2000
France
Paris – Gaumont Disney Village IMAX**
Germany
Berlin – CineStar Potsdamer Platz IMAX 3D**
Guatemala
Guatemala City — Pradera Concepcion IMAX
Hong Kong
Hong Kong – UA iSQUARE IMAX Theatre**
Hong Kong – UA MegaBox IMAX Theatre**
Hungary
Budapest – Cinema City Arena IMAX Hungary**
Mexico
Guadalajara – Cinepolis Galerias IMAX
Juarez-Chihuahua – Cinepolis Las Misiones Cd. Juarez IMAX
Mexico City – Cinepolis Perisur IMAX
Mexico City – Cinepolis Universidad IMAX
Monterrey – Cinepolis Galerias Valle Oriente IMAX
Toluca – Cinepolis Galerias Metepec IMAX
The Netherlands
Amsterdam – Pathe Arena IMAX**
Eindhoven – Pathe Eindhoven IMAX**
Rotterdam – Pathe Schouwburgplein IMAX**
New Zealand
Auckland – SKYCITY IMAX Queen Street**
Poland
Lodz – Orange IMAX Manufaktura**
Romania
Bucharest – Cinema City IMAX Bucharest
South Africa
Durban – Gateway IMAX**
Pretoria – Menlyn IMAX **
Ukraine
Kiev – Utel IMAX*
United Kingdom
Birmingham – IMAX Cinema at Millennium Point**
Bradford – National Media Museum IMAX Bradford**
Cardiff – Odeon Cardiff IMAX**
Gateshead – Odeon Metrocentre IMAX**
Glasgow – Glasgow Science Centre IMAX Cinema**
Greenwich – Odeon Greenwich IMAX**
London – BFI IMAX London**
Manchester – Odeon Manchester IMAX @ The Printworks**
Southampton – Odeon Southampton IMAX**
Wimbledon – Odeon Wimbledon IMAX**
Note: Additional IMAX locations to be confirmed. **denotes earlier launch *denotes later launch
Additional theatres will be confirmed. Please check local listings or IMAX.com for final theatre listings, launch dates and show times.
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 theatres delivering the world’s best cinematic presentations using proprietary IMAX, IMAX® 3D, and IMAX DMR 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. The IMAX brand is recognized throughout the world for extraordinary and immersive entertainment experiences for consumers. As of March 31, 2010, there were 438 IMAX theatres (316 commercial, 122 institutional) operating in 47 countries.
IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience® and The IMAX Experience® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).
The IMAX Corporation logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6469
CONTACT: IMAX Corporation, New York Media: Sarah Gormley 212-821-0155 sgormley@imax.com Investors: Heather Anthony 212-821-0121 hanthony@imax.com Sloane & Company, New York Business Media: Whit Clay 212-446-1864 wclay@sloanepr.com

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