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CARLSBAD, Calif. – A new luxury movie theater is celebrating its grand opening next week with $3 movies to benefit the San Diego Food Bank.

Regal Entertainment Group will open its new Carlsbad 12 multiplex with special events Sunday, Dec. 7, through Tuesday, Dec. 9., leading up to the official grand opening on Thursday. Tickets will be $3 for all films shown during the three preview days will

On Monday, the theater will show food-focused movies, and all proceeds from tickets, popcorn and soft drinks will go to the San Diego Food Bank. Sunday’s proceeds benefit Toys for Tots and the Humane Society and SPCA will receive Tuesday’s proceeds.

The Regal Carlsbad 12 is a state-of-the-art theater designed to enhance the movie-going experience with a cutting-edge projection system and electronically controlled Regal King Size Recliners with padded footrests.

A complete list of titles and show times for the preview days is available at the Regal Carlsbad 12 website.