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After 25 years, Moviefone to hang up on callers

The famous 777-FILM number will be around for another month, but its mobile app will live on and allow users to buy tickets.

By February 24, 2014

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Ep. 1431: Where we hide our philtrum

Not all drones are bad! Today on the show we'll talk about drones and future of sports photography, the death of Moviefone and Seth Rogen's part in a film about the console wars of the 1990s.

By February 24, 2014

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The 404 1,431: Where we hide our philtrum (podcast)

Not all drones are bad! Today on the show we'll talk about drones and future of sports photography, the death of Moviefone and Seth Rogen's part in a film about the console wars of the 1990s.

By February 24, 2014

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AOL gets online rights for Narnia film

Time Warner division will promote Disney's new film, of one C.S. Lewis classic, on sites such as Moviefone and AOL City Guide.

By October 21, 2005

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AOL tool helps parents rate content for kids

The company's Family Friendly programming guides will first appear in Moviefone and CityGuide.

By January 20, 2005

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Is AOL reeling as cinemas defect?

AOL's Moviefone is losing deals with major theater chains. But the online service, which boasts the majority of box office traffic, says the real moneymaker is advertising.

By May 14, 2003

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Movie theaters challenge AOL Moviefone with online deals

AOL's decision to stop charging fees for tickets purchased online from its movie guide service is being viewed by some as a move to fight off two new challengers.

By May 25, 2000

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Short Take: AOL acquires MovieFone

America Online completed its purchase of telephone and online movie ticket service MovieFone. Closure of the $525 million stock deal, in which each share of MovieFone was exchanged for about one-third of a share of America Online stock, came immediately after MovieFone shareholders approved the transaction. AOL said the acquisition will give it access to a host of customers whose first online purchase will be a movie ticket.

By May 27, 1999

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Phantom Menace orders swamp MovieFone

Star Wars fans trying to buy tickets to Phantom Menace online needed Jedi-like patience and probably a little bit of help from the force.

May 12, 1999

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AOL wiring into Nextel

America Online said Monday it has signed a deal to offer its popular instant messaging and e-mail services on Nextel mobile phones. As part of the agreement, Nextel subscribers will be able to access AOL Instant Messenger, AOL Mail and content services such as news headlines, driving directions and Moviefone listings. Nextel will also promote its mobile products and services across parent company AOL Time Warner's legion of media properties, and will offer free AOL software in its retail stores. The agreement is part of the "AOL Anywhere" initiative to offer AOL services on non-PC devices. To date, AOL has struck agreements regarding mobile phones, handheld devices such as Research In Motion's BlackBerry pager and interactive television systems such as AOLTV.

By March 20, 2002