I just used Fandango yesterday to pick up tickets for Avatar 3D for $16.50. While that price is just pure highway robbery it still is one of the largest movie ticket services. Joseph let me know that they have just released a free Beta BlackBerry application for Fandango on GetJar of all places.
You can find it at the links below or read the full description after the jump:
Get movie and theater listings with the flick of your finger. Watch trailers. View fan ratings. All while your device’s GPS feature finds the theaters closest to you and the movies playing at them. And when you’re ready to buy, it’s as simple as, well, 1-2 with our super-quick purchasing that secures your tickets fast and drama-free. Ladies and gentleman, It’s Showtime!
Here are some of the features you’ll find in our Fandango Movies – Tickets & Times app:
- Find movies playing in your local theaters – use our search function, alphabetically browse movies showing nearby, or view "Opening This Week" and "Top Box Office" lists
- Discover movies ‘Coming Soon’– check out our "In the Spotlight" titles or view upcoming movie scheduled to play near you
- Tap a movie poster to watch high-quality trailers (available on most devices)
- View the most accurate showtimes; read fan ratings and reviews, genres, synopses, run times and director and cast lists
- Find theaters closest to you using your device’s GPS feature
- Add theaters to a “Favorites” list for faster searching
- Discover theater amenities such as stadium seating and wheelchair accessibility
- Connect to your device’s map feature for driving directions
Purchase Tickets in a Flash
- Purchase tickets seamlessly without leaving the app
- Buy tickets for more movie screens – 16,000 and counting! — than on any other movie app
- Sign into your Fandango account to purchase tickets with your credit card stored online
- Or securely store credit card information to your device – it’s your choice!
- View your purchase history to access ticket details