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IMAX VR AT AMC KIPS BAY 15

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31st & 2nd Ave in Manhattan
Prepare for a completely immersive VR experience—with stunning visuals and 360-degree sound—that will launch you and your friends into virtual worlds more realistic than anything you’ve ever imagined. Shoot, soar, save the day and play to win in a state-of-the-art environment with IMAX VR at AMC Kips Bay 15. Welcome to the future.
570 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10016
212-447-0638
MON-THURS: 12PM-9:30PM
FRI-SAT: 12PM-11:30PM
SUN: 12PM-10:30PM
IMAX VR Experiences
John Wick Chronicles
Life of Us
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE LOST SOUL

John Wick Chronicles

Dive into a world of criminals and hit men and become the most legendary hired gun of them all as you pick up the iconic weapons of John Wick. Your experience begins at the top of the Continental Hotel with waves of enemies out for your blood. © 2016 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

Life of Us

Breathe fire, swim underwater, survive the Ice Age, and soar over volcanos as you evolve through different creatures and a billion years of evolution in this action packed, multi-player VR adventure! Experience new voices, bodies, and special abilities before joining a post-singularity intergalactic dance party set to original music by Pharrell Williams. Created by Chris Milk and Aaron Koblin, with music by Pharrell Williams. A Within Original, produced by Chris Milk, Megan Ellison through her Annapurna Pictures, and Made with Unity.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief, Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Large Creatures, Extreme Heights, Simulated Water Immersion

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE LOST SOUL

Engineered from conception for VR, "Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul" immerses you in a terrifying realistic environment with haunting atmosphere, and the need to survive. With very limited guidance, your free-movement enables you to discover the secrets that lie in this house of horror. ™ & ©2017 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved. ©2017 PAVR, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted 

Content Advisories: Age-Restricted 13+, Violent References, Mild Blood, Intensely Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Enclosed Spaces/Possible Claustrophobia, Jump Scares

THE MUMMY PRODIGIUM STRIKE™
STAR WARS: TRIALS ON TATOOINE
EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER

THE MUMMY PRODIGIUM STRIKE™

Play an exciting and pivotal scene from Universal Studios' 2017 film, The Mummy, as a Prodigium Agent tasked with capturing the ancient princess Ahmanet, while battling hordes of ravens, spiders and undead. From a helicopter hovering above and from the thick of the action on the ground, you must protect your fellow agents as the Mummy grows in power. It's a battle to the finish to either capture her or be her slave for eternity! The Mummy Prodigium Strike © and ™ 2017 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Category: Intense / Action

Content Advisories: Violence, Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations, Simulated Motion, Jump Scares, Extreme Heights

STAR WARS: TRIALS ON TATOOINE

Take Your First Step into a Larger World of Star Wars. The creative minds of Lucasfilm's ILMxLAB take you to a galaxy far, far away...Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine. Wield a lightsaber and leap into action in the most immersive Star Wars virtual reality experience ever. Repair the iconic Millennium Falcon on Tatooine, and defend the plucky droid hero R2-D2 from incoming stormtroopers in this captivating experience set after the events of Return of the Jedi. ©2017 & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations

EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER

50 years after humans have vanished from the earth, the city of Paris, as well as the skies above it, are yours. Soar, dive, race and fight to protect your territory from your opponents. Experience the freedom of flight along with the thrill of aerial combat. ©2017 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Mild Violence

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion

RAW DATA MULTIPLAYER
RAISING A RUKUS

RAW DATA MULTIPLAYER

Built from the ground up for virtual reality, Raw Data puts your wits, boldness, and endurance to the test. Action combat mechanics, sci-fi atmosphere, intuitive controls, and a darkly humorous narrative will completely immerse you within the game world. Go solo—or team up with a friend—and become the adrenaline-charged heroes of your own futuristic techno-thriller.

Category: Intense / Action  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Violence

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

THE WALK

94 stories up on a wire stretched between two skyscrapers. Don't look down. In "The Walk" you step into the shoes of Philippe Petit as he attempts to walk a cable between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. Petit trained for years to make history. Do you have what it takes?

Category: Age-Restricted  Suitable for VR Beginners 

Content Advisories: Age-Restricted 13+

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights

RAISING A RUKUS

Twins Amy and Jonas just found a dog — or did he find them? Either way, Rukus has a magical secret — he's about to take them to a whole new world. Equal parts thrilling, breathtaking, and inspiring, Raising a Rukus is a first of its kind animated experience from the Academy Award winner, Robert Stromberg, and The Virtual Reality Company. © The Virtual Reality Company. All Rights Reserved. The VRC logo, Raising a Rukus and related marks and logos are trademarks of The Virtual Reality Company.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: None

VR Advisories: Large Creatures, Simulated Motion

John Wick Chronicles

John Wick Chronicles

Dive into a world of criminals and hit men and become the most legendary hired gun of them all as you pick up the iconic weapons of John Wick. Your experience begins at the top of the Continental Hotel with waves of enemies out for your blood. © 2016 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

Life of Us

Life of Us

Breathe fire, swim underwater, survive the Ice Age, and soar over volcanos as you evolve through different creatures and a billion years of evolution in this action packed, multi-player VR adventure! Experience new voices, bodies, and special abilities before joining a post-singularity intergalactic dance party set to original music by Pharrell Williams. Created by Chris Milk and Aaron Koblin, with music by Pharrell Williams. A Within Original, produced by Chris Milk, Megan Ellison through her Annapurna Pictures, and Made with Unity.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief, Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Large Creatures, Extreme Heights, Simulated Water Immersion

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE LOST SOUL

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE LOST SOUL

Engineered from conception for VR, "Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul" immerses you in a terrifying realistic environment with haunting atmosphere, and the need to survive. With very limited guidance, your free-movement enables you to discover the secrets that lie in this house of horror. ™ & ©2017 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved. ©2017 PAVR, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted 

Content Advisories: Age-Restricted 13+, Violent References, Mild Blood, Intensely Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Enclosed Spaces/Possible Claustrophobia, Jump Scares

THE MUMMY PRODIGIUM STRIKE™

THE MUMMY PRODIGIUM STRIKE™

Play an exciting and pivotal scene from Universal Studios' 2017 film, The Mummy, as a Prodigium Agent tasked with capturing the ancient princess Ahmanet, while battling hordes of ravens, spiders and undead. From a helicopter hovering above and from the thick of the action on the ground, you must protect your fellow agents as the Mummy grows in power. It's a battle to the finish to either capture her or be her slave for eternity! The Mummy Prodigium Strike © and ™ 2017 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Category: Intense / Action

Content Advisories: Violence, Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations, Simulated Motion, Jump Scares, Extreme Heights

STAR WARS: TRIALS ON TATOOINE

STAR WARS: TRIALS ON TATOOINE

Take Your First Step into a Larger World of Star Wars. The creative minds of Lucasfilm's ILMxLAB take you to a galaxy far, far away...Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine. Wield a lightsaber and leap into action in the most immersive Star Wars virtual reality experience ever. Repair the iconic Millennium Falcon on Tatooine, and defend the plucky droid hero R2-D2 from incoming stormtroopers in this captivating experience set after the events of Return of the Jedi. ©2017 & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations

EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER

EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER

50 years after humans have vanished from the earth, the city of Paris, as well as the skies above it, are yours. Soar, dive, race and fight to protect your territory from your opponents. Experience the freedom of flight along with the thrill of aerial combat. ©2017 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Mild Violence

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion

RAW DATA MULTIPLAYER

RAW DATA MULTIPLAYER

Built from the ground up for virtual reality, Raw Data puts your wits, boldness, and endurance to the test. Action combat mechanics, sci-fi atmosphere, intuitive controls, and a darkly humorous narrative will completely immerse you within the game world. Go solo—or team up with a friend—and become the adrenaline-charged heroes of your own futuristic techno-thriller.

Category: Intense / Action  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Violence

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

THE WALK

THE WALK

94 stories up on a wire stretched between two skyscrapers. Don't look down. In "The Walk" you step into the shoes of Philippe Petit as he attempts to walk a cable between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. Petit trained for years to make history. Do you have what it takes?

Category: Age-Restricted  Suitable for VR Beginners 

Content Advisories: Age-Restricted 13+

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights

RAISING A RUKUS

RAISING A RUKUS

Twins Amy and Jonas just found a dog — or did he find them? Either way, Rukus has a magical secret — he's about to take them to a whole new world. Equal parts thrilling, breathtaking, and inspiring, Raising a Rukus is a first of its kind animated experience from the Academy Award winner, Robert Stromberg, and The Virtual Reality Company. © The Virtual Reality Company. All Rights Reserved. The VRC logo, Raising a Rukus and related marks and logos are trademarks of The Virtual Reality Company.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: None

VR Advisories: Large Creatures, Simulated Motion

FAQ
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What is IMAX VR at AMC?

IMAX VR is a Virtual Reality experience in a location-based setting inside AMC Kips Bay 15 in New York.   Virtual Reality is defined as the computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment that can be interacted with in a seemingly real or physical way by a person using special electronic equipment, such as a helmet with a screen inside or gloves fitted with sensors.

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What does the IMAX VR Experience cost?

Experience prices vary between $7 and $15 depending on the length and complexity of the experience you choose.

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How do I purchase an IMAX VR at AMC experience?

You can purchase your experience at the AMC Kips Bay 15 at the box office during regular hours of operation. The box office opens 30 minutes prior to first showtime starting.  Experiences can also be purchased in advance. Single-player experiences have 1 “seat” per showtime. Multiplayer experiences have multiple “seats” per showtime (the number can vary by experience). You can currently only purchase tickets for one experience at a time.

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What is IMAX VR Experience about?

The IMAX VR experience features a unique combination of premium technology and world-class content that lets users see, feel, move and play in new worlds in a powerfully immersive and realistic way, Using VR headset technology, 360-degree sound and sophisticated room tracking, players will be instantly transported into new virtual worlds that are more realistic than anything imaginable.

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Are there any physical limitations that would prevent me from participating?

Blindness. In addition, pregnant women, people with vertigo, motion sickness, heart problems or those who are prone to seizures are directed to proceed with caution.

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How many people can participate at one time?

It depends on the experience selected. Some games and experiences are single-user, while others can accommodate multiple users (multiplayer). Please read the experience description for more details.

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What is the age limit for IMAX VR?

If you are under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must complete a waiver on your behalf. Children aged 7 to 12 years also require the accompaniment of a parent or guardian prior to participating in an IMAX VR experience. No children under the age of 7 are permitted to participate in an IMAX VR experience.

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Why is a waiver required?

All participants must sign a waiver to participate in the IMAX VR experience at an AMC Theatre. The waiver ensures the safety of all parties.

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What type of equipment is offered at IMAX VR at AMC?

IMAX has combined advanced VR headset technology with sophisticated motion-tracking and computing for unmatched immersion and image resolution. IMAX VR leverages two industry-leading VR headsets –the HTC Vive and Star VR– and features unique haptic feedback from a variety of control devices, adding a deeper layer of realism.

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How is the equipment cleaned?

Headsets and earphones are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized after every use.  Every pod attendant is trained on the cleaning processes and procedures. 

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How big are the pods?

The pods are approximately 10’ x 10’.

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Can I wear glasses inside the headset?

Most standard prescription lenses will fit in the headset. If your frames are very large, they will not fit inside the headset. Depending on which headset, crew members can adjust the focal length of the lenses.

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What if I feel dizzy/nauseous?

Tell your attendant immediately and they can help to remove your headset and headphones. Closing your eyes, sitting down or calm breathing can also help.

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Will I walk into walls?

A virtual blue wall will appear in your display to help prevent you from walking into walls.  AMC recommends wearing comfortable clothes and to avoid wearing shoes with heels.

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Can anyone use these headsets?

Consult your doctor before using the product if you have serious pre-existing medical conditions, psychiatric conditions, conditions that affect your ability to safely perform physical activities, or are pregnant or elderly. Do not use the product if you are sick, fatigued or are under the influence of intoxicants.

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Is the facility ADA compliant?

Yes, all public and staff spaces are ADA compliant.

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Can I book multiple experiences in a row?

Yes, at the Box Office we encourage booking back-to-back experiences because one is never enough. If purchasing online, each ticket must be processed as a separate transaction.

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Do I need to print my tickets at home before I get to the IMAX VR Centre?

Both printed tickets and tickets presented on cell phones are accepted. Please make sure the barcode is clearly visible.

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What should I do if I’ve purchased IMAX VR tickets in advance but have not received an email with my tickets?

After you complete your purchase, a confirmation will be sent to your email. If you can’t find your confirmation email, first check your spam folder. If it’s not there you can view and print a copy directly from your Fandango VIP account! Just sign in, click on ‘My VIP Account’ in the top right corner of the homepage, then go to your ‘Purchase History.’