Amazon Celebrates Manchester By The Sea On Prime With Gift To Town’s Residents

To celebrate the arrival of its Academy Award winning film, Manchester by the Sea, on Prime Video, Amazon is sending a gift box to every residents’ home in Manchester-by-the Sea, MA this week.

According to a press release, the box will include a code to claim their one-year Prime membership and a three-pack of Wickedly Prime Popcorn.

“Oscar winning Manchester by the Sea is coming to Prime Video on May 5, and we wanted customers in the town to enjoy popcorn and a movie on us,” said Greg Hart, Vice President of Amazon Video, worldwide. “Manchester by the Sea is a masterpiece representing the best of cinematic storytelling. In other words, it is wicked awesome.”

Earlier this year, Amazon Studios, the original film and TV production division of Amazon Prime Video, received seven Academy Award nominations and took home three Oscars—becoming the first streaming service to win the prestigious award. The three Oscars were for Best Actor (Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea), Best Screenplay (Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea) and Best Foreign Language Film (The Salesman). In addition to these Amazon Original Movies, Moonlight, the Academy Award winning film for Best Picture, will be added to the Prime Video line-up on May 21.

Customers can view the film using the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Amazon Fire TV, mobile devices or online at at no additional cost to their membership. Prime members will also be able to download the film to mobile devices for offline viewing. Manchester by the Sea joins Amazon Prime Video’s line-up of award-winning and critically acclaimed Original Series and Movies.