National Association of Theatre Owners

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The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) is a United States-based trade organization whose members are the owners of movie theaters.wikipedia
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The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) is a United States-based trade organization whose members are the owners of movie theaters.
However, some US theaters opt to use the British spelling in their own names, a practice supported by the National Association of Theatre Owners, while apart from North America most English-speaking countries use the term cinema, alternatively spelled and pronounced kinema.

United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc.

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During World War II, many theaters joined the new War Activities Committee, after the war becoming the Theatre Activities Committee and soon American Theatre Association (ATA), which strongly supported United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc., the antitrust case against all of the major studios.
Following a complaint filed by the National Association of Theatre Owners, the DOJ included the Paramount decrees among those under consideration.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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In 1993, the National Association of Theatre Owners named him the "International Star of the Decade".

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He capped the year by winning a ShoWest Award for Male Star of Tomorrow.

Boxoffice Pro

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The long-running official magazine of NATO is Boxoffice; between 2001 and 2007, they also published In Focus.
Boxoffice Pro is the official publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners, a role it took on in 2006.

Sasha Pieterse

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Heath Ledger

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In 2001, he won a ShoWest Award as "Male Star of Tomorrow".

Lori Singer

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She also won Newcomer of the Year at ShoWest for her role in the TV movie Born Beautiful (1982).

Chuck Norris

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In 1982, he won Action Star of the Year at the ShoWest Convention.

Mark Burg

He has received a ShoWest Awards, People's Choice Awards, has had a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for the Most Successful Horror Movie Franchise, and has been nominated for three Emmy Awards, as well as received multiple awards for previous films.

Nicole Kidman

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Kidman also received recognition from the National Association of Theatre Owners at the ShoWest Convention in 1992 as the Female Star of Tomorrow, and in 2002 for a Distinguished Decade of Achievement in Film.

Harrison Ford

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Other prestigious film honors for Ford include the Honorary Cesar, the Career Achievement Award from the Hollywood Film Awards, the Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the Box Office Star of the Century Award from the National Association of Theatre Owners and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Locarno Film Festival.