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Man Does What Chris Klemmer Couldn't ... Attends 777 Movies In A Single Year

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UPI- A Pennsylvania man earned a Guinness World Record by going to the movies 777 times in a one-year period.

Zach Swope, 32, of Carlisle, started his attempt with a screening of Minions: Rise of Gru in July 2022 and completed his record attempt with a showing of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny one year later.

Swope broke the record of 715, set by French cinephile Vincent Krohn in 2018.

Swope said he saved on movie tickets to his local Regal Cinemas by signing up for Regal Unlimited Membership, which allowed him unlimited trips to the movies for $22 a month.

Regal employees monitored Swope during his screenings to make sure he was following the rules set forward by Guinness World Records, which included not taking bathroom breaks or having any snacks or beverages during the films.

For those unfamiliar with the Kirk Minihane world, let me give you a little history lesson. Kirk was the one who introduced Chris Klemmer to the Barstool world. He would fill in on shows, often showing up with odd ball games and impressions. A wack packer to an extent. The other thing Klemmer did was start a podcast called a Theater Near Me where he planned to attend a movie a day for all 365 days of the year. 

An amazing feat….  if he could actually do it. In a stunning turn of events, he only made it to April 13th. 

To be honest I didn't care one way or the other if he made it , but it is very funny that he had to give it up in that way, and in the short future after some random wacko doubled him up on movies. Just a very funny storyline. Man tries to hit 365 movies….another man hits 777. An L for the Klemdog. 

In all seriousness … #healthydebate is going to the movies 777 times even worth it if you can't eat popcorn, have snacks, or a drink ? That's half the fun. Also #healthydebate … The Guiness Book of World Records should give people medals for a record, or a trophy … #healthydebate I don't actually know what they give out but I assume it's just a piece of paper.