Michigan Moviegoer Sues Over High Snack Prices

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After paying $8 for a Coke and box of Goobers, Joshua Thompson filed a class- action lawsuit accusing Michigan's AMC theaters of charging grossly excessive prices for snacks. Consumer lawyers told the Detroit Free Press the lawsuit would likely be a flop, but customers are applauding.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Joshua Thompson is a big moviegoer, but high prices at the concession stand left a bad taste in his mouth. So after paying $8 for a Coke and a box of Goobers, Thompson filed a class action lawsuit. It accuses Michigan's AMC Theaters of charging grossly excessive prices for snacks. Consumer lawyers told the Detroit Free Press the lawsuit will likely be a flop, but moviegoers are applauding. It's MORNING EDITION.

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