Columbia Tristar Sony Pictures – Movie Lovers Sweepstakes
Sony Pictures Movie Lovers Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT
WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET CONNECTION AND VALID EMAIL ADDRESS ARE
REQUIRED TO ENTER.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD & SPONSOR: The Sony Pictures Movie Lovers Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) in promotion
of the following Sony Pictures Entertainment films: “65”, “Big George Foreman”, “Love Again”, “The Machine”, and “The Pope’s
Exorcist” (each may be individually referred to as a “Film” and in the plural as “Films”) starts at 12:00 pm Pacific Standard Time
(“PST”) on February 27, 2023 and ends at 11:59 pm PST on June 4, 2023 (“Entry Period”).
The sponsor (“Sponsor”) of the Sweepstakes is Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver
City, CA 90232. The Sweepstakes is subject to these official rules (the “Official Rules”). By entering, Entrant (defined below)
agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions herein, which are binding and final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes,
and to be bound by all applicable federal, state and local laws.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia
(collectively, the “Eligibility Area”), who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of their Entry (defined below) into
the Sweepstakes. Directors, officers, employees and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, legal guardians, in-laws,
grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) and those living in the household of same (whether legally related or not) of
Sponsor and West Coast Marketing, a division of The Susquehanna Hat Company (“West Coast Marketing”) are not eligible to
enter or win. A prize won by an individual at least eighteen (18) years of age but considered to be a minor in his/her jurisdiction of
residence (“Minor”) will be awarded in the name of said Minor’s parent or legal guardian. This Sweepstakes is void outside the
Eligibility Area and where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes online, eligible individuals (“you” or “your”) may visit any one (1) or more of the
following websites at:
(each may be referred to hereafter individually as a “Sweepstakes Site” and collectively, the “Sweepstakes Sites”) during the
Entry Period and follow the directions for entry registration in the Sweepstakes by inputting your personal information (first and
last name, email address, zip code, daytime telephone number and month and year of birth and clicking “Submit.” Please see the
Personal Information section below on how your information is handled. By successfully completing the foregoing and subject to
the entry limitations detailed herein, you will receive an “Entry” in the Sweepstakes.
IMPORTANT NOTE: THERE IS A LIMIT OF ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON PER EACH FILM SPECIFIC SWEEPSTAKES SITE
FOR THE DURATION OF THE ENTRY PERIOD FOR A MAXIMUM OF FIVE (5) TOTAL ENTRIES.
Each individual submitting an Entry may be referred to as an “Entrant.”
Any attempt by any Entrant to enter by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other
impermissible methods will void that Entrant’s Entry and that Entrant may be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Use
of any automated system to participate in the Sweepstakes is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not
responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, misdirected, undelivered, garbled, illegible, or otherwise defective, deficient or
impermissible Entries, for postage-due mail, or for computer hardware or software failures, malfunctions, errors or difficulties of
any kind, whether human, electronic, computer, mechanical, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in
connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the
administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Entries, the announcement or notification of the prizing or in any
The Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. All federal, state, and local rules and regulations
For purposes of this Sweepstakes, an Entry is received online when the Sponsor’s server records the Entry information. Proof of
sending (such as an automated computer receipt confirming Entry or “thanks for entering” message) does not constitute proof of
actual receipt of an Entry for purposes of this Sweepstakes. Illegible and/or incomplete Entries and Entries submitted by Entrants
who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. Entrants who
do not follow all of the instructions, provide all of the required information in their Entry, or abide by these Official Rules or other
instructions of Sponsor will be disqualified.
PRIVACY INFORMATION: You understand that any personally identifiable information you provide shall be used only in a manner
WINNER SELECTION: One (1) potential “Grand Prize” (may be referred to as the “Prize”) winner will be selected in a random
drawing on or about June 9, 2023 from among all eligible Entries received for the Sweepstakes (may be referred to as the “Grand
Prize Winner” or the “Prize Winner”). Random drawing will be conducted by West Coast Marketing, an independent judging
organization. Decisions of Sponsor and West Coast Marketing shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
The potential Prize Winner will be notified by email or telephone within two (2) days of the random drawing and will be required to
respond to such notification within twenty-four (24) hours, confirming/providing first and last name (matching information on
winning Entry), street address (no post office boxes), city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number and date of birth and verifying
eligibility in the Sweepstakes per the Official Rules.
Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of attempted delivery of notice using the above referenced notification methods.
Potential Prize Winner (or potential Prize Winner’s parent or legal guardian if the potential Prize Winner is considered a Minor) will
be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability form and IRS #W-9 form (“Required Documents”),
via overnight delivery (a prepaid overnight delivery air bill will be provided to facilitate the return) within a stated time period before
prize will be awarded.
Potential Prize Winner’s failure to respond to initial notification as directed, return all Required Documents in the stated time period,
or to comply with any other provision herein, may result in the potential Prize Winner being disqualified and an alternate potential
Prize Winner selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion. A total of two (2) alternate potential Prize Winners will be selected (if necessary)
for the Grand Prize after which such Grand Prize shall be declared to go unawarded.
If any Prize notification or Prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, Sponsor may decide, in its sole discretion, to award
such Prize to an alternate eligible Entrant or if time does not permit (in Sponsor’s opinion) to not award such Prize.
Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) granted to Sponsor to use the Prize Winner’s name,
likeness, picture, voice, biographical information and statements for publicity, advertising, trade and promotional purposes in
connection with the Sweepstakes or the Films in any and all media and manner, and by any and all means now known or hereafter
devised in perpetuity worldwide without additional consideration, compensation or limitation of any kind, and without the need to
get any further consent. Any and all such recordings shall at all times be owned by, and the exclusive property of, Sponsor.
Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. No Prize substitution will be allowed. If necessary, due to
unavailability of the Prize or portion thereof for any reason, a Prize of equal or greater value may be awarded at the sole discretion
of the Sponsor. Prize may not be sold, bartered or exchanged by Prize Winner. Prize Is provided “as is” and without any warranty
of any kind. Prize Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. By accepting the Prize,
Prize Winner acknowledges and agrees to compliance with these Official Rules. All federal, state and local tax liabilities are the
responsibility of the Prize Winner.
PRIZE: One (1) Prize package will be awarded. The “Prize” will consist of the following: (i) one (1) BRAVIA XR 65″ Class X90K
4K HDR Full Array LED TV with Google TV (2022) – Model: XR-75X90K; (ii) one (1) High Performance Home Theater System –
Model: HT-A9; (iii) one (1) Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Headphones – Black Model; WH-1000XM5; (iv) one (1) Blu-
ray Player with Wired Streaming Model: BDP-S1700; (v) one (1) $500 Fandango Gift Card (subject to terms & conditions at
Fandango.com.; (vi) one (1) PlayStation®5 Console (Storage: 825GB); and (vii) the following movies on Blu-ray : “Bullet Train”,
“I Want To Dance With Somebody”, “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse”, and “Uncharted”, and “Where The Crawdads Sing”. The
total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $4,754.79. Note: Specific items awarded to the Prize Winner are at the sole
discretion of Sponsor or its designee. The actual value of the Prize may vary depending on actual timing of Prize fulfillment.
Therefore, the actual value of the Prize awarded may be lower or higher at the time it is fulfilled. Any difference between actual
value and stated ARV will not be awarded. Any costs or fees associated with Prize receipt and/or use that are not expressly stated
above are not included in Prize and are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner.
Awarding of the Prize is subject to the Prize Winner’s acceptance of all requisite conditions within these Official Rules and such
Prize Winner’s ability and agreement to grant the rights set forth in these Official Rules and all required documents detailed above.
NOTE: Prize is anticipated to be awarded within 6-8 weeks of the completion of the Sweepstakes.
ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning the Prize are determined by the total number of eligible Entries received for the
RELEASES: Sponsor together with West Coast Marketing (defined below) and each of their respective parent companies,
successors, subsidiaries, affiliates, related entities, and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Sweepstakes
Entities”), and any and all Internet server(s) and access provider(s), and each and all of their respective parent corporations,
successors, subsidiaries, affiliates, related entities, licensees, assigns, and all of their respective officers, directors, shareholders,
employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Releasees”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate Entry
information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network,
computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, hardware or software, including without limitation any injury or
damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes; theft,
tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete
or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any web site
(including but not limited to Sweepstakes Sites) or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or other errors; any
other Sweepstakes related materials which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or any combination
thereof. Entrants, by participating in the Sweepstakes, agree that the Releasees shall have no liability whatsoever for, and shall
be held harmless by Entrants against, any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, but not limited to,
death or injury to persons, financial or property loss or damage, relating or resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from
acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any Prize or participation in this Sweepstakes. Proof of attempting to submit an Entry
is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible or incomplete Entries, Entries in excess of the limits stated above and
mechanically reproduced Entries will be disqualified. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged
or returned. False, fraudulent or deceptive Entries or acts shall render its Entrant(s) ineligible. By entering the Sweepstakes,
Entrants affirm that they have read and accepted these Official Rules.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that any and
all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort
to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration under JAMS Expedited Arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in
Los Angeles County before a single neutral arbitrator. The arbitrator shall follow California law and the Federal Rules of Evidence
in adjudicating the dispute. Entrant waives the right to seek indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any
other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses not to exceed fifty dollars ($50.00), and any and all rights to have
damages multiplied or otherwise increased, and the arbitrator shall have no authority to award such damages. The determinations
of the arbitrator shall be final and shall not be subject to judicial review; provided, however, that any award or determination
rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. The expenses of arbitration, the fees and costs
of legal counsel, experts and evidence shall be awarded to the prevailing party. In no event shall any Entrant seek or be entitled
to obtain rescission, injunctive or other equitable relief.
CHOICE OF LAW / LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of Entrants and Releasees in connection with the Sweepstakes
will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California, USA.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE
LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE
SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF
CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY,
OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL
ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE
PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS
TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER
DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), AND/OR
ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANT’S REMEDIES ARE
LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK
INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF
LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
FORCE MAJEURE: Releasees shall not be liable to the Prize Winner or any other person for failure to supply the Prize or any
part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-
governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure,
terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike
(whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance,
insurrection, riot, pandemic, network or computer problems, internet problems, hacking, computer viruses, unauthorized computer
access, tampering, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s sole control.
GENERAL: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site
(including but not limited to the Sweepstakes Sites) associated therewith (or any portion(s) thereof) becomes corrupted or does
not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of Entries in accordance with these Official Rules, or if infection
by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by Entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes,
in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this
Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to
cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is canceled, the
Sponsor may (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) conduct a random drawing to award the stated Prize from among all eligible, non-
suspect Entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. If such cancellation, termination,
modification, or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at Sweepstakes Sites. The Releasees are not responsible for the
actions of Entrants in connection with the Sweepstakes, including Entrants’ attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise
interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Persons found tampering with
or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, or who Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage may
be disqualified. Additionally, any attempt to cheat the Sweepstakes, as determined at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor,
may result in immediate disqualification of the Entrant, as well as other possible consequences, including disqualification from any
and all existing and future sweepstakes, contest or promotion. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL
TO DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF
CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO
SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
If a dispute arises about who submitted an Entry, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email
address used. The authorized account holder of the email address is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an email
address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning email
addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential Prize Winner may be requested to provide the
Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning Entry and that
all eligibility requirements are met.
In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an Entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s
satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible. The Releasees are not responsible for electronic communications that
are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind (including, but not limited to communications
being sent to spam or junk folders) or insufficient space in Entrant’s email account or telephone system to receive email or
voicemail messages. Also, the Releasees are not responsible, and may disqualify an Entrant, if his or her email address or
telephone number does not work or if either is changed without Entrant giving prior written notice to Sponsor.
NOTE: Entry must be made by the Entrant only as detailed above. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or
originating at any other web site or email address, including, but not limited to, commercial sweepstakes subscription notification
and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. Entries generated by a script, computer
programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means are void and may be disqualified. The use of any device or
software to automate the Entry process is prohibited. Entries or other Sweepstakes materials that are incomplete, illegible,
corrupted, damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost, late, misdirected, postage due, deceptive, in greater quantity than the limit
stated above or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole
and absolute discretion.
MISCELLANEOUS: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or
enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise
unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the
invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute
a waiver of that provision. Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official Rules. Headings are solely for
convenience of reference and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of the documents or any provision
hereof. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any
Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole and
NO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF: EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT HE/SHE SHALL HAVE NO RIGHT TO
ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, DISTRIBUTION OR
EXPLOITATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE FILMS, OR ANY OTHER MOTION PICTURE RELEASE, PRODUCTION OR
PROJECT OF SPONSOR OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES.
WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For an Official Winners List (available after July 1, 2023), or a copy of these Official Rules,
send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Sony Pictures Movie Lovers Sweepstakes (please specify Official Winners List
or Official Rules), 22287 Mulholland Highway Box 396, Calabasas, CA 91302. Residents of Vermont with a return address in
Vermont may omit the return postage on their Official Rules request. Official Rules are also available at Sweepstakes Sites during
the Entry Period.
West Coast Marketing, a division of The Susquehanna Hat Company, 22287 Mulholland Highway, #396, Calabasas, CA 91302.
Administrator is not the supplier or guarantor of any Prize.
Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
Official Rules: ©2023 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, All Rights Reserved.
65: ©2023 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Pope’s Exorcist: ©2023 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Big George Foreman: ©2023 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Love Again: ©2023 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Machine: ©2023 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
END OFFICIAL RULES