https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-reddit-renegades-helped-theater-giant-amc-avoid-a-tragic-ending-11614358803?mod=hp_lead_pos7 Reddit Renegades Helped Theater Giant AMC Avoid a Tragic Ending A frenzied rally that began with videogame retailer GameStop Corp. boosted the fortunes of the world’s largest movie theater chain, aiding AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. in its yearlong quest to survive the pandemic. In late January a group of renegade individual investors banding together on the Reddit forum WallStreetBets turned their attention to AMC following their successful campaign to pump up the stock of GameStop. In the span of 72 hours, AMC’s stock soared 467%. The hashtag #SaveAMC proliferated on social media,. The mania helped AMC bag another $305 million from the stock market and slash its debt load by $600 million.