Fandango Acquires Flixster, Rotten Tomatoes

Los Angeles-based movie and movie ticketing service Fandango said late Wednesday afternoon that it is acquiring both Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Both Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes were part of Warner Bros. Entertainment, which says it is taking an equity position in Fandango. Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes both offer up online film reviews and ratings from consumers. Fandango explained that Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes have a combined 20 million unique visitors per month, bringing its combined audience to more than 63 million uniques.