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E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL Returns to Theaters Nationwide September 17th and 20th

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After weeks of so much difficult news, here’s something uplifting: This Sunday, September 17, and next Wednesday, Sept. 20E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is back on movie screens for the first time this generation — for two days only! Tickets are available now at www.FathomEvents.com.
The classic 1980s story of childhood adventure and fantasy told in Steven Spielberg’s unique cinematic style, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial has inspired such massively popular current hits as IT and Stranger Things.

Now comes a rare opportunity to see the film that started it all on the big screen, in its original 1982 theatrical version.

  • Thirty-five years ago, a little lost alien, three million light years from home, wandered into the life of a lonely young boy … and into the hearts of moviegoers around the world. For two days only – Sunday, September 17, and Wednesday, September 20 – moviegoers across the country will have a chance to experience the unforgettable magic of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and his adventure on Earth once again.

In the first nationwide re-release of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial this generation, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series from Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies presents the original theatrical version of legendary director Steven Spielberg’s majestic, Oscar®-winning classic film on the big screen for two screenings each day. Before and after the feature, TCM Primetime Host Ben Mankiewiczwill provide specially produced commentary.

Originally released June 11, 1982, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial features indelible performances by Henry ThomasDrew BarrymorePeter CoyoteDee Wallace and Robert MacNaughton, and a screenplay by Melissa Mathison.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment also celebrates the film’s original theatrical release with a special gift set, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 35thAnniversary Limited Edition on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray+ Digital, available on September 12.

 
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial remains one of the highest-grossing films in movie history, and Fathom Events and the TCM Big Screen Classics Series bring the film to more than 600 movie screens nationwide, giving families and friends the chance to view the magical adventure together.

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