FATHOM EVENTS AND TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES CRASH ONTO THE BIG SCREEN WITH SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT

Burt Reynolds’ road trip romp celebrates 45 years with a return to theaters on May 29, June 1 and 2


 

WHAT:  Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason and Jerry Reed star in stuntman Hal Needham’s directorial debut film, Smokey and the Bandit.  It became the second-highest grossing film of 1977.

 

While trying to bootleg beer from Texarkana to Atlanta, Bo "Bandit" Darville (Reynolds) and Cledus "Snowman" Snow (Reed) take on runaway bride Carrie “Frog” (Field).  Soon, they all find themselves pursued by Sheriff Buford T. Justice (Gleason). 

 

The crew are in high gear and hot water after the cross-country road challenge results in one of the wildest series of car chases and crashes ever filmed!

 

WHO: Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Universal Studios

 

WHEN: May 29, June 1 and 2 ONLY

 

WHERE: Tickets for the event can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com or participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in select movie theaters; for a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). Please contact your local theater for individual safety precautions.