Fathom Events and Universal Pictures are celebrating George Lucas’ 1973 coming-of-age tale American graffiti on Sunday, August 27 and Wednesday, August 30. Recently remastered and featuring an all-new sound mix, the film returns to theaters with a trio of special screenings.
A group of small-town Modesto teenagers contemplate their futures on the last night of summer in this star-studded ode to youth, freedom and rock ‘n’ roll. Richard Dreyfuss and Ron Howard star as best friends destined for college life in the east, leading an impressive ensemble that also includes appearances from Harrison Ford, Cindy Williams, Kathleen Quinlan, Suzanne Somers, Mackenzie Phillips and Wolfman Jack. Produced by Francis Ford Coppola, American graffiti it was only the second feature film for young director George Lucas. His second effort would go on to become one of the highest-grossing films of all time, earning five Oscar nominations including Best Picture and Best Director.
Tickets for the 50th anniversary of American graffiti can be purchased at Fathom Events or participating theater box offices. For a complete list of theater locations, visit Fathom Events.