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E.T.'s 40th anniversary re-release is coming to IMAX in Bakersfield

Steven Spielberg
Posted at 1:25 PM, Aug 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-10 16:25:56-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Steven Spielberg's classic movie "E.T. the extra terrestrial" is set for a 40th anniversary re-release and is coming to Bakersfield.

Reading Cinemas - Valley Plaza 16 with IMAX will be showing the movie starting Thursday, Aug. 11th through Thursday, Aug. 18th.

Originally released in May 1982, the movie tells the story of Elliot who finds an extraterrestrial stranded on Earth who needs to help the alien find his way back to his home planet.

"E.T." won four Oscars and has grossed more than $790 million.