E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is returning to movie theaters at 2 and 7 p.m. Sept. 17 and 20 to celebrate its 35th anniversary.

Part of the year-long TCM Big Screen Classics series from Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies, the adventure and friendship of E.T. promises to tug at the heartstrings of movie goers young and old.

The movie will be shown at the following theaters: Independence Commons 20, 19200 E. 39th St. S.; The Palace at the Plaza, 526 Nichols Road, Kansas City; Barrywoods 24, 8101 N.W. Roanridge Road, Kansas City; Cinemark 20 Merriam, 5500 Antioch, Merriam; Town Center 20, 11701 Nall Ave., Leawood; Studio 28, 12075 S. Strang Line Road, Olathe.

Tickets are available now at www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices.