Comedy Classic ‘National Lampoon’s® Animal House’ Joins ‘TCM Big Screen Classics’ Series Lineup for Two-Day Theatrical Event This August

The Raucous Comedy Hits More Than 600 Movie Theaters Nationwide on
August 14 and 17 Only

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AnimalHouse–It’s time to grab your toga and return to Faber College for the wildest
frat party ever when National
Lampoon’s Animal House
joins the year-long lineup of
Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies’ TCM
Big Screen Classics
series. The event will take place at 2:00
p.m. and 7:00 p.m. local time on Sunday, Aug. 14, and Wednesday, Aug.
17, and includes specially produced commentary from a TCM host before
and after the feature.

“National Lampoon’s Animal House” joins a slate of timeless classics
returning to the big screen nationwide all year long. Upcoming events
include Marlon Brando’s incendiary performance in “On
the Waterfront
” in theaters on April 24 and 27, followed by a
30th anniversary celebration of “Ferris
Bueller’s Day Off
on May 15 and 18.

Tickets for the “TCM Big Screen Classics” series can be purchased online
or at over 600 participating movie theater box offices. For a complete
list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website
(theaters and participants are subject to change).

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, “National Lampoon’s Animal
House” stars comedy legend John Belushi and is the ultimate college
movie filled with food fights, fraternities and toga parties. Follow the
uproarious escapades of the Delta House fraternity as they take on Dean
Wormer (John Vernon), the sanctimonious Omegas, and the entire female
student body. Directed by John Landis (“The Blues Brothers”), the most
popular college comedy of all time also stars Tim Matheson, Donald
Sutherland, Karen Allen, Kevin Bacon, Tom Hulce and Stephen Furst along
with Otis Day and the Knights performing their show-stopping rendition
of “Shout.”

“National Lampoon’s Animal House is one of those iconic classic comedies
that is best enjoyed on the big screen with your friends,” said Fathom
Events Vice President of Studio Relations Tom Lucas. “It remains today a
box office success replete with memorable movie quotes, inspired
comedic-acting and a high-energy soundtrack. It is a great addition to
our TCM Big Screen Classics series.”

For artwork/photos related to the “TCM Big Screen Classics” series,
visit the Fathom Events press

About Fathom Events

Fathom Events is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment
industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in
movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition
performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major
sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original
programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant
documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Fathom Events takes
audiences behind-the-scenes and offers unique extras, creating the
ultimate entertainment experience. It is owned by a consortium called AC
JV, LLC., comprised of AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark
Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC),
the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States. In
addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the
largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events
to 875 locations in 179 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the
top 50). For more information, visit

About Turner Classic Movies (TCM)

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is a two-time Peabody Award-winning network
that presents great films, uncut and commercial-free, from the largest
film libraries in the world highlighting the entire spectrum of film
history. TCM, which is available in more than 85 million homes, features
the insights of hosts Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz, plus interviews
with a wide range of special guests and serves as the ultimate movie
lover destination. Currently in its 22nd year as a leading authority in
classic film, TCM offers critically acclaimed series like The
Essentials, hosted by Robert Osborne and Sally Field, along with annual
programming events like 31 Days of Oscar® in February and Summer Under
the Stars in August. TCM also directly connects with movie fans through
events as the annual TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood and the TCM
Classic Cruise, as well as through the TCM Classic Film Tour in New York
City and Los Angeles. In addition, TCM produces a wide range of media
about classic film, including books and DVDs, and hosts a wealth of
material online at and through the Watch TCM mobile app.

TCM is part of Turner, a Time Warner company. Turner creates and
programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and
sports media environments on television and other platforms for
consumers around the world.

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) is a unit of Universal
Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (
Universal Studios is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is one of the
world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development,
production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a
global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of
news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company,
significant television production operations, a leading television
stations group and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal is a
subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.


Fathom Events
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Schwappach, 720-262-2713
Public Relations for Fathom Events

John Singh, 310-579-6367
Vladimirov, 310-579-6363
Classic Movies

Kendel White, 404-575-9258