"E.T." is coming back to theaters: In honor of its 35th anniversary, "E.T: The Extra Terrestrial" is heading back to the big screen. Fathom Events will screen the 1982 classic at over 700 theaters on September 17th and 20th. It'll be shown at 2 theaters locally. Sandhills and Columbiana Grande. Here's a list of all 700 theaters showing it.