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The Sandlot’s 25th Anniversary in Theaters July 22 and 24

The Sandlot’s 25th Anniversary in Theaters July 22 and 24

The Sandlot 25th Anniversary
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Twenty-five years since its initial release, THE SANDLOT has become almost as legendary as “The Great Bambino” himself — and this summer, for the first time since its initial release 25 years ago, it’s going to be back on the silver screen in theaters nationwide for two days only: July 22 and 24.
Fathom Events and Twentieth Century Fox, in association with Island World, are bringing the beloved movie about baseball and childhood to hundreds of select movie theaters, and tickets will be on sale at starting tomorrow (Friday, June 22).
THE SANDLOT will play at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. (local time) on Sunday, July 22, and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24.  This special 25th-anniversary theatrical presentation of THE SANDLOT will be accompanied by an exclusive sneak preview of an all-new Fox Sports documentary about the making of this coming-of-age comedy, which many fans have never been able to see on the big screen.

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Accompanied by a Sneak Preview of an All-New Documentary About the Making of the Iconic Film, ‘The Sandlot’ Plays on the Big Screen This Summer

DENVER – June 20, 2018 – Play ball! The legendary baseball comedy “The Sandlot” is back in movie theaters across the country for two days only this July – its first national theatrical run since its original release 25 years ago. The film will play with an exclusive sneak preview of an all-new Fox Sports documentary about the making of this coming-of-age comedy.

Fathom Events and Twentieth Century Fox, in association with Island World, present “The Sandlot” in hundreds of select movie theaters on Sunday, July 22, at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday, July 24, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (all local times). A complete list of theater locations will be available June 22 on the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). 

Directed by David Mickey Evans, “The Sandlot” was a well-reviewed box-office success when it was first released in April 1993, but in the ensuing quarter-century it has become an integral film for both baseball fans and movie lovers – so much so that “The Sandlot has been named one of the best baseball movies of all time by Bleacher ReportMen’s JournalEsquire and Sporting News, among others.

Told in a charming, rambling fashion, “The Sandlot” is set in the summer of 1962 when Scotty Smalls (Tom Guiry) moves to a new town. Awkward and friendless, Scotty is on the brink of despondency when he runs into the never-ending baseball game that takes place on the sandlot behind a ramshackle house.

He’s befriended first by Benny Rodriguez (Mike Vitar) and ultimately by the whole team, including Hamilton “Ham” Porter (Patrick Renna), Michael “Squints” Palledorous (Chauncey Leopardi), Alan “Yeah-Yeah” McClennan (Marty York), Kenny DeNunez (Brandon Adams), Bertram Weeks (Grant Gelt), and Timmy and Tommy Timmons (Victor DiMattia and Shane Obedzinski). On and off the baseball field, they experience an unforgettable – and unforgettably hilarious – summer of discovery and friendship. “The Sandlot” also stars James Earl JonesKaren Allen, and Denis Leary.

“Watching ‘The Sandlot’ has become an annual event that no summer is complete without – but since its original release, it has never had a nationwide theatrical re-release,” Fathom Events Vice President of Studio Relations Tom Lucas said. “We’re proud to be able to bring ‘The Sandlot’ to families and fans all around the country with this special cinema event, paired with a sneak peek at a brand-new Fox Sports documentary.”

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About Fathom Events

Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with participating theaters in all 100 of the top Designated Market Areas® and ranks as one of the largest overall distributors of content to movie theaters. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) (known collectively as AC JV, LLC), Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top stage productions including Newsies! The Broadway Musical and George Takei’s Allegiance, major sporting events such as Mayweather vs. McGregor, epic concerts with artists like Lady Antebellum and Sammy Hagar, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events such as Is Genesis History? and IN OUR HANDS: The Battle for Jerusalem, and popular anime franchises like Pokémon and Dragon Ball Z. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 917 locations and 1,440 screens in 181 DMAs. For more information, visit

About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is a recognized global industry leader and a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film. TCFHE is the worldwide marketing, sales, and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming, acquisitions and original productions as well as all third party distribution partners on DVD, Blu-ray™, 4K Ultra HD, Digital and VOD (video-on-demand). Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets and digital stores throughout the world.

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