stripes The classic comedy is going back to theaters in celebration of its 40th anniversary. Released in 1981 by Columbia Pictures, stripes Bill Murray as John Winger, a man who loses everything he owns in one day and decides his only option is to volunteer for the military, taking his best friend Russell (Harold Ramis) with him. The film will air in select movie theaters on August 29 and September 2, courtesy of Fathom Events.
Even better, stripes‘ Returning to theaters will introduce audiences to an all-new, never-before-seen featurette from the film. it features Bill Murray And director Ivan Reitman is sitting down 40 years after the film’s release to give fans a sneak peek into his filming schedule. stripes. This screening may be the only chance for fans to see this exclusive footage.
logline for stripes Reads: “Besides the military, in addition to the military, can John and Russell help save the world for democracy… and meet the girls? Together, they get basic training: they’re arrested twice.” There are endless run-ins with drills, Sergeant Hulk (Warren Oates), and a women’s mud wrestling match goes awry. They also manage to steal a top-secret government vehicle and accidentally iron Bill Murray has joined forces, and the army will never be the same.”
“The on-screen antics and comedic talents of Bill Murray and Ramis are transformed in full force in this fan-favorite comedy-adventure classic,” Tom Lucas, Fathom Events Vice President of Studio Relations, said in a statement. “Filled with expertly crafted absurdist wit, satirical humor, and retro-scripted ad-lib, viewers are in for a night of laughs while revisiting one of the most hilarious movies of the ’80s.”
stripes Years ago serves as an earlier collaboration for stars Harold Ramis and Bill Murray with director Ivan Reitman. Ghost Busters. Ramis also co-wrote the script with Len Blum and Dan Goldberg. In addition to Murray and Ramis, the film stars Warren Oates, PJ Soules, Sean Young and John Candy. Other notable actors include John Larroquette, John Diehl, Conrad Dunn, Judge Reinhold, Joe Flaherty, Dave Thomas, Timothy Busfield and Bill Paxton.
Soules recently said of working with Murray, “There was a lot in the film that was improvised, and that’s Bill’s strength.” stripes, via Yahoo Entertainment. “He was hired because he gave more performances than what was in the script. I think maybe that’s what put him in those moods: He knew he had to do something for the next scene. He always came through, but it’s probably going to give you a lot of anxiety to know that they’re counting on you to do better than what’s in the script.”
tickets for Stripes 40th Anniversary Fathom can be bought from events. Screenings will be shown on 29 August at 3 pm and 7 pm and on Thursday 2 September at 7 pm (local all times). You can check to see if the movie is playing near you and buy tickets for Fathom events by visiting the official website.