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‘Smokey and the Bandit’ will return to metro Atlanta to honor Burt Reynolds


AMC Theatres will bring one of Burt Reynolds’ most iconic films back on the big screen this month to pay homage to the debonair film legend, who died at the age of 82 Thursday.

Reynolds’ 1977 comedy “Smokey and the Bandit” will have a nine-day run in 240 AMC theaters across the country, according to Variety. Fans who have been reciting the film’s signature lines and best moments since news broke of Reynolds death, can catch the flick at a AMC Theatres between Wednesday, Sept. 12 and Thursday, Sept. 20, the movie theater chain announced Friday. 

In metro Atlanta, AMC Southlake 24, 7065 Mt Zion Circle, Morrow, is the sole location with showtimes posted for “Smokey and the Bandit” this month. According to AMC’s website, other locations could be added since “showtimes for Friday and beyond are usually posted by Wednesday afternoon.”

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