Classic Movie Night - Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

Classic Movie Night - Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

Considered one of the greatest films of cinema, the 2001 epic fantasy adventure The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring will be shown at Classic Movie Night at the Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin St.) on Friday, Aug. 4. Directed by Peter Jackson, The Fellowship of the Ring is based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien and is the first installment of the three The Lord of the Rings series. A meek hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. With a budget of $93 million, the film went on to make $871.5 million at the box office and won four Oscars at the 74th annual Academy Awards. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is rated PG-13 and is 2 hours and 58 minutes. For more information, view discoverbeaumont.com or call (409) 838-3435. Doors at the Jefferson Theatre open at 6 p.m., and the movie begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. Beer, wine and other concessions will be available.

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