FILE - In this April 9, 2008, file photo, actor Gene Wilder listens as he is introduced to receive the Governor's Awards for Excellence in Culture and Tourism at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. AMC Theaters nationwide are bringing a few of Wilder’s most beloved films back to theaters this weekend. Audiences can catch both “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Blazing Saddles” this Saturday and Sunday evening at participating AMC locations, the theater chain announced Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

FILE - In this April 9, 2008, file photo, actor Gene Wilder listens as he is introduced to receive the Governor's Awards for Excellence in Culture and Tourism at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. AMC Theaters nationwide are bringing ... a few of Wilder’s most beloved films back to theaters this weekend. Audiences can catch both “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Blazing Saddles” this Saturday and Sunday evening at participating AMC locations, the theater chain announced Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File) (The Associated Press)

'Willy Wonka,' 'Blazing Saddles' in theaters this weekend

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AMC Theaters nationwide are bringing a few of Gene Wilder's most beloved films back to theaters this weekend.

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The theater chain announced Thursday that audiences can catch "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Blazing Saddles" this Saturday and Sunday evening at 55 participating AMC locations.

Wilder died Sunday at age 83 of complications from Alzheimer's disease. Fans worldwide have mourned since the news broke Monday.

This is the latest theatrical response to a notable death. Earlier this year, "Purple Rain" came back to theaters after Prince's death. Many of the showings sold out quickly.

Tickets, which are going for $5 per showing, and location information are available on AMC's website.