Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

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Directed By Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg Starring Richard Dreyfuss Richard Dreyfuss  •  François Truffaut François Truffaut  •  Teri Garr Teri Garr  •  Melinda Dillon Melinda Dillon  •  Bob Balaban Bob Balaban Genres Adventure Drama  •  Adventure  •  Drama  •  New Hollywood  •  Psychological Sci-Fi  •  Science Fiction Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Winning  •  Spike Lee's Essential Film List  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Production Design Nominated  •  Flickchart Road Trip  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies  •  BBC's 100 Greatest American Films  •  Time Out: New York's 100 Best Movies of All Time
Release Info 1977-11-16T00:00:00Z November 16, 1977
Color  •  135 minutes PG Rated PG
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Comments (2)

 
Celldweller7

Celldweller7 on 9/8/2016 Reply  · 

Wow. I'm not a big Spielberg fan, but he got me here. I really, really liked this movie.

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 1/8/2018 Reply  · 

Dull, ponderous and pointless yet saved by the final 45 minutes!

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