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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Close Encounters of the Third Kind vs. Toy Story 2

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Toy Story 2 VS.

Phil125 said on 12/5/2023

"Close encounter is best but toys story is best to so I give it Both" more ►

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Comments (5)

 
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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IloveMovie243

IloveMovie243 on 7/21/2021 Reply  · 

Saying a movie is pointless; that could apply to almost any movie. Also you realize the final 45 minutes wouldn’t be so good without everything before it?

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Talison

Talison on 1/30/2023 Reply  · 

I didn't feel like anything before it added to the final 45 minutes, so no.

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IloveMovie243

IloveMovie243 on 7/21/2021 Reply  · 

Once more a classic by Spielberg. Another masterpiece.

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