E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

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He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home.

Directed By Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg Starring Dee Wallace Dee Wallace  •  Henry Thomas Henry Thomas  •  Peter Coyote Peter Coyote  •  Robert MacNaughton Robert MacNaughton  •  Drew Barrymore Drew Barrymore Genres Adventure Drama  •  Adventure  •  Drama  •  Family-Oriented Adventure  •  Family-Oriented Drama  •  Family-Oriented Fantasy  •  Family  •  Fantasy  •  Science Fiction Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  Amblin Entertainment  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Roger Ebert's Great Movies  •  Sight & Sound's Greatest Films of All Time Poll  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  Elder's Film That Changed My Life  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film Nominated  •  Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film Winning  •  Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama Winning  •  Alamo Drafthouse 100  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies  •  BBC's 100 Greatest American Films  •  Writers Guild of America's 101 Greatest Screenplays  •  Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Film Winning
Release Info 1982-06-11T00:00:00Z June 11, 1982
Color  •  115 minutes PG Rated PG
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Comments (10)

 
claytonsmovies

claytonsmovies on 3/28/2011 Reply  · 

A great movie, reminds me of the classic Disney films made when Walt was still alive.

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Koroy

Koroy on 4/28/2015 Reply  · 

One of the greatest childhood movie ever

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Danny237

Danny237 on 7/14/2015 Reply  · 

I can't see how anyone prefer Raiders of the Lost Ark than it.

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mcgrathta

mcgrathta on 1/23/2017 Reply  · 

This movie was scary as hell, same as The Empire Strikes Back.

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mcgrathta

mcgrathta on 1/23/2017 Reply  · 

And it scared me as a kid all the time.

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 10/12/2017 Reply  · 

Terribly overrated movie.

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IloveMovie243

IloveMovie243 on 7/26/2021 Reply  · 

The ending is always so beautiful…

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TroubleMike

TroubleMike on 4/18/2022 Reply  · 

Saw it when I was 13. Overrated then. Aged to become mediocre now.

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liamjustice

liamjustice on 2/17/2023 Reply  · 

One of the rare hopeful films about first contact with an alien. Spielberg and co. devised many beautiful moments. E.T. shows us what life feels like when we honor love and friendship.

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Koolgang94

Koolgang94 on 7/8/2023 Reply  · 

I always hate how people hate on this for being too childish. Some times I need to be reminded of my childhood and this movie is one of those ways.

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