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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 1982 U

115 mins USA Director. Steven Spielberg

Often hailed as one of the greatest family films of all time, E.T. tells the story of an abandoned alien a long way from home who befriends Elliott, a young boy who tries to take him in as part of the family. With the government hot on his trail, E.T. must try to get back to his own kind, otherwise life under a microscope is the fate that awaits him.

Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi masterpiece is beautifully made, and only the hardest-hearted could fail to shed a tear by the time the curtains close.

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Directed by

Steven Spielberg

Featuring

Dee Wallace-Stone

Peter Coyote

Drew Barrymore

Genres

Classics Science Fiction

Collection

Contact! Family Films Sight and Sound Greatest Films Poll Best of BAFTA Closed Captions

Certificate

U Contains very mild language and threat

Released

1982

Country

USA

Language

English

Production company

Universal City Studios, Inc.

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