Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

Steven Spielberg proves decisively that a special effects-dependent film need not be cold, mechanistic, or simpleminded. Here he presents first contact with an extraterrestrial culture in spirit of near-religious awe in sharp contrast to the dark paranoia of traditional science fiction Cold War parables. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND is a humanistic...read more

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01:28 — Spielberg's wonderful account of the events leading up to mankind's first meeting with friendly alien beings. Many Academy Award nominations!
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01:27 — Spielberg's wonderful account of the events leading up to mankind's first meeting with friendly alien beings. Many Academy Award nominations!

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Steven Spielberg's classic sci-fi tale about two ordinary Midwesterners who are transformed by extraordinary chance meetings with visitors from outer space. Vilmos Zsigmond won an Oscar for his dazzling cinematography.

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  • Released: 1977
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Steven Spielberg proves decisively that a special effects-dependent film need not be cold, mechanistic, or simpleminded. Here he presents first contact with an extraterrestrial culture in spirit of near-religious awe in sharp contrast to the dark paranoia… (more)

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