Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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Director

Steven Spielberg

Cast

Richard Dreyfuss as Roy Neary

Francois Truffaut as Claude Lacombe

Teri Garr as Ronnie Neary

Melinda Dillon as Jillian Guiler

Cary Guffey as Barry Guiler

Bob Balaban as David Laughlin

J. Patrick McNamara as Project Leader

Warren J. Kemmerling as Wild Bill

Roberts Blossom as Farmer

Philip Dodds as Jean Claude

Shawn Bishop as Brad Neary

Adrienne Campbell as Sylvia Neary

Justin Dreyfuss as Toby Neary

Lance Henriksen as Robert

Writers

Steven Spielberg (written by)


Summary

Science fiction adventure about a group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary witnesses an unidentified flying object, and even has a "sunburn" from its bright lights to prove it. Roy refuses to accept an explanation for what he saw and is prepared to give up his life to pursue the truth about UFOs.

Genre

Sci-Fi

Released

November 16, 1977

Runtime

2hrs 15min

MPAA

Rated PG

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