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PG| 2 hr. 15 min.

Plot Summary
Science fiction adventure about a group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) 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.

Cast: Richard Dreyfuss , François Truffaut , Teri Garr , Melinda Dillon , Cary Guffey , Bob Balaban , J. Patrick McNamara , Warren Kemmerling

Director: Steven Spielberg

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

Release Date: November 16th, 1977|2 hr. 15 min.

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