E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction drama adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Steven Spielberg.  The screenplay was written by Melissa Mathison.

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Rated:  PG (movie contains language and mild thematic elements)
Run Time:  1h 55min
Release Date:  June 11, 1982 (USA)
Genre:  Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Director:  Steven Spielberg
Studio:  Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment
Budget:  $10.5 Million
Box Office:  $792.9 Million

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial stars Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, K.C. Martel, Sean Frye, C. Thomas Howell, Erika Eleniak and Debra Winger.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is the timeless story of a friendship developed after a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, surrounded by a strange and unknown environment.  The being is discovered and befriended by a lonely ten-year-old boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Elliott brings the extra-terrestrial into his suburban California house and introduces the alien to his brother Tyler (C. Thomas Howell and sister Gertie (Drew Barrymore) with the name he dubbed as E.T.  The intrigued children decide to keep E.T.s existence a secret but soon, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Movie Quotes

“E.T. phone home.” – E.T. 
“You could be happy here, I could take care of you. I wouldn’t let anybody hurt you. We could grow up together, E.T.” – Elliott

“I’ve never driven forward before.” – Michael

“I’ll… be… right… here.” – E.T.

Official Movie Trailer

Movie Stars

Dee Wallace as Mary

Henry Thomas as Elliott

Peter Coyote as Keys

Robert MacNaughton as Michael

Drew Barrymore as Gertie

K.C. Martel as Greg

Sean Frye as Steve

C. Thomas Howell as Tyler

Erika Eleniak as Pretty Girl

Debra Winger as Nurse Zombie Carrying Poodle