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A radio astronomer receives the first extraterrestrial radio signal ever picked up on Earth. As the world powers scramble to decipher the message and decide upon a course of action, she must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1997-07-11

Runtime 150 minutes

Budget $90m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 7.4


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rhonda_jean_602 shared a tip "4.5 out of 5 stars"

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sarahajoubert shared a tip "I could have done without the unnecessary love story, but otherwise it’s pretty good."

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kathy_clyne shared a tip "It's a pretty good movie"

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joslyn shared a tip "Cant believe no one laid on more pressure to get me to watch this! Contact walked so Interstellar could run 🥲"

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regina_simmons shared a tip "“The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space.”"

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loida_milian-gonczarow shared a tip "First contact with Earth the visuals are stunning plus the cast is really good."

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bob_gloyd shared a tip "Moonfall. Enjoyed, at several levels."

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rae_of_fashion shared a tip "Really good scifi story, graphics were good for the time. Definitely worth watching if you like Science Fiction."

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ruth_rapp shared a tip "Beautiful and profound"

steeve_poirier shared a tip "The space scene is so beautiful. In my mind forever."

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sam_park_5152 shared a tip "great"

sandra_van_dong-delaronde shared a tip "Timeless and incredible."

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inf1_dell shared a tip "That is tough as it definitely depends on my mood, BUT I would likely pick The Shawshank Redemption as my favorite of all time."

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matthew_dixon-cumbe shared a tip "Love the story juxtaposition of faith vs science and one of my go to movies."

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david_rodriguez_4580 shared a tip "Sphere is a good one also, also the Abyss"

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renay_t shared a tip "Jodi Foster"

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