Close Encounters of the Third Kind poster


After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1977-11-18

Runtime 137 minutes

Budget $20m

Revenue $0.3b


TMDB 7.4


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TonyD shared a tip "Won an oscar for best mash-potato mountain :)"

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aaron_7939 shared a tip "I don't know anybody who's played the piano for another being and not gotten a second date. Just saying.""

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Lisamorris shared a tip "Still magical when he is surrounded by the aliens. And building the mountain in his house."

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alan_sherin shared a tip "Favorite film of all time and perhaps Steven Spielberg’s top 3 best films along with ET and Jaws."

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steve_springmeyer shared a tip "Devil's Tower, WY"

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Kind_Taye shared a tip "Awesome film, better then Nope in every single aspect except the visuals. It’s far too dated for me."

tatiana_nikolskaya shared a tip "Naive and nostalgic but well made and worth watching"

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isabel_becerra shared a tip "Makes u think!"

fran_hillyer shared a tip "Family favorite"

franniegirl shared a tip "One of my all time favs!!!"

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holli_greer shared a tip "It's a classic. It's a must watch"

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f_k shared a tip "Yes, an early Spielberg movie, but recognize it is dated."

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