E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

He is afraid. He is alone. He is three million light years from home.

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
  • Release Date: 1982-04-03
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 3662 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
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Summary

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Trailer

  • Henry Thomas

    as Elliott
  • Drew Barrymore

    as Gertie
  • Robert MacNaughton

    as Michael
  • Dee Wallace

    as Mary
  • Peter Coyote

    as Keys
  • Erika Eleniak

    as Pretty Girl
  • Sean Frye

    as Steve
  • C. Thomas Howell

    as Tyler
  • K. C. Martel

    as Greg
  • David M. O'Dell

    as Schoolboy
  • Richard Swingler

    as Science Teacher
  • Frank Toth

    as Policeman
  • Pat Welsh

    as E.T. (voice)
Directing Steven Spielberg Director
Writing Melissa Mathison Screenplay
Production Kathleen Kennedy Producer
Production Steven Spielberg Producer
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Camera Allen Daviau Director of Photography
Editing Carol Littleton Editor
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Production Marci Liroff Casting
Art James D. Bissell Production Design
Art Jackie Carr Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Robert Sidell Makeup Artist
Art Leslie Butcher Art Department Coordinator
Sound Charles L. Campbell Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Dale L. Martin Special Effects
Visual Effects Al Bailey Visual Effects
Crew Glenn Randall Jr. Stunt Coordinator
Crew Richard E. Butler Stunts
Crew Carlo Rambaldi Special Effects
Production Richard Vane Location Manager

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