ET the Extra-Terrestrial

ET the Extra-Terrestrial

Steven Spielberg (1982)

109min
U Certificate
Sun 9 Feb 7pm - 9pm Sky Cinema Greats
HD SUB WIDE SUR
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Review

Our Score
Steven Spielberg's ode to aliens could also be seen as a tribute to all the loners of the world, as little ET, abandoned by his pot-bellied extraterrestrial pals, has to cope on Earth until they can come back and rescue him. Luckily, he's befriended by an equally lonely little boy named Elliott, played by Henry Thomas, who proceeds to teach his alien chum how to talk, dress up in women's clothes and guzzle beer. This is a special, delightful adventure, in which Spielberg manages not only to entertain young children but also reach out to the child in all of us.

Summary

A lonely boy befriends an alien who has been left stranded on Earth. The two develop a psychic connection as the boy helps the extraterrestrial to contact his own people and call for rescue. However, living on Earth starts to have a devastating effect on the visitor's health, and a government operative is determined to capture him for study. Steven Spielberg's sci-fi fantasy, starring Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace and Peter Coyote.

Cast & Crew

Elliott Henry Thomas
Gertie Drew Barrymore
Mary Dee Wallace
Keys Peter Coyote
Tyler C Thomas Howell
Michael Robert MacNaughton
Greg KC Martel
Steve Sean Frye
Director Steven Spielberg
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: UIPAvailable on: video, DVD and Blu-ray
Drama Children's