Close Encounters of the Third Kind

94
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Sci-Fi Drama
  • Release year: 1977
  • Running time: 135 min
Spielberg's wonderful account of the events leading up to mankind's first meeting with friendly alien beings. Many Academy Award nominations!
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Spielberg's wonderful account of the events leading up to mankind's first meeting with friendly alien beings. Many Academy Award nominations!

Original Release

11/16/1977

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Cast

Richard Dreyfuss Roy Neary
Francois Truffaut Claude Lacombe
Teri Garr Ronnie Neary
Melinda Dillon Jillian Guiler
Bob Balaban David Laughlin
J. Patrick McNamara Project Leader
Warren J. Kemmerling Wild Bill
Roberts Blossom Farmer
Philip Dodds Jean Claude
Cary Guffey Barry Guiler
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Steven Spielberg

Writers

Steven Spielberg, Hal Barwood, Jerry Belson, John Hill, Matthew Robbins, Paul Schrader

Cast

Producers

Clark L. Paylow Executive Producer
Julia Phillips Executive Producer
Michael Phillips Executive Producer
Julia Phillips Producer
Michael Phillips Producer
Clark L. Paylow Producer

Editors

Michael Kahn

1978 Oscar Won
1978 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1978 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1978 Oscar Best Cinematography Won
1978 Oscar Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Nominated
1978 Oscar Best Sound Nominated
1978 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1978 Oscar Best Effects, Visual Effects Nominated
1978 Oscar Best Music, Original Score Nominated
1978 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1978 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1978 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
1978 Golden Globe Best Original Score - Motion Picture Nominated
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