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Close Encounters of the Third Kind


[[Performer~P112325~Steven Spielberg~stevenspielberg]] followed [[Feature~V25912~Jaws~jaws]] (1975), his first major box-office success, with this epic science fiction adventure about a disparate group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary ([[Performer~P88268~Richard Dreyfuss~richarddreyfuss]]) is an electrical lineman who, while sent out on emergency repairs, witnesses an unidentified flying object, and even has a "sunburn" from its bright lights to prove it. Neary's wife and...more

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91 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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For Families


OK for kids 8+

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