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Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • PG
  • 2h 15m
  • 1977
Certified Fresh90%
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Planes reported missing in 1945 suddenly appear in the Mojave desert. A commercial flight is buzzed by a 'bright' object that the pilot 'wouldn't know how to describe'. Roy Neary, while working one night, has a Close Encounter... The US Government determine where the visitors plan to land and create an elaborate cover-up to keep people away. However, a group of people, including Neary, share a vision which draws them to the place and a meeting with new, and old, friends.
© 1977 , 1980 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


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Director's Cut

2 HR 17 MIN

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Special Edition

2 HR 12 MIN

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2 HR 14 MIN


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Three Kinds of Close Encounters

22 MIN

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Steven's Home Videos & Outtakes


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Close Encounters of the Third Kind - Watch the Skies


Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Certified Fresh90%
Critics Consensus: Close Encounters of the Third Kind is deeply humane sci-fi exploring male obsession, cosmic mysticism, and music.
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Sci-Fi, Drama
  • Release Date:November 16, 1977
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
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