Columbia Pictures | Release Date: November 16, 1977
Summary: Power repairman Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) has an extraordinary encounter with a strange spacecraft while out on a call. Recurring visions of a mountain fuel an increasing obsession that drives him to an emotional breaking point. Desperate to understand what he has experienced, he finds an ally in Jillian (Melinda Dillon), a single mother who believes her son has been abducted by the aliens. Meanwhile an international group of scientists led by French expert Claude Lacombe (Francois Truffaut) search for a breakthrough in human-alien communication. Their collective quest culminates in a remote Wyoming rendezvous and an event of unequalled importance in all of human history. [Sony Pictures]
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Runtime: 135 min
Rating: PG
Official Site: http://www.sonypicturesmuseum.com/collection/614/close-encounters-of-the-third-kind
Production: Columbia Pictures Corporation
Genres: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Hindi
Home Release Date: Aug 27, 2002
Director Credit
Steven Spielberg Director
Writer Credit
Hal Barwood Writer
Jerry Belson Writer
John Hill Writer
Matthew Robbins Writer
Steven Spielberg Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Fran├žois Truffaut Claude Lacombe
Richard Dreyfuss Roy Neary
Teri Garr Ronnie Neary
Cast Credit
Adrienne Campbell Silvia Neary
Bob Balaban David Laughlin
Cary Guffey Barry Guiler
J. Patrick McNamara Project Leader
Justin Dreyfuss Toby Neary
Lance Henriksen Robert
Melinda Dillon Jillian Guiler
Merrill Connally Team Leader
Philip Dodds Jean Claude
Roberts Blossom Farmer
Shawn Bishop Brad Neary
Warren J. Kemmerling Wild Bill
Producer Credit
Clark L. Paylow Associate Producer
Julia Phillips Producer
Michael Phillips Producer