Overview

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

  1. Melissa Mathison

    Screenplay

  2. Steven Spielberg

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Henry Thomas

    Henry Thomas

    Elliott

  2. Drew Barrymore

    Drew Barrymore

    Gertie

  3. Robert MacNaughton

    Robert MacNaughton

    Michael

  4. Dee Wallace

    Dee Wallace

    Mary

  5. Peter Coyote

    Peter Coyote

    Keys

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 11, 1982
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget $10,500,000.00

Revenue $792,910,554.00

Homepage http://www.et20.com/

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