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Contact (1997)

PG 07/11/1997 (US) DramaScience FictionMystery 2h 30m

If it's just us, it seems like an awful waste of space.


A radio astronomer receives the first extraterrestrial radio signal ever picked up on Earth. As the world powers scramble to decipher the message and decide upon a course of action, she must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

  1. Carl Sagan

    Novel, Story

  2. Robert Zemeckis


  3. Michael Goldenberg


  4. James V. Hart


  5. Ann Druyan


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  1. Jodie Foster

    Jodie Foster

    Eleanor Arroway

  2. Matthew McConaughey

    Matthew McConaughey

    Palmer Joss

  3. James Woods

    James Woods

    Michael Kitz

  4. John Hurt

    John Hurt

    S. R. Hadden

  5. Tom Skerritt

    Tom Skerritt

    David Drumlin

  6. William Fichtner

    William Fichtner

    Kent Clark

  7. David Morse

    David Morse

    Ted Arroway

  8. Angela Bassett

    Angela Bassett

    Rachel Constantine

  9. Geoffrey Blake

    Geoffrey Blake


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