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Overview

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 30m

Budget $90,000,000.00

Revenue $171,120,329.00

Homepage http://www.warnerbros.com/contact

Release Information

  • July 11, 1997
    PG, Theatrical
  • February 10, 2004
    PG, Physical
  • October 6, 2009
    PG, Physical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 17

  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
  10. Max Martini

    Max Martini
    Willie

  11. Rob Lowe

    Rob Lowe
    Richard Rank

  12. Jake Busey

    Jake Busey
    Joseph

  13. Jena Malone

    Jena Malone
    Young Ellie

  14. Tucker Smallwood

    Tucker Smallwood
    Mission Director

  15. SC

    Sami Chester
    Vernon

  16. Henry Strozier

    Henry Strozier
    Minister

  17. Haynes Brooke

    Haynes Brooke
    Drumlin Aide

Crew 119

Art

  1. EV

    Ed Verreaux
    Production Design

  2. BC

    Bruce Crone
    Art Direction

  3. LA

    Lawrence A. Hubbs
    Art Direction

  4. MT

    Michael Taylor
    Set Decoration

  5. BB

    Beth Bernstein
    Art Department Coordinator

  6. DJ

    Doug J. Meerdink
    Assistant Art Director

  7. ST

    Sally Thornton
    Assistant Art Director

  8. BR

    Brad Ricker
    Assistant Art Director

  9. MD

    Michael Diersing
    Construction Coordinator

  10. SE

    Scott E. Handt
    Construction Foreman

  11. JF

    Jerrold F. Brooks
    Construction Foreman

  12. FM

    Frank McEldowney
    Greensman

  13. HW

    Hap Weaver
    Greensman

  14. DM

    David Manhan
    Leadman

  15. EB

    Evelyn Barbier
    Set Designer

  16. MB

    Mariko Braswell
    Set Designer

  17. JF

    James F. Claytor Sr.
    Set Designer

  18. JL

    Josh Lusby
    Set Designer

  19. KP

    Kristen Pratt
    Set Designer

  20. EM

    Easton Michael Smith
    Set Designer

  21. DW

    Dean Wolcott
    Set Designer

Camera

  1. DB

    Don Burgess
    Director of Photography

  2. JB

    Josh Bleibtreu
    Camera Operator

  3. RL

    Robert LaBonge
    Camera Operator

  4. NP

    Nick Phillips
    Camera Operator

  5. MO

    Mark O'Kane
    Steadicam Operator

  6. GL

    Gregory Lundsgaard
    Steadicam Operator

  7. FD

    François Duhamel
    Still Photographer

  8. MD

    Michael Douglas Middleton
    Still Photographer

  9. SJ

    Steven J. Winslow
    Camera Technician

Costume & Make-Up

  1. JJ

    Joanna Johnston
    Costume Design

  2. FM

    Frances Mathias
    Hairstylist

  3. KB

    Kathryn Blondell
    Hairstylist

  4. AL

    Audrey L. Anzures
    Hairstylist

  5. CE

    Carolyn Elias
    Hairstylist

  6. HD

    Hallie D'Amore
    Makeup Artist

  7. DL

    Deborah La Mia Denaver
    Makeup Artist

  8. RF

    Roxanna Floyd
    Makeup Artist

  9. ME

    Margaret E. Elliott
    Makeup Artist

  10. JR

    Jean-Luc Russier
    Makeup Artist

  11. BB

    Betty Brikowski
    Costume Supervisor

  12. PW

    Pamela Wise
    Costume Supervisor

  13. PB

    Patricia Bercsi
    Set Costumer

  14. SE

    Steve Ellsworth
    Set Costumer

  15. KS

    Kenn Smiley
    Set Costumer

  16. TW

    Taryn Weaver
    Set Costumer

Crew

  1. MB

    Marzette Bonar
    Special Effects

  2. RL

    Robin L. Miller
    Property Master

  3. EC

    Eric Cook
    Special Effects Coordinator

  4. MA

    Matt Aitken
    CG Supervisor

  5. K'

    Kee-Suk 'Ken' Hahn
    Sequence Supervisor

  6. DJ

    David Jones
    Sequence Supervisor

  7. JR

    Jay Redd
    Sequence Supervisor

  8. SR

    Sam Richards
    Sequence Supervisor

  9. LT

    Laurence Treweek
    Sequence Supervisor

  10. KS

    Kosta Saric
    Visual Effects Editor

  11. HJ

    Heather J. Morrison
    Visual Effects Editor

  12. MM

    Michael McGovern
    Visual Effects Editor

  13. Bud Davis

    Bud Davis
    Stunt Coordinator

  14. MN

    Michael Noles
    Video Assist Operator

  15. DP

    David Presley
    Video Assist Operator

  16. JM

    Joel Marrow
    Transportation Coordinator

  17. JE

    Jane E. Russell
    Unit Publicist

  18. TM

    Tim Monich
    Dialect Coach

Directing

  1. Robert Zemeckis

    Robert Zemeckis
    Director

  2. LK

    Luca Kouimelis
    Script Supervisor

Editing

  1. AS
  2. BM

    Barbara McBane
    Dialogue Editor

  3. MS

    Michael Silvers
    Dialogue Editor

  4. ES

    Ewa Sztompke
    Dialogue Editor

  5. RO

    R. Orlando Duenas
    First Assistant Editor

  6. JO

    Jeremiah O'Driscoll
    First Assistant Editor

  7. CS

    Carin-Anne Strohmaier
    First Assistant Editor

Lighting

  1. SC

    Steven C. McGee
    Lighting Technician

  2. RR

    Rand R. Vargas
    Rigging Grip

Production

  1. SS

    Steve Starkey
    Producer

  2. Robert Zemeckis

    Robert Zemeckis
    Producer

  3. Victoria Burrows
  4. LE

    Luz Eneida Nuñez
    Location Manager

  5. PP

    Paul Pav
    Location Manager

  6. PP

    Peggy Pridemore
    Location Manager

  7. AE

    Allen E. Taylor
    Production Accountant

  8. SJ

    Steven J. Boyd
    Associate Producer

  9. JB

    Joan Bradshaw
    Executive Producer

  10. Ann Druyan

    Ann Druyan
    Co-Producer

  11. LO

    Lynda Obst
    Executive Producer

  12. RP

    Rick Porras
    Associate Producer

  13. Carl Sagan

    Carl Sagan
    Co-Producer

Sound

  1. Alan Silvestri

    Alan Silvestri
    Original Music Composer

  2. PB

    Phil Benson
    Supervising Sound Editor

  3. SB

    Steve Boeddeker
    Sound Effects Editor

  4. TE

    Teresa Eckton
    Sound Effects Editor

  5. DM

    Douglas Murray
    Sound Effects Editor

  6. MW

    Marian Wilde
    Sound Effects Editor

  7. Randy Thom

    Randy Thom
    Sound Designer

  8. TJ

    Tom Johnson
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  9. GR

    Gary Rizzo
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  10. DS

    Dennis S. Sands
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  11. Randy Thom

    Randy Thom
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  12. SF

    Sue Fox
    ADR & Dubbing

  13. CH
  14. DT
  15. KK

    Kenneth Karman
    Music Editor

Visual Effects

  1. CM

    C. Marie Davis
    Visual Effects Producer

  2. DD

    Debbie Denise
    Visual Effects Producer

  3. JF

    Julia Frey
    Visual Effects Producer

  4. MS

    Mark S. Miller
    Visual Effects Producer

  5. AV

    Ariel Velasco-Shaw
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  6. SR

    Stephen Rosenbaum
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  7. LA

    Lauren Alexandra Ritchie
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  8. JM

    Joe Matza
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  9. KJ

    Kenneth Jones
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  10. ML

    Michael L. Fink
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  11. AH

    Allen Hall
    Special Effects Supervisor

Writing

  1. Carl Sagan

    Carl Sagan
    Novel

  2. James V. Hart

    James V. Hart
    Screenplay

  3. Michael Goldenberg

    Michael Goldenberg
    Screenplay

  4. Ann Druyan

    Ann Druyan
    Story

  5. Carl Sagan

    Carl Sagan
    Story

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