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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

The presence of UFOs mysteriously draws an electrical lineman and a woman to a remote area in Wyoming, where they witness a spectacular visit from outer space.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Cast:

Richard Dreyfuss
Teri Garr
Melinda Dillon
François Truffaut

Director:
Steven Spielberg

Producer:
Julia Phillips, Michael Phillips

Written by:
Steven Spielberg

Distributor:
Columbia Pictures

Budget:
$18 million

Box Office:
$303 million

Awards:

Academy Awards - Best Cinematography (Won)
Academy Awards - Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Nominated)
Academy Awards - Best Director (Nominated)
Academy Awards - Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (Nominated)
Academy Awards - Best Sound (Nominated)
Academy Awards - Best Film Editing (Nominated)
Academy Awards - Best Effects, Visual Effects (Nominated)
Academy Awards - Best Music, Original Score (Nominated)
Golden Globes - Best Motion Picture - Drama (Nominated)
Golden Globes - Best Director - Motion Picture (Nominated)
Golden Globes - Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Nominated)
Golden Globes - Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Nominated)
Saturn Award - Best Director (Won)
Saturn Award - Best Music (Won)



Metacritic Score:
91%

Rotten Tomatoes Score:
96%