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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Cast:

Henry Thomas
Drew Barrymore
Dee Wallace
Peter Coyote
C. Thomas Howell

Director:
Steven Spielberg

Producer:
Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg

Written by:
Melissa Mathison

Distributor:
Universal Pictures

Budget:
$10.5 million

Box Office:
$359,197,037

Awards:

Won Academy Award for Best Sound (Robert Knudson, Robert Glass, Don Digirolamo, Gene S. Cantamessa), Best Visual Effects (Carlo Rambaldi, Dennis Muren, Kenneth Smith), Best Sound Effects Editing (Charles L. Campbell, Ben Burtt), Best Music, Original Score (John Williams). Nominated for Academy Award for Best Picture (Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy), Best Director (Steven Spielberg), Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Melissa Mathison), Best Cinematography (Allen Daviau), Best Film Editing (Carol Littleton)
Won Golden Globe for Best Original Score - Motion Picture (John Williams), Best Motion Picture - Drama
Won Bafta for Best Score (John Williams)



Metacritic Score:
94

Rotten Tomatoes Score:
98%