Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, Teri Garr, American science fiction

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977, United States)

1977United States

Categories: alien speciesmystery science fictionparanormal eventstime travel1970s sci-fi

Close Encounters of the Third Kind  1977 scifi film

Running time: 137 minutes

Language: English

Strange events that took place around the world are worrying the scientists, especially the return of the planes from famout Flight 19 that was believed to be lost in Bermuda Triangle in 1945. The problem was that the planes without pilots were found in the middle of Sonoran Desert, tousands of miles and 30 years from the moment they have disappeared. Later they have found SS Cotopaxi, ship that disappeared in 1925, on the Gobi Desert, unidentified flying object almost crashed into an airplane. At the same time electrical lineman Roy Neary was checking chain of blackouts in his area when strange looking objects flying low over ground passed him leaving sunburns on half of his face. From that point he becomes obsessed with UFOs and strange shape that he can’t explain. The scientists receive strange signals from outer space that they believe could be coordinates to a place located on Earth.

Classic sci fi movie, one of the first to take a serious look on the phenomenon of UFO and all the strange events surrounding them. With interesting plot, good cast it is one of the science fiction movies that simply can’t be missed.

Our rating

6.8 / 10

Overall rating

8 / 10

Reality complexity

3 / 5


3 / 5

Story complexity

3 / 5

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Creators of Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Steven Spielberg films


Steven Spielberg films


Cast of Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Richard Dreyfuss films
as Roy Neary

Francois Truffaut films
as Claude Lacombe

Teri Garr films
as Ronnie Neary

Melinda Dillon films
as Jillian Guiler

Bob Balaban films
as David Laughlin

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