Richard Dreyfuse stars as cable worker Roy Neary, who along with several other stunned bystanders experience a close encounter of the the first kind - witnessing UFOs soaring across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents, much to the dismay of his wife and family. Meanwhile, bizarre occurances are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of the second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area when he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn tehm to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact.

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG

Drama/Science-Fiction · 2h 18m · 10/5/1994

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Close Encounter of the Third Kind - Contact. WE ARE NOT ALONE

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Richard Dreyfuse stars as cable worker Roy Neary, who along with several other stunned bystanders experience a close encounter of the the first kind - witnessing UFOs soaring across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents, much to the dismay of his wife and family. Meanwhile, bizarre occurances are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of the second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area when he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn tehm to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, French, Spanish, Hindi

Country

United States

Production Companies

Columbia Pictures Corporation, EMI Films, Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips Productions

Budget

$19,400,870

Revenue

$303,788,635
Part Of
Cast
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Richard Dreyfuss

Roy Neary
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François Truffaut

'Lacombe' / Claude Lacombe (as Francois Truffaut)
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Teri Garr

Ronnie Neary
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Melinda Dillon

Jillian Guiler
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Bob Balaban

David Laughlin
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J. Patrick McNamara

Project Leader
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Warren J. Kemmerling

Wild Bill (as Warren Kemmerling)
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Roberts Blossom

Farmer
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Philip Dodds

Jean Claude
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Cary Guffey

Barry Guiler
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Shawn Bishop

Brad Neary
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Adrienne Campbell

Silvia Neary
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Justin Dreyfuss

Toby Neary
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Lance Henriksen

Robert
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Merrill Connally

Team Leader
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George DiCenzo

Major Benchley (in closing credits) (as George Dicenzo)
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Amy Douglass

Implantee
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Alexander Lockwood

Implantee
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Gene Dynarski

Ike
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Mary Gafrey

Mrs. Harris
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Norman Bartold

Ohio Tolls
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Josef Sommer

Larry Butler
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Michael J. Dyer

Himself (as Rev. Michael J. Dyer)
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Roger Ernest

Highway Patrolman
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Carl Weathers

Military Police
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F.J. O'Neil

ARP Project Member (as F. J. O'Neil)
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Phil Dodds

ARP Musician
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Randy Hermann

Returnee #1 Flt. 19
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Hal Barwood

Returnee #2 Flt. 19
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Matthew Robbins

Returnee #3 Flt. 19
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David Anderson

Air Traffic Controller
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Richard L. Hawkins

Air Traffic Controller
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Craig Shreeve

Air Traffic
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Bill Thurman

Air Traffic
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Roy E. Richards

Air East Pilot
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Gene Rader

Hawker
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Eumenio Blanco

Federale
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Daniel Núñez

Federale (as Daniel Nunez)
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Chuy Franco

Federale
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Luis Contreras

Federale
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James Keane

Radio Telescope Team
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Dennis McMullen

Radio Telescope Team
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Cy Young

Radio Telescope Team
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Tom Howard

Radio Telescope Team
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Richard Stuart

Truck Dispatcher
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Bob Westmoreland

Load Dispatcher
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Matt Emery

Support Leader
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Galen Thompson

Special Forces
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John Dennis Johnston

Special Forces
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John Ewing

Dirty Tricks #1
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Keith Atkinson

Dirty Tricks #2
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Robert Broyles

Dirty Tricks #3
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Kirk Raymond

Dirty Tricks #4
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Bennett Wayne Dean Sr.

Scientist (uncredited)
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Basil Hoffman

Longly (uncredited)
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J. Allen Hynek

Himself - Smoking Pipe at Landing Site (uncredited)
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Monty Jordan

Special Forces Commander / Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)
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Stephen Powers

UN Observer (uncredited)
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Howard K. Smith

Howard K. Smith (uncredited)
Crew
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Steven Spielberg

Director
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Steven Spielberg

Writer
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Hal Barwood

Writer
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Jerry Belson

Writer
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John Hill

Writer
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Matthew Robbins

Writer
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