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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

1977 , 2h 15m
Overview

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Writer: Steven Spielberg
  • Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Bob Balaban

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Film Awards

15 wins50 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Cinematography

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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Special Achievement Award

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  • BAFTA Awards

    Best Production Design/Art Direction

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Ratings

7.6
94%
90

Cast

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    Close Encounters of the Third Kind FAQ

    The genre of Close Encounters of the Third Kind is Science Fiction,Drama.
    The full version of Close Encounters of the Third Kind is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Microsoft Store , AMC on Demand , Google Play Movies , Amazon Video , FandangoNOW , DIRECTV , YouTube , Redbox , Vudu , Apple iTunes
    The director of Close Encounters of the Third Kind is Steven Spielberg.
    On November 20, 2020, the IMDB rating of Close Encounters of the Third Kind is 7.6/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 94/100, Metacritic rating is 90/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
    The revenue of Close Encounters of the Third Kind was 303,788,635 USD.
    After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen..
    Close Encounters of the Third Kind won 1978 Academy Awards, USA, 1979 BAFTA Awards, 2010 Online Film & Television Association, 2007 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 1998 International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA), 1983 Korean Association of Film Critics Awards, 1979 Golden Screen, Germany, 1979 Grammy Awards, 1978 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1978 David di Donatello Awards and 2 others.
    The production budget of Close Encounters of the Third Kind was 20,000,000 USD.
    On November 20, 2020, there were 5228 public reaction to Close Encounters of the Third Kind including extraordinary, Oscar-worthy performance, intellectually stimulating, futuristic technology, deservedly won awards.
    The release date of Close Encounters of the Third Kind is November 18, 1977.
    The runtime of Close Encounters of the Third Kind is 135 minutes.
    The casts of Close Encounters of the Third Kind are Richard Dreyfuss starring as Roy Neary, François Truffaut starring as Claude Lacombe, Teri Garr starring as Ronnie Neary, Melinda Dillon starring as Jillian Guiler, Bob Balaban starring as David Laughlin, J. Patrick McNamara starring as Project Leader.