E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
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Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest ranked # 25 on the American Film Institute's Top 100 American Films list.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is an Academy Award-winning 1982 science fiction film directed by Steven Spielberg that tells the story of a young boy, Elliott, who befriends an alien being called E.T. stranded on Earth and trying to find his way home. This film was produced by Amblin Entertainment, distributed by Universal Pictures. It was originally released to movie theatres in 1982 and rereleased in 1985.
The film won Academy Awards for Best Sound Effects Editing, Best Effects, Visual Effects, Best Music, Original Score and Best Sound. It
was also nominated for Best Cinematography (Allen Daviau), Best Director (Steven Spielberg), Best Film Editing, Best Picture and Best
Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen.
It is consistently on the Internet Movie Database's list of top 250 films, was #25 on American Film Institute's 100 Years, 100 Movies and #44
on its 100 Years, 100 Thrills, and has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry. The quote, "E.T. phone
home," was listed as #15 on the American Film Institute's AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes, a list of top movie quotes.
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