E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

A FILM BY: Steven Spielberg
WRITTEN BY: Melissa Mathison
STARRING: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote

*Original 1982 Theatrical Cut*

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1982
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 115 mins
Format: 35mm