E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

Synopsis: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. 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, 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.
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Steven Spielberg
Production: Universal Pictures
  Won 4 Oscars. Another 47 wins & 34 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
115 min



Coke. See, we drink it.

It's a drink.

You know, food?

These are toys. Little men.

This is Greedo.

And then this is Hammerhead.

You see, this is Walrus Man.

And then this is Snaggletooth.

And this is Lando Calrissian.


And this is Boba Fett.

Look. They can even have wars.

And look. Fish.

The fish eat the fish food...

...and the shark eats the fish...

...but nobody eats a shark.

See, this is Pez. Candy.

You see, you eat it.

You put the candy in here...

...and when you lift the head,

the candy comes out and you can eat it.

You want some?

This is a peanut.

You eat it.

But you can't eat this one because this is fake.

This is money. You see?

We put the money in the peanut.

You see? Bank.

And then...

...this is a car.

This is what we get around in.

See? A car.

Wait a second.

No. You don't eat them.

Are you hungry?

I'm hungry.



I'll be right here.

Okay? I'll be right here.


Come on, Harvey.

He'll like this.



Are you okay?

Too much excitement?

Want a Coke?

But you're so fat.

I wonder how tall you are.

I'm 4'6'', you must be around...


This is where the water comes from. See?

This is hot and this is cold.

Now, it all comes from a big water tower.

It goes through pipes and sometimes...

...dead bugs come through the pipes

and land in the bath.

It's real sick. Anyway, look.

Are you thirsty?

I'll get it.

Hi. Yeah, I'm fine.

Sure. Yeah, I still got a fever.

Yeah. No, get back.

I'm fine, Mom. Yeah.


No. Mom, I have to get in bed now.

Okay. Goodbye.

Mom, I'm sick.

Mom, I don't need to go to the doctor!

Mom, I only had a fever of 99 today.

Okay, and a half.

Okay, Mom. Okay, 'bye.

I've got to throw up. Mom, please.

I'm gonna throw up on the phone

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Melissa Mathison

Melissa Marie Mathison was an American film and television screenwriter and an activist for Tibetan freedom. more…

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