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.
 
IMDB:
7.9
Metacritic:
91
Rotten Tomatoes:
98%
PG
Year:
1982
115 min
Website
5,319 Views


if you don't let me go.

'Bye. Mom, I've got to throw up now.

Yeah....

You could drown in stuff like this.

Is this your idea of a good time?

''There are so many people to see

''So many people you can check upon

and add to your collection

''But they keep you hanging on

''Nothing but health shit

''Add to your collection

but they keep you hanging on''

Mike, come in.

How you feeling, faker?

I'm feeling fine.

I got something really important--

Tyler said he got 69,000 on Asteroids yesterday...

-...but he pulled the plug.

-Look, remember the goblin?

You're so lame, Elliott.

Come on, Michael. He came back.

He came back?

He came back?

My God!

One thing.

I have absolute power.

Say it.

-Say it!

-What have you got? Is it the coyote?

No. Look....

Okay. Now, swear it.

The most excellent promise you can make.

Swear as my only brother on our lives.

Don't get so heavy. I swear.

Okay. Stand over there.

You'd better take off

your shoulder pads.

You might scare him.

And close your eyes.

Don't push it, Elliott.

I'm not coming out there

until your eyes are closed.

Okay. They're closed.

Mom is going to kill you.

Okay. Swear it one more time.

-I have absolute power.

-You have absolute power.

Elliott! Look what I made for you!

Stop!

Kids, I'm home!

Guys?

In the closet, fast.

Anybody up there, kids?

Anybody home?

Hi, honey, how are you feel--

What happened in here?

You mean my room.

This is no room.

This is an accident.

I was reorganizing.

I can see that.

Put those shelves back on the wall.

Get the toys off the floor.

Make your bed since you are not using it.

You're feeling better, I see.

Will you guys watch Gertie for me

while I take a shower?

Absolutely.

'Bye, Mom.

Elliott....

I'm keeping him.

What is it?

He won't hurt you, Gertie.

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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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