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

I think I see him!

This way!



You got an arrow right in your chest.

Don't worry. I got resurrection.

I'm already one of the undead.

I can still throw death spells.

Just trying to help you out, man.

How about throwing a spell over the pizza man?

Where's our pizza, man?

I'm ready as of now to play.

I'm ready to play now, you guys.

We're in the middle, Elliott.

You can't join in the middle.

I got him!

What am I asking for?




It's not for us, it's for his mother.


Ask Steve. He's game master.

He has absolute power.


Steve, can I play now?

Go wait for the pizza first.

Then I'm in?

You're in.

Figure out your strategy.

You're playing after Greg.

Plenty of sausage and pepperonis.

Everything but the little fishies.


Harvey, is that you, boy?

Over here, you guys.

Stop it.



All's you get is those 40-year-olds.

How do you win this game?

It's like life. You don't win at life.

Money helps.

Mom! There's something out--

Where's the pizza?

There's something out there!

In the toolshed.

It threw the ball at me.


Nobody go out there.

Stop. Now, you guys stay right here.

You stay here, Mom. We'll check it out.

And put those knives back!

It's okay, Elliott.

Let's go get the flashlight.

Hold it. Wait a minute.

Creeps. Creepy.

What exactly did you see?

In there.

It's scary.

There's nothing in here.

The gate's open.

Look at these.

Coyote's come back again, Mom.

Okay, party's over.

Everybody, back inside now.

Get out. Hurry up.

Quick. Hurry up.

Tyler, give me that knife.

Great. Nice one, Elliott.

It was an accident.

Who said you guys could order a pizza?


In the house.

You geek, man.

Mom, it was real.

Douche bag.

No douche-bag talk in my house.

Elliott, you're crazy.



What are you going as for Halloween?

-I'm not going to stupid Halloween.

-Go as a goblin.

Shut up.

It's not that we don't believe you, honey.

Well, it was real. I swear.

What are you going as, Gert?

I'm going as a cowgirl.

So what else is new?

-Maybe it was an iguana.

-It was no iguana.

Maybe a....

You know how they say

there are alligators in the sewers?

Alligators in the sewers.

All we're trying to say is,

maybe you imagined it.

I couldn't have.

-Maybe it was a pervert or a deformed kid.

-A deformed kid.

Maybe an elf or a leprechaun.

It was nothing like that, penis breath!


Sit down.

Dad would believe me.

Maybe you ought to call your father

and tell him about it.

I can't. He's in Mexico with Sally.

Where's Mexico?

Excuse me.

I'm going to kill you.

If you see it again, whatever it is,

don't touch it.

Just call me.

We'll have somebody take it away.

Like the dogcatcher?

They'll give it a lobotomy...

...or do experiments on it or something.

Your turn to do the dishes.

-I set and cleared.

-I did.

I did breakfast.

I did breakfast.

What's the matter, Mom?

He hates Mexico.

Damn it! Why don't you grow up?

Think how other people feel for a change.






Okay, you're hot.

I'll be back.

Mary, can I back the car out?

Not one foot past the driveway.

You were outside last night

waiting for that thing, weren't you?

Are you going to live if I go to work?


No TV.

Come on.

Mommy, look what Michael did.

This and--

I see them, Gert,

and when I catch him, I'll catch him.

Come on. Don't be afraid.

It's all right. Come on.

Come on.

Come on.

Come on.

Come on.

Come on.

Do you talk?

You know, talk?

Me, human.



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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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