CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND is an extraordinary film about a man named Roy Neary who becomes obsessed with meeting extraterrestrials after encountering a UFO on an abandoned road one night. Against the wishes of his wife and children Neary along with another witness to the sighting travels to a mysterious mountain where the government has built a landing strip hoping to attract the aliens.
Steven Spielberg - 30 Years of CLOSE ENCOUNTERS featurette, Storyboard to storyboard comparison, Photo gallery, Making of documentary, 1977 Watch The Skies featurette, Deleted scenes, Editor's fact track
Release Date: 03 December 2007
Certificate: PG - Parental Guidance
Sound: PCM 5.1
Production Year: 1977
Main Language: English
Not as spellbinding as its reputation
Dreyfuss gives a great performance as the man tormented by unknown forces making contact with a select few people, him included.