E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

He is afraid. He is alone. He is three million light years from home.

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
  • Release Date: 1982-06-11
  • User Rating: 7.518/10 from 10966 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
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An alien is left behind on Earth and saved by the 10-year-old Elliot who decides to keep him hidden in his home. While a task force hunts for the extra-terrestrial, Elliot, his brother, and his little sister Gertie form an emotional bond with their new friend, and try to help him find his way home.


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  • Henry Thomas

    as Elliott
  • Drew Barrymore

    as Gertie
  • Robert MacNaughton

    as Michael
  • Peter Coyote

    as Keys
  • Dee Wallace

    as Mary
  • Erika Eleniak

    as Pretty Girl
  • K.C. Martel

    as Greg
  • C. Thomas Howell

    as Tyler
  • Sean Frye

    as Steve
  • David M. O'Dell

    as Schoolboy
  • Richard Swingler

    as Science Teacher
  • Frank Toth

    as Policeman
  • Robert Barton

    as Ultra Sound Man
  • Michael Darrell

    as Van Man
  • David Berkson

    as Medical Unit
  • David Carlberg

    as Medical Unit
  • Milt Kogan

    as Medical Unit
  • Alexander Lampone

    as Medical Unit
  • Rhoda Makoff

    as Medical Unit
  • Robert Murphy

    as Medical Unit
  • Richard Pesavento

    as Medical Unit
  • Tom Sherry

    as Medical Unit
  • Susan Cameron

    as Medical Unit
  • Will Fowler Jr.

    as Medical Unit
  • Barbara Hartnett

    as Medical Unit
  • Diane Lampone

    as Medical Unit
  • Mary Stein

    as Medical Unit
  • Mitch Suskin

    as Medical Unit
  • Ted Grossman

    as Government Agent (uncredited)
  • James Kahn

    as Mustachioed Medical Unit Member who confirms E.T.'s death (uncredited)
  • Anne Lockhart

    as Nurse (uncredited)
  • Melissa Mathison

    as Elliot's School Nurse (uncredited)
  • Debra Winger

    as Nurse Zombie Carrying Poodle (uncredited)
  • Lori Randolph

    as Little Girl Trick or Treat (uncredited)
Directing Steven Spielberg Director
Writing Melissa Mathison Screenplay
Production Kathleen Kennedy Producer
Production Steven Spielberg Producer
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Camera Allen Daviau Director of Photography
Editing Carol Littleton Editor
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Production Marci Liroff Casting
Art James D. Bissell Production Design
Art Jackie Carr Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Robert Sidell Makeup Artist
Art Leslie Butcher Art Department Coordinator
Sound Charles L. Campbell Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Dale L. Martin Special Effects
Visual Effects Al Bailey Visual Effects
Crew Glenn Randall Jr. Stunt Coordinator
Crew Richard E. Butler Stunts
Crew Carlo Rambaldi Special Effects
Production Richard Vane Location Manager
Visual Effects Dennis Muren Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Carlo Rambaldi Visual Effects
Production Frank Marshall Production Supervisor
Production Melissa Mathison Associate Producer
Directing Katy Emde First Assistant Director
Directing Daniel Attias Second Assistant Director
Directing Glenn Randall Jr. Second Unit Director
Directing Esther Vivante Script Supervisor
Production Bonne Radford Production Accountant
Production Jane Goe Assistant Accountant
Camera Bruce McBroom Still Photographer
Sound Gene S. Cantamessa Sound Mixer
Lighting James Plannette Gaffer
Camera Gene Kearney Key Grip
Camera Bob Munoz Best Boy Grip
Camera Donald L. Hartley Dolly Grip
Art William James Teegarden Set Designer
Art Russell Goble Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Deborah L. Scott Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Lola 'Skip' McNalley Hairstylist
Crew John Feinblatt Transportation Captain
Crew Ramon Pahoyo Craft Service
Crew Lyla Foggia Unit Publicist
Editing Kathleen Korth First Assistant Editor
Sound David Pettijohn Sound Effects Editor
Sound Louis L. Edemann Sound Effects Editor
Sound Richard C. Franklin Sound Effects Editor
Sound Samuel C. Crutcher Sound Effects Editor
Sound Hank Salerno ADR Editor
Sound Nicholas Korda ADR Editor
Sound Chuck Neely Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Kenneth Hall Music Editor
Sound Herbert W. Spencer Orchestrator
Sound Robert Knudson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Robert Glass Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Don Digirolamo Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Editing Donah Bassett Negative Cutter
Editing Dennis Brookins Negative Cutter
Editing Robert Raring Color Timer
Crew Fred Lerner Stunts
Crew Bobby Porter Stunts
Crew Felix Silla Stunts
Crew Chuck Waters Stunts
Crew Bennie E. Dobbins Stunts
Crew Ted Grossman Stunts
Visual Effects Robert Elswit Visual Effects Camera
Camera Selwyn Eddy Camera Operator