E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Title: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Written by: Melissa Mathison
Produced by: Steven Spielberg; Kathleen Kennedy; Melissa Mathison
Music by: John Williams
Cinematography: Allen Daviau
Edited by: Carol Littleton
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Amblin Entertainment
Released: June 11th, 1982
Rating: PG
Running time: 115 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $10,500,000
Gross: $359,197,037 (US)
$792,910,554 (Worldwide)

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is an American science fiction film of the family and adventure subgenres. It was directed by Steven Spielberg and writen by Melissa Mathison. It was produced by Universal Pictures and Spielberg's production company, Amblin Entertainment, and released theatrically in the United States on June 11th, 1982. The film stars Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, K.C. Martel, Sean Frye and C. Thomas Howell.

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Cast Edit

Dee Wallace Mary
Henry Thomas Elliott
Peter Coyote Keys
Robert MacNaughton Michael
Drew Barrymore Gertie
K.C. Martel Greg
Sean Frye Steve
Tom Howell Tyler
Erika Eleniak Pretty girl
David O'Dell Schoolboy
Richard Swingler Science teacher
Frank Toth Policeman
Robert Barton Ultra sound man
Michael Darrell Van man
David Berkson Medical unit
David Carlberg Medical unit
Milt Kogan Medical unit
Alexander Lampone Medical unit
Robert Murphy Medical unit
Richard Pesavento Medical unit
Susan Cameron Medical unit
Will Fowler, Jr. Medical unit
Barbara Hartnett Medical unit
Diane Lampone Medical unit
Mary Stein Medical unit
Mitch Suskin Medical unit
Ted Grossman Medical unit
Jean-Paul Hellendall Student
Kevin Jessup Scientist
James Kahn Medical unit
Michael Lepre Pizza man
Anne Lockhart Nurse
Gary Ordog Medical unit
Jonathan Wasserberger Medical unit
Richard S. Weisman Medical unit
Pat Welsh E.T.
Debra Winger E.T./Nurse zombie

Production & Release Edit

  • E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial was re-released to theaters in 1985 boasting the tagline, "The story that touched the world".
  • The 20th Anniversary Edition of the film was re-released to theaters with new footage on March 16th, 2002.
  • E.T. was released on the same date as Spielberg's Jurassic Park albeit eleven years apart.

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Trivia Edit

  • Elliot is seen playing with Greedo and Hammerhead action figures, amongst others. These were produced by Kenner and are the licensed properties of George Lucas' Star Wars franchise. Lucas and Spielberg are close friends and the two have frequently included little easter eggs of their respective properties in each other's films.

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