Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

  • U (INDIA)
  • 1978

90 %
96 %
$ 306 Million

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind is a 1977 English-language Drama Sci-Fi movie written by Steven Spielberg, Hal Barwood, Jerry Belson, John Hill and Matthew Robbins. The movie is directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips under the banner of EMI Films. After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. Close encounters of the third kind stars Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Fran Ois Truffaut, François Truffaut, Bob Balaban and Dian Van Patten. The music was composed by Academy Award Oscar winner John Williams. Cinematography was done by Vilmos Zsigmond and editing by Michael Kahn. The film has a running time of 135-132 minutes , 137 minutes. It was released on 1st July 1978 and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released and became successful at box office. Close Encounters Of The Third Kind was made on a budget of $20 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $306 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Columbia Pictures.

Certificate U (INDIA)
Release Date 01 JUL 1978
Budget $ 20 MILLION

English, French, Spanish, Hindi


Drama , Sci-fi , Action , Fantasy , Mystery

Cast & Crew

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