E.T

E.T

The Extra-terrestrial

DVD - 2012
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"This timeless story follows the unforgettable journey of a lost alien and the 10-year-old boy he befriends. Join Elliott, Gertie and Michael as they come together to help E.T. find his way back home."--Container.

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UncommonDissent
Aug 03, 2017

A classic from a master director.

SaraLovesBooks May 31, 2017

I recently re-watched this film after having not seen it since I was a child. I truly disliked it. The special effects were impressive, but like so many films of the 1980's, the main character ruined it for me. Why were so many of the children of 1980's films such royal brats? I don't find it precocious; I find it annoying. I did like the oldest brother, and found him and his story far more interesting than his younger brother. I sympathized with the mom as well. I found E.T. the character as both creepy and annoying. There were touching moments within this film, but overall, I don't understand why this film is considered a classic. I wasn't particularly enamored of it when I was a kid, and as an adult, I find it practically unwatchable.

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mammothhawk229e
Jan 20, 2017

Didn't believe corny first contact film as a kid when it came out.
Why people want to watch rose tinted film back then?
Even I knew on European explorers, adventurers & settlers changed pre-industrial societies extrapolated into nothing good.
Easily understood US government's reaction to E.T given they did to many cultures.

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Triple_X_Rex
Jan 19, 2017

Now nearly 40 years old - E.T. barely deserves a 2-star rating.

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Dolphin_0
Dec 11, 2016

I love this movie. One of the best movies i've ever seen.

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Libraryman1_0
May 02, 2014

Spielberg's masterpiece, a wonderous story of a boy Eliott, and his friendship with the title alien mixes the awe of science fiction and special effects with a poignant storytelling. There are many moments I could go into about this film that would be considered memorable, but my favorite of note, is the scene when the boys bicycling are suddenly lifted into the air and flying over the city. Pure magic that the movies provide. Second favorite, is Elliot and E.T's flight across the moon.

SpeedReader14 Jun 19, 2013

Loved this movie at age seven, love it at age fourteen. Great and has one of my favorite scores to a movie next to Schindler's List.

KRockstar10 Apr 11, 2013

Still cry like a baby every single time.

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dprodrig
Jan 30, 2013

This is an absolute classic. There are so many movies released annually and so few that still resonate years later. Fantastic seeing it so many years later.

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wendellbailey
Jul 15, 2012

I Would Give This Movie, One of my favorite movies of ALL TIME!!!!
It is AWESOME!!!!

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Bronco92
Apr 13, 2017

"E.T. phone home."

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Monolith
Jun 17, 2012

Michael: "Maybe it was an iguana." Elliot: "It was NO iguana." Michael: "Maybe, um - you know how they say there are alligators in the sewers?" Gertie: "Alligators in the sewers." Mary: "All we're trying to say is, maybe you just probably imagined it. It happened..." Elliot: "I couldn't have imagined it!" Michael: "Maybe it was a pervert or a deformed kid or something." Gertie: "A deformed kid." Michael: (mockingly) "Maybe an elf or a leprechaun." Elliot: "It was nothing like that, penis-breath!" Mary: (laughs in shock) "ELLIOT! Sit down."

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EowynThandawen
Feb 13, 2012

Ouch!
Micheal; No. No, it's a fake knife!

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lol
Feb 13, 2010

tis is da most gayest movie i've ever seen!!! obviously!

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blue_leopard_529
Feb 11, 2015

blue_leopard_529 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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