The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien. Written by
The talented Milt Kogan (who played Marsh, Norman and Police Commissioner Aaron Kiel in some episodes of The Rockford Files (1974) TV Series and Desk Sergeant Officer Kogan in some episodes of Barney Miller (1974) TV Series) appears as The Military Doctor (Major), the tallest of all the other medical team members who says to Keys when he starts talking to Elliot "He shouldn't talk now." Then Keys replies to him, "Well, he has to talk now, Major." Who is the same Army Medical Major who urgently orders "Defibrillate him." during the scene where E.T. is dying. And later during the scene where E.T. has died, he says "I'm going to call it. I'm calling it. What time do you have? 15 hours, 36 minutes. Okay. Let's pack him in ice. Let's leave". See more »
The size of the eye holes on E.T's ghost outfit change shape and size several times (most noticeable when Michael finds the abandoned outfit when he is looking for E.T.) See more »
Today when I was at my house alone, looking through my DVDs, trying to figure out which movie I should see for entertainment. I saw E.T and I hadn't seen it for nearly 3-4 years ago. I seen the film ever since I was 4 years old, so I wondering if I would still enjoy it when I'm an adult. As I was watching the film, I had this rush of nostalgia running through me, I was remembering the times when I was a kid with my family. The film didn't at all feel to childish to me, I was actually having a lot of fun, like I used to when I was a kid. This film has not aged at all since 30 years ago. This film is a truly timeless film, and will always be remembered. This is one of the best Steven Spielberg films. (And that is no easy task) A Timeless Classic 10/10
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