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Year
1982
Runtime
115 min.
Director
Steven Spielberg
Genres
Sci-Fi, Family
Rating *
7.8
Votes *
293,906
Checks
98,205
Favs
3,288
Dislikes
592
Favs/checks
3.3% (1:30)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
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  1. Rigters's avatar

    Rigters

    This movie is everything! Touching, magical, emotional and also very funny!

    One of the most brilliant movies ever made, for sure!
    8 years 10 months ago
  2. Timec's avatar

    Timec

    Why, outside of conditioning from Hollywood and sci-fi authors, would someone expect all aliens to be scary? 9 years 11 months ago
  3. tomsalad's avatar

    tomsalad

    Saw it for the first time in a long while in the theatre after growing up with this film as a kid. It remains as magical as ever!!! A classic film that will surely be enjoyed by future generation after generation! 2 years 4 months ago
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  6. This movie ranks #26 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  17. This movie ranks #114 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  18. This movie ranks #128 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  19. This movie ranks #150 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  20. This movie ranks #166 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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