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Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

After Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) experiences a strange, close encounter (of a third kind) with an UFO, he is left with an oddly burned face and an unexplainable obsession for a particular shape. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 132
Theater Release: 16 Nov 1977
Video Release: 11 Feb 2011
MPAA Rating: PG
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Close Encounters Of The Third Kind is rated PG:

Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr
Studio: 1977 Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Website: Official site for Close Encounters Of The Third Kind.

Detailed Review

Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) is a power lineman sent out to investigate an unusual energy drain that is causing massive blackouts across the city. Driving along the back roads of… 
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Why Is Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Rated PG?

Overall: B
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