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As a child, Eleanor Arroway dreamed of discovering life on other planets. Now an adult (perfectly played by Jodie Foster), this everyday girl has worked hard to achieve her dreams and is a scientist searching for extraterrestrial radio signals. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 153
Theater Release: 11 Jul 1997
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MPAA Rating: PG
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Contact is rated PG: for some intense action, mild language and a scene of sensuality

Cast: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey
Studio: (pictures (c)1997 Warner Bros.)

Detailed Review

Going where other sci-fi movies have feared to tread, Contact doesn't risk believability with reams of fictitious technical information or little green men. Instead this 150 minute epic concentrates… 
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