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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

A boy named Elliot (Henry Thomas) meets an alien and they become best friends. The little creature personifies every child's dream of the ultimate imaginary playmate, but it is no game when government agents close in on and try to capture the lost space visitor. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 115
Theater Release: 10 Jun 1982
Video Release: 09 Oct 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is rated PG:

Director: Steven Speilberg
Cast: Henry Thomas, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, Dee Williams
Studio: 1982 Universal Pictures

Detailed Review

When 10-year-old Elliot (Henry Thomas) finds a stranded alien hiding in his backyard he uses fairytale tactics and lures the elusive unidentified life form into the house with candy-… 
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Why Is E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Rated PG?

Overall: A

A boy named Elliot (Henry Thomas) meets an alien and they become best… 
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