Picture from Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
Overall B

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.

Violence B-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B-
Substance Use B+

MPAA Rating: PG

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

The most recent home video release of this movie is February 11, 2011. Here are some details…

Close Encounters of the Third Kind releases on Blu-ray on February 11, 2011. This 30th Anniversary Ultimate Edition includes three versions of the film:

- 1977 Original Theatrical Edition (135 minutes)

-1980 Theatrical Special Edition (132 minutes)

-1988 Directors Cut (137 minutes)

It also offers a featurette: A View from Above

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (2- Disc Collector’s Edition) releases to DVD on May 29, 2001, with the following extras:

-Feature Length Making-of Documentary

- 1977 Featurette: Watching the Skies

- Theatrical trailers

- Production Notes

- 11 deleted scenes.

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Director/Producer Steven Spielberg has had a very prolific career, not the least of which includes the creation of the Indiana Jones franchise. He also helmed other science fiction films such as ET - The Extra-Terrestrial, Deep Impact and the 2005 re-make of War of the Worlds.