E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

1982

Action / Family / Sci-Fi

223
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 98%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 71%
IMDb Rating 7.9 10 320460

Synopsis


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Cast

Drew Barrymore as Gertie
Erika Eleniak as Pretty Girl
Debra Winger as Nurse Zombie Carrying Poodle
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1hr 55 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by javi-y-se-acabo 10 / 10

A Timeless Masterpiece By A Timeless Genius

Steven Spileberg has show that he is one of the best filmmakers around, and I think this movie shows the best of his abilities.

It tells us the story of the relationship between ET, and extraterrestrial who was left on Earth by accident, and Elliot and his family, who find him in their garden and try to keep him safe. The story is fantastic, really well told and I think it transmits you a lot of emotions. It makes you laugh and cry just in side by side scenes and that's a really impressive thing.

The actors were amazing. Here the trues stars are the children. Henry Thomas as Elliot was amazing. He gave a really powerful performance and was the highlight of the cast. But also Drew Barrymore as Gertie is fantastic. She steals every scene where she appears and she is really cute and funny. The adults here does not have a really big role, but mainly the mother of these kids, played by Dee Wallace, has a great part too.

Spileberg's direction in this movie has provided some of the most iconic shots in film history (just that bike flying over the moon is a true perfect shot). Those visuals are fantastic and that is in a big part, because of John Williams. That man reached one of his master jobs in here. The score is perfect to the movie and just listening to the fantastic Adventures on Earth you will get goosebumps.

This movie is really one of those classics that you will watch more than one time with your family, and each time you watch again, you will still enjoy it as much as the first time. This movie is one of the main reasons I love movies so much. They make you feel and travel to another time or space and they capture your attention for two hours, making you forget all your problems and just enjoying it

Reviewed by wademann-38245 10 / 10

Watch E.T. the Extra Terrestrial with a Child

I had the wonderful opportunity to view E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial with my two daughters. When the movie was done, my four-year-old Rosie exclaimed: "That was the best movie EVER!"

I was a little worried about the movie being too scary for a four and eight- year-old. But then I remember my own experience watching it in 1983, at the age of seven.

What I loved about that first viewing experience was the fact that this was a movie from a child's point-of-view. Here was a movie that seemed to exist in my world of dirt bikes, Star Wars action figures, and Reese's Pieces.

Screenwriter, Melissa Mathison, uses Christian imagery to evoke emotional meaning.

There's a moment in the film when the older brother crawls into a nook of the home while it's been enveloped by the plastic sterilization of government control. He falls asleep. A moment later he wakes up and notices the flowers that E.T. healed dying again. Watching it when I was younger, I was always a little confused as to why he fell asleep. The scene seemed superfluous.

I was older when I realized that this is an allusion to Peter falling asleep in the Garden of Gethsemane. Right after this moment, E.T. allows himself to die so as to save Elliot.

READ my full review at: https://wademann.net/movies/e-t-the-extra- terrestrial/

Reviewed by a_chinn 10 / 10

Hard to be objective, but this is a truly special film for me

First off, I am so disappointed my children found this film boring when I took them to the theater for a 35th anniversary screening. They didn't hate it, but they did not get the sense of wonder and magic that I got when I watched this film as a child. Granted I was a few years older than them, but I'm still disappointed. Anyhow, "E.T. the Extra- Terrestrial" drips in 1980s nostalgia, with Mike and his friends playing Dungeons & Dragons while ordering pizza from a corded telephone, Space Invaders t-shirts, references to someone getting the high score on Asteroids, BMX bikes prominently featured, and so on an so forth. That alone made this film fun to rewatch, but beyond Gen-X nostalgia, Steven Spielberg does what he did best during this period of his career, he brought a sense of magic to the world. Spielberg at this time also populated his world with characters who seem very real and identifiable. I was the exact same age as Henry Thomas when this film first came out (I suppose I'm same age now as well), so that likely also added to me feeling a strong connection to the characters in the story when I originally saw the film. Thomas is great and very genuine in his performance, but this was Drew Barrymore's first film and she really does steal every scene she's in. It's hard to say a six-year-old has star quality, or if it's the script, or if it was Spielberg, but she has some of the film's best moments; dressing up E.T., calling him a deformed kid, telling her brothers, "Give me a break!" or her the film's heartfelt finale with E.T. telling Gertie to "Beeeeeee... gooood." The overall story is of a boy hiding a lost alien in his closet and helping him get home is charming, but I believe it's really all of these small moments that made this film great. It's as if "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" is entirely filled with precious Spielbergian scenes like the one from Jaws where Chief Brody and his son mimic each other at the dinner table. I couldn't get over how charming and innocent moments of the film were, particularly when Elliott first coaxes E.T. out of his closet and tells him all of his toys. Those little touches all add up to making the audience more connected with these characters, even if they don't necessarily forward the plot. Those are the scenes that stick in your mind, although the flying bicycles are certainly going to stick in your mind and are a big plot moment. A few things I don't think I picked up on when I originally watched this film was some foreshadowing of E.T. and Elliott's connection. Early on in the film when Elliott is getting food from the fridge, E.T. is startled by something in Elliott's room and shrieks, causing Elliott to also shriek and spill a carton of milk. Upon first viewing, you'd think it was E.T.'s shriek that startled Elliott, but it's the start of their psychic and physical bond between the two. The other part of the film that escaped me as a child was Elliott's mom, Dee Wallace and a great performance that's very nearly very easy to miss, struggling with being a newly single mom and a still coming to terms with a recent divorce. Her struggles as a parent are something I now identify with as an adult and allowed for a new emotional connection to the film and characters. It was also fun when rewatching the film to see how many tips-of-the-hat that were done in "Stranger Things" to this film. It's no secret that "Stranger Things" cribbed heavily form Spielberg, but I was struck by how spot on "Stranger Things" was when I actually went back to watch a Spielberg film from that era. Overall, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a film classic and if Elliot saying, "You could be happy here, I could take care of you. I wouldn't let anybody hurt you. We could grow up together, E.T." doesn't get to you, you have a heart of stone.

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