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Close Encounters of the Third Kind


The Numbers Rating: 9.50 (8 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $166,000,000
International Box Office$171,700,000
Worldwide Box Office$337,700,000
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$20,000,000
Theatrical Release: November 16th, 1977 (Wide) by Columbia
Video Release: May 29th, 2001 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Keywords: Visual Effects, Friendly Alien on Earth
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Prints and Advertising Budget $5,000,000

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Cast

Richard Dreyfuss    Roy Neary
Teri Garr    Ronnie Neary
Melinda Dillon    Jillian Guiler
François Truffaut    Claude Lacombe
Cary Guffey    Barry Guiler
Bob Balaban    David Laughlin
J. Patrick McNamara    Project Leader
Warren Kemmerling    Wild Bill
Roberts Blossom    Farmer
Phillip Dodds    Jean Claude
Shawn Bishop    Brad Neary
Adrienne Campbell    Silvia Neary
Justin Dreyfuss    Toby Neary
Lance Henriksen    Robert
Merrill Connally    Team Leader
George DiCenzo    Major Benchley
Amy Douglass    Implantee
Alexander Lockwood    Implantee
Gene Dynarski    Ike
Mary Gafrey    Mrs. Harris
Norman Bartold    Ohio Tolls
Michael J. Dyer    Himself
Robert Ernest    Highway Patrolman
Carl Weathers    Military Police
F.J. O'Neil    ARP Project Member
Phil Dodds    ARP Musician
Randy Herman    Flight 19 Returnee
Hal Barwood    Flight 19 Returnee
Matthew Robbins    Flight 19 Returnee
David Anderson    Air Traffic Controller
Richard L. Hawkins    Air Traffic Controller
Craig Sheeve    Air Traffic
Bill Thurman    Air Traffic
Roy E. Richards    Air East Pilot
Gene Rader    Hawker
Eumenio Blanco    Federale
Daniel Nunez    Federale
Chuy Franco    Luis Contreras
James Keane    Radio Telescope Team
Dennis McMullen    Radio Telescope Team
Cy Young    Robert Telescope Team
Tom Howard    Radio Telescope Team
Richard Stuart    Truck Despatcher
Bob Westmoreland    Load Dispatcher
Matt Emery    Support Leader
Galen Thompson    Special Forces
John Dennis Johnston    Special Forces
John Ewing    Dirty Tricks
Robert Broyles    Dirty Tricks
Kirk Raymond    Dirty Tricks

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Steven Spielberg
Screenwriter    Steven Spielberg
Producer    Julia Phillips
Producer    Michael Phillips
Cinematographer    Vilmos Zsigmond
Visual Effects Designer    Douglas Trumbull
Composer    John Williams
Associate Producer    Clark Paylow
Assistant Director    Chuck Myers
Unit Production Manager    Clark Paylow
Production Designer    Joe Alves
Art Director    Dan Lomino
Set Decorator    Phil Abramson
Cinematographer    William A. Fraker
Cinematographer    Douglas Slocombe
Cinematographer    Allen Daviau
Second Unit Camera    Steve Poster
Additional Photography    John A. Alonzo
Additional Photography    Laszlo Kovacs
Additional Photography    Frank Stanley
Special Effects Coordinator    Roy Arbogast
Special Effects Coordinator    Matthew Yuricich
Special Effects Coordinator    Gregory Jein
Special Effects Coordinator    Richard Yuricich
Editor    Michael Kahn
Sound Mixer    Gene Contamessa
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Knudson
Re-recording Mixer    Don MacDougall
Re-recording Mixer    Robert J. Glass
Sound Effects Editor    Frank E. Warner
Sound Effects Editor    Richard Oswald
Sound Effects Editor    David M. Horton
Sound Effects Editor    Sam Gemette
Sound Effects Editor    Gary S. Gerlich
Sound Effects Editor    Chet Slomka
Sound Effects Editor    Neil Burrow
Dialogue Editor    Jack Schrader
Dialogue Editor    Dick Friedman
Music Editor    Ken Wannberg
Make-up and Hair Designer    Bob Westmoreland
Make-up and Hair Designer    Edie Panda
Casting Director    Shari Rhodes
Casting Director    Juliet Taylor
Additional Casting    Sally Dennison

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1977/12/16 1 $5,379,460   270 $19,924   $0 33

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1977/12/26 1 $3,026,558   571 $5,300   $0 41