Close Encounters of the Third Kind
We Are Not Alone
( Adventure / Drama / Sci-Fi )

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Poster

MPAA Rating:

US Runtime: 132 min

Premiere Date:
Nov 16, 1977   [USA]
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Steven Spielberg   [written by]
Hal Barwood   [uncredited]
Jerry Belson   [uncredited]
John Hill   [uncredited]
Matthew Robbins   [uncredited]
Music by John Williams
Cinematography: William A. Fraker   [American scenes]
Vilmos Zsigmond
Edited by: Michael Kahn
Production Design: Joe Alves


Richard Dreyfuss
Roy Neary
François Truffaut
Claude Lacombe
Teri Garr
Ronnie Neary
Melinda Dillon
Jillian Guiler
Bob Balaban
David Laughlin
J. Patrick McNamara
Project Leader
Warren J. Kemmerling
Wild Bill
Roberts Blossom
Philip Dodds
Jean Claude
Cary Guffey
Barry Guiler
Shawn Bishop
Brad Neary
Adrienne Campbell
Sylvia Neary
Justin Dreyfuss
Toby Neary
Lance Henriksen
Merrill Connally
Team Leader
George DiCenzo
Maj. Benchley
Amy Douglass
Alexander Lockwood
Gene Dynarski
Mary Gafrey
Mrs. Harris
Norman Bartold
Ohio tollbooth attendant
Josef Sommer
Larry Butler
Rev. Michael J. Dyer
Roger Ernest
Highway Patrolman
Carl Weathers
Phil Dodds
ARP musician
Randy Hermann
Returnee #1 Flt. 19
Hal Barwood
Returnee #2 Flt. 19
Matthew Robbins
Returnee #3 Flt. 19
David Anderson
Air traffic controller
Richard L. Hawkins
Air traffic controller
Craig Shreeve
Air traffic controller
Bill Thurman
Air traffic controller
Roy E. Richards
Air East pilot
Gene Rader
Eumenio Blanco
Daniel Núñez
Chuy Franco
Luis Contreras
James Keane
Radiotelescope team
Dennis McMullen
Radiotelescope team
Cy Young
Radiotelescope team
Tom Howard
Radiotelescope team
Richard Stuart
Truck dispatcher
Bob Westmoreland
Load dispatcher
Galen Thompson
Special Forces trooper
John Dennis Johnston
Special Forces trooper
John Ewing
Dirty Tricks #1
Keith Atkinson
Dirty Tricks #2
Robert Broyles
Dirty Tricks #3
Kirk Raymond
Dirty Tricks #4
Monty Jordan
Special Forces commander/helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Howard K. Smith
Himself (uncredited)
J. Allen Hynek
Himself (uncredited)
Basil Hoffman
Longly (uncredited)

Special Effects:

Future General Corporation

Filming Locations: (Now With Clickable Links To Location On Google Maps)


Tech Info:

$20,000,000 (USA)
Color Info:
Color (Metrocolor)
Sound Mix:
70 mm 6-Track / the double-d symbol Dolby
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Cinematographic Process:
Film Negative Format:
35 mm
Printed Film Format:
35 mm

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