E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Released Date
June 11, 1982
Distributor
Universal Pictures
Genre
Sci-Fi
Rating
PG
Budget
$10,500,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$435,110,554 + $304,203,888 = $792,910,554
47

Drew Barrymore

as Gertie

55

C Thomas Howell

as Tyler

51

Henry Thomas

as Elliott

80

Peter Coyote

as Keys

55

Robert Macnaughton

as Michael

About E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

About

This Steven Spielberg directed film charts the friendship between a young boy and an otherworldly alien and his attempts to return the alien home safely.

Trivia

The film was shot at eye-level to the child, Elliot, in order to have the audience connect with him more. The movie won five Academy Awards.