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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND <span>(1977)</span> artwork

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 132

Release dates 15/09/2017, 01/08/1998, 01/06/1992

BBFCInsight mild bad language, scary scenes

Genre(s) Science Fiction

Director(s) Steven Spielberg

Cast includes Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Bob Balaban, J. Patrick McNamara, Warren J. Kemmerling, Roberts Blossom, Philip Dodds, Cary Guffey, Shawn Bishop, Adrienne Campbell, Justin Dreyfuss, Lance Henriksen, Josef Sommer

Summary CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND is a US science fiction film, from 1977, in which a man becomes obsessed with deciphering the visions he experiences following an encounter with an unidentified flying object.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 05/09/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND is a US science fiction film, from 1977, in which a man becomes obsessed with deciphering the visions he experiences following an encounter with an unidentified flying object.

Language

Mild bad language includes 'shit', 'damn', 'bastard' and 'ass'.

Threat

Scary scenes include a young boy being abducted from his home by aliens. His mother is clearly terrified by what is happening, but the child himself shows no fear at all as he knows the aliens to be friendly. Other mildly frightening sequences involve unidentified lights in the sky, household objects moving of their own accord, and the initial appearance of a spindly alien creature.

Details

Title
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND
Also known as
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND - 30TH ANNIVERSARY ULTIMATE EDITION,CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND - TV SPOTS,CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND - THE SPECIAL EDITION,CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND - SPECIAL EDITION,CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND - THE COLLECTOR'S EDITION,CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND - INTERNATIONAL TRAILER 2 ON DVD CLEAN,CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (70mm),CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND - THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION DVD,THE SPECIAL EDITION OF CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND,CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND - TRAILERS X2 & TV SPOTS X2,CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND - HE TRAILER 2 ON DVD 30TH ANNIV. ULTIMATIVE EDITION POST STREET
Year
1977
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video,Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,RCA/Columbia Pictures Video Ltd,Park Circus Limited,Front Row TV Ltd,Columbia-Warner Dists,Columbia-Emi-Warner Dists Ltd
Classified date(s)
29/08/2017
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF022222

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