E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (also known simply as E.T.) is a 1982 blockbuster science fiction film by Steven Spielberg. It tells the story of Elliott, a boy who befriends E.T., who is stranded on Earth. The film stars Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, and Drew Barrymore.
|Directed by||Steven Spielberg|
|Written by||Melissa Mathison|
|Produced by||Kathleen Kennedy and Steven Spielberg|
|Box office||$792.9 million|
After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.