E.T., the Extra-terrestrial

E.T., the Extra-terrestrial

Streaming Video - 1982
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Journey back to the magic and adventure of "one of the great American films" (Leonard Maltin) with E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, the beloved masterpiece from Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg. Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore and Robert MacNaughton star in the unforgettable story of a lost alien and the 10-year-old boy who helps him find his way home. Digitally remastered for optimal picture and sound, this astounding story is sure to thrill viewers of all ages again with its timeless message of trust, courage, and the overwhelming power of friendship.
Audience: Rated PG
Publisher: [United States] : Universal Pictures : Made available through hoopla, 1982
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 121 min.)) : sd., col
Alternative Title: Extra-terrestrial


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Aug 03, 2017

A classic from a master director.

SaraLovesBooks May 31, 2017

I recently re-watched this film after having not seen it since I was a child. I truly disliked it. The special effects were impressive, but like so many films of the 1980's, the main character ruined it for me. Why were so many of the children of 1980's films such royal brats? I don't find it precocious; I find it annoying. I did like the oldest brother, and found him and his story far more interesting than his younger brother. I sympathized with the mom as well. I found E.T. the character as both creepy and annoying. There were touching moments within this film, but overall, I don't understand why this film is considered a classic. I wasn't particularly enamored of it when I was a kid, and as an adult, I find it practically unwatchable.

Jan 20, 2017

Didn't believe corny first contact film as a kid when it came out.
Why people want to watch rose tinted film back then?
Even I knew on European explorers, adventurers & settlers changed pre-industrial societies extrapolated into nothing good.
Easily understood US government's reaction to E.T given they did to many cultures.

Jan 19, 2017

Now nearly 40 years old - E.T. barely deserves a 2-star rating.

Dec 11, 2016

I love this movie. One of the best movies i've ever seen.

May 02, 2014

Spielberg's masterpiece, a wonderous story of a boy Eliott, and his friendship with the title alien mixes the awe of science fiction and special effects with a poignant storytelling. There are many moments I could go into about this film that would be considered memorable, but my favorite of note, is the scene when the boys bicycling are suddenly lifted into the air and flying over the city. Pure magic that the movies provide. Second favorite, is Elliot and E.T's flight across the moon.

SpeedReader14 Jun 19, 2013

Loved this movie at age seven, love it at age fourteen. Great and has one of my favorite scores to a movie next to Schindler's List.

KRockstar10 Apr 11, 2013

Still cry like a baby every single time.

Jan 30, 2013

This is an absolute classic. There are so many movies released annually and so few that still resonate years later. Fantastic seeing it so many years later.

Jul 15, 2012

I Would Give This Movie, One of my favorite movies of ALL TIME!!!!
It is AWESOME!!!!

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Apr 13, 2017

"E.T. phone home."

Jun 17, 2012

Michael: "Maybe it was an iguana." Elliot: "It was NO iguana." Michael: "Maybe, um - you know how they say there are alligators in the sewers?" Gertie: "Alligators in the sewers." Mary: "All we're trying to say is, maybe you just probably imagined it. It happened..." Elliot: "I couldn't have imagined it!" Michael: "Maybe it was a pervert or a deformed kid or something." Gertie: "A deformed kid." Michael: (mockingly) "Maybe an elf or a leprechaun." Elliot: "It was nothing like that, penis-breath!" Mary: (laughs in shock) "ELLIOT! Sit down."

Feb 13, 2012

Micheal; No. No, it's a fake knife!

Feb 13, 2010

tis is da most gayest movie i've ever seen!!! obviously!

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Feb 11, 2015

blue_leopard_529 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over


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