|E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial|
|Title:||E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial|
|Directed by:||Steven Spielberg|
|Written by:||Melissa Mathison|
|Produced by:||Steven Spielberg; Kathleen Kennedy; Melissa Mathison|
|Music by:||John Williams|
|Edited by:||Carol Littleton|
|Distributed by:||Universal Pictures|
|Released:||June 11th, 1982|
|Running time:||115 min.|
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is an American science fiction film of the family and adventure subgenres. It was directed by Steven Spielberg and writen by Melissa Mathison. It was produced by Universal Pictures and Spielberg's production company, Amblin Entertainment, and released theatrically in the United States on June 11th, 1982. The film stars Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, K.C. Martel, Sean Frye and C. Thomas Howell.
|Erika Eleniak||Pretty girl|
|Richard Swingler||Science teacher|
|Robert Barton||Ultra sound man|
|Michael Darrell||Van man|
|David Berkson||Medical unit|
|David Carlberg||Medical unit|
|Milt Kogan||Medical unit|
|Alexander Lampone||Medical unit|
|Robert Murphy||Medical unit|
|Richard Pesavento||Medical unit|
|Susan Cameron||Medical unit|
|Will Fowler, Jr.||Medical unit|
|Barbara Hartnett||Medical unit|
|Diane Lampone||Medical unit|
|Mary Stein||Medical unit|
|Mitch Suskin||Medical unit|
|Ted Grossman||Medical unit|
|James Kahn||Medical unit|
|Michael Lepre||Pizza man|
|Gary Ordog||Medical unit|
|Jonathan Wasserberger||Medical unit|
|Richard S. Weisman||Medical unit|
|Debra Winger||E.T./Nurse zombie|
Production & Release Edit
- Production on E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial began on September 8th, 1981. Principal filming on the movie wrapped on November 7th, 1981.
- E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial was re-released to theaters in 1985 boasting the tagline, "The story that touched the world".
- The 20th Anniversary Edition of the film was re-released to theaters with new footage on March 16th, 2002.
- E.T. was released on the same date as Spielberg's Jurassic Park albeit eleven years apart.
Cast & Crew Edit
- E.T. is the second Steven Spielberg film of the sci-fi genre. His first was 1977's Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
- First science fiction work for producer Kathleen Kennedy.
- Actress Anne Lockhart, who plays a nurse, is best known for playing Colonial Viper pilot Sheba on the 1978 series Battlestar Galactica.
- Elliot is seen playing with Greedo and Hammerhead action figures, amongst others. These were produced by Kenner and are the licensed properties of George Lucas' Star Wars franchise. Lucas and Spielberg are close friends and the two have frequently included little easter eggs of their respective properties in each other's films.
- Members of E.T.'s race can seen in the senate hearing chambers on Coruscant in the 1999 George Lucas film Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.