E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
United States 1982

Directed by

Robert MacNaughton
Running time:115 minutes
Country:United States

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Elliot is your normal boy, until one day, when he meets a little lost alien. Elliot decides to keep the alien, in which he gives the name E.T. Elliot works with E.T. in trying to find him a way to get back home. Elliot must make the difficult sacrifice. Whether to help his new friend or to lose him? Whatever the decision is, Elliot must keep him hidden, as someone else is out to look for him.

Books with substantial mentioning of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
David Thomson
Have you seen?, A personal introduction to 1,000 films
New York, 2008

Jürgen Müller
Die besten Filme der 80er
Köln - London - Los Angeles - Madrid - Paris - Tokyo, 2005

Roger Ebert
The Great Movies
, 2003

Charles L. P. Silet (editor)
The Films of Steven Spielberg, Critical Essays
Lanham, Maryland, and Oxford, 2002

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 1. Films
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Danny Peary
Alternate Oscars, One Critic's Defiant Choices for Best Picture, Actor, and Actress - From 1927 to the Present
New York, 1993

Peter van Gelder
Offscreen Onscreen, The inside stories of 60 great films
London, 1990
Articles on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, in: Empire, nr. 273 (March), 2012 pp. 138-139
Articles with an entry on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
John Caps, Soundtracks 101, Essential movie music: a listener's guide, in: Filmcomment, nr. 6 (Nov/Dec), 2003 pp. 31-49
Jon Gartenberg, E.T. - the Extra-Terrestrial, in: Films in Review, vol. 33, 1982 pp. 486-487
Ian Freer, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, in: Empire, nr. 162, 2002 pp. 168 (DVD review)