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Title Close encounters of the third kind [(DVD) videorecording] / Columbia/EMI presentation, a Phillips production, a Stephen Spielberg film ; produced by Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips ; written and directed by Steven Spielberg.

Edition Thirtieth anniversary ultimate edition.
Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.
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Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 404 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, remastered in High Definition.
Language English (DTS 5.1, Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed captioned.
Cast Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, François Truffaut.
Credits Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; visual effects, Douglas Trumbull.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1977.
Special features: Steven Spielberg: 30 years of Close encounters; "Close encounters of the third kind making of" documentary; 1977 featurette "Watch the skies;" a view from above: feature comparison poster.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: (Original theatrical version) PG ; MPAA rating: (Special ed.) PG ; MPAA rating: (Director's cut) PG; for some intense sci-fi action, mild language and thematic elements.
Summary Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact.
Contents Disc one: Original theatrical version (ca. 135 min.) -- Disc two: Special ed. (ca. 132 min.) -- Disc three: Director's cut (ca. 137 min.).
Subject Unidentified flying objects -- Sightings and encounters -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Human-alien encounters -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Quests (Expeditions) (Expeditions) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Genre Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Fantasy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Phillips, Julia, 1944-2002.
Phillips, Michael, 1943-
Spielberg, Steven, 1946-
Dreyfuss, Richard.
Garr, Teri, 1952-
Dillon, Melinda, 1939-
Truffaut, François.
Williams, John, 1932-
Columbia-E.M.I.-Warner Distributors.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Close encounters of the third kind (Motion picture)
ISBN 1424870828
9781424870820
Standard No. 043396212688
Music No. 21268 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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