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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial


Dir. Steven Spielberg. 1982, 115 mins. With Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore. By creating a space alien that was not a threatening monster, but instead the loveable friend of a suburban boy, Steven Spielberg made an enduring classic, and one of the most wondrous and deeply touching of all science-fiction movies. Recommended for ages 6+.

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