Close Encounters of the Third Kind
# 169  Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977, Steven Spielberg)  Ranked # 169
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Groups François Truffaut - Actor
Steven Spielberg - Writer
Vilmos Zsigmond - Cinematographer
John Williams - Composer
Released 1977   (original release year)   Release Dates - IMDB
Director Steven Spielberg
Country USA
Starring Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon
Genres Family / Adventure / Drama / Sci-Fi
Language English
Color Color
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AFI 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time 1998  -  #64
AFI 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time 2007  -  Nominee (400 total)
AFI Desk Reference : Notable Films  -  1977    Book
BAFTA British Academy Film Awards  -  1978 Film Nominee
James Berardinelli : ReelViews  -  
James Berardinelli : All-Time Top 100  -  #78    Review  Read more about Close Encounters of the Third Kind    Book
BFI Sight and Sound Top Ten Poll 2002  -  #31  (1 vote)
Director's Guild of America  -  1977 Motion Pictures Nominee
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Roger Ebert : 10 Best Movies of the Year  -  1977  #6    Review  Read more about Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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Four-Star Movies  -  #25/101    Book
Golden Globes  -  1977 Picture: Drama Nominee
The Guardian : 1000 Films to See Before You DieWebsite
Have You Seen . . . ?: A Personal Introduction to 1,000 FilmsBook
Leonard Maltin : Movie Guides  -  Book
National Board of Review  -  1977 Top Ten Films
National Film Registry  -  Selected 2007
National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential FilmsBook
The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies...Review  Read more about Close Encounters of the Third Kind    Book
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