Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind1977

Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Rating: PG
Runtime: 138 minutes

Anybody who has written him off because of his string of stinkers--or anybody who's too young to remember The Goodbye Girl--may be shocked at the accomplishment and nuance of Richard Dreyfuss's performance in Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Here… more »



Walsh:
You brought in twelve people to the decontamination camp instead of the evacuation center, where they belong. I'd like to know why.

Laughlin:
Because this means something. These people have come from all over their country to a place they have been told will endanger their lives. Why?

Walsh:
Because somebody could be trying to subvert this whole operation by sending in fanatics and cultists and Christ knows what all.

Laughlin:
[while showing sketches of Devils Tower drawn by all the captives] This is a small group of people who have shared a vision in common. Look. [pulls up the shade to reveal the Tower in the window] It's still a mystery to me why they are here. Even they do not know why.

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