Roy Neary, an Indiana electric lineman, finds his quiet and ordinary daily life turned upside down after a close encounter with a UFO, spurring him to an obsessed cross-country quest for answers as a momentous event approaches.
Release dateDecember 14, 1977 (USA)
Content ratingPG · PG · TV-MA
GenreDrama · Sci-Fi
Written byHal Barwood · Jerry Belson · John Hill · Matthew Robbins Music byJohn Williams Produced byJulia Phillips · Michael Phillips Production companyJulia Phillips and Michael Phillips Productions · EMI Films