United International Pictures (UIP)
«Indiana Jones 1-3», «Jaws», «Jurassic Park»: the list of Steven Spielberg’s masterpieces could be continued for a long time. The father of the modern blockbuster has also left his mark on the sci-fi genre («Minority Report», «AI»). But Spielberg’s best and most influential science fiction adventure of all is today’s TV tip: » ET — The Extra-Terrestrial » runs on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 8:15 p.m. on ZDFneo.
This is what «ET — The Extra-Terrestrial» is about
During a peaceful reconnaissance mission on Earth, aliens are forced to flee by humans. However, one of the aliens is left behind and seeks refuge in a tranquil suburb, where ten-year-old Elliott ( Henry Thomas ) discovers him. Initially shocked, the boy over time befriends the alien and names him ET
Hiding his new pal around the house, Elliott shares his secret with his siblings ( Robert MacNaughton and Drew Barrymore ) and wants to help ET contact their home so the stranded alien can return there. But as a supernatural friendship develops between Elliott and ET, government agent Keys ( Peter Coyote ) is on the hunt for the alien and plots to capture him.
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