Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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1977 Sci-Fi

Rated PG

2 hours 15 minutes

This movie is not tiring to watch.

Excitement Rating - excitement point

Notes About the Violence

This movie is placed in our hall of fame. While it is exciting and you don't know what is going to happen, there is virtually nothing disturbing. The two scenes listed barely qualify as both are happily resolved.


54 minutes
Mild - No Act of Violencemild

Jillian and her son Barry are at home in the evening... All kinds of things start happening in her house
She sits in the corner of the kitchen holding Barry...then you see a mixer turn on

Barry crawls out the dog door and Jillian grabs his legs, but is unsuccessful and he pulled out. She runs out in the field and you see lights in the clouds pulling away.

"May we have a statement please?" - the press

1 hour 24 minutes
OK - Nothing to Worry AboutOK

Jillian and Roy are driving and stop at a barricade , they get out of the car and see Devil's Tower.

They see animals alongside the road, that appear to be dead, but it is revealed later that they are just asleep.

"We have very little time, Mr. Neary" - David Laughlin and Claude Lacombe