Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Release Date

Nov 16, 1977

1977

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Science Fiction | Drama

Directors: Steven Spielberg

Writers: Steven Spielberg

Synopsis

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Cast

Roy Neary

Richard Dreyfuss

Roy Neary

Claude Lacombe

François Truffaut

Claude Lacombe

Ronnie Neary

Teri Garr

Ronnie Neary

Jillian Guiler

Melinda Dillon

Jillian Guiler

David Laughlin

Bob Balaban

David Laughlin

Project Leader

J. Patrick McNamara

Project Leader

Wild Bill

Warren J. Kemmerling

Wild Bill

Barry Guiler

Cary Guffey

Barry Guiler

Toby Neary

Justin Dreyfuss

Toby Neary

Robert

Lance Henriksen

Robert

Team Leader

Merrill Connally

Team Leader

Implantee

Amy Douglass

Implantee

Ike

Gene Dynarski

Ike

Military Policeman

Carl Weathers

Military Policeman

Norman Bartold

Norman Bartold

Norman Bartold

ARP Project Member

F.J. O'Neil

ARP Project Member

Returnee #2 Flt. 19

Hal Barwood

Returnee #2 Flt. 19

ARP Musician

Phil Dodds

ARP Musician

Returnee #3 Flt. 19

Matthew Robbins

Returnee #3 Flt. 19

Air Traffic Controller

David Anderson

Air Traffic Controller

Hawker

Gene Rader

Hawker

Federale

Daniel Nunez

Federale

Federale

Chuy Franco

Federale

Federale

Luis Contreras

Federale

Special Forces

Galen Thompson

Special Forces

Special Forces

John Dennis Johnston

Special Forces

Dirty Tricks #3

Robert Broyles

Dirty Tricks #3

Special Forces Commander / Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)

Monty Jordan

Special Forces Commander / Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)

Longly (uncredited)

Basil Hoffman

Longly (uncredited)

UN Observer (uncredited)

Stephen Powers

UN Observer (uncredited)

Major Benchley

George DiCenzo

Major Benchley

Implantee

Alexander Lockwood

Implantee

Farmer

Roberts Blossom

Farmer

Larry Butler

Josef Sommer

Larry Butler

Air Traffic

Bill Thurman

Air Traffic

Radio Telescope Team

James Keane

Radio Telescope Team

Himself - Smoking Pipe at Landing Site (uncredited)

J. Allen Hynek

Himself - Smoking Pipe at Landing Site (uncredited)

Howard K. Smith (uncredited)

Howard K. Smith

Howard K. Smith (uncredited)

Sylvia Neary

Adrienne Campbell

Sylvia Neary

Jean Claude

Philip Dodds

Jean Claude

Brad Neary

Shawn Bishop

Brad Neary

Mrs. Harris

Mary Gafrey

Mrs. Harris

Himself

Michael J. Dyer

Himself

Highway Patrolman

Roger Ernest

Highway Patrolman

Returnee #1 Flt. 19

Randy Hermann

Returnee #1 Flt. 19

Air Traffic Controller

Richard L. Hawkins

Air Traffic Controller

Air Traffic

Craig Shreeve

Air Traffic

Air East Pilot

Roy E. Richards

Air East Pilot

Federale

Eumenio Blanco

Federale

Radio Telescope Team

Dennis McMullen

Radio Telescope Team

Radio Telescope Team

Cy Young

Radio Telescope Team

Radio Telescope Team

Tom Howard

Radio Telescope Team

Truck Dispatcher

Richard Stuart

Truck Dispatcher

Load Dispatcher

Bob Westmoreland

Load Dispatcher

Support Leader

Matt Emery

Support Leader

Dirty Tricks #1

John Ewing

Dirty Tricks #1

Dirty Tricks #4

Kirk Raymond

Dirty Tricks #4

Dirty Tricks #2

Keith Atkinson

Dirty Tricks #2

Scientist (uncredited)

Bennett Wayne Dean Sr.

Scientist (uncredited)

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