After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.
|Title||E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial|
|Release Date||June 11th, 1982|
|Genres||Science Fiction, Adventure, Family, Fantasy|
|Production Companies||Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment|
|Production Country||United States of America|
|Plot Keywords||farewell, loss of loved one, homesickness, nasa, extraterrestrial technology, operation, space marine, hiding place, riding a bicycle, flying saucer, prosecution, halloween, frog, flowerpot, finger, single, alien, children, single mother|