A stunning new restoration of Spielberg's spectacular sci-fi.

Electrical lineman Roy Neary encounters a UFO on a deserted road whilst investigating a large-scale power outage. He becomes increasingly obsessed with UFOs following his experience, distancing him from his family but drawing him into investigations by scientists, the military and other survivors of encounters, who are attempting to communicate with the mysterious otherworldly presence.

Running time: 2h37, including ads and trailers.

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Part of our four-film Steven Spielberg Screen Focus, along with Jaws, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Jurassic Park. Buy tickets to all four and get 25% off!