Better bring a hanky to this one...

When an alien is inadvertently left behind on earth, he finds refuge with a lonely youngster named Elliot. As Elliot and E.T. bond, it soon becomes clear that E.T. must find his way home before government officials capture him and experiment upon him.

Running time: 2h14, including ads and trailers.

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