Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Richard Dreyfuss
Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Richard Dreyfuss
Richard Dreyfuss
, François Truffaut
François Truffaut
, Teri Garr
Teri Garr
Steven Spielberg

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Steven Spielberg's first film to feature aliens, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.35:1. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, and Dolby Digital Stereo; while Spanish and French soundtracks have been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai subtitles are accessible. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence. This is a fine disc, but avid fans of the film will probably want to check out the two-disc set that comes loaded with extras.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/27/2002
UPC: 0043396094307
Original Release: 1977
Rating: PG
Source: Sony Pictures
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 2:17:00
Sales rank: 1,731

Special Features

Closed Caption; Digitally mastered audio & anamorphic video; Widescreen presentation; Audio: English 5.1 (DTS and Dolby Digital), English 2-Channel (Dolby Surround), French, Spanish; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai; Animated menus; Remastered in high definition; Scene selection

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Richard Dreyfuss Roy Neary
François Truffaut Claude Lacombe
Teri Garr Ronnie Neary
Melinda Dillon Jillian Guiler
Cary Guffey Barry Guiler
Bob Balaban David Laughlin
J. Patrick McNamara Project leader
Warren Kemmerling Wild Bill
Roberts Blossom Farmer
Philip Dodds Jean Claude
Shawn Bishop Brad Neary
Adrienne Campbell Silvia Neary
Justin Dreyfuss Toby Neary
Merrill Connally Team Leader
George DiCenzo Major Benchley
Basil Hoffman Actor
Lance Henriksen Robert
Amy Douglass Implantee
Alexander Lockwood Implantee
Gene Dynarski Ike
Norman Bartold Ohio Tolls
Carl Weathers M.P.
F.J. O'Neil ARP Project Member
Randy Herman Returnee #1 Flt. 19
Hal Barwood Returnee #2 Flt. 19
Matthew Robbins Returnee #3 Flt. 19
David Anderson Air Traffic Controller
Bill Thurman Air Traffic
Gene Rader Hawker
Eumenio Blanco Federale
Chuy Franco Federale
Luis Contreras Federale
James Keane Radio Telescope Team
Dennis McMullen Radio Telescope Team
Matt Emery Special Leader
Galen Thompson Special Forces
John Dennis Johnston Special Forces
Jon Ewing Dirty Tricks #1
Keith Atkinson Dirty Tricks #2
Robert Broyles Dirty Tricks #3
Josef Sommer Larry Butler
David Gilbert Voice Only
Bob Westmoreland Actor

Technical Credits
Steven Spielberg Director,Screenwriter
Phillip Abramson Set Decoration/Design
John A. Alonzo Cinematographer
Joe Alves Production Designer
Roy Arbogast Special Effects
Jerry Belson Screenwriter
Jim Bloom Producer
William A. Fraker Cinematographer
Robert Glass Sound/Sound Designer
Don Jarel Cinematographer
Gregory Jein Special Effects
Michael Kahn Editor
Buzz Knudson Sound/Sound Designer
Laszlo Kovacs Cinematographer
Jim Linn Costumes/Costume Designer
John Loggia Production Designer
Daniel Lomino Art Director
Don MacDougall Sound/Sound Designer
Dennis Muren Cinematographer
Chuck Myers Asst. Director
Julia Phillips Producer
Michael Phillips Producer
Steven Poster Camera Operator
Douglas Slocombe Special Effects
Dave Stewart Cinematographer
Douglas Trumbull Cinematographer,Special Effects
John Williams [composer] Score Composer
Matthew Yuricich Special Effects
Richard Yuricich Cinematographer,Special Effects
Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematographer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Start
2. Sonora Desert, Mexico
3. Barry
4. The Neary Family
5. Close Encounter First Kind
6. In Pursuit
7. Gobi Desert, Mongolia
8. Dharmsala, Northern India
9. Roy, Jillian & Barry
10. "Here They Come!"
11. Contacting the Guilers
12. Noticing Something Strange
13. Roy's Sculpture
14. Moorcroft, Wyoming Reunion
15. Cross-Country
16. "We Need Answers."
17. Making Their Escape
18. Evanding the Army
19. Targets Approaching
20. Making Contact
21. Cloud & Light Show
22. The Mother Ship Arrives
23. The Ship Lands
24. The Five Tones
25. Returning Guests
26. Close Encounter Third Kind
27. Pilgrims
28. Farewells

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