Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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  • Asronaut Confirms Alien Life/Craft

    These words appeared on the box for an "authentic" replica of an alien for the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind". Every time it occurred, the astronauts informed Mission Control, who then ordered absolute silence." Maurice Chatlein - <strong>NASA scientist</strong>, inventor and designer of the <strong>Apollo</strong> communications and data processing systems - from his book, Our Ancestors came from Outer Space. <strong>Carl </strong><strong>Sagan </strong>Astronomer at the University California recently told the American Rocket Society the earth may have been visited many times by various galactic civilizations and a base may be maintained for such visits.

  • Myths about Space Travel

    Then came 2001: A Space Odyssey ( 1968), Silent Running (1972), Logan"s Run (1976) then Star Wars in 1977, Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), etc. http://earthsky.org/space/alpha-centauri-travel-time <strong>NASA acknowledge that this is still a problem that they have not solved.</strong> "Our efforts have demonstrated that intensive resistive exercise, <strong>possibly</strong> in combination with medications originally intended to combat osteoporosis in post-menopausal women, <strong>may be very close</strong> to preventing the loss of bone mass that has been observed in previous long spaceflight. : : Then came 2001: A Space Odyssey ( 1968), Silent Running (1972), Logan"s Run (1976) then Star Wars in 1977, Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977),...

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q:
    Who distributed the movie, "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"?
  • A:
    Columbia Pictures distributed the movie.
  • Q:
    When was the premier of the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"?
  • A:
    The movie was released in November, 1977.
  • Q:
    How much was the estimated cost to "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"?
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    $20 million was the cost to make this film.
  • Q:
    Which locations were seen in the film Close Encounters of the Third Kind?
  • A:
    Locations used to film the movie include Devils Tower National Monument, Vincent Thomas Bridge, Mojave Desert, Mumbai and Mobile.
  • Q:
    How many minutes is the runtime of the motion picture "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"?
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    The total time for the film is 132 minutes.
  • Q:
    Which celebrities starred in the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"?
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    Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Melinda Dillon, Lance Henriksen, Teri Garr and Matthew Robbins played leading roles in the movie.
  • Q:
    Who composed the music for the film Close Encounters of the Third Kind?
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    John Williams composed the music for the movie's soundtrack.
  • Q:
    What tagline was used in TV commercials for the motion picture, "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"?
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    The film's slogan was, "We are not alone."
  • Q:
    Which director created the film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"?
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    Steven Spielberg directed the movie.
  • Q:
    Which awards did the motion picture "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" win?
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    The film received the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing, Academy Award for Best Cinematography and Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.

Awards & Accolades

  • Sound Editing
    1978
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