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.
|Tagline:||He is afraid. He is alone. He is three million light years from home.|
|Cast:||C. Thomas Howell, David M. O’Dell, Dee Wallace, Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Frank Toth, Henry Thomas, K. C. Martel, Pat Welsh, Peter Coyote, Richard Swingler, Robert MacNaughton, Sean Frye|