Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977)

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (47:57)


Or: alien invasion of the nice kind. Then again, are these aliens as benevolent as people think? We have theories. Steven Spielberg‘s 2nd AFI movie makes for our 98th T100P podcast. Was this a worthy choice for the Institute to include on their list? Theories on that too! Check out ye ol’ Sparkplug Coffee, then tune us in for words about CE3K.


Coming Attractions Trivia Answer: ???

Rotten Tomatoes reviews

Links to: Bev’s good buddy Richard Dreyfuss and Francois Truffaut and Melinda Dillon and Cary Guffey and John Williams

Box Office Mojo Top 300 Adjusted For Inflation

AFI’s Top 100 Lists

1977 in film

1977 Academy Award winners and nominees

Oscar acceptance speeches: Vilmos Zsigmond and Frank Warner (at 2:50)

Links to: Pinocchio and The Day The Earth Stood Still and 2001: A Space Odyssey and Jaws and Star Wars and Contact

YouTube links: Bar-ar-ar-ry’s terrifying abduction and Roy’s sculpting talents emerge and CE3K contact! and Roy goes into the mothership (special edition) and the Making Of CE3K

Previously on the T100P: Star Wars

May 18th on the T100P: The Deer Hunter

5 thoughts on “Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977)

  1. I love this flick anyway, but some cool personal on-a-tangent trivia that actually made me like it even more: Jill’s full first name is Jillian, and it’s so because her parents first heard it in this movie and just loved the sound of it.

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