PG | | Family, Sci-Fi
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
The song heard playing in the background at the beginning of the Dungeons & Dragons scene is "People Who Died" by Jim Carroll.
Michael: Oh, great.
Steve: So you got an arrow right in your chest.
When Elliott and his brother first try to drive away in the government van and are caught, the agents crowd around and in front of the truck. But moments later the van drives off easily with no one in front of it.
In the 2002 special edition release, the movie opens with a sillouette of E.T. in basket with Elliot on bike flying in front of the Universal logo.
$11,911,430 (USA) (11 June 1982)
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