PG | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.
The Dynamics officer, addressed only as "Gerry" in dialogue, is Gerry Griffin, who, in real-life, was a Flight Director at Mission Control in Houston during the Apollo program.
CQ, this is W9GFO. CQ, this is W9GFO here. Come back?
Ellie arrives at the Japanese location of the new Alien transport in a gray Hawker Harrier. She leaves in a white and red plane.
English, Spanish, German, Russian
$20,584,908 (USA) (13 July 1997)
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