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 frequency transmission, which is used to send data in spaced Prime number packet bursts, beginning at two, and ending at ninety-seven, from Vega, is at 4.4623 GHz. 44623 is also a Prime number.
CQ, this is W9GFO. CQ, this is W9GFO here. Come back?
When she first meets Kent, Ellie pronounces "starquake" as "starquick"
English, Spanish, German, Russian
$20,584,908 (USA) (13 July 1997)
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