PG | | Family, Sci-Fi
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
Ranked #6 on the American Film Institute's 100 Most Inspiring Movies of All Time (2006).
Michael: Oh, great.
Steve: So you got an arrow right in your chest.
[20th Anniversary Edition] The government agents and police have had their hand guns replaced with walkie-talkies, but they are still extending their trigger fingers for no apparent reason.
At the very end of the credits for the 2002 edition, the classic "When in Hollywood, visit Universal Studios" advertisement from the early 1980's is still retained.
The 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray edition restores the footage with guns.
$14,223,110 (USA) (24 March 2002)