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 filmmakers put out a call for "U.F.O. enthusiasts". Most of these extras brought their own wardrobe and props.
CQ, this is W9GFO. CQ, this is W9GFO here. Come back?
When young Ellie opens the bathroom medicine cabinet, the reflection reaching for the knob has a dark blue cuff visible inside her coat sleeve; the Ellie on the outside of the mirror has an orange sweater cuff protruding from the coat sleeve.
English, Spanish, German, Russian
$20,584,908 (USA) (13 July 1997)
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