Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Director: Steven Spielberg | Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi

Released: 1977 | Runtime: 138 min

Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Quotes

  • [Roy's wife does not believe how he got the burns on his face]
    Roy Neary: Well they're not moon burns, goddamnit.
  • [Trying to get his kids to look for UFOs at 4 AM]
    Roy Neary: It's better than Goofy Golf!
  • "Dirty Tricks #4: [Plotting about how to clear the Devil's Tower area of its population] Contaminated water. Affects people, crops, animals. Disease. Dirty Tricks #3: Yeah, epidemic. Dirty Tricks #1: What kind of disease? Dirty Tricks #3: A plague. A plague epidemic. Dirty Tricks #1: Nobody's gonna believe a plague in this day and age. Dirty Tricks #2: *Anthrax.* Dirty Tricks #4: Ranching country. Dirty Tricks #3: Yes! Dirty Tricks #2: There are a lot of sheep up in those hills.
    Wild Bill: Wait, that's good, that's good, I like that. But it may not evacuate everybody. There's always some joker who thinks he's immune. What I need is something so scary it'll clear three hundred square miles of every living Christian soul.
  • Claude Lacombe: [to Roy Neary] I envy you.
  • David Laughlin: Have you recently had a close encounter?
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