Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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

Grosses

Domestic (40.4%)
$116,395,460
Summary Details
DistributorColumbia Pictures
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Budget$20,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Nov 16, 1977 (Feb 3, 1978)
Running Time2 hr 18 min
GenresDrama Sci-Fi
In Release411 days/58 weeks
Widest Release650 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 26, 1977Monday1$3,026,559--571$5,300$21,668,75841