E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (2 Discs) (UK)
His Adventure On Earth
Running Time: 115 mins
Retail Price: £22.99
Content Type: Movie
E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial is the thrilling and deeply moving story of the special friendship that develops between Elliott, a lonely young boy living in a suburban Californian community, and a wise, benevolent visitor from another planet who becomes lost on Earth. As Elliott attempts to help his extra-terrestrial companion contact his home planet so that he might be rescued, they must elude scientists and government agents determined to apprehend the alien for their own purposes...which results in an adventure greater than anything either of them could have imagined.
Directed by Spielberg from a screenplay by Melissa Mathison and produced by Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, the film co-stars Dee Wallace Stone, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, and, at the tender age of six, DREW BARRYMORE (Charlie`s Angels, Never Been Kissed, The Wedding Singer, Scream)
For the 20th Anniversary edition, ILM (Industrial Light & Magic) completed the never-before-seen-footage, enhanced visual effects, and the transformation of guns to walkie-talkies.
E.T: The Extra-Terrestrial is the greatest story of friendship ever shown on the silver screen. A must-own, all-time classic film for every single generation.
20 Years later with Steven Spielberg - An intimate conversation with director Steven Spielberg on his thoughts and experiences of how creating and making E.T. changed his life.
Isolated John Williams live music score - Listen to the live performance of John Williams conducting a 100-piece orchestra at the 2002 Shrine Auditorium Premiere.
Space Exploration - Interactive journey into space (using hi-tech 3D graphics) and learn the identity of the planets in our solar system, their moons and atmospheres. Plus take a unique look at the major stars that form the known constellations. Once the graphics zoom into outer space and stop, click on the planet or constellations to hear information from Steven Spielberg or E.T.
The Evolution and Creation of E.T. - From idea to screenplay through casting and making the film. A unique look behind-the-scenes featuring never-before-seen footage from 1982, Henry Thomas` original screen test, talent interviews with cast and filmmakers and antics from on the set (50 mins).
The Music of John Williams - Interviews and footage of the long standing relationship between John Williams and Steven Spielberg (10 mins).
The 20th Anniversary Premiere - A rare exclusive look at the preparation, rehearsal and live performance of John Williams conducting the orchestra at the 2002 premiere at the Shrine Auditorium. Included in the footage will be the four-minute overture and light show, plus excerpts of the live performance with film clips (17 mins).
The Reunion - The cast and filmmakers reunite to discuss their thoughts on the impact of the film. Including interviews and additional excerpts from the premiere footage (37 mins).
E.T. Archives - Interactive environment for the consumer to view hundreds of production photographs, conceptual drawings and the original advertising
Trailers - Theatrical 2002 trailer and three other trailers
Total Axess DVD-Rom Feature - Featurettes for consumer viewing including premier footage, behind-the-scenes, junket interview excerpts, etc.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
Dolby Digital 5.1 English
DTS 5.1 English
Director of Photography:
James D. Bissell