TCM Presents E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 30th Anniversary Event Synopsis
A screening of the film, plus an interview with star Drew Barrymore. Host: Ben Mankiewicz.

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Still as good as when I saw it the first time

By vasquezdeli
Whenever I have a chance to see this movie on the big screen, I go. I first saw E.T. in the theater when I was five in 1982. To this day, it still is my favorite movie of all time. Star Wars IV is a...

such a great movie

By moviemanaic
The whole movie will keep you going will never put you to sleep. it is such a fascinated. The writter "Dee Wallence" is a great movie director the actor is great. This is something for everyone to...

E.T. on the big screen was an experience, but not much more than watching it in HD at home

By KryptoKid509
I was not lucky enough to see E.T. while it was in theaters so I jumped at the chance to see it during the special re-release. What actually turned out to be an HD play back from a Dish Network DVR...

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

By mhobart
It had been 30 years since I had last seen E.T. in a theatre, so it was great to see it on the big screen again. The quality of the image and the sound was excellent. I applaud the recent tendency...

Just as enchanting and magical as the first time I saw it

By rajmct
E.T. is still a celebration of childhood and its innocence. With a child's faith, Elliot coaxed E.T. to his home, was completely open and friendly to him, and took care of him. Then he helped him...


By just2people
Loved seeing it on the big screen once again. We are very much enjoying these wonderful opportunities to see great cinema again on the big screen. Please keep offering more of the great, classic...


I went to see this and it brought back so many memories. I can't beleive it's been 30 years. I laughed and cried at all the right moments the ending is so touching....

special TCM presentation 30th anniversary screening of E.T.

By b_molloyFanFair
This movie is dear to our hearts and my daughter (avid film fan) considers its soundtrack her favorite of composer, John Williams' historic collaboration w Steven Spielberg. So we bought tix for this...

An all time favorite!

By movie_lover2429
It was so cool seeing this movie on the big screen!! It was my first time since I was to little to see it the first time in theaters. It was nice to be able to get the info about the movie. It was...

A piece of my childhood, revisited

By xerxesthegreat
I remembered watching this movie as a child and being totally enraptured by the misty California nights and Elliot's unique experience with a lost and lonely alien. This movie is imaginative and...

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Rated PG