- Year: 1997
- Genres: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
- Duration: 2h 30min
- IMDb Rating: 7.4 based on 227,388 votes
- Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar., Another 14 wins & 29 nominations.
- Director: Robert Zemeckis
- Actors: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt
- Plot: Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.
- Personal rating: 0.0
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