Close Encounters of the Third Kind - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Reviews

July 26, 2011
Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 12, 2008
the three disc set is worth getting your hands on to get the full experience
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 11, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
November 30, 2007
Spielberg's screenwriting sounds a bit tinny in parts today, but the film is just as gripping and mesmerizing, thanks to his command as a director and the benevolence of his vision.
November 18, 2007
The new Blu-ray presentations--crafted with input from Spielberg himself--make the film look better than it ever has.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
February 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: A-
September 1, 2006
Steven Spielberg's awesome (in the literal sense), lyrical film about the first contact between humans and extraterrestrials is the kind of movie that gives you goosebumps.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
April 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 20, 2004
| Original Score: 6/7
June 19, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
September 21, 2002
Ah, this is a grand film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 28, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/6
April 16, 2002
Close Encounters continues to inspire awe and admiration.
Read More | Original Score: 10/10
November 24, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 9, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
June 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 13, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5