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Primary Location: First Saw: On DVD Saw at/with: w/ Suzy at home on DVD
Rating: NR Year: 1997 Category: Sci-Fi
Director: Robert Zemeckis Time: 153 min. Writer: Carl Sagan

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Mine: Very well plotted and interesting movie. Leaves more questions than it answers, but that is alright. Top notch performance by Jodie Foster. Highly recommended, expecially if yo have any interest in astonomy. Makes me want to get involved in the SETI@home project agian.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.
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Leigh's rating:
3 Stars
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Parts were really predictable and yet, the end was good. A movie that makes you think.
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Cast
Jodie Foster Jodie Foster as:
Ellie Arroway
Matthew McConaughey Matthew McConaughey as:
Palmer Jones
David Morse David Morse as:
Ted Arroway
Tom Skerritt Tom Skerritt as:
David Drumlin
James Woods James Woods as:
Michael Kitz
Angela Bassett Angela Bassett as:
Rachel Constane
Jena Malone as:
Young Ellie
William Fichtner William Fichtner as:
Kent
Geoffrey Blake as:
Fisher
John Hurt John Hurt as:
S. R. Hadden
Rob Lowe Rob Lowe as:
Richard Rank