Have the hankies and tissues at the ready for this heartwarming classic about a young boy befriending an alien abandoned on Earth.
When aliens visiting Earth are driven off by US government agents, one gets accidentally left behind. The alien makes his way to a nearby house, where he befriends 10-year-old Elliot. The two form a symbiotic relationship, sharing feelings and emotions. With the help of his brother and sister, Elliot is determined to get “ET” home. But the government has other ideas.
“a moving, perfectly executed gem of a film” Empire
“Captivating, endearingly optimistic and magical at times” Variety