RMG 276 – Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

December 8, 2021

In this episode, the Retro Movie Geek crew is joined by Gamma, and they’re geeking out over Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and

  • different versions of the movie
  • the cast & Steven Spielberg
  • a family falling apart
  • the cinematography & the music
  • and much, much more!


In the night skies near his Muncie, Indiana home, power repairman Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) experiences something out of this world. His close encounter sets into action an amazing chain of events that lead to contact with the benevolent aliens and their Mothership.

Spectacular special effects, John Williams’ outstanding score, and winning performances from Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, and legendary director Francois Truffaut in the role of Lacombe, make Close Encounters Of The Third Kind movie magic of the best kind!



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