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In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s timeless and beloved classic, Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment will re-release E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in a new version along with never-before-seen footage, state-of-the-art computer-generated enhancements and a digitally-remixed soundtrack. With the power of a fable and the soul of a fairy tale, E.T. is the thrilling and deeply moving story of the special friendship that develops between a lonely young boy and a wise, benevolent visitor from another planet who becomes lost on Earth. As the boy attempts to help his extra-terrestrial companion contact his home planet so that he might be rescued, they must elude scientists and government agents determined to apprehend the alien for their own purposes...which results in an adventure greater than anything either of them could have imagined. From its wordless, poetic and suspenseful introductory sequence to an exhilarating, poignant finale, E.T. has become an indelible part of American film history. Directed by Spielberg from a screenplay by Melissa Mathison and produced by Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, E.T. co-stars Dee Wallace Stone, Peter Coyote, Drew Barrymore, Henry Thomas and Robert MacNaughton.