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MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Science Fiction
Director: Robert Zemeckis

In this Zemeckis-directed adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel, Dr. Ellie Arroway races to interpret a possible message originating from the Vega star system. Once first contact with an extraterrestrial intelligence is proven, Arroway contends with restrictive National Security Advisor Kitz and religious fanatics bent on containing the implications of such an event. An incredible message is found hidden in the signal, but will Arroway be the one to answer its call?

Cast :

  • Jodie Foster
  • Eleanor Ann 'Ellie' Arroway
  • Matthew McConaughey
  • Palmer Joss
  • James Woods
  • Michael Kitz
  • John Hurt
  • S.R. Hadden
  • Tom Skerritt
  • David Drumlin
  • William Fichtner
  • Kent Clark
  • David Morse
  • Ted Arroway
  • Angela Bassett
  • Rachel Constantine
  • Geoffrey Blake
  • Fisher
  • Maximilian Martini
  • Willie
  • Rob Lowe
  • Richard Rank
  • Jake Busey
  • Joseph
  • Jena Malone
  • Young Ellie
  • Tucker Smallwood
  • Mission Director
Producers :
Steve Starkey , Robert Zemeckis
Writers :
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