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Contact

1997 Rated PG 2hr 29m

When Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) hears a signal being broadcast from outer space, the race is on to interpret humanity's first contact with alien intelligence in this adaptation of Carl Sagan's thoughtful novel about the divide between science and religion. Matthew McConaughey co-stars as Palmer Joss, a Christian philosopher who is Ellie's friend as well as her lover. Robert Zemeckis directs.

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Movie Details

Awards
1998 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
AFI®
  • Top 100 Thrills nominee
1998 Academy Award®
  • Best Sound nominee
Ratings
PG
Some intense action, mild language and a scene of sensuality
10
Common Sense rating OK for kids 10+

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

Subtitles

French, English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; production notes; making-of featurette; trailer; audio commentary.

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.40:1, Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English SDH, French, Spanish (Neutral), Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby True HD, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, German: Dolby Digital 5.1, Italian: Dolby Digital 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; making-of featurettes; music-only audio track; trailers.