Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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  • Genre: Science Fiction
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Close Encounters tells the story of Roy Neary, an Indiana electrical lineman, and his encounter and obsessions with unidentified flying objects. The plot further develops due to the presence of the United States government and their scientific researchers.

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The Ten Commandments

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Pinocchio

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This Movie is referred to by Close Encounters of the Third Kind
This film is mentioned because a play based on the story is being performed nearby
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Days of Our Lives

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WALL-E

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This Movie is inspired by Close Encounters of the Third Kind
WALL-E's director has stated that WALL-E is an homage to Close Encounters as well as several other famous science fiction movies including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien, and Blade Runner.
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Monsters vs. Aliens

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This Movie refers to Close Encounters of the Third Kind
When the president comes to see the giant robot, he plays the tunes that the aliens and humans used to communicate in Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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