All member reviews for Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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Common Sense Media says

Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.

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(out of 23 reviews)
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9
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Review this title!
Teen, 14 years old Written byJadenp February 19, 2011
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11
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Language NOT AN ISSUE!? Strong language throughout! suggested mpaa rating: PG-13 for strong language.
What other families should know
Too much swearing
Kid, 12 years old September 4, 2010
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12
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not age appropriate for 11

the big fight scene between the parents is not age appropriat kids start to cry he locks himself in the bathroom and shes yelling curse words and trying to break into the door did i mention the three 5 year olds were watching and crying
What other families should know
Too much violence
Kid, 9 years old October 2, 2009
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good
What other families should know
Too much swearing
Teen, 14 years old Written by<flyboy> April 9, 2008
AGENot rated for age
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Classic.

I love this Sci-Fi flick. It epitomizes everything good about sci-fi: the childlike awe at the amazing effects and events, the mystery, and an overall good story. Two thumbs up!

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