#12. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)


– Director: Steven Spielberg

– Stacker score: 92.7

– Metascore: 90

– IMDb user rating: 7.6

– Runtime: 138 minutes

Steven Spielberg’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” is considered one of best science-fiction films of all time. A smash hit with critics and audiences alike, the movie is about a blue-collar Indiana man who finds his life completely changed after a chance encounter with a UFO. Praised for its originality, the movie has been instrumental in leading many to believe we may not be alone after all.