E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 
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Steven Spielberg's own re-cut and digitally enhanced version of the 1982 film. Effects have been made more special and certain elements of the original film toned down (particularly the weapons carried by US law enforcement). Previously unused scenes have also been added and the soundtrack digitally remastered. Young Elliott (Henry Thomas) has not had a happy home life since his parents split up. Living with his mother, Mary (Dee Wallace), he is constantly fighting with his older brother, Michael (Robert MacNaughton), and little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore). When Elliott finds an alien in his backyard one night, he takes the creature in, christening him 'ET' and aiding him in his efforts to contact his mother ship. ET has various amazing powers, including the ability to heal and make objects levitate, but his growing bond with Elliott is threatened by the fact that government officials are already trying to track him down.
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Oh and it’s the original cut, no dodgy CGI here in this version. The original and the best.
The concept was based on an imaginary friend Spielberg created after his parents' divorce in 1960. In 1980, Spielberg met Mathison and developed a new story from the stalled sci-fi horror film project Night Skies. It was filmed from September to December 1981 in California on a budget of $10.5 million USD. Unlike most films, it was shot in roughly chronological order, to facilitate convincing emotional performances from the young cast.
I absolutely love this film, with all its heart and emotional storytelling of the young boy Elliot (Henry Thomas) and the ET left on earth and the connection between them as Elliot helps him get home. The whole cast is A-class, it will surely go down as one of Spielberg best films, as the effect it had on me as a small boy watching it when I was five still brings a tear to my eyes. When you have kids of your own sit down with them and show them a truly magical film.
Steven Spielberg and E.T.
The E.T. Journals
A look Back
The Evolution and Creation of E.T.
The E.T. Reunion
The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with john Williams
The 20th Anniversary Premiere
Designs Photographs and Marketing
Blu-ray comes with UV and Digital copy
I was worried about it arriving with a bit of damage, as steelbooks are really delicate, and especially when the covers are silver like this one. but it arrived in perfect condition, thank you Amazon!
Now the film itself is a classic as we all know, so I'm not going to bore you all with a review.
This edition comes with both a Digital copy and an Ultraviolet copy, it also comes with a typical steelbook jaycard/sleeve with all the information needed.
The steelbook itself comes with great front and back artwork, with an amazing picture on the back. It also has great inside artwork, with a picture that uses both inside areas/sides to become one perfect image of E.T flying over trees with Elliott and his bike!
This version is the 1982 original E.T, not the 20th anniversary edition. It has been completely restored with a great transfer to blu ray, the sound and picture are one of the best have seen.
The best thing about this edition is the extras!!! As well as other things, the most interesting include:
A Steven Spielberg and E.T documentary,
The evolution and creation of E.T documentary (which is great)
The Music of E.T with John williams
The 20th Anniversary Premiere (which brings back all the actors to comment on E.T's success over the years)
VIDEO, 1080p widescreen 1.85:1
AUDIO, English DTS HD Master Audio 7.1 / French DTS HR 7.1 / French DTS Surround Stereo 2.0 / Dutch DTS Surround 5.1
SUBTITLES, English SDH / French / Dutch / Arabic / Ukranian / Cantonese / Korean
Overall a great buy, very happy and I give it a 5 star rating!