Contact (1997)

If it's just us, it seems like an awful waste of space.

star 7.4
From 3,398 Ratings
7.5 62 66%


A radio astronomer receives the first extraterrestrial radio signal ever picked up on Earth. As the world powers scramble to decipher the message and decide upon a course of action, she must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

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    Sound Alan Silvestri Original Music Composer
    Directing Robert Zemeckis Director
    Production Robert Zemeckis Producer
    Production Steve Starkey Producer
    Directing Steve Starkey Second Unit Director
    Camera Don Burgess Director of Photography
    Editing Arthur Schmidt Editor
    Art Doug J. Meerdink Assistant Art Director
    Costume & Make-Up Joanna Johnston Costume Design
    Art Lawrence A. Hubbs Art Direction
    Editing Harry Keramidas Additional Editing
    Visual Effects Peter Jackson Additional Visual Effects
    Production Victoria Burrows Casting
    Production Lynda Obst Executive Producer
    Lighting Steven C. McGee Chief Lighting Technician
    Sound Tom Johnson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Art Ed Verreaux Production Design
    Writing James V. Hart Screenplay
    Writing Michael Goldenberg Screenplay
    Sound Steve Boeddeker Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Michael Silvers Dialogue Editor
    Sound Dennie Thorpe Foley Artist
    Sound Tony Eckert Foley Mixer
    Art Brad Ricker Assistant Art Director
    Sound Catherine Harper Foley Artist
    Sound William Ross Orchestrator
    Visual Effects Tim Alexander Digital Compositors
    Writing Carl Sagan Novel
    Writing Carl Sagan Story
    Production Carl Sagan Co-Producer
    Production Joan Bradshaw Executive Producer
    Production Joan Bradshaw Unit Production Manager
    Crew Bud Davis Stunt Coordinator
    Crew Jay Caputo Stunts
    Crew Tim Monich Dialect Coach
    Directing Bruce Moriarty First Assistant Director
    Sound Teresa Eckton Sound Effects Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Keith VanderLaan Prosthetic Makeup Artist
    Art Sally Thornton Assistant Art Director
    Art Bruce Crone Art Direction
    Art Robin L. Miller Property Master
    Editing Jeremiah O'Driscoll First Assistant Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Deborah La Mia Denaver Makeup Artist
    Crew Jerome Chen CG Supervisor
    Sound Randy Thom Sound Designer
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    Visual Effects Debbie Denise Visual Effects Producer
    Visual Effects Ken Ralston Senior Visual Effects Supervisor
    Crew Martin A. Kline Visual Effects Art Director
    Editing Carin-Anne Strohmaier First Assistant Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Margaret E. Elliott Makeup Artist
    Production Steven J. Boyd Associate Producer
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    Visual Effects Michael L. Fink Senior Visual Effects Supervisor
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    Visual Effects C. Marie Davis Visual Effects Producer
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    Lighting Rand R. Vargas Rigging Grip
    Costume & Make-Up Betty Brikowski Costume Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Patricia Bercsi Set Costumer
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