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based on novel or book nasa new mexico extraterrestrial technology prime number radio wave wormhole fanatic spirituality religion scientist sabotage ham radio alien contact mechanical engineering observatory eccentric man radio telescope


Release Date: July 11, 1997

Year    :   1997
Slogan    :   «If it's just us, it seems like an awful waste of space.»
Genres    :   Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery
Production Companies    :   South Side Amusement Company, Warner Bros. Pictures
Director    :   Robert Zemeckis
Producers    :   Robert Zemeckis, Steve Starkey, Victoria Burrows, Lynda Obst, Carl Sagan, Joan Bradshaw, Joan Bradshaw, Steven J. Boyd, Scot Boland, Ines Mongil-Echandi, Nick Booth, Ann Druyan, Judith Bouley, Kevin Bowe, Peggy Pridemore, Paul Pav, Kristin Dehnert, Luz Eneida Nuñez, Allen E. Taylor, Rick Porras, Nannette Rosa Collazo, Nikki Dalmau, Darcy Fray, Dawn Guinta, Robert Cable, Primrose Fukuchi, Carley A. Berkman, Judd Nissen
Writers    :   James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg, Carl Sagan, Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan
RunTime    :   150 mins.
Budget    :   90000000
Revenue    :   171120329

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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